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Old 06-13-2015, 04:47 PM   #15
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I was worried about using too much paint over the lights, but it turned out to not be an issue. The paint goes on pretty thin, so I had to do a couple of layers to get the right amount of dimming. If it's too much, you can scrape it off with a fingernail and start over

Thanks MonkeyClaw. Did you use red or black paint?

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A small piece of black electrical tape will do the job! It can be taken off during the day if you need them brighter!
That's what I did on the Carbon Monoxide detector, which was mounted in the bedroom.
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I found some peel and stick plastic darkening film on Amazon (I thi it was call Dim Light) that is made specifically for that issue. It is a "static kling" material so does not leave a residue. It really works for us, and remote signals still work
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I will trump your LED's with a dash radio that constantly blinks the entire display every 5 seconds and also changes colors! During the day it is no big deal but at dusk or night it is incredibly distracting. After reading the entire 30 page manual, which does not mention the blinking colored display, it became time for the electrical tape. On the list of projects is to change that #$#@ radio!
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Thanks MonkeyClaw. Did you use red or black paint?

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I used a black paint pen to match the plastic that the TV's and everything was made out of. I've never tried another color.
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Nail polish. Comes in small bottles, many different colors, and a built in brush.
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Black Sharpie...you can also use the sharpie to 'paint' the heads of bolts that are brighter than the rest of the install, whatever it is. I used one to cover the bolt heads of my new TV hanger.

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