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Perspex wind restrictor edging

I have recently bought a Perspex wind restrictor which I am going to illuminate with LED strip. However, I want to put rubber edging on it as I think that when it is lit up, the edges stand out too much. All I want to do is illuminate the etching and an overall subtle glow. I don't want the rubber edging to be too obvious, maybe around 3/8" deep, the panel is 1/4" thick. There are lots of different ones on ebay, but obviously pictures aren't as good as experience. Can anyone point me in the right direction of what to use please?
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Hi Paul,

I recall a thread where a member made his own and put rubber edging on it

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