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this is my first succesful (barely) attempt at electronics and soldering, so most likely if you make this it will be ten times better.
for this you will need; 9 volt battery 1k resistor (brown black red) 2 leds small switch tools; soldering iron pliers epoxy (i used hot glue) metal saw
Pry the metal lip back from the bottom of the battery and straighten the edges as much as possible with pliers. Carefully pull out the plastic base and ...
poke two holes in the bottom thing with a nail stick the leds in the holes an hot glue them there cross and solder the two positive led ...
solder the former negative 9 volt snap to the middle pin of the switch (not directly, with a wire) solder the resister directly to a side pin on ...
I suppose you could sand the paint off (I didn't) cut the case to about 3/4 in long (you will probably do better than me so you could ...
put the circuit into the case leds first stick the switch in the hole fill the case with hot glue, or epoxy put the snaps in While the ...
if yours looks as crappy as mine does, wrap it in duct tape
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