These are marine grade eye bolts (used to attach lines and such to boats) and they're the closest I could find to switch guards that aren't actual switch guards
I still need to find a smaller size than this (which may work as a guard for something else)
And I need to convince a supplier to sell me a few hundred of them for the same price as a sack of potatoes
Oh wow, someone else had the exact same u-bolt guard idea and made an entire control console for Kerbal
They look pretty sweet, actually. From a distance, you can't tell they're u-bolts, not switch guards. But they do the job!
This is almost exactly the same look I'm trying to achieve
@Tay0 There are space shuttle vibes all over it
Even after the glass cockpit upgrades, the flight deck had these kinds of guards all over the place
This is just peak aesthetic
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