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Offline krieg.17

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Diffusing led tape?
« on: January 01, 2018, 07:26:51 pm »
I have never ran into led tape showing thru clear parts. How can i diffuse it so you don't see it thru painted clear parts?
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Offline Shawn McClure

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Re: Diffusing led tape?
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2018, 09:15:37 am »
I actually used folded up paper towels in my Reliant nacelles.  It sounds like screwy but it worked.

Also...  I discovered that idea on this forum and didn't come up with it myself.

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Offline Shawn McClure

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Re: Diffusing led tape?
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2018, 09:16:59 am »
Here is the before picture.  I don't think it posted.
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Re: Diffusing led tape?
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2018, 12:25:35 pm »
Huh, never would have thought of paper towel.

You could try using wax paper also.
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Re: Diffusing led tape?
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2018, 12:32:00 pm »
I was surprised too, but it works.  Nothing to loose on a test of either material.

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Re: Diffusing led tape?
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2018, 01:41:48 pm »
Boyd has used the plastic from Milk jugs with good results.

Offline krieg.17

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Re: Diffusing led tape?
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2018, 10:02:59 am »
I ended up using a piece of a Walmart bag. Not perfect but it works. Thanks guys!
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