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What to do with 50 acrylic rods Answered

I have 49 50 acrylic rods (37/8th inch height, 5/8th inch diameter) and I don't know what to do with them. Any suggestions

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gloflyer

10 years ago

Take the rods and glue them to pieces of flat acrylic. You now have beautiful custom made stands to show off your collectibles. (Rocks, dishes, pocket watches, fossils, ...)

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n8mangloflyer

Reply 10 years ago

I am going to make a stand for my light switch remote control

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guyfrom7up

10 years ago

first thing that came to mind is high voltage stuff then putting an LED at one end hmm.. c an't think of much

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w00ty32=SMART=

Reply 10 years ago

they load up an acrylic cube(insane voltage here) with a ton of voltage, and then tap an edge wit ha pointed object. cracks the inside of the cube. (they showed that on pop sci mag)(read a while ago, i forgot how they load the cube with electricity)

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puffyfluffLinuxH4x0r

Reply 10 years ago

That is really cool. I wonder how they did that...

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n8manguyfrom7up

Reply 10 years ago

darn I threw out my camera flash capacitor a few months ago

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n8manguyfrom7up

Reply 10 years ago

I was thinking more of a peg gun that shoots those

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puffyfluff

10 years ago

This is what I think you should do:

Put them on ebay. Then give me the link. Then let me BUY THEM!

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Goodhart

10 years ago

by 3 7/8 height, I assume you mean, inches?

they are a bit short, but something nags me in the back of my head about static and acrylic rods....

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n8manGoodhart

Reply 10 years ago

They are cylinders, not disks

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Goodhartn8man

Reply 10 years ago

Yes, sorry, for some reason I thought that acrylic rods were also used in the making of the Winhurst......my bad.

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Steamdnt

10 years ago

You could cut them into lengths and make barrels for gauss guns?

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dutchypoodleSteamdnt

Reply 10 years ago

... necron... guass... guns? You have my attention. In any case-- those acrylic rods will probably service you best in an aesthetic project. May I recommend a flippin' sweet bedroom modification?

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n8manSteamdnt

Reply 10 years ago

5/8th inch outer diameter

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Steamdntn8man

Reply 10 years ago

a very very small gun maybe?

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Kiteman

10 years ago

Drill holes in a ping pong ball, put light-source inside ball, and rods into holes. Hang up as cool lamp.

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n8manKiteman

Reply 10 years ago

any ideas that involve lasers

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Kitemann8man

Reply 10 years ago

Not that will look good - if the lasers are being transmitted and reflected properly, all you'll be able to see are a bunch of acrylic rods.

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n8manKiteman

Reply 10 years ago

But you can see the actual beam of green lasers

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Kitemann8man

Reply 10 years ago

Only if there's something for the light to reflect off, such as dust in the air.

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n8manKiteman

Reply 10 years ago

I have one and I have used it in the light and I am able to see the beam faintly

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n8mann8man

Reply 10 years ago

In the dark, it is even brighter

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=SMART=

10 years ago

A lightsaber ??

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=SMART=

10 years ago

We need a top 10 projects that use acrylic

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=SMART=

10 years ago

I got some 4mm thick sheet acrylic today !!

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Rishnai

10 years ago

You have a very interesting problem. Care to share what happened to put you in posession of 50 acrylic rods? You could make really bitchin' light-up platform shoes for those Friday nights at the disco... You could use the rods, some mirrors, and some "smoke" to build a very interesting setup with laserlight and acrylic rods.

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gmjhowe

10 years ago

Cool acrylic furniture.