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by ellorbito
Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: 2015 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Wacky queue times?
Replies: 29
Views: 2002

Re: Wacky queue times?

logged in at 1200 PST ...In the line..paused..28 minutes,...over an hour....tickets sold out. frustrating, very frustrating
by ellorbito
Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Jerky Golf Cart: Need Help
Replies: 10
Views: 1015

Re: Jerky Golf Cart: Need Help

Yes. I am actually disabled with spina bifida. But thanks for asking.
by ellorbito
Fri Aug 03, 2012 11:12 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Jerky Golf Cart: Need Help
Replies: 10
Views: 1015

Re: Jerky Golf Cart: Need Help

Thank you so much. I knew someone would be on it. let your know our progress.
by ellorbito
Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Jerky Golf Cart: Need Help
Replies: 10
Views: 1015

Jerky Golf Cart: Need Help

My husband and I just bought a 77 ezgo golf cart. I am pregnant and we are bringing our son this year, so we thought a golf cart art car would be a good idea this year for sure. It runs great, charges great but has a very jerky start to it. I could use some help in two ways. 1, where to start lookin...
by ellorbito
Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Did you get a STEP Ticket?
Replies: 2517
Views: 175453

Re: Did you get a STEP Ticket?

Yay!!!!!!!!!!!I finally got awarded STEP tickets. I was able to get in on the 2000 thing, my computer was wonky but I think my time stamp was a horrible 13 minutes. There is hope. Sending some good mojo out to all you without tickets. Sending good mojo out to all of you who have them too. See you so...
by ellorbito
Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:36 am
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: New Burningman Ticket Process - 2012
Replies: 1163
Views: 59249

Re: New Burningman Ticket Process - 2012

Just a thought... What about the people that can afford the more expensive tiers that opt for registering for all three? The people with limited income can be screwed. Not in a the fun way either. Or maybe it is the fun way....hmm
by ellorbito
Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:49 am
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Burning Man Lotto is UNFAIR! No LOTTO!
Replies: 42
Views: 3628

Re: Burning Man Lotto is UNFAIR! No LOTTO!

I agree with Figjam and JK.
by ellorbito
Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: How to stay fit on the playa (bacon explosion)
Replies: 37
Views: 5876

A couple of years ago it was bigger. If you imagine a horseshoe shape, with the tips being 10 and 2 oclock respectively, from 10 directly to 2 it was a mile. A half a mile to the man from the portals on esplanade,,,,shorter now or at least last year it was. The perimeter I was told, and feel pretty ...
by ellorbito
Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:55 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Bedding options
Replies: 53
Views: 8454

bed

blow up bed. all the way. first year no bed....every year after, blow up bed.! Or someone else's bed!
by ellorbito
Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bikes on the playa
Replies: 40
Views: 7163

bike

our bikes are playa only. I oil the chain and moving parts before we go and when we get back. The only problems I have ever had are leaky tires and weird squeaks. Go to goodwill or check craigslist for inexpensive playa bikes. We live in a huge apartment complex and found two bikes in the dumpster a...
by ellorbito
Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:37 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Do sparkle ponies know they're sparkle ponies?
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

pony

My sparkle pony embraces his...sparkly-ness. Lets hope he can make it this year.
As Savannah states...most are blissfully unaware... or so they seem.
by ellorbito
Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: Need a large (5 foot) metal disc, any ideas?
Replies: 13
Views: 1569

disc

Try an auto wrecking yard. Grab the roof off of some old american beater.
Maybe a train yard too.
by ellorbito
Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: How to stay fit on the playa (bacon explosion)
Replies: 37
Views: 5876

fit

Dance. Dance. Dance. Its 7miles or so from 10 to 2 with, depending on turnout, up to 10 roads. ....700 miles of playa camps and sideroads + art works and deep playa fun. + dehydration and no time to eat....at times. I lose a couple ponds every year and eat my fill of bacon!
by ellorbito
Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: 2011 Share Resources
Topic: dome strength
Replies: 12
Views: 2096

dome strength

I have built two 2 frequency domes out of EMT. The first one was 3/4 inch and supports weight only at the bolted areas...where all the pipes come together. The other I built out of 1 inch EMT and could support weight of about 160 lbs mid length a span of about 5 feet. I starts to sag with a little b...
by ellorbito
Wed Jan 12, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Car Rentals
Replies: 17
Views: 2217

Car rental

We rented a spiffy car...Chevy or whatever from the Reno airport. We came back to to Reno after Burn and showered, cleaned the car (I thought really well), took it back to the place feeling confident. We were wearing nice-ish clothes and dude asked us how was the man.....I told him (because i was st...
by ellorbito
Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: led's to music?
Replies: 4
Views: 892

Led stuff

Thanks for the tips and the prompt replies. I feel lost and appreciate the guidance. Any other ideas will be greatly appreciated as well. Keep em coming!
Thanks,
Ellorbito
by ellorbito
Wed Jan 12, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: led's to music?
Replies: 4
Views: 892

led's to music?

Does anybody know how to sync led's to music? All the resources I have found have been for a limited number of lights....like for computers and speakers. We are looking to encapsulate our MV in led's and are wondering how to do it on a large scale.
by ellorbito
Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 4067
Views: 838721

cooler

You are fucking good. I don't need to ask you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by ellorbito
Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Burn Barrles
Replies: 20
Views: 1640

Burn Barrles

I was put to the task of building burn barrels for our theme camp. I have a few questions about them. 1. Should I just put them up on cinder blocks. 2. Where do I find info on how far apart they have to be. 3. Does someone have a set of plans on how to build one. I'm taking a welding class in few we...
by ellorbito
Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Taping the door jams on yer vehicle...
Replies: 30
Views: 3837

We just use really big Ziplock bags that we purchase at the Alice in Wonderland stores. Worked like a charm. You drive right into them and yellow and blue make green when you zip it up that way you know when you have an effective seal. Taping really doesn't work. Drop the 150 for a detail and get ne...
by ellorbito
Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:04 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: mosquito netting to keep out dust?
Replies: 33
Views: 3664

Why would you want to keep the dust out! I am still finding playa in my stuff. Its like an old friend. Or seasoning. Ahhhhhh.
by ellorbito
Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: clothing
Replies: 26
Views: 5231

clothing

we made most of ours from thrift store buys and old crap from the closet. Its more fun making something unique. If you lack the patience, have your camp...or start one yourselves; a clothing swap/party. Or just have a party and see whose clothes you end up home in and worry about playa wear later.
by ellorbito
Fri May 28, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Dome advice: best ways to cut and flatten EMT?
Replies: 29
Views: 6699

The Ghetto Fab way....

The Ghetto Fab way to make a dome I used a two pound hammer and an old brake rotor from a big truck to flatten my 3/4" emt tubing. I'm frugal and found the rotor at the school I attend. It had about a 2 and half inch flat spot on the round part ...uh the outer ring flat-spot-thingy. I just put ...
by ellorbito
Wed May 19, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Building a "play dome"
Replies: 12
Views: 2468

Building a "play dome"

Hi there Burners! Anybody have any ideas as to what frequency dome, and or thickness of tubing i need to construct a dome, that is strong enough to screw around on? I need to build a play dome for my camp and don't want it to collapse when the going get fun. (not as massive as Death Guild's T-dome) ...
by ellorbito
Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: What foods are best for the playa????
Replies: 104
Views: 31328

What foods are best for the playa????

We need help deciding what food to take. This is our second year and we want to be prepared. We dont remember eating anything, I mean we dont remember anything at all. So, maybe you have some good suggestions for food to bring with. Something you may have found you could not live without or that one...
by ellorbito
Thu Apr 23, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: dome tubing size
Replies: 5
Views: 830

dome tubing size

I plan on building a dome this year and was wondering if 1/2" electrical conduit is strong enough for the occasional dust storm. The dome will only be about 17 feet in diameter. Any input will be met with gracious and heartfelt thanks. Plus good mojo.
by ellorbito
Wed Apr 01, 2009 11:01 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: What battery do I need?
Replies: 7
Views: 943

What battery do I need?

What kind of batter will power 5, 100 bulb led light " christmas style" strings for a night? Also, How will i recharge them?
Please help a novice burner. Ill give you candy. and liquor. and more candy. maybe a lamp. thermos. an optigrab or two.
thanks
by ellorbito
Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:59 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Covering for a dome
Replies: 11
Views: 2071

Thank you for the info playa tom. Aluminet.....is it see through? sp?
seems neat......gotta good sound to it. dah dah dah alummmmmIIIInet!
thanks.
by ellorbito
Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Covering for a dome
Replies: 11
Views: 2071

Ugly Dougly.....I will not resist . It is only futile. I like blue. I will see if it is practical. thank you.
by ellorbito
Tue Mar 31, 2009 1:52 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Covering for a dome
Replies: 11
Views: 2071

THANK YOU ¡Niers!. what a help the info is. i will have a look-see and make some decisions. you all are wonderful. thank you.

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