Directional Lighting (class 58)

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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby dazamccoy » Fri May 04, 2018 6:31 pm

I tried to embed the Youtube video into the website, is that not possible?

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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby dazamccoy » Fri May 04, 2018 7:07 pm

I've removed more of the metal weights to allow the lights to fit in. I'm adding some liquid lead to the fuel tank to make up for the loss in weight. I've also added some electrical tape to the surface of the metal that might make contact with the rear connections of the lights.

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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby dazamccoy » Fri May 04, 2018 7:14 pm

There's not a lot of clearance for the wires to come through at this end

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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby Peterm » Sat May 05, 2018 1:00 am

What have you used to glue in that lead. If it's PVA you need to know that it can swell, causing damage to whatever it's in.
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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby dazamccoy » Sat May 05, 2018 12:32 pm

Yes its PVA, it has dried now and looks fine. what would you recommend as an alternative?

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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby Roger (RJ) » Sat May 05, 2018 2:15 pm

Best dig it out before it swells. A soak in warm water should help to soften it if needed

Alternative, araldite or similar.
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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby Peterm » Sun May 06, 2018 1:19 am

Better safe than sorry. Rogers advice is spot on.
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Re: Directional Lighting (class 58)

Postby RAFHAAA96 » Sun May 06, 2018 7:40 am

Plasticine or the modern dough equivalent is almost as heavy for the purpose and easy to press into place.
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