Lighting unit 36W x 2

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Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby KarthikC » Tue Dec 02, 2014 4:48 pm

DIY Is fun. And, I can use all the tools I bought for my bike modification.

Tools used: Bosch Drill gun, Fixed with a cutter wheel with the help of a fat nut and bolt.
Board Material: PVC sheet, remaining material from the recent construction work at home/
Electricals: 2 x Chokes for PLL tubes, 2 X 36 W PLL tubes, One plug, hell lot of wires. :D

Here's how it started, the PVC sheet is double layered, so can take a good amount of weight:

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Connected the chokes on the top:

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1...2..3... checking:

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Sits snugly on top of the tank:

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This is my first DIY, so please excuse the shoddy craftmanship :mrgreen:

Cheers,

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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby hamza » Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:50 pm

not bad for first time..you should have covered lights on all four sides as a lot of light is leaking out. I dont think that black tape will hold on to those lights for long, better get som proper pll holders. They cost 10rs each

PVC sheet looks interesting, how much does it cost?

p.s..I am impressed by set of tools, especially that victoriknix ;)

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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby KarthikC » Tue Dec 02, 2014 7:19 pm

hamza wrote:not bad for first time..you should have covered lights on all four sides as a lot of light is leaking out. I dont think that black tape will hold on to those lights for long, better get som proper pll holders. They cost 10rs each

PVC sheet looks interesting, how much does it cost?

p.s..I am impressed by set of tools, especially that victoriknix ;)


Thanks Hamza. I'll do something and cover it up. Never thought about that :(

I'll post a pic of the tools. ;)

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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby SCORPIO » Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:38 pm

Nice DIY. But I thought it is not durable as you fixed the chalk with tape.
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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby KarthikC » Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:26 pm

No actually it's screwed in place.
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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby pinaki_pal » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:38 pm

Nice DYI.................

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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby ayksyk » Tue Dec 02, 2014 11:46 pm

Nice Idea everyone has its own innovative ideas.

All comments will make you make it better

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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby sushant » Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:59 am

nice work,.

I'm glad someone bothered to post some thing in this section.
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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby KarthikC » Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:26 pm

Thanks guys. Ayksyk(please mention your true name): nice work bro!

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Re: Lighting unit 36W x 2

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:45 am

Nice to see DIY, almost inactive section of Hobby.
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