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#58011 - 10th Jul 2004 12:40am perspex boot shelf
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hi is this a good or bad idea please give honest opions????
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#58012 - 10th Jul 2004 1:06am Re: perspex boot shelf
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u would b able 2 see all the wires. abit random but anyway: have you gone into the JD SPORTS in liverpool!! they have sum realy cool light emmiting perspex which gathers the light and emmits it out the sides!! it lights up and looks very smart!! all u need is a bit of that an sum neons and ya laughin!!! but up 2 u!! wud eather look realy gud or realy tacky!!

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#58013 - 12th Jul 2004 1:37am Re: perspex boot shelf
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If done right it can look nice, but as alex said you have a major problem with the wires, also security, everyone can see into your boot

I have seen it done before when only a section of the shelf is done in perspex, at the end of the day, it wont hurt to have a go, if you come across any problems, give me a shout

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#58014 - 15th Jul 2004 11:10pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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ok i mite have a go in about a week thx for the advice but am goin to try and find a way to get the wires hid any ideas also about security i am thinkin of really blckin out the back window so mite not be a problem ??
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#58015 - 16th Jul 2004 12:05am Re: perspex boot shelf
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when i made my stealth shelf obviously u cant see the wires but i take them in a shape underneath so both wiring looks neat underneath if you do this with the perspex then im sure it wud look just as neat, all i can say when makin the shelf "take your time, dont rush"
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#58016 - 16th Jul 2004 12:10am Re: perspex boot shelf
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why not get led wire wraps, they are just like those lights every one had a christmas going round the house, but your wires are hidden in side, might look like a good feature aswell

have fun
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#58017 - 16th Jul 2004 4:00pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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any idea were i would get them ??
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#58018 - 25th Jul 2004 2:36pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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Let me know what size/thickness perspex you need and I will see what I can get my hands on through work.

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#58019 - 25th Jul 2004 5:10pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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don't know if any ones seen pimp my ride on mtv the put perspex in this lads cars and looked well good

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#58020 - 25th Jul 2004 7:32pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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If you were worried about security why not use a smoked type of perspex.

Mount some neons under it. You wont be able to see the speaker wires either.

Just a thought.

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#58021 - 25th Jul 2004 9:01pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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the smoked perspex sounds realy good mate with some nice neons under it defo
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#58022 - 26th Jul 2004 5:27pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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ya sounds great how much does it cost
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#58023 - 26th Jul 2004 6:16pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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What size is your shelf?

Max thickness they do is 10mm, but I reckon you would be better off using two sheets of 5/6mm with a batton around the outside edge. Box in all your wires and lights, mount the lights to the wood (easier to screw them to than plastic). Use some nice chrome screws to put it together and finnish it off.


If it's done right it will look well sweet.

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#58024 - 28th Jul 2004 10:53pm Re: perspex boot shelf
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not sure how big it is but will measure it in the mornin ok
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