Filling Light Holes with Acrylic Caulk

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Filling Light Holes with Acrylic Caulk

Post by dasfool » Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:19 pm

Working with hot glue is kind of a pain and messy, not to mention the stuff is really hot! I still wanted to have the LEDs visible outside so I decided to try an idea that another forum member mentioned, filling the holes with acrylic caulk. This stuff is really easy to clean (wipes away with a damp paper towel). The consistency is kind of like a lotion. It goes on white but dries clear. I like how it all turned out and I'd probably do it again.
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Light in Action (Night)
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Notes:
  1. I did have to do two applications as it shrunk a bit after drying.
  2. You will have a lot of caulk left over, maybe re-caulk your bathroom or kitchen!
  3. These are the irrigators I used
  4. This is the caulk I used
  5. I left the tape on the back after everything was done
Using Acrylic Caulk to Fill LED HolesShow
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Taping the Back
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Oral Irrigator
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Acrylic Caulk
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Irrigator is Ready
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Light Holes Filled (note: the white turns clear as it dries)
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Dried
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Light in Action (Day)
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