Introduction: Light Up Any Bottle

its a easy project any one can make and it will work with any bottle.

Step 1: What You Need


Step 2: Drill

1. drill a hole in the top of the cap
2. push the bulb in
3. find a way to conect it to the power suply i solderd to the bulb

Step 3: Color the Bulb It You Want

use a sharpy the color the bulb it wipes right of if you dont like it but it looks great

Step 4: Your Done

now you have a cool light that works on any bottle

Comments

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nisoe (author)2011-08-05

HOW DID U COLOR THE BULB PLEASE ANSWER!!!!!!!!!!

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dacton1 (author)nisoe2011-09-16

In step3 he states that he used a sharpie (felt tipped pen) to color the bulb.

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nisoe (author)2011-08-05

HOW DID U COLOR THE BULB PLEASE ANSWER!!!!!!!!!!

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lody (author)2009-11-09

 really cool keep up the good work

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jlkinetics (author)2008-03-27

I did this, and I filled mine with those half flat colored marbles. cool effect.

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amoetodi (author)2006-05-12

I don't mean to be rude or anything, but why would you want to light up a bottle?

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ryanb100 (author)amoetodi2006-06-11

Instead of asking why, shouldn't we asking why not :)

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Yerboogieman (author)ryanb1002007-11-16

i say that all the time.

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mrtools (author)amoetodi2006-05-12

it works as a night light or whatever and becouse you can lol.

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Yerboogieman (author)2007-11-16

that franks red hot is the best hot sauce ever, i can drink it out of the bottle!

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ac1D (author)2007-05-02

COOL! now when i go on a bar they are like "wtf , his bear is blue!!!"

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mischief4112 (author)2006-10-09

yay i lit up a bottle. WHY?

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aniket (author)2006-09-15

Err... completly unnecessary...

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tchynerd (author)2006-07-30

Well my younger brother and I have been toying with the idea of using Tonic water and a UV LED to make the bottle glow (the tonic water has Quinine in it which apperently under UV light glows) So you could do something like that for halloween but I think a bright glowing red would look better on a hot sauce bottle than a sort of glowing green. Eric Out

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mrtools (author)2006-06-09

i like the UV idea i might try that

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gomjjabar (author)2006-06-06

As stated LEDs would be great. One step further: some bottles, glass or plastic are UV active. Using UV LEDs would surely make great decorations, especially for Holloween.

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bean_machine (author)2006-05-30

what I would do is drill holes in the tops of the bottles, then string them togeather with those little colorful christmas lights. mahe about 2 strings of em' 10 ft. long maybe. Then turn the whole operation upside down and press the tops into the dirt along the edges of your sidewalk/driveway etc.

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mrtools (author)2006-05-29

somebody already asked that look at the 2nd comment

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bildnething (author)2006-05-28

yeah no offense but this is kind of stupid...why do you want to put a light bulb in a bottle? lol

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tyeo098 (author)2006-05-26

sorry for the double post bit i used an AC adapter for my gameboy color batterybac charger FYI..

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mrtools (author)tyeo0982006-05-27

?

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tyeo098 (author)2006-05-26

you i lit up a Hinkins (sp?) beer bottle as a nite lite for my brother, i tolf him "if you have a bad dream berr will make it go away" he didnt get it..

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mrtools (author)tyeo0982006-05-27

nice i bet his mom loves it...ya right...lol good idea with the beer some exotic beers have cool colors and stuff

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mrtools (author)2006-05-14

realy i dont know but you can just buy a flashlight and use that bulb becouse they are made for 'AA' power suply.

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mabufo (author)2006-05-14

What kind of bulb is that?

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_soapy_ (author)2006-05-14

You could modernise this a bit. Lose the huge battery box for some little lithium batteries, and swap the bulb for an LED, then put the whole lot inside the cap. A resistor will keep the voltage dropped far enough for the LED to be happy (see http://led.linear1.org/1led.wiz for a calculator to determine the value) and with a bit of fiddling you could have it so the light comes on only when the cap is screwed on, by having the resistor and LED legs right over by the edge and sprung slightly.

For more efficiency, use a solar cell and a capacitor!

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IndefatigableL (author)2006-05-13

The first thing that popped into my head was making party lights by stringing together those miniature plastic alcohol bottles and lighting them all up.

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sandman (author)2006-05-13

how is it powered do you use a usb port

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loveisweakness (author)sandman2006-05-13

the power source would be the batteries in the second picture

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prank (author)2006-05-12

good choice of hot sauce

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