tip up lights

11/12/09 @ 12:08 PM
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Scharby the WalleyeSlayer
Scharby the WalleyeSlayer
USER since 2/25/08
anybody have any comments on the best tip up light to use... ... I have used gogebic lights my whole life and they work pretty good but are sometimes hard to see at at a distance

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2/26/12 @ 8:37 PM
baconator
baconator
USER since 1/26/12
The LIGHTHOUSE Tipup Light can be uded on any flat laying tipups that have a spindle that releases the flag. Lighthouse works on Polar, Artic, Frabil and most similar brands. Not Just Beaver Dams! Thanks

- Tight Lines-

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10/24/10 @ 8:59 PM
Slippery's
Slippery's
USER since 10/17/10
Hi Glow Tip Ups... They work every time and are super bright and made in WI!!!

http://icefishinglight.homestead.com/higlow.html

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2/2/10 @ 10:50 AM
rgnieds
rgnieds
USER since 1/10/08
the frabil arctic fire lights are my favorites they're better built than most lights and can take quite a beating and still work. i also have some lighthouse lights which are nice cuz u can tell if you're tip-up is spinning from a distance but the downside is that i personally use a lot of bigger bait and i get a quite a few minnow trips if i use these lights and these lights can only be used on beaver dams.

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2/2/10 @ 1:47 AM
brian426
brian426
USER since 12/16/09
I use Frabill Lil' Shiners, they clip on easily, flash when they go on and visible at a good distance.

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1/31/10 @ 10:56 PM
UA Pro
UA Pro
USER since 1/26/10
Use Frabill "Artic Fire" lights..have always worked well. Even when its real cold they still work, However i do have reflective tape for insurance and shine them all periodically

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1/31/10 @ 9:29 PM
Zmaniac
Zmaniac
USER since 2/8/06
Over the years I think i have tried pretty much every light available for tip-ups. Even the remote style that you carry a receiver on your person. Now I have the Arctic Sirens on my Beaver Dam tip-ups and have never had a problem. There are 3 things that you have to do. #1 is make sure the pin is on the spring side of the tip-up when you stick them on. #2 is to make sure that there is slack in the string when you clip them on. #3 is to clip them at the very end of the flag rod. I clip it over the end of the rod as it actually extends the rod the length of the clip. I have never had a failure with this method. The only thing with the siren is that you let everybody on the lake know when you get a flag because they are pretty loud.

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1/31/10 @ 9:00 PM
fish12345
fish12345
USER since 12/11/06
has anyone used or have possibly looking to sell any light house tip up Lights/ system let me know what you think if your not looking to sell anything still though thanks alot

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1/19/10 @ 12:40 PM
TipDownRanger19
TipDownRanger19
USER since 1/4/06
Have 2 artic sirens, absolutely hate them. Seam to have trouble with the tipup being able to pull the pin out of the siren. Therefore the flag never goes up. I use beaver dams and they have plenty of spring. I would not recommend artic sirens as they are clumpsy and don't work as good as promised. many better cheaper options

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1/17/10 @ 5:26 PM
MuskyHunter
MuskyHunter
USER since 6/17/01
Arctic Sirens for $5 at Cabelas!

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12/5/09 @ 10:27 AM
west1
west1
USER since 10/25/09
The light house lights are good. I have seen them work pretty well. They are expensive if you buy them online. They are cheaper ($12) at times at places like Fleet Farm or Farm and Fleet. That said, I have not seen them there consistently.

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