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by bigbluedoggy
Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Q & A Tips and Tricks
Topic: 2017 One Item A Day For BM List......
Replies: 142
Views: 5883

Re: 2017 One Item A Day For BM List......

And this was actually a few days back, but I took delivery of some shiny new Aluminet to add to our shade structures! The bags contain the grommets. I'm getting in the mood!
by NappyHeadedHo
Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Building my first Yurt & Swamp Cooler - Need Advice!
Replies: 17
Views: 558

Re: Building my first Yurt & Swamp Cooler - Need Advice!

Yeah, many of those well shaded structures like Yurts or even just tents or a chair under sufficiently ventilated shade (e.g. monkeyhut or ...
by Chowski
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: Plug n Play section of Theme Camp
Replies: 13
Views: 627

Re: Plug n Play section of Theme Camp

... first year with a fee, it was $50.00 and was all easily spent on group shade and transportation reimbursement for those who shouldered a larger ... public bar liquor and mixers, ice on playa) as well as few new shade structures, a new speaker or two, and an upgrade to our public tower. The ...
by silvergirl70
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice
Replies: 12
Views: 370

Re: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice

... longer legs) is the way to go, even tho the beauty of the tensegrity structures fascinate me. (I have a beach shelter I bought from a company ... doesn't carry over well to force winds on the playa and for my tent shade). I've been lucky the past 2 yrs on the playa, no rain. I like the ...
by some seeing eye
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice
Replies: 12
Views: 370

Re: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice

... / shared vehicle - it helps with transporting the long members of the shade structures. The Kodiak is a grand tent and deserves an elegant shade structure. You can lift ...
by silvergirl70
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice
Replies: 12
Views: 370

PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice

... response if someone had practical success. I want to build a PVC based shade structure over my tent for shade. I have a 10X14 Kodiak tent. For the ... scarce. I've read about monkey huts, galaxy huts, carports, tensegrity structures. The latter is out because of the way the tent takes up space. ...
by BBadger
Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Building my first Yurt & Swamp Cooler - Need Advice!
Replies: 17
Views: 558

Re: Building my first Yurt & Swamp Cooler - Need Advice!

Yeah, many of those well shaded structures like Yurts or even just tents or a chair under sufficiently ventilated shade (e.g. monkeyhut or ...
by AntiM
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Excited
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: Excited

Welcome Aboard.

I have yet to miss an E-11 or Synorgy. Not much different from Burning Man in regards to prep. Pay more attention to your greywater, and vehicle readiness. The winds at E-11 have done more damage to our shade structures than anything on the playa, so there's that.
by trilobyte
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Work In Progress 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 402

Re: Work In Progress 2017

... the neighbors behind us (the only ones adjacent to us who don't have structures in their backyard). It's a shame that they couldn't have either ... something small and easier to deal with. The red thing hanging from the shade structure in a couple pics is a hummingbird feeder - those cute little ...
by trilobyte
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Work In Progress 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 402

Work In Progress 2017

... as spring will turn into summer). I planned out a conduit frame style shade structure that would use thicker poles (1 5/8 inch fence posts, to ... my plans. WTF? Neighbors on both sides of us have multiple permanent structures in their yards that look like they've been around a while, why ...
by Karinahularina
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Tips and Tricks for RV's at Burning Man
Replies: 32
Views: 3149

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

... will still have a full supply of sleeping bags, baby wipes, vinegar and shade options – use them. We ended up buying all our food from a 24 hour ... otherwise. But as much as I’d love to bring excess tents, shades structures, fu*k tents, and make hexayurts, this is not realistic for international ...
by XaOs
Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Plywood Triangle Gussets for Wood Structure: How does DPW do it?
Replies: 9
Views: 437

Plywood Triangle Gussets for Wood Structure: How does DPW do it?

... to the details I need, so I'd better ask: how best to brace a wood shade structure to prevent racking (leaning / collapsing) under wind load? ... down). I saw a mention in one of the ePlaya posts that DPW builds wood structures that use plywood triangles (gussets) for bracing. Does anyone ...
by Just_Joe
Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Lag screws vs everything else...
Replies: 672
Views: 41072

Re: Lag screws vs everything else...

... a lot more effective. We use 1/2" for carports and 3/8 for EMT shade structures. Side note: Last year, I did a 21x24 Aluminet shade with shade cloth sides on half ...
by maladroit
Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: Building & Making Art
Topic: Electronic Art and Securing Structure
Replies: 20
Views: 1115

Re: Electronic Art and Securing Structure

... as they do on the outside. You only need to look at a lot of conduit shade structures or surplus military tent setups to see what I mean. You can put an X of straps in ...
by Savannah
Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: The Greeter's Station
Topic: Future virgin burner 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 901

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: Bikes & Transportation
Topic: Preparing for 2016--Burner Express/Logistic Questions
Replies: 38
Views: 2654

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: 7
Views: 986

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: 325

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: 901

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: 5264

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: 3843
Views: 755685

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: 457

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: 457

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: 691

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: 2016 Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: M*A*S*H 4207th is not recruiting for 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1109

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: 663

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: 882

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: 882

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: 882

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: 663

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 ...

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