ygmir wrote:we kept re-making ours........the asshats would even steal the cardboard ones we'd make.
When confronted, one guys said:"hey, they're for everyone to take, and I want a souvenir"
We're thinking of making a metal one this year, when our Early campers get to our spot, they'll email me the name and I'll use my plasma cutter to cut it into the steel plate, welded to the pipe we'll drive in later.
ygmir wrote:1/4" plate, welded to a 1" or better bar stock/pipe (whichever I can scrounge), augured into the playa.
Bob wrote:ygmir wrote:1/4" plate, welded to a 1" or better bar stock/pipe (whichever I can scrounge), augured into the playa.
I could defeat that with a length of 1/4" rope, except you're going to have six bikes chained to it.
dustyroller wrote:Excuse me everybody will you please not steal all of the street signs so early next year. there were many days this year where i was wandering around with no clue of where i was i was lost wandering around for like 2 hours one day. So i dont mind if you steal the signs but at least wait until the last day or something if you are going to steal them for the sake of all the other wasted burners.
Eric wrote: Solution?
Buy yourself a cheap GPS tracker. When you set up camp, write the camps location on your tracker (or on a piece of tape on your tracker). Attach tracker to your belt, your water bottle, that bag you never leave camp without. Then, when you are too drunk to find your way home without street signs- crash wherever you are until you sober up some! Once sobered, use GPS to get your hung-over ass home.
I highly recommend carrying a mylar emergency blanket in your night-bag for emergencies like this. If it happens a lot, buy a few.
moonrise wrote:Try to find & read the smaller lower orange sleeves of plastic, the street and O'clock # is written in sharpie on them (but those were also stolen at times!)
Packoderm wrote:I thought the sign situation was pretty good this year when official signs were replaced with funny ones whose names began with the same letter such as Crabs for whatever C street was last year.
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