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how to make homemade translucent plastic tube for making the glowing stick?? Answered

how to make homemade translucent plastic tube for making the glowing stick?? i'm really want to know..

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LegoBrickMaster7 (author)2010-07-19

You could probably just buy Vinyl tubing from any hardware store (Home Depot, Ace Hardware, OSH, Lowes). From what I remember they are less than a dollar to the foot.

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Seconded -- Hardware store, vinyl tube.

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lemonie (author)frollard2010-07-20


Easy isn't it? But how are they going to fill it?

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frollard (author)lemonie2010-07-20

Since theres no mention of chemicals in the question I presume he intends to use another light source -- led for example would be my pick.

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lemonie (author)frollard2010-07-21

Solid plastic rod type thing?

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frollard (author)lemonie2010-07-22

No -- just translucent flexible tube. Short lengths would be stiff enough to hold shape.

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NachoMahma (author)lemonie2010-07-20

. By heating until it starts to melt and then pinching together with some pliers.

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lemonie (author)NachoMahma2010-07-20


Sorry, I meant with what? It's a binary mix.

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NachoMahma (author)lemonie2010-07-20

.  Ah. That's a horse of a completely different color. I have no idea. If I were interested in knowing, I'd Google "DIY chemiluminescence". (Why is that not "chemoluminescence"? Thank goodness for spellcheck.)

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