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by Joe Buck
Tue May 24, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Idea Three: Steel post Car Canopy for living
Replies: 32
Views: 4880

I got a canopy kit from Shade King last year (http://www.angelfire.com/biz/shadecanopies/), extremely bomber, I can hang from the frame without any damage. You need to buy and cut-to-length your own 1" metal conduit but that is all (you can get it at any Lowe's or Home Depot). The whole thing is rat...
by Joe Buck
Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: 2011 Art & Performance
Topic: Irish Musicians wanted for music seisiun
Replies: 14
Views: 2450

yay! I only heard about it second hand last year, ran and grabbed my pipes and caught the end of it, glad I did it was a great time and folks were really digging it. It sure was hot and humid in there, but it had the perverse affect of actually making the reeds in the pipes happy at least! Glad you ...
by Joe Buck
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Metalworking Questions
Replies: 46
Views: 6029

Eric is entirely correct on all fronts, slow cooling gold, silver (and copper based metals to some extent) will result in the growth of large crystal structures that will behave more like work-hardened material and break easily. I follow this rule all the time with copper when rolling staples for ba...
by Joe Buck
Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:20 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: Six PM Gate Opening on Sunday
Replies: 37
Views: 4939

Concerns about the weather is what we heard in our camp before the gate was scheduled to open. I had early arrival (Sat morning). Cold temps and combined dust/rain storm on arrival had the BORG and LEOs a bit spooked about what was to come when the bulk of the storm front passed through I guess beca...
by Joe Buck
Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Thank You! from Ludo O'Dillo's Publick House!
Replies: 11
Views: 4884

Yay Armadillo! Thanks for hosting such a great seisuin! I was the piper there on Thursday. Wish I didn't miss the Friday seisuin now! Here are a couple of photos from the Thursday seisuin... http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/4999689592_871159fb8d_b.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4126/499968956...
by Joe Buck
Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:15 am
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Maximizing booze-gifting through regional supply comparison.
Replies: 21
Views: 3206

Are you driving I-80 then? When you hit Evanston Wyoming (near the Utah border) you will find a lot of liquor, fireworks and porn stores just off the freeway, small town easy to find them. Good selection generally, and about as good prices as you are going to find. They have Fat tire in cans which I...
by Joe Buck
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 186960

Caveatlector, brilliant work on the Mountie coat! And you have the mustache to go with it! I'm surprised that the wool won't dye black readily, but I'm lacking in knowledge in that area. Our camp has a tie-dye shin dig and I know that vinegar is supposed to help make the dye fast but that is all I k...
by Joe Buck
Thu Aug 19, 2010 12:16 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Irish burning man virgins looking for somewhere to camp!
Replies: 27
Views: 3066

Yo Velocirafter, guitar would be great. Heard from a flute player a few days ago so that's a start to a session! I'll look for you at the Paddy Mirage. I will be on the playa next week to set up our camp, hope I have some extra time to help the Paddy crew set up! Cheers, and a safe trip from Limeric...
by Joe Buck
Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:16 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 186960

LMAO C.f.M, you have a very dirty mind!
by Joe Buck
Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 186960

Great job Joe Buck! I love the back pleats and the buckle! I hope you have some pockets in there?!? Thanks for the complements! No pockets on this kilt; real Scotsmen use a Sporran to carry stuff! I'm going to fashion a Sporran from a gold-glittery purse with fur accents :wink: Can't wait to be hom...
by Joe Buck
Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 186960

Thanks for the complements! but I'm embarrassed to confess that at my advanced age the abs are probably more an optical illusion or a trick of the light, and part of the reason I made a new kilt is that I can barely squeeze into my real kilt anymore!
by Joe Buck
Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:25 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 186960

I love this part about preparing for BM, the inspiration just took hold. I welded a towing hitch AND made a kilt in the same weekend! I have had a bug in my ass about making a kilt for a while. I have a real highland kilt but it is way to warm (and heavy) to wear at BM. I used some paisley brocade t...
by Joe Buck
Mon Aug 16, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bicycle advice (I'm a newbie!)
Replies: 39
Views: 6259

It never occurred to me that the larger diameter would work better in soft ground. It is actually quite noticeable if you were to compare a 26" wheel to a 29" wheel with the same dimension of tire. The 29er tire has significantly more air volume, and you can run them at lower pressure than a 26" ti...
by Joe Buck
Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bicycle advice (I'm a newbie!)
Replies: 39
Views: 6259

Gyre, thanks for the info, thought it would be a great playa ride. One thing to keep in mind is the Pugsley fork has 135 mm spacing (not the standard 100 mm). So you need a rear hub for it, usually single-speed. We have built a few of these wheel sets in the local shop where I work occasionally. Hav...
by Joe Buck
Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Bicycle advice (I'm a newbie!)
Replies: 39
Views: 6259

Those knobbies aren't helping the rest of us. You may need to change the rim to get wider tires on. Wide and smooth as possible. I'm looking for a mountain bike frame for as wide a tire as possible and I plan to change the gears to a hubgear, but multi-sprockets do survive with care. I may even cha...
by Joe Buck
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Who am I
Replies: 7
Views: 961

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by Joe Buck
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: Costume & Crafting Help
Replies: 2064
Views: 186960

[quote="SilverOrange"]So apparently IllianoWear has closed up shop. As a parting gift they've thrown all of their patterns out for general consumption. They can be found here:[url]http://www.ilaniowear.com/patterns/index.html[/url] For a limited time they can all be downloaded as a zip file (includi...
by Joe Buck
Sun Aug 15, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: Ashes and Dust
Replies: 43
Views: 10132

You made one stone with my mothers ashes last year before the dust and wind made it impossible to make anymore. Bless you Goat head, you are one fine human being. That stone went to my brother, but I hope you have your Fresnel lens again this year, I would love to have a stone for me and my sister. ...
by Joe Buck
Mon Aug 02, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: The Burner demographic...
Replies: 120
Views: 20381

Ph.D in molecular biology and genetics I have worked for various small biotech and medical device start ups for the last 15 years. Little or no job security and poor pay for most of them, so at least the current hard economic times have not been much of a change from my perspective! Challenging work...
by Joe Buck
Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: Food & Drink
Topic: Staying energized during the day?
Replies: 72
Views: 7183

I have had great results with this stuff http://www.nuun.com/index.php , probably close to the composition of electrolytes in pedialyte, but with vitamin B and C I think, no sugar and no carbohydrate. Gatorade is pretty much table salt and sugar, not the best thing. This stuff works wonders whether ...
by Joe Buck
Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Djembes
Replies: 18
Views: 1644

Greetings Junglesmacks! I bring my best djembe, one I re-finished and headed myself, but I live in Salt Lake City and as AntiM pointed out it's just as dry here as the playa so I never have to adjust the head tension out there. Coming from such a constantly humid enviroment to the playa is definitel...
by Joe Buck
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: instruments on the playa
Replies: 52
Views: 7908

Greetings Pamtree! Wish I still had a set of highland pipes to loan you, but I gave up on them and focused on the Uilleann pipes a long time ago. I totally understand your reasons for not bringing your pipes all the way from Scotland. If I did not make my pipes I would probably not bring them as wel...
by Joe Buck
Wed Jul 21, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: SEEKING GUEST CHEF - Golden Cafe
Replies: 3
Views: 791

How about Paella and Spanish tapas? Not sure what you are looking for as far as guest chef material and how many people you are feeding. I've done paella for my camp, cooked over a fire pit like it should be, hot work to say the least! usually a crowd pleaser. Feeds about 20 people give or take...
by Joe Buck
Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: Camps at Three O'Clock
Replies: 48
Views: 8328

VW Bus camp 3 and H. Placed us far out again WTF? Oh well... Come catch a ride on our art car, Buszilla! This year VW Bus camp will be joining forces with Walter the world biggest VW. Stop by Tuesday for tie-dying fun and Thursday afternoon for hoop jam at the hoopadome, and everyday at the leopard ...
by Joe Buck
Wed Jul 14, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: This little burner needs relationship advice.............
Replies: 81
Views: 8131

While I hesitate to summarily just say dump the dude, his negative and judgmental, and completely uninformed, response apparently leaves no room for compromise or swaying his decision. Like many others have pointed out, it's a control issue. I had a similar situation when I went to my first burn, ex...
by Joe Buck
Wed Jul 14, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Irish burning man virgins looking for somewhere to camp!
Replies: 27
Views: 3066

Céad Míle Fáilte Ronan! I think you will be surprised by the number of Irish folks at BM! If you can't get enough of your fellow countrymen, try the Paddy Mirage! [url]http://www.burntheirishbar.com/[/url] They just got placement around 2 and Athens. An Irish pub in the middle of the desert, leav...
by Joe Buck
Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: LEO flash mob?
Replies: 62
Views: 11748

And I hesitated a moment to add this one (if only because I have no recollection of it happening), but just to caution what can happen on the playa when law enforcement goes awry!

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by Joe Buck
Tue Jun 22, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: LEO flash mob?
Replies: 62
Views: 11748

A picture is worth a thousand words it has been said...

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by Joe Buck
Tue Jun 22, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: 2010 Art & Performance
Topic: LEO flash mob?
Replies: 62
Views: 11748

This is a really fun idea! Me and a couple camp mates actually did this on a small scale last year, sort of a last minute thing when I found a motorcycle cop helmet a week before leaving for BM. Combined with a uniform shirt, cop glasses and ass-less leather chaps and boots! My female back-up were p...
by Joe Buck
Fri May 28, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: 2010 Theme Camps
Topic: CENTER OF GRAVITY & The DANCETRONAUTS Plans for 2010
Replies: 37
Views: 6983

You planning a long cross-country drive Crypto? :lol:

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