So the main component that turns the light up fireman costume (aka Rave Rescue Worker) into the RAVE GOD is the “air tank” that doesn’t actually hold air.. Layer 1 = connectors (DB 25, “remove before rave” lockout/tag out pin, charging, Aux 1 for suit lighting, other?) Layers 2-5 (or 2-3*) will be batteries arranged
just a quick update on my attempts at etching Plexiglass via mechanical abrasion (diamond bit) and a blinking LED
Recently acquired: 5″ diameter galvanized chimney pipe (reflector for ccfl’s) Lexan sheet (bracing and top of rave puck) Ordered: Circle cutter (to make the internal structure and end caps of air tank, and for covers for rave pucks) 25 1/3AA nimh cells at 300mah a piece (should give me 1 hour of use per rave
I am making 2 rave pucks that will be attached via magnets to my costume at the knees*. I drew up some sketches today and thought I’d share. *=tentative.
I had purchased 1 of these Super El’ Cheapo LED lights with the thoughts that the analyzer inside must run off 5 volts and I should be able to modify it. Well Sure enough upon opening it up I found 2! terminals where it was outputting 4.85 volts (aka I could probably feed in 5
I ordered a helmet off Ebay (didn’t intend to win the auction because I offered a dollar amount I thought was low enough I wouldn’t win the “best offer” clause, oh well It arrived and is pretty sweet. The helmet is in fair/OK shape but will get cleaned up and repaired as needed. I’m thinking
Much More lights and mods are coming. This is just the basic concept which will soon have a better helmet (legit/real fire fighter helmet+more lights+tank of light on back)