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Im gonna add a window to my case and i was wondering if they have any acrylic or plexi glass that allows you not to see in unlit you turn on some lights in the case.
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um they have tinted acrylic
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http://www.professionalplastics.com/ACRYLICMIRROR

Maybe do something like an interrogation room mirror? When you turn the lights on behind the mirror, it becomes transparent. I have no idea, but it would be pretty awesome if somebody did it.
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yeah the mirror acrylic has the effect i want but do they have some thats not a mirror its just plain tint looking
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You could try smoked acrylic; it would make it more difficult to see what's inside till you turn the lights on.
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There are several mods around these parts that used miror acrylic (bottom sheet on the left).

Bronze acrylic also has a similar effect, but when the lights are out one can vaguely see the hardware that lurks behind the window.
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i might just go with regular clear acrylic. Also can you buy acrylic at lowes or homdepot.
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i might just go with regular clear acrylic. Also can you buy acrylic at lowes or homdepot.
Yes. Both should have acrylic, but I would call and check stock first as it is not always available (at least around my area).

I don't know if they can cut it for you, but if they can doing so will save you some time.
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post #10 of 34
Nightshade by VHT , it will give the glass a dark look but light will come through perfectly , I've used it to black out
my trucks tail lights , it works perfectly.
Edited by DiagnosisDirt - 7/5/08 at 10:12pm
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