Re: [z_scale] Making A Lamp Post
- Have you ever considered using a painted metal rod, then paint it
with conductive paint? The rod is one path, the paint is another. I
used that method to mount some lamps to the front of a building
I did for the State History Museum. It works OK, and would be better
with more practice.
I got the idea from an article in one of the N Scale magazines.
At 11/28/01 01:34 AM, you wrote:
>I've just uploaded a picture:
>This was the smallest piece of tubing I could pass the two wires of a 1.5V
>bulb through, although I'm afraid it may still be a bit large. BTW, the
>portal pictured is smaller than a portal on a working piece of track, it
>was necessary to reduce it's size due to a track directly overhead. Short of
>using a metal tube, then using the tube itself as a conductor for one of
>the wires, any other ideas for a lamp post? Also, the post should APPEAR a
>bit smaller (thinner) once it's painted a darker color to blend in with
>the scenery. Any opinions appreciated.
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