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hi there, i have a question about UV lighting that i hope you can help me with.

i'm planning on the following parts:

Vanity Lights
12in Dual UV Cold Cathode Kit ($8)
http://www.xoxide.com/cathode.html


Tubing
PrimoFlex Pro LRT UV Blue 3/8" ID x 5/8" OD 15ft (~$25)
http://www.jab-tech.com/PrimoFlex-Pr...D-pr-4115.html


if my case has UV blue acrylic windows, how will it affect the appearance of the internal components, particularly the UV blue tubing?

i guess what i'm really asking is, what is the best window to show off the internals: regular clear acrylic, or can i do UV blue acrylic without distorting how the internals appear?

thanks!
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post #2 of 4
i have a clear window on my 800t with uv cathodes in the top and uv fluid running through clear tubes and uv reactive anti-kink coils. pics are in the Phor the Win link in my sig.

I'm not sure how a uv window would look, as i cant recall seeing many.
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post #3 of 4
Hrm, wouldn't a UV window glow when you fire up the UV lighting? That would seriously hinder your view inside.
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post #4 of 4
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i think that depends on how much it glows, ya know?

but i think in either case the uv blue window will wash out the color of the uv blue tube and the internals won't stand out as much.

i think i'll stick to normal acrylic then and let the internals be the showcase.

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