The California Wild Fire and Growth Exhibit

sams Nov 11, 2019

  1. MK

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    What size LED did you use? 5mm or 3mm?
     
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    I used the 3mm. I did happen to get the even smaller 1.8 LED as well. They are almost as small as the LED's on some decoders !! I swear When I get older I'm going to have to move to HO or lots of Microscopes !

    The battery pack/holder doesn't quite fit in the car either. Applying tape around it to hold the battery in is hard. I like that it comes with a installed switch. Can't wait to wire the switches !
     
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  3. MK

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    I hear ya' about the eyesight. I was even thinking SMD LEDs. :eek:
     
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  4. mtntrainman

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    Working with small LEDS ? Thats what they make Optivisors for...;)

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  5. sams

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    @MK SMDs !!! Those are really small. The look would be well worth it though. I love HO but with the amount of space I might/will have I would love to have longer trains the bigger trains if that makes sense. Also more trackwork is fun.

    @mtntrainman Nice !!! They look similar to welding helmets ! Does your skull feel famished after some time ?
     
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    I do have to give my eyes a break about every 5-10 minutes...LOL. The Optivisor fits nicely. It has an adustable headband and is comfy enough to wear...(y)(y)
     
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  7. MK

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    Some SMD LEDs, especially those on eBay come with soldered leads so you don't have to deal with doing that.
     
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