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Simulate lights




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Mark Lundquist


If you want to simulate marker lights, floodlights, etc. use a model railroading superdetailing technique. A good railroad hobby shop will carry simulated lights in clear, amber, red and green in a vast array of sizes (scales from 1/220 to 1/20). These lights appear glasslike and have a reflective back coating so they almost glow. Drill a slight countersunk hole, add a drop of CA glue or Goop and place the light in position.

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