Tips for getting art installation to the playa

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Tips for getting art installation to the playa

Post by reefhugger » Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:02 am

Can anyone provide recommendations on the CHEAPEST way to transport about a 10' moving truck worth of art installation equipment to and from the playa?

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Post by Dustdevil » Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:11 am

From where?
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Post by phil » Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:14 pm

Use a 10' moving truck?

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Post by ibdave » Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:23 pm

phil wrote:Use a 10' moving truck?

Good Idea.... 8) 8) 8)
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Post by MikeVDS » Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:36 pm

It depends on a lot of things. How far are you transporting it? Do you know anyone with a truck or trailer that you could borrow. Renting or buying a used trailer would probably be the cheapest, assuming you have something that can pull it and you're already driving to the event.
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Post by reefhugger » Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:24 pm

We are coming from Southern California (LA plus maybe a pickup in SD). Getting a trailer is the least difficult part; getting something to pull it with seems the most costly.

Any ideas cheaper than renting a truck plus paying for all that mileage?

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Post by Dustdevil » Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:27 pm

I would attempt to locate others in need of transport and split the cost. Seems to be the most effective use of resources.
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Post by Token » Sun Jul 29, 2007 6:59 pm

Avon Truck Rentals. Burner friendly.

If this stuff weighs more than #2000, go get the big box truck and bite the bullet. Towing anything more than #2K will force you to rent a big truck anyway, so the box truck will likely be the most economical and safest option.

Stay away from U-Haul - Death-trap trailers.

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