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Re: White-face gauges?

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Subject: Re: White-face gauges?
From: Max Heim <mvheim@studiolimage.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 1999 10:41:26 -0700
I'm also a little puzzled; but it occurs to me, having had the gauges 
apart once, that someone with a little competence in computer graphics 
(Illustrator, CorelDraw) could draw up a perfectly convincing white gauge 
face, print it out on high quality stock, and attach it over the original 
face using a removable adhesive such as rubber cement. This would give 
you a chance to evaluate the concept at the cost of about 10 worth of 
paper, instead of a few hundred $ in gauges. Using a color laserprinter 
at Kinko's (rather than an inkjet)  and having it laminated should make 
it durable enough to last for months, or even years if garaged.

Just a wild idea that came to mind...

Dan Pockrus had this to say:

>
>       For reasons I have yet to understand, Loyal Son has decided he would
>like white-faced gauges in his B. The only set of white-face gauges I am
>aware of is the VDO Vintage series. Does anyone else know of others (or,
>conversely, another way to do this (or further, a good way to talk him out
>of it?))?
>
>Dan Pockrus
>'74B awaiting paint
>
>
>


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Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
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