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Old 10-19-2010, 11:23 PM   #151
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^^ Sounds about right ^^

And we don't have to use glass ... we can use good clear plastic.

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Old 10-20-2010, 01:09 AM   #152
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^^that would be even cheaper. I would want to discuss more about it at the meet. but i'm feeling this idea even more and i'll hit up josh aka zx360 on here, about etching graphics.
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Old 10-20-2010, 08:30 AM   #153
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You can get some plexi-glass, draw the logo on there, ant then use a dremmel ratary tool to cut the plastic, then you can just buy the aluminum triming and frame arround it
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Old 10-20-2010, 09:58 AM   #154
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^^ See that's what I was thinking ...

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Old 10-20-2010, 01:51 PM   #155
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Oh that shouldn't be to expensive either, I'm guessing 150 tops including the dremmel
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Old 10-20-2010, 02:52 PM   #156
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Yup ... or you could rent a dremmel for like 25 bucks and then you are under 75 bucks for materials.

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Using a dremel on plexi glass is not the easiest thing since it would have to be even and if it's uneven, it will be noticeable. There is a place in my area that does glass etching and is pretty good: http://www.paintbyjohn.com/home.html

And yes we can get aluminum trimming as the frame and mount the LEDs into it.

There is many places that we can get glass too. The cost on that ranges about somewhere around $75 depending on size.

btw, I've got a dremel if we go the plexi glass route.
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^^sweet now that we found a place, now we need a place to get glass from for 3x5, or clear plastic. Oh shit wait....i think we can use a glass shelve that i have in my store
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Old 10-20-2010, 04:46 PM   #159
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turns out that its pretty long, like more than 10 ft, so we need a place to cut it.



im guessing its 1.5'x 12'. Haven't found a use for it, other than collect dust. So it will be perfect. Next I'm gonna ask adam (zinger.637) to see if he can cut it. Then get a quote from that one place dean showed me and see how much it will cost to lay our graphic on there. Now im stoked for this idea!!

Shit we can even make two! you know Import Reactor has an award for "Best Team Display" and ProjectM (mazda3 car club) easily won that dued to creativity. So i think, with a little effort, we can do it!
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I think those are too long and too short
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