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    Working Fire Handles tutorial



    As a "sequel" to a previous post, and as kindly asked by Trevor, I wrote a short tutorial on how to duplicate this.
    For a due tribute to the original designer I posted it at: http://www.flightdecksolutions.com/f...pic.php?t=3845
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    See also what 737 builder Henk Timmermans did.

    On his fire panel even the manual override buttons/unlock buttons, beneath the fire handles, are functioning !

    http://home.casema.nl/h.j.ftimmerman...C/Seite16.html

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    Thanks Jack, but more curious how you made the RED Handles themselves? And also their dimensions.

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    Mine are 2"X1"X3/4"thick
    real ones seem narrower.

    Made out of superposed layers of 1/4" plexiglass sanded smooth so that layer do not show, corners slightly rounded, red LEDs imbedded in one layer, several coats of red paint.
    The top one is laser engraved with engine number in white.
    Plexiglass allows a total illumination of the handle, flashing and steady.
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    That is fantastic Jack! I love the way you have those fire handles ... Brilliant work. Bet it took a lot of time.

    Here is my attempt at something similar for my sim, all hooked up the annunciators, leds, handles will all work as they should. Made completely by hand like yours. (I personally think that's the best way forward - so much fun making.)

    Even if i'm jealous of your panel turning out better!

    Thanks for sharing the tutorial site.
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