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Installing LEDs into the neck

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Linas, Jan 23, 2006.


  1. Linas

    Linas

    Jan 6, 2005
    Chicago
    Does anyone know where i can get any info on how to do this either on a completed bass, or a bass being built, fretboard off. Yes im aware of sims and stuff but im looking for DIY.
     
  2. Scott French

    Scott French Dude Supporting Member

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
    I could have sworn someone had made some kind of tutorial or pictorial on this. I have done LED powered fiber optics and explained it on this site multiple times. (try a search for fiber optic or LED install)
     
  3. Cerb

    Cerb

    Sep 27, 2004
    Indiana
    My sarcasmeter has gone off the scale...

    :)
     
  4. Scott French

    Scott French Dude Supporting Member

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
    Sounds like a malfunction!
     
  5. Linas

    Linas

    Jan 6, 2005
    Chicago
    why?
     
  6. Scott French

    Scott French Dude Supporting Member

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
    Someone just PMed me about this so I figured I would post this copy of an old email for all to see.

     
  7. Scott French

    Scott French Dude Supporting Member

    May 12, 2004
    Grass Valley, CA
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  8. Luke Sheridan

    Luke Sheridan Commercial User

    Dec 30, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    I build guitars and sell them. Strings, too
  9. ZanVooden

    ZanVooden

    Nov 27, 2005
    Peoria, IL
    I think i just might try this on the bass im buiding im just about the stage where this could be easlily done. Im thinking i'll light both the side markers and face markers.
    Im doing a little research on possible having the colors change as well with fading from one to the other.
    Oh the ideas.....