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Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 08-05-2016, 01:24 AM
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Posted By Scotophor
I'm currently not shut down, just taking my time....

I'm currently not shut down, just taking my time. I'm planning soon to take a micrometer to all of the vintage LEDs I've acquired for this project and distill down some accurate measurements to use...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 07-31-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
I need to redo my drawing of it, as the...

I need to redo my drawing of it, as the dimensions I have written are partly based on some old erroneous info. However, it's very roughly 4 inches wide by 6 inches tall in its maximal dimensions. The...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 01-06-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
I have the two wristlink photos from post #12 in...

I have the two wristlink photos from post #12 in that topic, but nothing of the eBay page itself. None of the images in the first post show up for me.

I have posted some info on the "Starbright"...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 12-22-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Ebay and live auctions are weird and...

Ebay and live auctions are weird and unpredictable. You can never be sure that the people who most want the item are in the bidding. If at least two of them are, the sky's the limit. If not, and...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 12-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
My new batch of CP-59 equivalent LEDs arrived...

My new batch of CP-59 equivalent LEDs arrived yesterday morning.
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 12-15-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
CORRECTION: Somehow in the text of post #23...

CORRECTION: Somehow in the text of post #23 (http://quantumleap-alsplace.com/forum/showpost.php?p=61834&postcount=23) above, I got the numbers CP-56 and CP-57 reversed (the filenames of the photos,...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 11-04-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Old stock. The red ones were the last on hand...

Old stock. The red ones were the last on hand from a store in Portugal, whose website happened to come up in a Google search. I'd like to get another 10 or so of them if I can find any more. There...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 11-04-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Thank you very much, that should be plenty!...

Thank you very much, that should be plenty! Before I get to working on that move though, a teaser-

As it turns out, knowing the true manufacturer and their part numbers for the LEDs really is...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 11-03-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Sure, I could post it here, if that's OK. A major...

Sure, I could post it here, if that's OK. A major problem is this site's tiny limit of total file uploads per user (less than 1 MB). The original images used in my handlink post at the prop replicas...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 11-02-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Sorry, I didn't realize that you had to join Yuku...

Sorry, I didn't realize that you had to join Yuku (formerly ezboard) even to view their forums. But what the heck, it doesn't cost anything and they don't spam you, so why not join?
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 10-31-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
I've posted a synopsis of what I believe to be...

I've posted a synopsis of what I believe to be accurate details of the different "gummi bear" handlink versions at Dewback Wing - A.S.A.P. (http://propreplicas.yuku.com/topic/17827)

Also, another...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 07-17-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Well, I can only use what I can afford and have...

Well, I can only use what I can afford and have access to, and laser cutting is available at two nearby maker spaces. Internal clouding will not be a problem, but surface crazing might because laser...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 07-16-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
You've found the same resin and tint products...

You've found the same resin and tint products that I've been planning to use. However, Crystal Clear 202 might be a little too fast-setting for this kind of fiddly work, so I was thinking of using...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 07-01-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Thank you for the words of praise. My educated...

Thank you for the words of praise. My educated guess is that the large 2-chip light bars were discontinued about 1985 or earlier, so they were already obsolete when QL began, and have been out of...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 06-29-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Thanks for those screenshots! I have similar ones...

Thanks for those screenshots! I have similar ones already but these new ones might be a little higher resolution, and the LED lights certainly appear enhanced compared to the older screenshots, as I...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 06-27-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
A couple of partial miracles have happened over...

A couple of partial miracles have happened over the past two weeks or so:

I have obtained a significant quantity of the large 2-chip LED light bars used in the handlink, but only the yellow color....
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 11-15-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
I'm in preliminary stages of working on one...

I'm in preliminary stages of working on one nearly screen-accurate replica for myself, and being a stickler for accuracy (in some respects) I'm trying to get all the correct vintage obsolete LEDs. I...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 09-12-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
Update to the above update: Even the prototype...

Update to the above update: Even the prototype prop auctioned by Profiles in History did not actually use the 4 coin or button cells, if it indeed used a t-shirt flasher kit at all; at least one...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 09-07-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
It seems that I can't edit the original post...

It seems that I can't edit the original post anymore (edit deadline on this site?), so here's an update:

Apparently at least some versions of the prop, which member "cyland props" called...
Forum: Quantum Leap General Discussion 09-01-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 60,550
Posted By Scotophor
"Gummi Bear" Handlink Info

(WARNING: long post, links to old topics)

Hi all,

Here's what I hope will be a most unusual first post. I'm a long-time model builder and prop replica maker, and I also have a few screen-used...
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