LF Square/Rectangular Headlight

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LF Square/Rectangular Headlight

Joined: July 17th, 2005, 12:22 pm

September 25th, 2011, 3:05 pm #1

Does any manufacturer out there make generic square or rectangular clear headlights (similar to the Elf round ones)suitable for use in 1/35 scale. I'm modifying a truck and would like to swap the round lights for rectangular ones.
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Joined: February 22nd, 2001, 4:07 am

September 25th, 2011, 3:22 pm #2

someone who models cars and trucks may good info on this. I don't know the Missing-Lynx equivalent for car builders however.

Roy Chow
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Joined: April 6th, 2010, 8:25 pm

September 25th, 2011, 3:42 pm #3

Does any manufacturer out there make generic square or rectangular clear headlights (similar to the Elf round ones)suitable for use in 1/35 scale. I'm modifying a truck and would like to swap the round lights for rectangular ones.
Ian,

Try looking at the Little Cars website - they do a whole series of 'Little Lenses', including a few rectangular ones. They may be a bit small for what you're after but I use the round ones regularly and like them.

http://www.little-cars.co.uk/list2.html

Regards,
John
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Joined: October 7th, 2005, 1:54 pm

September 25th, 2011, 3:56 pm #4

Does any manufacturer out there make generic square or rectangular clear headlights (similar to the Elf round ones)suitable for use in 1/35 scale. I'm modifying a truck and would like to swap the round lights for rectangular ones.
Explains where I got mine:

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op= ... 324&page=1
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Joined: July 17th, 2005, 12:22 pm

September 26th, 2011, 10:22 am #5

Does any manufacturer out there make generic square or rectangular clear headlights (similar to the Elf round ones)suitable for use in 1/35 scale. I'm modifying a truck and would like to swap the round lights for rectangular ones.
... I'm going to have a go at making my own part from an old clear plastic sprue.
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Joined: December 20th, 2010, 6:44 pm

September 26th, 2011, 1:30 pm #6

Other options as well! you can simply re-cut one of the large MV lenses to correct shape or use foil/silver Mylar and shape it to correct shape then place a drop of 5 minute epoxy onto the backing!
Mrosko
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Joined: January 4th, 2004, 2:26 am

September 27th, 2011, 7:00 pm #7

Does any manufacturer out there make generic square or rectangular clear headlights (similar to the Elf round ones)suitable for use in 1/35 scale. I'm modifying a truck and would like to swap the round lights for rectangular ones.
They have a new Merkava 4 set out with rectangular headlights:http://www.skpmodel.eu/index2.php?sekce ... nky&id=136
Might be close?

Jim
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