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Another use for tint tubes

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  1. Henedce

    Henedce Apprentice Elf

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    jb09 HOHOHO NOT LONG TO GO

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    thats Kool :cool:
     
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    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    That looks awesome. i have a 100 pixels here i am yet to use and that could well be a suitable use for them.
     
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    Nice effect :D
     
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    ewanh what goes here?

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    Nice

    How many pixels?
     
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    Great effect, how are they mounted?
     
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    Unbelievably awesome
     
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    Very nice!
     
  9. fasteddy

    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    That is a great effect and shows there is no limit to the creativety of the members of this forum
     
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    Bird Proud LOR user

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    Very nice.
    Good looking effect.
     
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    Henedce Apprentice Elf

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    I just cut the tube to length and capped each with acrylic sheet . They are glued to a piece of timber that was routed so everything stayed in place.

    DSCF1046.JPG

    Sorry I dint take build photos as I was too keen to get this done :)
     
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    logandc99 Dedicated Elf

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    Very very cool
     
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    neilric99 Full Time Elf

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    great idea Henedce, another idea for getting the gutter line running with great RGB effects.


    now you need to coin a name for them. how about pixitubes
     
  14. David_AVD

    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    Did you have some automated help for the acrylic discs ?
     
  15. damo1271

    damo1271 Full Time Elf Generous Elf

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    When I need an acrylic disk I simply use a hole saw in the drill press. Take the centre drill bit out of the arbor and then you will get a nice round cut out with no hole in the centre. Tip: you need to measure the internal diameter of the hole saw, not the external! You MUST use a drill press if this is going to work and secure the acrylic tightly as there is no centre bit.

    PS you will need to file the disc to tidy up the edges. This method isnt perfect!
     

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