Just waiting for a couple of kits to come through to me a through hole and a SMD version. Both will have a 2x16 LCD and I suspect I will mount them like this.
I have some of the grey slope front meter boxes (from an Australian trip when bought some from Jaycar)
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More images... thanks to Dr Le Hung for permission.