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Modding Clear plastic for clock face?

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Jim, 15 Jul 2011.

  1. Jim

    Jim Ineptimodder

    2 Sep 2007
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    So, I'm not very clued about PC-modding, but I reckon you guys might be able to help.

    A relative is looking to replace an old clock face as cheaply as possible, and I'm thinking the best approach (i.e. cheaper than glass) might be modding an acrylic side-panel or similar.

    How much do you reckon it might cost to get a 30cm diameter circle sorted, 3mm thick? I haven't got any of the kit to cut it with, so unless you can buy something that spec (and I'm guessing not), I would need to pay someone to do it for me. How much work is it likely to entail?

    Would something like this do the trick, after a bit of modding?
  2. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

    23 Oct 2001
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    Depends. If it is an old vintage or antique clock, I'd look for a replacement glass on eBay. It is a rich source of spare clock parts.
  3. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

    27 Nov 2009
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    Is it just flat glass you want ??? if so I could cut you a circle I have some 4mm thick I could cut you a 30cm circle out of that you could have that for post only
    Last edited: 17 Jul 2011

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