Bandai Enterprise Dilemma - Argh

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.


sapper36

Sr Member
RPF PREMIUM MEMBER
Just got mine yesterday - What a fantastic kit! - My only problem...

Do I just build it as is & have a beautiful Enterprise by this weekend?

Or... Anybody else considered replacing the incandescent bulbs with white LEDs, & putting in fiber optics to simulate the spotlights on the front bottom of the nacelles - & adding a flasher & fiberoptics for the navigation lights? Of course then this one will take months to finish too.

What to do, what to do...
 

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.

Jeeves

Well-Known Member
What's the lifespan of those grain of wheat bulbs? If they are prone to burning out, I'd consider at a minimum rewiring with LEDs. Perhaps some electronics guru can work out whether or not that's easy to do with the stock circuit....

Anyone?

-Raj
 

Dean O

Well-Known Member
I built mine the way it came out of the box. It's not like it'll be turned on for hours at a time anyway. I imagine the bulbs will last plenty long for me.
 

vaderman1701

Well-Known Member
If you check out CultTVMan's "HobbyTalk" Forum, there are several threads regarding this. I know many people have replaced the bulbs with LEDs, but many have built as is. Really a matter of how much work you want to do.

Scott
 

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.

This thread is more than 18 years old.

Your message may be considered spam for the following reasons:

  1. Your new thread title is very short, and likely is unhelpful.
  2. Your reply is very short and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  3. Your reply is very long and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  4. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose.
  5. Your message is mostly quotes or spoilers.
  6. Your reply has occurred very quickly after a previous reply and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  7. This thread is locked.

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.

Top