Protecting Music Gear on the Playa!

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Protecting Music Gear on the Playa!

Post by wayneal » Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:37 pm

Fellow Burners,

Any good suggestions on making musical electronics Playa-Proof, or at least safe from the hearty conditions? Guitars do ok, But what about drum machines?, Kaoss Pad!?, mixers?, amps?..

Some re-chargeable systems don't fare well in the alkaline dust (I've lost 2 amps), Plastic bags can cause electro-static damage, moisture/condensation, Dreaded Dust, LCD death...

I've heard Saran Wrap, vacuum sealed packaging, double bagging and taping all seams. Shrink wrap maybe? Lamanation? Dipped in Wax and coated, Permeable bubble technology? Vortex force field?

Ideas Welcome

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Post by phil » Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:02 pm

Nothing be made playa-proof or safe.

See here:

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Post by EB » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:04 pm

Irony. You're soaking in it.

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Post by dj_john69 » Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:11 pm

If you can't afford to replace it...don't bring it to the Playa.
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Post by Playa Tom » Sat Jun 06, 2009 7:07 pm

Two words, go accoustic.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Sun Jun 07, 2009 8:31 am

How can I protect my sound system from the relentless dust?

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Post by brcprincess » Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:10 am

Anyone got any ideas for protecting an ipod dock with in built speakers?

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Post by Lord Of Ruin » Mon Jun 08, 2009 10:21 am

[quote="brcprincess"]Anyone got any ideas for protecting an ipod dock with in built speakers?[/quote]

Just put it into one of the ginormous ziploc bags. I bought some for my clothes last year....about 3 -r 4 feet long....

Won't diminish the sound all that much...
The fox provides for himself, but God provides for the lion - W. Blake (attribution corrected)

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