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Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2005 9:21 pm 
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bentfairmont wrote:
try plastic sleeves used as dividers in folders


Or the backing of folders:

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You'll notice it's exactly the rigth shape to replace the filter in a EF/EL Clock (not TC, my TC is unmodded).

 

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data_mine wrote:
bentfairmont wrote:
try plastic sleeves used as dividers in folders


Or the backing of folders:

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You'll notice it's exactly the rigth shape to replace the filter in a EF/EL Clock (not TC, my TC is unmodded).


that is similar to the stuff i used except it was dark blue. What would you suggest i use to get a nice blue effect that is visible in day?

 

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a clearer (more translucent) plastic. or a significantly brighter LED.

Hyena, can source some uber bright 8mm LEDs.

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2005 10:40 pm 
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how hard is it to replace the globes with LEDs?

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2005 11:01 pm 
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not very if you know your way around a soldering iron, and the basics.

 

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Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2005 11:35 pm 
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data_mine wrote:
not very if you know your way around a soldering iron, and the basics.


i was thinking of putting in LED's what are the basics? I reckon i could handling the soldering part of it

 

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picking the right resistor, and connecting them the right way - they only work on way.

It's all been posted elsewhere on here.

 

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i used the folder trick but found that using clear folder cover wrapped in celofene was way better i made mine red and looks great in day and night ended up doing this to both odometer and clock in my car
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ringastinga wrote:
i used the folder trick but found that using clear folder cover wrapped in celofene was way better i made mine red and looks great in day and night ended up doing this to both odometer and clock in my car


was it brighter in day time?

 

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