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Offline bamzippow

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Colored display...
« on: December 12, 2010, 04:09:21 PM »
Since Ultra-Gauge only has a "black and white" display, you can git some colored cellophane xmas wrap, cut a piece 2 3/4" x 1 3/8".  You can use just a small dab of rubber cement in each corner of the piece to secure it to the screen.  Presto!  A colored display...  ;)

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Re: Colored display...
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2010, 04:56:49 PM »
Just gave this a try...

You don't need any rubber cement.  The thickness of the cellophane is thin enough where you can slip it in between the frame and the display.  So you only need to make the piece about 1/8" bigger on the top and bottom.  Now you can have a blue, red, green, yellow, purple, or what ever colored cellophane to change out yer display.  :D

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Re: Colored display...
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2010, 05:16:55 PM »
Results...in green!


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Re: Colored display...
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2010, 09:32:24 AM »
What color did you use on the one in the picture?

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Re: Colored display...
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2010, 07:36:15 PM »
What color did you use on the one in the picture?

...um...green cellophane.  ;)

I did find out today that it does reflect horribly in the bright sun.  Might have to build a hood fer my UG now...  ;)

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Re: Colored display...
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2010, 08:45:54 PM »
I wonder if you can find the same material, but with a matte finish to eliminate the glare

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Re: Colored display...
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2010, 06:52:06 PM »
In direct sunlight...the wrap seems to wash out in the color of the wrap.  Some may not like this mod using the cellophane wrap.  Other colors or material may be better suited fer coloring yer display...  ;)

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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2011, 07:00:20 PM »
im looking for some nice kicks with colored soles, preferably grey.  anyone got any suggestions??

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Re: Colored display...
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2011, 06:19:12 AM »
I tried yellow book bindings (blue + yellow = green), looks like OEM, but the light output during the day is not strong enough.

Greetings!