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    Re: LED Street Lights
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2017 Aug 28, 07:56 -0400
    Painting a bulb with red nail polish was commonly done with Husun sea sextants.

    Fred Hebard



    On Aug 27, 2017, at 3:58 AM, David Pike <NoReply_DavidPike@fer3.com> wrote:

    The problem with the bubble illumination lighting gizmo is that the rheostat has a limited lifetime, and once it wears out, it’s almost impossible to find a replacement. When mine went south, I ended up making a whole new lighting system using a 3-D printer. Doesn’t really look like the old one, but it works really well. Paul Dolkas

    Right now, my priority with my A12 is obtaining a bubble.  When that's achieved, I'll look at the lighting.  It was getting better with use.  If I have to rework it, I'll probably stick with a filament bulb to retain control at a very low light level.  However, it would be ironic if I ended up using an led.  Wrapping the bulb in red filter material to get the same effect as a MkIX might also be worth a try. DaveP

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