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I need help finding that great post about...

Okay, I'll start...

A few months ago, I came across this great post where some dude had purchased some cheap LEDs from a big box store, stripped them down, did some mojo on the wiring - and turned them into some very sweet cabin light bulbs. It had pics and everything.

Can somebody link a brotha up?


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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

You might check out "LEDs afloat"....Dale

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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

was it part of that "low budget project" thread?
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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

I looked in both those threads but couldn't find the post I was thinking of. Thanks for the tips though.


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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

Think you might mean Cheap LED's from Ikea

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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

Was it this one?

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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

Smackdaddy... was it this one?

Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Lot's of great ideas on that thread.

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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

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Think you might mean Cheap LED's from Ikea
That's very close to what I saw. The only difference is that the other guy actually pulled the "bulbs" (or cards) from the LED fixtures and wired those into his cabin fixtures.

It looks like the LED festoon bulbs aren't too much more expensive than going the rip and stick route like above.

Looks like I have a new project!

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AC light fixtures

this is porfin's link, corrected from his post above:

http://www.sailnet.com/forums/electr...ssive-diy.html
Nevermind- it can't be corrected.

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Re: I need help finding that great post about...

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Nevermind- it can't be corrected.
Glad to see it wasn't my inept computer skills -- that thing was driving me nuts!


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