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Old 12-26-2011, 01:18 PM   #1
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I have a solution but....

looking for other ideas also...
here is my problem
I made a wire cover for the wires that run down the top of the windows of my bus. It is made of 3/4" plywood, looks like an upside F. I want to fasten some rope lights on the 3/4" edge at the top, That way they can be seen better. I have come up with an idea, just am looking for others. I figure this kind of mind teaser can help all of us. My idea is to use clear table cloth holders, slide them over the clear rope lights and they will spring hold them up.
Anybody else have an idea besides hot gluing them. Thanks for taking time to read this and participate.
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Old 12-26-2011, 02:49 PM   #2
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Re: I have a solution but....

Why not use the U-channels that are made for holding Rope lights?
http://www.outwatercatalogs.com/lg_d..._2011/page/520 page 521 (next page) has the prices
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Re: I have a solution but....

out of all the places I looked for lights, this is the first time I have seen that item, tks
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Old 12-26-2011, 08:31 PM   #4
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Re: I have a solution but....

There are plastic channels for holding LED rope lights. Just screw them into the wood, and snap the rope light strand into it.
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Old 12-26-2011, 09:52 PM   #5
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I saw that. I hope the ones I bought at Wally fit ok in them, if I buy them
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Buy one, see if it fits (don't cut it). If it fits. buy more. If not, take your "test"piece back and get a refund.
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I will have to try and find a place locally, the site has a $25 min....
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the table cloth pieces work great, will wait to finish installing them tomorrow when its warmer......
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I will have to try and find a place locally, the site has a $25 min....

My last purchase from them was over $500. Of course that was a while back when we were doing other things. They have lots of neat stuff. Outwater has has your "table clips" as well.
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