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Ronson2k9
03-31-2010, 11:37 PM
Has anyone ever made instrument post lights for their GA Simpit. On close inspection of the panel I am trying to duplicate the 'screws' I had thought were holding the panel in place are actually post lights to illuminate the switch/breaker panel. Looks pretty cool. If I can make them.

Aircraft Spruce sells Instrument Post Light - Hoods (http://www.aircraftspruce.ca/catalog/elpages/70844.php) $0.51 each. The rest should be pretty easy to make. I'm just wondering if anyone else has done it before?

iwik
04-01-2010, 12:22 AM
Have a look under Tutorials.Someone has done something that you could adapt if not exactly what u want.
Les

Ronson2k9
04-01-2010, 01:15 AM
Thanks for pointing me there. I found the LED Lighting Tutorial which is pretty much all I needed. The rest is just pipes and parts..

In case anyone else is interested.
http://www.mycockpit.org/forums/showthread.php/10046-How-to-Wire-LEDs-A-detailed-tutorial!

CessnaGuy
04-01-2010, 06:57 AM
Steve1970 has made them for his sim, I believe!

Ronson2k9
04-01-2010, 10:06 AM
Steve1970 has made them for his sim, I believe!

Not from what I can tell of the photos he put up. He has adjustment knobs for the various instruments though. Which is pretty cool.