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by Savannah
Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Future virgin burner 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 508

Re: Future virgin burner 2017

... can get my hands on from virgin guides to packing lists, tents vs rv's, shade structures and more. I've convinced my boyfriend to go, and I'm so excited to be able to experience ...
by s_ting
Wed Sep 14, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Preparing for 2016--Burner Express/Logistic Questions
Replies: 38
Views: 1965

Re: Preparing for 2016--Burner Express/Logistic Questions

... in the future. This is also a response to my other thread about our shade structure. Pictures of final playa set up below: http://i66.tinypic.com/j5jg2h.jpg ... were pleased with how it held up. We modeled it after the tensegrity structures, but we couldn't bring wood beams with us on the plane ...
by sparr
Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Stories
Topic: My Burning Man 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 258

My Burning Man 2016

... a dozen at once, usually on whichever side of the puzzle was providing shade at the time. A few crossword enthusiasts thanked me for bringing it, ... including a roller coaster, some flame effects, some climbable structures, and some interesting things involving light and mirrors. I'm ...
by Captain Goddammit
Wed Sep 07, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Searching for that Next Level of Connectedness
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Searching for that Next Level of Connectedness

You know, camps at Burning Man are tents or other such temporary shade structures plunked in the dirt next to a bunch of others. There's some camp chairs, a camp kitchen, ...
by Kammib513
Mon Aug 29, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Future virgin burner 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 508

Future virgin burner 2017

... can get my hands on from virgin guides to packing lists, tents vs rv's, shade structures and more. I've convinced my boyfriend to go, and I'm so excited to be able to experience ...
by Canoe
Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Tarps vs. Shade cloth for flat roof structure
Replies: 75
Views: 4213

Re: Tarps vs. Shade cloth for flat roof structure

... guylines? Don't know; what will the winds be like this year and where will the air channel around your camp. If you look at the various similar structures installed on the playa, there are usually guylines of some sort. Like the one in the photo at the top on the link you provided. Others will ...
by Canoe
Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: cooling your tent or van
Replies: 3781
Views: 709223

Re: cooling your tent or van

... have experienced how much heat is lost through the floor of playa structures, with many having them uninsulated during the day, but needing ... Nor of those keeping their meds cool in a hole in the ground in the shade (is it 64F?). Although with the serious gaps in the yurt wall seams, ...
by Canoe
Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Screened shelter with shade cloth on the sides sufficient to shade tent?
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: Screened shelter with shade cloth on the sides sufficient to shade tent?

... so now. Without knowing the size of your tent, for simple playa tested shade structures, start here https://eplaya.burningman.org/viewtopic.php?t=70367 to see the simple ...
by BBadger
Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:50 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Screened shelter with shade cloth on the sides sufficient to shade tent?
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: Screened shelter with shade cloth on the sides sufficient to shade tent?

... to support the weight of the screens it came with, not an additional shade cloth -- and not a shade-cloth hit by heavy winds. No, that's not going to work. It's not even like one of those $120 pop-up structures (that also collapse under heavy winds) but just a flimsy screen structure ...
by BBadger
Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: 2 person camp - sufficient cool area?
Replies: 9
Views: 386

Re: 2 person camp - sufficient cool area?

My friend did put one of those camping shade structures around his van and secured it to the wheels and other places. Then he put some tarps up to ...
by rosenic
Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: M*A*S*H 4207th is not recruiting for 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 883

Re: M*A*S*H 4207th is not recruiting for 2016

... the load, whether it was cleaning showers, cooking meals, or building structures. My first year I was with Lost Lounge who housed the temple crew, ... rides from LA. I will have a single 6-person tent and can grab a shade structure if needed. I am trying to arrive no later than Tuesday morning. ...
by tara
Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Basic canopy over a tent. Does it help?
Replies: 12
Views: 376

Re: Basic canopy over a tent. Does it help?

... & villages board, since that's a better fit for discussions about shade structures. Others have said it well, even in a good weather year you could face several hours ...
by Canoe
Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Attic barrier/ Insulation
Replies: 19
Views: 488

Re: Attic barrier/ Insulation

... ⋅ the light and heat radiating at the structure from nearby structures with reflective or radiant barrier exteriors :D (really!). The ... harassed by the wind, tarp emits/radiates a lot more. Can be good as a shade material if the grommets can stand the wind. ⋅ reflectix ...
by Canoe
Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:08 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Attic barrier/ Insulation
Replies: 19
Views: 488

Re: Attic barrier/ Insulation

p.s. Do watch out for camping beside structures with radiant barriers, as they could be reflecting heat on your tent coming in under your shade structure. :D Not kidding. It hasn't happened to me, but if you're in the wrong spot relative ...
by Canoe
Wed Aug 17, 2016 5:22 am
Forum: Keeping Cool
Topic: Attic barrier/ Insulation
Replies: 19
Views: 488

Re: Attic barrier/ Insulation

...This year we have a little shade to sit under, but nothing over the tent. Any ideas are welcome. Well, ideas that ... - even if slightly different - is one of those risk areas. For example, some structures with a radiant barrier turn out cool, some are ovens. Some dark monkey huts ...
by trilobyte
Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Basic canopy over a tent. Does it help?
Replies: 12
Views: 376

Re: Basic canopy over a tent. Does it help?

... & villages board, since that's a better fit for discussions about shade structures. Others have said it well, even in a good weather year you could face several hours ...
by tchaubello
Thu Aug 11, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Cool SF small camp looking for two additional campmates
Replies: 2
Views: 288

Cool SF small camp looking for two additional campmates

... friendly and have been in BM many times in the past. We have two large shade structures and the other basic infrastructure, but hope the additional campmates can contribute ...
by BBadger
Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:13 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Just shading my tent... ?
Replies: 2
Views: 241

Re: Just shading my tent... ?

That "awning" will only provide full shade when the sun is at high noon. At any other time of the day -- like morning, ... carport, that "awning" REALLY needs to be guylined down. For shade structures such as pop up shade, which I expect your "awning" is, the ...
by pop_rocks
Fri Aug 05, 2016 4:15 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: Thinking about Radios for your camp? Read Me First!!!
Replies: 59
Views: 1581

Thinking about Radios for your camp? Read Me First!!!

... event itself, hundreds of theme-camps, about 30 miles of roads, art and structures of nearly every shape and size and over 50,000 people into an ... you could put up on a mast, attach to a motor home or attach to your shade structure. Unlike FRS, you actually CAN achieve ranges of up to five ...
by MaxVallejo
Fri Aug 05, 2016 10:13 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Camp Graceland is interested in new members!
Replies: 15
Views: 500

Camp Graceland is interested in new members!

... on an evapatron, 30 ft. chill out lounge with a generator run-AC and shade, several camp DJ’s and 3 events during the week, including: peach smoothies, ... on leaving no trace, and recommend the use of Carports as shade structures to create a uniform look in camp. If you are interested in learning ...
by vinaych_22
Wed Aug 03, 2016 4:53 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: structural integrity of compact emt shade structure
Replies: 20
Views: 551

Re: structural integrity of compact emt shade structure

... inside. 3. I am using a 1' conduit. I saw almost all the conduit based shade structures recommended this size, so went with it 4. hmm . I am using a tarp at the top, not ...
by Token
Wed Aug 03, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: structural integrity of compact emt shade structure
Replies: 20
Views: 551

Re: structural integrity of compact emt shade structure

... 3. Use 1 inch or larger conduit as a minimum. If you intend to use knit shade fabric, it can be deployed as a "stressed member". I. E. ... means to hold the shape of the shade structure. Research tensile shade structures. A simple tensile is a shade cloth, 4 poles, one at each corner, ...
by vinaych_22
Wed Aug 03, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: structural integrity of compact emt shade structure
Replies: 20
Views: 551

Re: structural integrity of compact emt shade structure

... lot of rope to tie it down. I know many people use EMT conduit based structures and I am not worried about that part. My main concern is about ... burning man. And that scares me.. And also, I wont be able to use this shade structure at my other camping trips which makes this 380$ structure ...
by vinaych_22
Wed Aug 03, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: structural integrity of compact emt shade structure
Replies: 20
Views: 551

structural integrity of compact emt shade structure

Hi all, I am going with a kodiak 10X10 tent to BM and I was looking for shade structure options. I want the shade structure to be compact as I need ... structure details: 1) Dimensions: 10X20X8 2) This has two 10X10 square structures with each square having its own tarp connected by bungee ball ...
by s_ting
Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Securing Shade Structure, Among Other Questions
Replies: 39
Views: 925

Re: Securing Shade Structure, Among Other Questions

Hi, I have built a few different tensegrisity structures over the years. Last year I did a 20 ft tensegrity shade structure with aluminet top. I used 6 - 8 ft - 2x2 inverted "v"'s. They were ultimately ...
by kevinwells
Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Securing Shade Structure, Among Other Questions
Replies: 39
Views: 925

Re: Securing Shade Structure, Among Other Questions

Hi, I have built a few different tensegrisity structures over the years. Last year I did a 20 ft tensegrity shade structure with aluminet top. I used 6 - 8 ft - 2x2 inverted "v"'s. They were ultimately ...
by s_ting
Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Securing Shade Structure, Among Other Questions
Replies: 39
Views: 925

Securing Shade Structure, Among Other Questions

... and I wanted to get more opinions as I scramble to work through logistics of a couple remaining things. Apologies for the wall of text to come... Shade Structure My boyfriend and I are currently building a shade structure that can be transported via our checked bags on the airplane, and can cover ...
by nocturnal_steve
Sun Jul 17, 2016 8:04 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Theme Camps vs Solo... whats wrong with this picture
Replies: 8
Views: 444

Theme Camps vs Solo... whats wrong with this picture

... Vehicle etc. My own (and many registered camps) offer meal plans, shade structures, water, showers etc. For me camping solo or in a small group has it's perks; I like ...
by trilobyte
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Tarps vs. Shade cloth for flat roof structure
Replies: 75
Views: 4213

Re: Tarps vs. Shade cloth for flat roof structure

... for the least amount of shaded space (aluminet generally costs more than tarps). Don't get me wrong, I love aluminet (and use it on a couple of my structures), but you may want to have something blocking the winds from your tent (aluminet doesn't really block the wind at all). For primary shelters, ...
by Eunos94
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Rideshares & Resource Sharing
Topic: Motorcyclin' from Michigan to BRC
Replies: 32
Views: 871

Re: Motorcyclin' from Michigan to BRC

... for me, my early arrival campmates will already be there and have camp shade structures up. I can scoot my bike right to the back of camp, throw my tent up, and get right ...

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