Help: idea for lens for Zveda star destroyer engines

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Help: idea for lens for Zveda star destroyer engines

Post by TooOld4This » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:34 pm

Decided that the bare light bulbs don't look good, so I want to use 3 small clear lens parts at the base of the engine bell.
Any idea what type of kit or spare part I could use for that purpose?
They need to be around 10 to 12mm diameter.
Any ideas?

NOTE: I don't want to spend a lot, some cheap crappy old kit is OK, but I'm not spending $30

Thanks!

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Re: Help: idea for lens for Zveda star destroyer engines

Post by EVApodman » Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:50 am

Try the Craft stores like Micheals. They have plastic eyes used for making dolls that can be cut in half.
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Re: Help: idea for lens for Zveda star destroyer engines

Post by TooOld4This » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:17 pm

Cool, good idea, although I'll Australainise Michaels to Spotlight, (In Australia, Michaels sell cameras)

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Re: Help: idea for lens for Zveda star destroyer engines

Post by TooOld4This » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:20 pm

Man, that's a freeeky thing to look up....*Shudders
https://www.ebay.com.au/sch/Eyes/165996 ... =doll+eyes

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Re: Help: idea for lens for Zveda star destroyer engines

Post by TooOld4This » Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:24 pm

The PERFECT solution exists in the Slave 1 model actually the two little engine clear parts!

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Re: Help: idea for lens for Zveda star destroyer engines

Post by dizzyfugu » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:24 am

I have succesfully used the bottoms from a clear plastic cookie tray (from a simple consumer package) for lit-up spaceship engines. Some clear paint, worked very well and did not cost anything extra. Just some cookies. :P
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