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Automatic Lighted tool box mod- feeler

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Fractured, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. Jan 28, 2012 at 8:47 PM
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    Fractured

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    Is anyone interested in a write up on an automatic tool box led light? One that automatically turns on when you open your bed box? If enough people are, I will do a how-to on it. Right now I am waiting for some of the LED's to come in.

    I also searched, and did not see anything. If someone has already done it, please let me know.

    It will be posted sometime next week if there is interest.
     
  2. Jan 28, 2012 at 8:51 PM
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    interested yes, i am getting tired of grabbing a flash light anytime i need in there at night.
     
  3. Jan 28, 2012 at 8:58 PM
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    That sounds extremely useful. A how-to would be greatt :)
     
  4. Jan 28, 2012 at 9:14 PM
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    i'd be interested as well. thank you!
     
  5. Jan 28, 2012 at 9:23 PM
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    3 is enough for me!! I will do it for sure.

    A lot of times I start work at 5am, and digging for tools or materials with a 4 cell maglite in one hand is counter-productive!
     
  6. Jan 29, 2012 at 10:48 PM
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    Forster46

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    Write up please :) I could figure it out myself but I love write ups haha.
    I swear I have seen one before, but i probably wouldn't be able to find it haha.
    I was thinking about just getting a pair of those white led strips from autozone for $15 bucks, and putting a switch right inside or something.
     
  7. Jan 29, 2012 at 10:51 PM
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    tacobo670

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    led light strip + switch. mod done. essencially like doing the "under-hood light mod", same components just different location.
     
  9. Jan 30, 2012 at 4:41 PM
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    Did you do a how-to? There is no need for me to do a tool box one if its already been done. Also, what/where you tap into would be a bit different, I think it will help some people.
     
  10. Jan 30, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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    I think its worth it. Why not? Sound's like you wanna install it anyway, might as well take pictures as you go!
     
  11. Jan 30, 2012 at 5:50 PM
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    Alright you guys convinced me. I am waiting for a day off and for my leds to come in.
     
  13. Feb 2, 2012 at 4:38 PM
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    Can't wait for the how to. I've been wanting to do something like this since I have bought my truck.
     
  14. Feb 2, 2012 at 4:44 PM
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    I'm in. Just Do It!!:popcorn:
     
  15. Feb 2, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    Lol, I have time set aside this weekend for this!!!
     
  16. Feb 2, 2012 at 5:06 PM
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    This is gonna be great! Very beneficial for alot of us!
     
  17. Feb 2, 2012 at 5:08 PM
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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    You using led strips?
    I can't do anymore electrical mods until I get an aux fuse box :( lol
     
  18. Feb 2, 2012 at 7:01 PM
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    flexible, waterproof led strip from oznium.com

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  19. Feb 2, 2012 at 7:03 PM
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    Sweet!
     
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    total cost? roughly?
     
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