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Does any one know how i can get fiber optic cable that i can use for small leds Answered

I am also wondering weather nylon cable has the same properties?

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rickharrisBest Answer (author)2011-03-03

Fibre optic isn't just a single cable - to work at all well it has to be a tube of high refractive index material with a core of lower refractive material. Just nylon line wouldn't do this BUT you could try after all it's not going to cost a lot.

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LucasOchoa (author)rickharris2011-03-03

thank you so much i found i nice set on ebay for somthing i am building for school...i might not be able to get it in to a competition for the school... either way it will eventualy end up on instructables and feel free to subscribe:)

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nutsandbolts_64 (author)2011-03-03

For all I know for nylon (monoline to be precise) is that the thinner the diameter the better.

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rickharris (author)2011-03-03

Where in the world are you

In the UK Rapidonline sell optical fibre.

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steveastrouk (author)2011-03-02

My kids and I get the remaindered fibre christmas trees and dissect all the fibre from them.
Nylon cable doesn't work in my experience.
Steve

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