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EL Wire and costumes

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EL Wire and costumes
« on: July 27, 2017, 11:26:21 AM »
I will be using EL wire for the first time and was wondering how easy is it to chop up and re-wire?  I have never soldered before either.  Any help would be uber awesome!

Thank you.

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Re: EL Wire and costumes
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2017, 06:33:43 PM »
It's a bit of a pain to chop up and rewire. You can buy different splitters (2, 3, 5 way splitters), and buy EL wire of different colours and lengths. You can cut it down to smaller lengths, but it is hard work to extend it, more effort than it's worth. You can also get EL panels as well as wire.
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Re: EL Wire and costumes
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2017, 07:00:25 PM »
Thank you!
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Re: EL Wire and costumes
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2017, 02:04:10 AM »
Have a look at this website, and remember, ebay is your friend!

http://elwirecraft.co.uk/
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Re: EL Wire and costumes
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2017, 08:23:50 AM »
Oooo Thank you!
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