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by LeonardPotato
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Guidelines to orient my camp?
Replies: 28
Views: 1282

Re: Guidelines to orient my camp?

... - learning lots here. Thanks everyone! Popeye - I like the ShadeKing structures! The lean to ones are nice :) Have seen a few pictures of these ... structure? 10X15 CCLT LEAN-TO canopy kit SILVER $112.50 ! I bought a shade king 12x20 Valanced small peak shelter that I am brining. I have set ...
by asr9754
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Guidelines to orient my camp?
Replies: 28
Views: 1282

Re: Guidelines to orient my camp?

... to say an unpopular opinion but my camp has anchored some pretty janky structures and survived high winds, by anchoring them well. (Not for climbing or anything but just for shade FYI) At each corner, use a a straight rebar post and a candy-cane rebar stake. ...
by mamaliga
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Guidelines to orient my camp?
Replies: 28
Views: 1282

Re: Guidelines to orient my camp?

... is stronger than most of the aluminium you get for the EZ ups and other structures I've seen and experienced. It's designed for the beach, which ... I'm staying with in Portland was happy for me to have a few pieces of shade cloth sent to her place, but I might be pushing it if I get a whole ...
by Popeye
Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Guidelines to orient my camp?
Replies: 28
Views: 1282

Re: Guidelines to orient my camp?

... go figure!). I'm going to chat with my friend who also uses the garden shade (i.e. 'cabana') at weathery gatherings - he's pretty handy and will ... and will break with only a small bend. Popeye - I like the ShadeKing structures! The lean to ones are nice :) Have seen a few pictures of these ...
by mamaliga
Mon Jun 26, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Guidelines to orient my camp?
Replies: 28
Views: 1282

Re: Guidelines to orient my camp?

... go figure!). I'm going to chat with my friend who also uses the garden shade (i.e. 'cabana') at weathery gatherings - he's pretty handy and will ... what it is you're suggesting to do. Popeye - I like the ShadeKing structures! The lean to ones are nice :) Have seen a few pictures of these ...
by the_undecided_cat
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: People Seeking Camps 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 7330

Re: People Seeking Camps 2017

... infrastructure might work well (especially greywater evap ponds and shade structures for our tents). We've been going along to our regional burn in London for the last ...
by EGAZ
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Guidelines to orient my camp?
Replies: 28
Views: 1282

Re: Guidelines to orient my camp?

... gets most of the sun, and that's where we usually direct a lot of our shade, As FJ stated. It does down under, but we are, and you will be, in ... they work, but not your structure. Some do get away with these types of structures or EZ UPs . But many are destroyed by the end of the week. I advise ...
by mamaliga
Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Guidelines to orient my camp?
Replies: 28
Views: 1282

Re: Guidelines to orient my camp?

... renting a campervan with kitchen at rear of van. I'm bringing along my shade structure from Australia (they are really sturdy and hold up to winds when other frames and structures don't). I've read about the monkey hut, but building one of these is beyond ...
by Elliot
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: On-Playa Project Fundraisers
Topic: ELLIOT'S NAKED BICYCLE SERVICE & PIANO BAR 2017! -- Fundraiser for Elliot's Bicycle Service
Replies: 4
Views: 241

Re: ELLIOT'S NAKED BICYCLE SERVICE & PIANO BAR 2017! -- Fundraiser for Elliot's Bicycle Service

... in Black Rock City. All these new bicycle parts, beverages, our tools, shade structures, transportation of everything including at least one piano, and so on and so forth… ...
by Joeln
Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Flat roof tarp shelter, advice needed.
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Re: Flat roof tarp shelter, advice needed.

I use a 20 x 20 flat top shade structure on the playa. I use 1" EMT piping, with foot pads. For tarps, I ... camo net makes a bit denser shade which is nice. Here's a camp with 20X60 flat top structures using Fernley's method and there's much bigger ones out there. orphans too.jpg
by homo ardentum
Fri Jun 09, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: PVC based shade structure over 10X14 Kodiak tent advice
Replies: 38
Views: 1625

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

... and you can custom design it to fit your needs. You can get different shade cloth too. Shade structure I've gotten fittings here: http://www.canopymart.com/canopy-fitting-selection.html ... Then you cut the tubing to any size you want your cubes to be. These structures and others are typically ...
by tomas543210
Tue May 23, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Theme Camps & Villages
Topic: People Seeking Camps 2017
Replies: 59
Views: 7330

Re: People Seeking Camps 2017

... a thing? I have my own set up, truck, pop-up camper, small trailer, shade structures, and carport, and bike. Plan to have solar power. I practice radical self reliance, ...
by some seeing eye
Sun May 14, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Flat roof tarp shelter, advice needed.
Replies: 13
Views: 815

Re: Flat roof tarp shelter, advice needed.

... with solid tarps is keep them small like 10x10 and move under them for shade, shelter them well among blocking structures on all sides like RVs, or make them into a monkey hut which has a lot of bracing ...
by Papa Bear
Sun May 07, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Trailer or Tent to Camp
Replies: 11
Views: 800

Re: Trailer or Tent to Camp

I think that may depend on the tent and the shade structure more than the wind. My first three years were in cheap tents inside ... factors as I see it were that the tents I used had no mesh, and that the shade structures had full walls that were dropped down whenever a dust storm kicked up. ...
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: 188
Views: 9574

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: 21
Views: 1120

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: 928

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: 38
Views: 1625

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: 38
Views: 1625

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: 38
Views: 1625

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: 21
Views: 1120

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: 263

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: 614

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: 614

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: 4311

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: 612

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: 683
Views: 44763

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: 1342

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: 986

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: 3107

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 ...

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