LED Lego Guy

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A dirt cheap LED lego guy

Step 1: Tools

The tools you will need are:

Soldering iron

Rotary tool

Hot glue gun (not shown)

Step 2: Supplies

The supplies you will need are:

LED

Lego guy

Solder

1 3 volt button cell battery

Step 3: Off With His Head!

First you need to cut off the lego guys head, I used my rotary tool to do this.

Step 4: Drilling Out

Now you need to drill a hole where the head used to be about the same size as your LED.
After that hollow out the inside of the lego guy.

Step 5: Wires

Now attach 2 wires to your LED and push it through the hole in the top of the lego guy then fill with hot glue

Step 6: Switch

The switch is optional but is highly recommended.
after you have wired your switch glue it to the back of the lego guy.

Step 7: Battery

Now solder both sides of the battery to the wires using the correct polarity.
(I am not responsible for bodily injuries caused by exploding batteries)

Step 8: Legs

Now cut the stubs off the legs and glue them back on the body.

Step 9: ITS ALIVE!

Now test it out.
I used a connector to secure the battery and it has been very reliable.

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    LaxLuvrFirebert010

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    I was waiting for a comment like this, And yes the battery will explode if not handled carefully, But if you are only adding small blobs very quickly it won't explode in your face.... I hope.

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    casey321b

    10 years ago on Introduction

    um next time i wouldnt put the switch there..................... um yea... doesnt seem to go well.....

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    casey321bsdtacoma

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    on its foot or something its just a joke cuz the button is in a place that it shouldn't be.... if yo dont get it then your weird... :)

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    Hello Kitty

    11 years ago on Introduction

    That is AWESOME!!! Great lego-man!
    Does anyone have any ideas what you can get an LED off of?

    P.S. I'm voting +1!

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    a great way to get led's in bulk is to buy a string of christmas lights. there is an instructable here that should be able to help you

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    LaxLuvrHello Kitty

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    You can usually get them from cheap kids toys, if not chances are that if something has a light on it its probably an LED.