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Doesn't hurt to ask...Lightbox

Discussion in 'General Airbrush Discussion' started by Boltcase, Mar 8, 2015.


  1. Boltcase

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    I stopped in at a local mail center one day to ship out a pckg. As I was leaving I saw an employee removing an old DHL adbox from the entrance window. Now this is where my feeble thinking brain surprised me (not as bright as the box I was looking at mind you). I asked the gal what she intended to with it and she preceded to tell me that she had contacted DHL to come and get it because they no longer had a need for their service...well to my fortune they didnt want it. She told me it was going in the dumpster...violently from the look on her face :). 30 seconds later I was walkin out the front door with it...woohoo. It was down 2 of 3 fluorescent bulbs ($12). Took some paint thinner and removed the DHL logo and waaalaaa...Lightbox fer me :). So keep your eyes peeled. Gandalf the Grey 019.jpg Gandalf the Grey 020.jpg
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    Yep, if you don't ask you don't get, you could easily replace the perspex with semi opaque white perspex which give you a more natural clearer light, and possibly even brighter lamps, you can literally put what you want into the box.

    Very cool find:thumbsup:
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    Nice idea Madbrush :). It is pretty white in real life, the pic made it come out yellow-ish. One side still has a DHL logo on it so that could be filtering thru on the camera.
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    awesome find...
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    I just assumed that the same as here, the DHL logo is a yellow background with red lettering:)
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    Just noticed your avatar, Damn cool to see that there:thumbsup:
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    Great find , If you could find some LED replace bulb for those old fluorescent it would be brighter and less heat put out by them.
    But free is always a great price:D
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    Thx Mad! Been meaning to do that for 2 monthes now...shows how bloody lazy I am..lol
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    Another good idea. Maybe wire in some LED strip(s) but I think those are still pricey last I checked.
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    They are but the money you save in the long run is worth it. That is if you use it a lot.
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    Free is my favourite price Lol. Nice one!
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