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Technical, Techniques, Hints, and Tips => Detail Work, Rigging, Fittings, Figures Etc. => Topic started by: rescue on February 14, 2007, 08:20:39 AM

Title: light cover
Post by: rescue on February 14, 2007, 08:20:39 AM
I'm building a Mersey lifeboat (1:20) but i have a problem
how to make the light cover which protects the lights

in realty they are around 20cm by 20 cm

example in the right top corner

(http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/Modellers/Mike_Pendlebury/Images/Large-Mersey-132.jpg)
Title: Re: light cover
Post by: White Ensign on February 14, 2007, 09:59:00 AM
Edwin, depending on the diameter I use to take the covers which will be used by electricians for the cable-ends. They are very fine and you can easily cut out the hole for the lights. Pull them over the bulb and seal it with a drop of resin- does a perfect job.

Hope this was out of any help, Jörg
Title: Re: light cover
Post by: rescue on February 14, 2007, 10:35:37 AM
Edwin, depending on the diameter I use to take the covers which will be used by electricians for the cable-ends. They are very fine and you can easily cut out the hole for the lights. Pull them over the bulb and seal it with a drop of resin- does a perfect job.

Hope this was out of any help, Jörg

i wil try it

other ideas are stil welkom

edwin