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Restoring the face of a trip computer
There were some posts way back when that was in reference to restoring the GL1200 LTD Trip Computer's faceplate. There was a template floating around for creating it, but is no longer available or cannot be found on the site.
If there is anyone out there that can help with this topic, I would appreciate a response to the post.
There are a number of us that are interested in acquiring the template. I would pursue this further, but I've hit a dead end on the topic.
All help would be appreciated!
1985 GL1200 Limited
1971 CB750K1 Candy Gold
1972 CB750K2 Project
1973 CB750K3 Candy Gold
1974 CB750K4 Project
And more coming........
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#1 07-20-2013, 11:54 AM,
I'm also interested in this subject and any solutions. I was thinking of finding a computerized laser cutter and have them cut one using very thin brass. This could then be painted the color needed. But open to any solutions as in my restoration this is one area that needs work.

Ship
Fair winds and following seas..........to all

Main bike 85 Ltd
Two 84 Asspys
85 Ltd part bike
New to the barn 89 1500A
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#2 07-21-2013, 11:50 AM,
(07-21-2013, 11:50 AM)ship Wrote: I'm also interested in this subject and any solutions. I was thinking of finding a computerized laser cutter and have them cut one using very thin brass. This could then be painted the color needed. But open to any solutions as in my restoration this is one area that needs work.

Ship

FYI
That would work in part, but there is some background lighting in the panel.
You will notice it when you are riding at night. With brass, you will be losing that feature.
On previous treads on the topic, the solution was to use something similar to a 3M transparent film. That would be a good solution. Now if we can only find the template for it, that would be great!
1985 GL1200 Limited
1971 CB750K1 Candy Gold
1972 CB750K2 Project
1973 CB750K3 Candy Gold
1974 CB750K4 Project
And more coming........
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#3 07-21-2013, 03:41 PM,
My ideas are to cut the thin brass with a laser then attach to the three M or other product for the light to shine through at night. Have three spare travel computers to send to lazer cutter to do the computer work when I find a laser cuter to do the work will let you know. If the idea works will let you know and can have more cut. The cost is in the set up cost will come down with additional cuts. If you are intrested let me know.
Fair winds and following seas..........to all

Main bike 85 Ltd
Two 84 Asspys
85 Ltd part bike
New to the barn 89 1500A
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#4 03-23-2014, 11:33 AM,


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