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Top: 5D lens system. Bottom: 4D lens system. As new lights are released, the labels '4D' and '5D' are mentioned a lot without much explanation. In this article, We're going to explain the benefits of each lens system.All LED light bars use the same basic premise; a number of small LED chips placed in a row to light up an area. However, how efficiently the light is used is the key difference between light bars.An led with no lens will have a light pattern that is very diffused and unfocused, which lights up a very wide area, but with a very weak light.By adding...

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When you're shopping around for lights for your vehicle, the technical terms used can get confusing. The most important part about a 4WD light is the light's intensity and distance.There are thousands of different makes and models of LED light bars, spot lights, work lights etc. in the market today.Before buying a 4WD light, do your research on it's specified lux and lumen ratings and work out whether it will suit your application so that you don't purchase a light that is to dull or too bright for the job.Below, we're going to run through the differences between lux, lumens and wattage....

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Camping, Equipment -

  I used to have a sharp kitchen knife in my cutlery box, thrown in the back of my 4wd. That was it. A knife to me was simply to cut up the steak and potatoes for dinner. But since I received a rather large and heavy duty survival type knife for Christmas, I have discovered so many uses for a decent knife that it’s hard to imagine how I ever did without one! What exactly? Here’s just a few you might not think of every day: 1: Use it to clear your camp! If your knife is a big...

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DIY -

So you just got your hands on the bargain of the century. You’ve given it the once over in the previous owners driveway, been told how everything has been serviced and repaired in the last month and you have offered what seemed like a ridiculously low sum of money which the seller accepted. But there will always be something that you failed to spot, or were unable to check which is where the first big service comes in! You may wanna grab yourselves a beer, cider or mineral water ladies and gents because I’m gonna waffle on for quite a...

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Equipment -

Anyone and everyone who intends on traveling outside the urban area, whether it be on or off road needs a tool kit in their vehicle. If you’re just hitting the highway for a few hours you could get away with a tyre repair kit, wheel brace and a jack. However, the further you head from civilization, the more you’re going to need and in this post I am going to touch on the necessities everybody should have in their tool bag. Combination Spanner Set: Ring one end, open on the other. A set with the most popular metric and imperial...

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