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by Just_Joe
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Tips and Tricks for RV's at Burning Man
Replies: 69
Views: 23781

Re: Tips and Tricks for RV's at Burning Man

Dry wiping everything is SOOO important. After we DRY wipe/sweep/vacuum/whatever I run over everything with a strong leaf blower and follow with an air (compressor) gun for nooks and crannies. Inside and out. Twice. It helps to open all windows and doors and also have a good fan running. Bonus poin...
by Just_Joe
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: black.rocky.report
Replies: 5
Views: 370

Re: black.rocky.report

Привет и добро пожаловать
by Just_Joe
Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Rest In Peace
Replies: 3061
Views: 366801

Re: Rest In Peace

ygmir wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:04 am
sigh........what a wonderful photo, thanks AntiM.
Yes.
It made a smile to break through my tears.
Love you guys.
by Just_Joe
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 869
Views: 95188

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

BBadger wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:50 pm
It'd be hilarious if lag screws became the new playa currency.
WHO RULE BARTERTOWN ???!!!
by Just_Joe
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Storage container as art, placed in deep playa?
Replies: 34
Views: 1595

Re: Storage container as art, placed in deep playa?

You are reading "placed" as "I am going to put it there"? I am reading it as "ARTery assigned it a location ('Placement')". When I spoke to ARTery about on-site art registration a few years ago, they told me I didn't need to bother if I didn't want to be on the map or assigned a spot. It's called R...
by Just_Joe
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 869
Views: 95188

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

We ran fastenersuper store outta 1/2"x18" lags!!! :lol: Who needs some and wants to trade?? I have about 20 (NEW) of the 1/2" x 18" and could use some 3/8" x 14". (2) of your 14" (used is OK) for (1) of my 18". I started 4 or 5 years ago with 100, but gifting them out has whittled my collection to ...
by Just_Joe
Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: 2018 Playa Conditions
Replies: 43
Views: 3881

Re: 2018 Playa Conditions

Looks pretty firm and dust free on day one. Lots of smoke tho. As of this morning, the playa (at least inner playa and between 2:30-7:00 on G) was stellar. Rock hard. Smoke is better than last weekend but comes and goes, depending on winds. Yes. it's dusty. I spent last night under the stars, about...
by Just_Joe
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Fuck!
Replies: 17107
Views: 1398824

Re: Fuck!

AntiM wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:36 am
Fucking Awesome.
Tell MyLarry I said Fucking Hi.
by Just_Joe
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: 50 Available Camp Spots with Entheos - 3:45 & Esplanade
Replies: 32
Views: 3206

Re: 50 Available Camp Spots with Entheos - 3:45 & Esplanade

There will be 50 people in good, interactive, micro camps back on J street that would appreciate the space if you don't sell out.
by Just_Joe
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: 24 Hours at Burning Man 2017... in 2018...
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Re: 24 Hours at Burning Man 2017... in 2018...

One hour in and we're taking an intermission.
As always, a great film.
Thank you.
by Just_Joe
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag Bolts - zinc vs. Galvanized - also size recommendation
Replies: 10
Views: 598

Re: Lag Bolts - zinc vs. Galvanized - also size recommendation

Zinc coating and galvanizing are the same thing. All the zinc stuff in my yard is rusty. I found this: Galvanized AKA Hot-Dip and Zinc Plating Compared Both processes use zinc coating as protective layer for a substrate/metal -Galvanized plating produces a metal finish that looks dull and has a rou...
by Just_Joe
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Will Call Question
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: Will Call Question

Dr. Pyro wrote:
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:32 am
with proper identification of course?
Yes. Done it several times.
Have a mutually agreed upon email address for the people picking up the ticket. When you drop them, I think Box Office asks for both.
by Just_Joe
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: The Bar 2018 Edition
Replies: 273
Views: 18144

Re: The Bar 2018 Edition

LeChatNoir wrote:
Sun Jul 29, 2018 2:54 pm
Howdy Bar. How's things been?
Howdy back, stranger. Long time no see.
How about a little BBQ with with that drink?
by Just_Joe
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: 2018 Playa Conditions
Replies: 43
Views: 3881

Re: 2018 Playa Conditions

In case anyone was wondering...it's hot. Hotter than normal. We've been right at 100° or higher all month. 41 days without rain. Humidity is touching single digits in the afternoon. I'm having some database issues with daily/monthy extremes reporting, but in the meantime, here's some cool wavy graph...
by Just_Joe
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: 2018 One item a day for BM list
Replies: 156
Views: 12084

Re: 2018 One item a day for BM list

AntiM wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:45 am
I had hernia surgery. Yay.
Get well. Soon!

I got a few hundred things done today.
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by Just_Joe
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Tickets given to me
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Tickets given to me

azebb wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:33 pm
A friend purchased my tickets
Did he buy them directly? If not, make sure they are authentic.
by Just_Joe
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 869
Views: 95188

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

Token wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:37 pm
Ah, OK. Makes sense now with the anchor points.
Also, don't underestimate the satisfaction of driving a lag screw if you've never done it before.
My newbies enjoy it almost as much a splitting 2x4 "firewood" with an axe. :coffee:
by Just_Joe
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Rideshares & Resource Sharing
Topic: Reno - BRC 22-Aug: Have room for LOTS of people.
Replies: 9
Views: 410

Re: Reno - BRC 22-Aug: Have room for LOTS of people.

That company wasn't on the vendor list last year, so they won't be this year.
The wait at Gate, even on Wed, can be 3+ hours and you'd be charged wait time.
Gate won't let them drop you there.
If you can make it work, great.
If not, I'll still give you points for originality.
by Just_Joe
Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 869
Views: 95188

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

I don’t get the fascination with foot-plates and lag-bolts when a simple application of duct tape will be more reliable and easier to deploy. Many people (me) us the foot plate/lag screw to secure our straps in X configurations. Very hands for carports and semi-walled flat top structures. I'll tack...
by Just_Joe
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: AC Suggestion?
Replies: 11
Views: 1535

Re: AC Suggestion?

...it starts and runs the 13,500 AC (with hard start cap) ..... It's the Supco SPP6 . $10.00 From what I can gather, older AC's have them as standard equipment. When I tried AC in my new trailer (2014) with my faithful Yamaha 2400, it wouldn't run, and I realized that the start caps ware now "optio...
by Just_Joe
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: AC Suggestion?
Replies: 11
Views: 1535

Re: AC Suggestion?

I picked up a Honda 2200 last week. It's a great little machine. OT, but with no other load, it starts and runs the 13,500 AC (with hard start cap) in my trailer here at my home @4600' elevation. It sputters a bit at start and my kill-a-watt meter says it's drawing ~2100 watts for a brief moment, bu...
by Just_Joe
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Placement of the camp?
Replies: 12
Views: 694

Re: Placement of the camp?

torrey.smith wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:44 am
.....survive our 4-day strike team after party in Reno......
after hearing the tale, this is the part that would concern me the most. :mrgreen:
by Just_Joe
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: How is the road from Winnemucca to Gerlach (NV 49 I think)
Replies: 15
Views: 1288

Re: How is the road from Winnemucca to Gerlach (NV 49 I think)

I know several locals that make the drive (commute/shopping) all the time and asked one of them this weekend her thoughts. High clearance is a good idea. Good tires with a spare. Don't drive too fast. Anyone traveling to Burning Man is going to be overloaded, tired, and probably not have easy access...
by Just_Joe
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: 2018 Playa Conditions
Replies: 43
Views: 3881

Re: 2018 Playa Conditions

On the hualapai....
The Saturday before last, a front blew in and we fell to 38°.
Three days later we touched 98°
by Just_Joe
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: BYOWater solar shower design
Replies: 11
Views: 818

Re: BYOWater solar shower design

...or you can simplify things even more by not providing hot water.
A cold shower in the heat of the day keeps you cool and tends to self limit water waste.
by Just_Joe
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Flat vs Peaked Canopy
Replies: 5
Views: 726

Re: Flat vs Peaked Canopy

Does anyone have any experience/knowledge as to whether there are any advantages/disadvantages to using a flat canopy versus a peaked canopy on a shade structure for use at Burning Man? *If* you use solid tarps, peaked will shed rain instead of collect it. When it rains at Burning Man, the shit und...
by Just_Joe
Thu May 31, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Champion 3400 Smart Inverter?
Replies: 16
Views: 1333

Re: Champion 3400 Smart Inverter?

Weird as I know a number of people told me the temp was well above 110. There are even some posts of thermometers at 115 here. Was your weather meter elevated above the ground? Those numbers are very close to what I recorded in Gerlach at the Friends of Black Rock office. http://www.gerlachweather....
by Just_Joe
Wed May 30, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Champion 3400 Smart Inverter?
Replies: 16
Views: 1333

Re: Champion 3400 Smart Inverter?

Usually, temps are in the low 40's early in the morning and climb to ~92° in the afternoon.
I saw a few snowflakes during build week in 2010.
by Just_Joe
Tue May 29, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Champion 3400 Smart Inverter?
Replies: 16
Views: 1333

Re: Champion 3400 Smart Inverter?

Exqueeze me.......115? Were we at the same burn? Is this the Champion that runs on dual fuel, and are there similar performance issues / rejetting needed if run on propane? The two "official" temp figures I saw where 116d and 119d. If you told me 130 I'd believe you. It was HOT. I did "Black Rock W...
by Just_Joe
Sat May 12, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 869
Views: 95188

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

Ratty wrote:So, I finally decided on a set of batt op tools.
Lime green for the win!
If you need charging, come on over. I'm set up to do the Ryobi batteries via solar.

You'll need a 1/4" impact to 3/8" socket adapter ($4) and a 9/16" socket (you probably already have one) to drive the 14" lag screws.

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