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Old 08-28-06, 06:15 AM
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Light emitting clothing from Phillips

I can see where Phillps' Lumalive material (recently announced) could be useful in making commuting gear. Imagine a one foot square 'slow moving vehicle' triangle in luminescent orange and yellow on your back. Maybe have it alternating with the yellow 'Attention' triangle...the one with the big black exclamation mark in it.
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It says the light emitting layer can be removable. I wonder if you could take that layer and retrofit it say into your winter jersey. That way it's a bit more insulation as well. I think this is pretty cool, but it would be hard to make a breathable jersey with this stuff. You could have a message on your panniers like "Share the Road" as well.
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Originally Posted by Dickseacup
Imagine a one foot square 'slow moving vehicle' triangle...
A square triangle? Sorry, my imagination refuses to serve me.
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Old 08-28-06, 08:48 AM
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I have an LL Bean messenger bag with the illuminix piping on it. Two AA batteries in a holder in one of the pockets. The piping lights up either constant or flashing and can be see for quite a distance. Kind of cool.
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On jackets containing the Philips Lumalive fabrics dynamic advertisements, graphics and constantly changing color surfaces can be displayed
The OCPer's will love this stuff on team kit!
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I want one with a changeable marquee suitable for multiple occassions. You honk at me, my middle finger sign illuminates. I could have turn signals on there too. If there is a beautiful woman behind me, it could say "Follow Me, I'm Rich". The possibilities are endless.
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Whatever. Why do I need to buy this from Philips, when all I have to do is soak my jersey or a t-shirt in plutonium for 1hr before I wear it?

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Whatever. Why do I need to buy this from Philips, when all I have to do is soak my jersey or a t-shirt in plutonium for 1hr before I wear it?

Sheesh...some people...



Can't you just cover all your skin with plutonium? Less is more.
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You could just repack your hubs and bb w/ plutonium and not have to worry about being a slow moving vehicle anymore.
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You could just repack your hubs and bb w/ plutonium and not have to worry about being a slow moving vehicle anymore.

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Originally Posted by banzai_f16
Whatever. Why do I need to buy this from Philips, when all I have to do is soak my jersey or a t-shirt in plutonium for 1hr before I wear it?

Sheesh...some people...
Plutonium does not emit visible radiation. Tritium is the nuclear material you need for that glow in the dark effect. You can safely obtain a similar effect by activating a glow stick, cut it open, and rub the glowing liquid on your face and hands.
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Originally Posted by n4zou
Plutonium does not emit visible radiation. Tritium is the nuclear material you need for that glow in the dark effect. You can safely obtain a similar effect by activating a glow stick, cut it open, and rub the glowing liquid on your face and hands.
Well look at you being all "technical". Next you're going to tell me I can't grow "tomacco" in a field after I've doused it with goodness from the local nuclear reactor.

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Originally Posted by n4zou
Plutonium does not emit visible radiation. Tritium is the nuclear material you need for that glow in the dark effect. You can safely obtain a similar effect by activating a glow stick, cut it open, and rub the glowing liquid on your face and hands.
It's more fun to give someone two drinks; one hiding the liquid from the glowstick, the other hiding the contents of the glass capsule in said glowstick. They'll pee glow...

Or you can drink tritium...
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Originally Posted by chephy
A square triangle? Sorry, my imagination refuses to serve me.
Easy, use your imagination. In seconds using only my thumbs and forefingers I made a 3-D shape that was a square from one point of view and a triangle from another. It is too easy to read the post as a triangle fitting in side a square one foot on a side or a triangle which has an area of one square foot.
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Originally Posted by n4zou
Plutonium does not emit visible radiation. Tritium is the nuclear material you need for that glow in the dark effect. You can safely obtain a similar effect by activating a glow stick, cut it open, and rub the glowing liquid on your face and hands.
You can also buy tritium powered signs from Safety supply companies that glow 24 hours a day for 12 odd years before you need to recycle them.

Another thread also led me to a site that sold glow in the dark hair gel for Raves. Put that in a wig over your helmet.
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Originally Posted by ken cummings
Easy, use your imagination. In seconds using only my thumbs and forefingers I made a 3-D shape that was a square from one point of view and a triangle from another. It is too easy to read the post as a triangle fitting in side a square one foot on a side or a triangle which has an area of one square foot.

Is this going to be on the final exam ?
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