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where to get orange film to cover the face of a gauge?


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#1 shadowless

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Posted June 27, 2008 - 12:00 PM

yeah, strange question but i am looking for the most cost-effective way to get a transparent/translucent orange film to put on the face of a gauge.

i know that i can get a huge order of acetate film. that would work. if it is still available, an orange lamin-x foglight cover kit would work.

orange cellophane is yet another option but costs just as much since you have to buy a lot of it.

for reference, it has to cover an area of roughly 2" x 3".

any ideas?

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Posted September 08, 2009 - 02:31 PM

Stained glass spray paint? idk if it would work on plastic though
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Posted September 09, 2009 - 08:46 PM

I'd go with the orange Lamin-x film. A fellow Europrojektz club member did that with his headlight lenses and it looked pretty dope.
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Posted September 15, 2009 - 03:12 PM

Pick up light filters used on studio spotlights. I used some Roscolux amber filters to change the color of my Pioneer head unit display. They are UV stable and have a much higher transmissivity than cellophane or even cheap light filters, so the gauge stays nice and bright.