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Old 05-27-2015, 02:42 PM   #1
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Another reason to love LEDs

They make for great sight gauge tubing back lighting.
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Old 05-27-2015, 05:57 PM   #2
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They make for great sight gauge tubing back lighting.
Brilliant (sorry for the bad pun). Now if I just had a sight-tube....

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Old 05-29-2015, 06:36 AM   #4
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Good idea...I find my sight tubes difficult to read sometimes
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So were ours. The metal surrounds were not open in the back like most so no light came in. Making it hard to read the levels. The light strips I got came from Home Depot. While the light set comes with a transformer/dimmer they are 12v LEDs. And LEDs are potted in plastic and the strip is adhesive backed.
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The metal surrounds were not open in the back like most so no light came in..... The light strips I got came from Home Depot. While the light set comes with a transformer/dimmer they are 12v LEDs. And LEDs are potted in plastic and the strip is adhesive backed.
I think that's one of the best ideas I've seen on the Forum! I love it!
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Old 05-29-2015, 02:33 PM   #7
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I agree with Codger2 great idea!
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Thanks guys. I'm pretty happy with the way it turned out. We marked the tube in one hundred gallon increments as we filled it as well.
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