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    Scale Gauges.

    Hey all, and happy new year. I have been searching for scale dash fittings, gauges etc. for an old Streamliner.
    I am trying to add some realism and see if I can make it not so cheap looking.
    Can some one point me in the right direction?
    Thank you.
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    RE: Scale Gauges.

    J Tech RC makes gauge decals in many different scales. Go to J&M Hobby House in San Carlos, Cliff has got a box full of all different ones.
    Dave

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    RE: Scale Gauges.

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    RE: Scale Gauges.

    One trick that I use is to make scaled down copies of gauges out of a car/boat catalog such as JC Whitney. This way you can get any type of gauge you want. If you have a copy of the real dash you can scale these down also. I tend to go overboard and light my gauges. I use brass tubing for the bezel, use the brass tubing as a die cutter, also use transparences cut out the same way for the glass look in front of the gauge (With the brass tubing) and then mount a LED bulb behind it. (You can use yellow, red or a whole bunch of other colors for the back lighting)
    Tom

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    RE: Scale Gauges.

    Hey great. Thanks for your replys. They really helped.
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    RE: Scale Gauges.

    If you need chrome bezels, check mackproductsrc.com They also carry the JTEC graphics sheets.

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    RE: Scale Gauges.

    ORIGINAL: rcshipyard

    If you need chrome bezels, check mackproductsrc.com They also carry the JTEC graphics sheets.
    rcshipyard, good site was there today.
    http://www.mackproductsrc.com/index.htm
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