Owning your own pond requires maintenance. Sometimes this maintenance will require you to take a swim. Diving in your pond leaves you in the dark trying to feel your way around. To fix this problem, you will need a dive light. Unfortunately, many of the commercially made dive lights are expensive. You can make your own complex dive light with clear canisters, batteries and high-tech illumination sources. But, if you only need a dive light occasionally, there is a way to make your own very cheaply with common household items.
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Things you need
- LED flashlight
- Heavy-duty freezer bags
- Duct tape
Slide your LED flashlight inside of a heavy-duty freezer bag. Slip another freezer bag over the other end of the light.
Pull the open ends of the bags together. Push the end of the rear bag into the open end of the front bag.
Pull both bags tight so that the rear is tight against the back end of the flashlight and the front is tight against the lens of the flashlight.
Smooth the bags against the flash light, and wrap the flashlight with duct tape. Add a second layer of bags over the flashlight. Wrap the second layer with duct tape.
Enter the water, grasping your dive light firmly. Push the power button on the flashlight through the freezer bag covers to illuminate the LED and test your dive light.
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