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  1. An elementary school here did it last year for...

    An elementary school here did it last year for their Christmas concert by simply using stock 12" adhesive back LED strips on their existing bows. I think they were something like these, with what...
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    To test for a blown speake lightly touch the...

    To test for a blown speake lightly touch the cone and see if it starts working. Blew my speaker last light during a trunk or treat, had to stuff a foam ring in the pomel to get it to work till the...
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    CET, Unfortunately that is the downfall of...

    CET,
    Unfortunately that is the downfall of additive manufacturing. FDM using ultem or straight ABS would provide some additional longevity but then you'll have the "hot glue" build lines. Unless...
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    Stick with name brand tools that have parts...

    Stick with name brand tools that have parts support. Never the cheep no-name alibaba.com stuff off amazon that has a Chinese point of origin. If you want something in the 500-600 range go with the...
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    I just use small jewelry pliers and solder the...

    I just use small jewelry pliers and solder the exposed wire just in front of the crimp. Same process I use for all crimp connectors especially when doing automotive wiring harnesses for the rods.
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    I would say no. 1 like mentioned you get what you...

    I would say no. 1 like mentioned you get what you pay for with tools. 2 I have a name brand mini of the same size. T6 is too hard to do any real machining on unless you go extremely slow. 3 the...
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    I have built plenty of PVC models in my lifetime....

    I have built plenty of PVC models in my lifetime. I personally prefer a heat gun method for two reasons. #1 you can do it outside. Heated PVC gives off chlorine gas which is extremely toxic to the...
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    Just start searching around and keeping an eye...

    Just start searching around and keeping an eye out for elements you might use. It can be a couple of days collecting to a couple of years from what some smiths have said on their build logs.
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    Whatever you find that catches your eye. It's...

    Whatever you find that catches your eye. It's really a found art project and very subjective. Mostly start at the faucet and plumbing isle and go from there. Also check out electronics buy-n-sell...
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    Not if he does like many builders do and use the...

    Not if he does like many builders do and use the screwdriver adjust pots and have access ports through the hilt. There is a thread on here that details how to hook it up on an NB, but it also works...
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    It honestly not hard to create your own, graph...

    It honestly not hard to create your own, graph paper and a ruller will suffice for the basics.
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    ..As with every other time you asked for...

    ..As with every other time you asked for blueprints Google is your friend... There are no blueprints only screen captures and sketches, determine your internal electronic volume and scale it from...
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    Also to heat it properly you're going to want to...

    Also to heat it properly you're going to want to construct an electric oven capable of evenly heating the rod. As well as a jig that has the desired bend radius to bend the blade against. At that...
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    That's because it is a solid sheet of acrylic. ...

    That's because it is a solid sheet of acrylic. He also sells PC, but the photos are all Acrylic. Acrylic has an amazing Edge Lighting and light piping quality, PC has similar properties but only...
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    Chech PM, I am also experimenting with an...

    Chech PM,

    I am also experimenting with an electralisis method of pulling the copper to the surface of the brass.
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    A safer method it to try and find an 18650 or...

    A safer method it to try and find an 18650 or 18500 with pre-attaced soldering tabs.
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    The switch on the hasbro is a momentary, the...

    The switch on the hasbro is a momentary, the soundboard like most just use it as the signal to turn on/off.

    You will need the hilt pieces, led, lense, heatsink, battery, sound card (either a...
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    By purple what do you mean? I assume you mean a...

    By purple what do you mean? I assume you mean a mixed red/blue main. Did you build it or is it a purchased competitor? The red will need to be heavily resistored or the blade will look pinkish or...
  19. This is probably more your issue than switching...

    This is probably more your issue than switching to the 3.7v. Unless they are wiring the pack to have two series wired banks of two parallel wired cells...which would give you 3.0v your upgrade would...
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    For mixing you will want to get a variety of...

    For mixing you will want to get a variety of resistors for the red. Figure out what would give the red 200mA and 1000mA, then select several resistor values between those two extremes.
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    What was that site again?;)

    What was that site again?;)
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    While playing around with that exact star I was...

    While playing around with that exact star I was getting more of a whiteish with that same set up resulting in a pale lilac blade color with the green added on top of a Deep Purple. I eventually...
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    http://www.theledlight.com/pdf/Luxeon/luxeon_rebel...

    http://www.theledlight.com/pdf/Luxeon/luxeon_rebel.pdf

    Here is the link to the spec sheet for the color rebels. I have personally never tried driving one below 200 mA, but by the specs they...
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    Are you sure it's a dynaohm resistor and not a...

    Are you sure it's a dynaohm resistor and not a buck puck? Buck pucks are intended for the mains. Both are made by LuxDrive. If it is the dynaohm I would not hook it to an accent because it's not...
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    That's the problem. Electrical tape is...

    That's the problem. Electrical tape is insulation not an attachment method. You need to solder or at the very least conductive epoxy.
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