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How to rebuild a digital clock into a Lego case.
I did this because the current kitchen clock needs a new battery & as a consequence, is always showing cowboy-time. I needed a new one, that plugs into the wall.

Step 1: Take the old clock apart

You need a digital clock, a screwdriver, a sharp knife, and to state the obvious, Lego.

Remove all the screws & pull it apart, taking care that none of the internals are damaged as you do this.

See pictures for details on the internals.

Seems I got one of these:
http://www.argos.co.uk/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Search?go.x=4&jspStoreDir=argos&catalogId=651&referredURL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.argos.co.uk%2Fwebapp%2Fwcs%2Fstores%2Fservlet%2FSearch%3FstoreId%3D10001&langId=-1&searchTerms=255%2F0431&referrer=COJUN&storeId=10001&go.y=11
I got it, cowboy time 9.48am is the same as 3.18am, all you have to do is turn the analoge clock 180 degrees and you have the same time :-p
i dont understand,can u say that clearer
Click the picture of the clock above, at the moment it reads 9.48 turn the clock upside down and it will read 3.18.<br><br>Also cowboy time Ten to Ten, if you repeat it over and over again it sounds like a horse galloping :-)
It is a good idear. I will make one for myself.<br />
Show us what you make?<br /> <br /> L<br />
Very nice!!! Good, clean job!
Cowboy time?
Sorry it's a really poor joke. Cowboy time is ten to ten, I can't explain it in writing (need singing and having watched the opening titles of The Lone Ranger).
OK, I really really really like this one. I think I may actually have to try it. Funny thing is, i was just thinking recently that I have to replace my current alarm clock as it is not as reliable as it was when I got it about 6 yrs ago. It is a CD player alarm clock, so if I do this, I will have to document it and post it. ~C

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