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Old 02-15-2014, 10:24 PM
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Great job! The grommets can be found at a decent hardware store with all the cardboard parts bins. I got min at Ace Hardware for cheap.

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Old 02-15-2014, 10:50 PM
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Looks much better. Good job.
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Old 02-16-2014, 02:26 PM
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Great Job!
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Old 02-16-2014, 04:30 PM
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Nicely done!
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Old 02-17-2014, 02:01 PM
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Extremely well done! Very creative!
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Old 04-27-2014, 02:39 PM
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Thank you! I will have to give it a try as soon as i have a chance.
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Old 05-03-2014, 12:23 PM
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Just got to this thread. I am ALWAYS entertained by the creative #}%€ people do on this site. I would never have thought to try making a new lens like this, but the feeling of accomplishment when you do definitely overrides the $ you saved by doing it.
I love stuff like this...

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Old 06-04-2014, 08:50 AM
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I'm just finding this thread now... great work! Really creative. I'm debating doing the same thing myself. I also found this link in another forum, someone else had luck using this glass for their speedometers. Of course you'd have to carefully cut the adjustment hole. I might give it a shot... the price is right!

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Old 06-04-2014, 09:40 AM
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Love to see DIY solutions to problems! Great job and nice write-up!
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Old 06-04-2014, 10:18 AM
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I tried the watch glass initially. I got a glass drill bit and tried to drill a hole for the adjustment knob but the glass cracked. The watch glass is very thin and fragile. Maybe someone who has more glass drilling experience will have better luck.
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