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Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« on: Dec 06, 2010, 06:52 AM »
There have been a few close calls with snow mobiles and ice shacks on our lake.  Alcohol and snow mobiles can be a problem.  How do you guys protect your shacks, warning lights or reflector tape?  Just looking for ideas.  Ice is almost thick enough here in northern Illinois and I can't wait.  Just want to be visible to guys flying by snow mobiles. 

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Re: Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« Reply #1 on: Dec 06, 2010, 07:01 AM »
Buy those reflectors at your hardware or tractor store and put them on the sides of your shack. Put several on each side incase snow covers up 1 or 2 of them.
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Re: Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« Reply #2 on: Dec 06, 2010, 08:27 AM »
I have reflectors on all sides of my wheel house and a yellow flashing light that I can turn on if I feel it is necessary. I have never felt the need for the flashing light, but I do turn it on so friends can find my shack on some of the larger lakes.
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Re: Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« Reply #3 on: Dec 06, 2010, 08:33 AM »
i have some elcheapo LED lights that i hang on the out side of my portable if im out before or after daylight

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Re: Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« Reply #4 on: Dec 06, 2010, 09:39 AM »
I have reflectors on all sides of my wheel house and a yellow flashing light that I can turn on if I feel it is necessary. I have never felt the need for the flashing light, but I do turn it on so friends can find my shack on some of the larger lakes.

Excellent Idea!!!

I'll have to try this one.

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Re: Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« Reply #5 on: Dec 06, 2010, 12:17 PM »
we use the reflective tape thats on tractor trailers heres a pic

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Re: Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« Reply #6 on: Dec 06, 2010, 01:03 PM »
I use the reflectors and a flashing light. A must if you fish between bars on a lake. I don't mean sand bars either.

You can see how a camera flash lights them up.


I buy a package and cut them in half long ways. Then I have enough for all four corners. Wally world and other places have the two colored ones I like best. They must say DOT to be the good ones.

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Re: Ice shack reflectors and safety lights
« Reply #7 on: Dec 08, 2010, 03:12 AM »
I use two reflectors on each side attached with screws.  Show up very well.  Fin

 



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