*Fail* The 6th Annual BLF / Old Lumens - Handmade - A380 Entry

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*Fail* The 6th Annual BLF / Old Lumens - Handmade - A380 Entry

Sorry but I’m not going to be able to finish this mod.
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I fried the magnetic driver trying to get more amps out of it and don’t have time to order a new one.
But the biggest problem is that I wanted to put the light inside the handle. To do that, would have to drill the inside and it would become too weak and break, being dangerous for someone that can’t put one foot on the floor.

Maybe I’ll try to do something else next year.

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At the beggining we had this:

Three days ago, playing with my 8 years old son to tag, I suffered a muscle tear in the calf (not sure if are the correct medical words in english).

After going through BLF, cars forums (vtec addict Big Smile ) and 14 movies online, I just sit in front of my huuuuuuge workshop…

… and fruit of boredom I asked myself, why dont put some light in my crutches? LOL LOL

Don’t know what I’m going to do yet, but the idea is to use just spare/scratch part I have in the workshop, not buying or at least I will try.

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HaHa! Great idea! I’m looking forward to this!

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Thanks!!

First I have to dismantle the crutches, haven’t start yet. I’ll poets some pictures when I do.

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Good luck with the build!

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Great idea. I know what it’s like to be sitting around after an injury Tired

Best of luck with the build.

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Nice to have another entry! Good luck Wink

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Great to have you enter A380, and nice unique idea.

  

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I can’t say I’ve ever thought of illuminated crutches, but I feel like everything is better with lights! Good luck!

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Welcome to the party A380. You may just start a trend with your build. Smile

 

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Sorry, cant’ finish it (or even start).
Info in the OP.
Thanks.

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That’s unfortunate A380. But I’d be interested to see what you come up with, even if it’s not in time for the contest. Keep the wheels turning!

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No stress A380. It was nice to have a peek into your garage. Smile

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

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That’s too bad. I think everyone has those builds where it all gets too much. So no stress, we’ve all been there.

  

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Sorry to see the build grind to a halt. I guess cutting into crutches isn’t at the top of the safest things to do list Smile

Hope the leg heals!

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pinkpanda3310 wrote:
That’s too bad. I think everyone has those builds where it all gets too much. So no stress, we’ve all been there.

Yeah, no worries. There’s next year. Hopefully without a hurt leg, though. Wink

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