Glass for lights

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  1. TheTwoOfUs

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    Whilst replacing the bulbs with LEDs I managed to drop a glass lens which broke. Does ayone know where to get replacement glasses from? I've tried local glass stockists/repairers but they say it's too small for them to cut. The sizes are 37mm dia x 1.8mm thick. It does'nt seem to be my lucky month, what with this and losing the filler cap.:cry:
     
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    Could you not use an old lense from a torch :Eeek:
     
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    you could always try a camera shop as some filters may be about that size.
    or even as daft as it sounds an opticians.

    failing those try for lighting manufacturers or theatre lighting companies as they have glass gobo lenses and filters that may be of similar size.
     
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    could give knollbeck caravans a call on 01226 753956 brampton
    or Glentworth 01709 880 880 thunscoe both have caravan and motorhome surplus
     
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    My father God Bless him was a watchmaker and he used to cut lenses for watches and Clocks, so I'm sure a reputable Jeweller/Watchmaker could help, polycarbonate of course not Glass, but you wouldn't know the difference.......Griff :thumb:
     
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    Once again, thanks for all the suggestions. I will follow them up tomorrow.:thumb:
     
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    cheap torch say poundland or somewhere similar
    maybe one in the draw you have not used for a long time
    recycling:Smile:

    regards
    steve
     
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    The light will still work without the glass cover--swap it for one you do not use as much/out of the way
    terry
     
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