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by shimgotit
Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Walmart Shade 10 x 10 Structure
Replies: 5
Views: 1047

Walmart Shade 10 x 10 Structure

Hi I was wondering about something like this... http://www.walmart.com/ip/Ozark-Trail-10-x-10-Sun-Wall-Dark-Gray/22402169 if I rebar in all the ends into the ground well, does anyone have experience with this? Will it turn into a kite and fly away or rip and leave me with a mess? or will it hold up ...
by shimgotit
Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Power Needs = Batteries & Solar Panel???
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Power Needs = Batteries & Solar Panel???

I posted a similar post a few days ago. Ended up searching amazon and came across these http://www.amazon.com/Cold-White-Lights-Silver-Wire/dp/B004DZBYXK/ref=sr_1_2?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1376545824&sr=1-2&keywords=led+battery+lights which have great reviews and ship faster than the ones that cost $3.50 a...
by shimgotit
Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: Dome & Hexayurt Lighting - Last Minute Ideas Needed!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1208

Dome & Hexayurt Lighting - Last Minute Ideas Needed!!

I built a dome for the playa last year and at night while I was either drunk or tripping (or even sober lol) it was really hard to see using only a flashlight. Id like to devise a light I can hang from the ceiling of my 2V dome. (Also asking for a friend who is building a Hexayurt). Any ideas for lo...
by shimgotit
Sun Aug 19, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Power & Electronics
Topic: car battery for power source?
Replies: 19
Views: 5742

car battery for power source?

I had the following idea and would be stoked at some feedback!! I was thinking of getting a car battery at walmart in reno and using it as our main power supply source for lights and basic electric. like maybe an electric water kettle and/or electric stove. but mainly for lights in/around our dome. ...
by shimgotit
Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Shipping my DOME from Miami to the Playa for cheap... Ideas?
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Shipping my DOME from Miami to the Playa for cheap... Ideas?

I just built my dome and its all ready to be erected in the playa. Any ideas on how to get it from Miami to BRC? all the EMT piping weighs in at close to 100lbs...
by shimgotit
Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Building Domes? (EMT, Geodesic, 3V)
Replies: 28
Views: 4694

Re: Building Domes? (EMT, Geodesic, 3V)

i just completed my 2v dome and it came out great! im looking into which covering would suit my dome the best... any suggestions? 10mm brown tarp? tyvek role?

p.s. if you have any questions or need some tips n tricks, pm me
by shimgotit
Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:32 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Florida Burners for 2012
Replies: 41
Views: 5890

Re: Florida Burners for 2012

the guy charging $1 per pound to drive stuff to the playa sounds real appealing... any way to get in touch with him so I can send my dome with him?
by shimgotit
Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: Off-Playa Meetups
Topic: Florida Burners for 2012
Replies: 41
Views: 5890

Re: Florida Burners for 2012

I came across this page and became really excited. I was wondering if burners from FL are shipping items out to the playa, or if there is no choice but to drive? 3 of us are coming in from Miami (were virgins...) we discussed driving vs flying, and saving 40+ hours in the car EACH WAY sounds good lo...
by shimgotit
Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: 2012 Tickets Discussion
Topic: Playa Surfers!
Replies: 15
Views: 1282

Re: Playa Surfers!

dont give up!!!

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