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This shows how I made my AP disengage bar for the MCP.
The method is simple and cheap: using a hot glue gun and a mold where I poured the hot glue into.
My mold is a part of a standard audio tape box as seen in this picture.
To allow an easy removal of the cooled down glue, I used paper around the "walls" so I could get the molded part out easily.
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The size of the audio tape box is a little larger than what I need for the disengage bar, but the molded piece gets cut to size later.
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Here the glue is cooled down.
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carefully pulling the piece out of its mold. The audio tape box is still usable :-)
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Removing the paper involves lukewarm water and rubbing off the paper with fingers. The kind of paper I used proved to be a very good choice: thin catalogue paper (from my favourite electronics supplier :-)
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What remains of the paper is only a very thin face layer (of which the print of the side facing the glue is part of).
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Cutting to shape. I tried using sharp knives/scalpels first, but the cuts are not smooth. Then I used my soldering iron to warm up the blade of the knife and this worked very nicely. It just creates bad smells!
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The knives used and the MCP panel where the bar is gonna be installed.
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The size fits well.
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Here's the side with the cut.
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from the top
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The Disengage bar painted (sort of) white.
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