Flying Bridge Restoration

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Studini
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Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Postby Studini » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:14 pm

carl wrote:Picked up my new Fly Bridge switch panel and the circuit breakers arrived from http://www.onlinecomponents.com, this is the last of my switch panel/circuit breaker upgrades. More to come on the Fly Bridge restoration...



Hi Carl,

I know this post is a bit dated but can I ask where you got your panel made? It looks great!
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Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Postby Studini » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:15 pm

carl wrote:Picked up my new Fly Bridge switch panel and the circuit breakers arrived from http://www.onlinecomponents.com, this is the last of my switch panel/circuit breaker upgrades. More to come on the Fly Bridge restoration...
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Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Postby shade2u2 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:24 am

Carl,
Also - is your new panel backlit to display the lettering at night?
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Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Postby carl » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:36 am

I put together a drawing detailing the layout then I had a local sign shop help me layout and laser cut all of my new panels. I told them what I wanted where on the panel and they had them to me in just a few days. Bring your panels in to a local shop near you and start the conversation with them, hopefully they can fabricate them for you. I backlight my panels with a LED strip light, they come in a variety of lengths, mine are 6" long. Using a LED strip light eliminates all of those incandescent bulbs the factory installed.
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Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Postby carl » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:49 am

Sanded, primed with three sprayed coats of "Interlux Brightside Steel Grey". Thanks to a Big Hearted fellow forum member Wayne (Dependo).
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Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Postby carl » Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:25 pm

She is coming together slowly but surely...
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Re: Flying Bridge Restoration

Postby ddependo » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:09 am

Looks good Carl.
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