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Old 01-03-2017, 11:52 AM
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I am happy to report the water cooled LED fixture has worked "almost" flawlessly. I did have to replace two (I think) LEDs but I did get them from an old fixture and I don't know how old it was but I know many of the LEDs on it didn't work. I still have a bunch of them left over and they are not to difficult to change.
I have also been building other Steampunk stuff since then as I am in Steampunk Mode lately. I love anything metal, especially copper or brass. This first light is PVC and painted to look like aged brass. The second one was a red fire extinguisher. In both lamps the valve turns them on and the first one has bubbles generated in the water.





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Old 01-03-2017, 12:05 PM
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really nice art work, very nice vintage piece... my water cooled led fixture has been working flawless and it has been alomost a year I think, 0 leds went out.. knock on wood
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Old 01-03-2017, 12:57 PM
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Yours is also a piece of art. They do work well and stay nice and cool don't they!
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Old 01-03-2017, 01:01 PM
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Yes and there are 98 3w cree leds and copper tube get warm but never got hot, in winder it says cold in summer warm..
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It is very impressive.
Amazing
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Old 04-19-2017, 08:00 AM
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My water cooled lights are also working just as was designed. I did have to replace a few LEDs but I started with old LEDs in the first place. If one goes out, I just put a jumper on the bad one so the rest of the LEDs stay lit. I have a jumper on one for about a month now. When I get time, I will replace it. I also got a replacement pump as a spare just in case mine dies.
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Old 04-20-2017, 09:02 AM
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Your design is perfect Paul, My fixture is working good so far and since I have built it and installed it on my tank, I never had to touch this,
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Old 04-20-2017, 03:27 PM
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Ravi, now you can try building one of these.


The base is a telephone box from 1940. The vintage radio tuner on the right turns on the lights in the glass. The light on top has it's own switch.







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Old 04-20-2017, 08:20 PM
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Paul You are an artist, I will have to buy this from you if decide to sell,
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:48 PM
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I have 8 different ones and I was invited to put them in an art show in July. So maybe I am an artist.
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