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If you've ever wanted to have one of those clip-on bike mirrors, but didn't want to buy one that specifically mounted either the helmet, the visor, or your ...
The mirror itself consists of:an alligator clipa piece of 14 gauge or 12 gauge solid copper wirea 1"x1" hobby mirrorepoxy like JB WeldTool wise, you'll need:needle-nosed plierswire strippersa ...
If you're starting from a scrap of Romex cable (the kind they use to wire outlets and lights in buildings), you'll need to extract a piece of the ...
Use the needle-nosed pliers to bend one end of the wire in a spiral. Try to keep it as flat as possible: because this part gets glued to ...
On a surface you don't care about (junk mail is great for this), mix up a small amount of epoxy. Stir it until it's a uniform color. You ...
Apply the mixed epoxy to the back of the mirror then set the wire in place. The pad of what's left over of the mixed epoxy is a ...
Weight down the spiral (especially if it's not perfectly flat) and wait for the epoxy to set up. I left it over night.
Carefully bend the wire toward the working-side of the mirror. If it doesn't look promising, you might want to add more epoxy.Cut the wire to about 1.5 to ...
If you don't want to solder, you can just epoxy the clip onto the wire.I like soldering, though, because it can be undone and I've got the tools ...
That's it, actually. You can decorate it a little, or add something to cover the sharp edges of the mirror. You can put a little heat-shrink tubing on ...
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