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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by International Incident » Sun Jul 01, 2012 1:54 am

Bounce530 wrote:Made a playatech bench.
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That is truly awesome.
I hope to plonk my ass on it at some stage and provide a “comfort” review

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by International Incident » Sun Jul 01, 2012 1:57 am

I got my solar/wind up radio/torch/bottle opener in the mail.

Now we can listen to the radio on the playa and I don’t have to find any batteries!

It is pretty fancy :D

I was especially taken that it has a beer bottle opener on the side (how very Australian)

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Sun Jul 01, 2012 2:41 am

I got my AAA battery special that someone from here told me about. Got 50 button cells and my battery light string all in the mail today. Cant wait to sew the lights on to my wings. they are BRIGHT!!! And where like $4 i think.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by FeetOfClay » Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:19 am

currently re-inforcing and comfy-fying all my pants (restitching seams, removing scratchy tags, making items smaller or bigger).

my new rule: if it comes to the PLaya, it must be COMFY! (and non-MOOPY) even my elaborate "costumes" are being made with comfort in mind. lots of stretchy cotton/jersey knits, well-fitted (no shifting or bunching), sturdy, etc.

this morning, tailoring a pair of belly dance pants to make them stay up more securely.
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Post by Drawingablank » Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:47 am

High 90's and really humid yesterday so I stayed inside and sewed all day. Got 2 miniskirts done and organized some of my patterns.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by inthecolumbiagorge » Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:04 am

mgb327 wrote:Just look at what I scored at an auction today for only $20. Tires and paint is all it needs....3 speed no less. Heavy on the 30 weight on the shifter.......
Score is right! That is just about stealing it:-) Lucky for you!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Simon of the Playa » Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:14 am

made some new brass knuckles out of leather and roofing nails and now im on to body armor.


i wanna be prepared for the temple burn.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by International Incident » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:01 pm

Just purchased a new inflatable mattress, a USA travel adaptor plug and a spork.

fly out in 30 days...

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Elorrum » Sun Jul 01, 2012 8:24 pm

Image bigger stronger faster 24 oz.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by International Incident » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:12 am

Elorrum wrote:Image bigger stronger faster 24 oz.
I know I’ll be dropping by for a coffee from that...

hope that’s ok

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by FeetOfClay » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:45 am

Found a pair of goggles at the thrift store for $6!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
They look hardly worn, and they have vented sides with foam over them--so I should be comfortable AND dust free!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:54 am

FeetOfClay wrote:Found a pair of goggles at the thrift store for $6!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
They look hardly worn, and they have vented sides with foam over them--so I should be comfortable AND dust free!
Woot Woot! You are going to need them the way the weather is looking. This was one of my first purchases this year.

Making some femo gauges as we speak. Took one of my ADD pills so I exspect to get a TON of stuff done today Before I go to work at 2:30 :shock:

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lucky420 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:21 am

If your goggles are tinted you may want to pick up a clear pair for at night or it is nice to have a spare pair too. Because it would suck to lose your one and only pair out there.
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:30 am

Im going to buy a pair of clears before the burn the place I got mine is Under 6 with free shipping. I have a pair with rainbow lenses already. Nice for under $6 for sure!Im me if you want the link
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Simon of the Playa » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:46 am

i just ordered up a few of these, they're on sale..

4.5 million volts packed into a slim compact, disguised package...

talk about stopping power, holy shit...
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by lucky420 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:49 am

that'll keep the huggers away
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Mon Jul 02, 2012 6:55 am

Remind me to be very nice to Simmon from now on. :shock:
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Elorrum » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:20 am

melaniejane wrote:
Elorrum wrote:[img]

I know I’ll be dropping by for a coffee from that...

hope that’s ok
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by wh..sh » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:38 am

Savannah wrote:What's with all the modesty in this thread?

It's positively untoward.
So, it would be right of me to announce in the voice of Mr.Chow (from The Hangover) - "I got my tickets, bitches"
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Savannah » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:15 pm

wh..sh wrote:
Savannah wrote:What's with all the modesty in this thread?

It's positively untoward.
So, it would be right of me to announce in the voice of Mr.Chow (from The Hangover) - "I got my tickets, bitches"
Yes, it would. Please proceed.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by trilobyte » Mon Jul 02, 2012 3:43 pm

Don't be fooled by the pic, tattoogoddess, you get what you pay for. I got a couple that are similar to that via eBay last year, they're pretty crap goggles. What looks like shiny metal is actually really cheap plastic with a chrome finish. Last year's weather was extremely mild, and they didn't really do a good job for me.

Good call on sewing for comfort, FeetOfClay.

Awesome bench, Bounce! Depending on whether some campmates are able to dive in and take on the task I may need to make one of their benches and a couple bike racks.

I got an order in for t-shirts for campmates, as well as a few silk screening supplies.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:46 pm

oh I know. I have a pair already. They are pretty tight fitting and comfy. Guess we will see how they do out there shortly.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Bounce530 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 8:42 pm

Trying a new recipe for the dilly beans..
fresh out of the garden straight into the brine;
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Opps I meant to put this in the "What are you doing for the meet-n-greet" topic
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tamarakay » Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:39 am

Ken and I did a run through of the setup when people come in to Dye things. He kept a running list of things that I said would need. Glad he made me do that run through or I'd be out on the playa saying "I wish I had a ..." Getting all that stuff tonight. I hate wallyworld, but sometimes for convenience sake it's necessary.
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Post by Drawingablank » Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:46 am

My hammocks arrived as did a shipment of flasks.
Worked on some patterns for leather flask covers.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by tattoogoddess » Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:47 am

have any pics of the flasks?
PS get back to work! lol
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Post by Drawingablank » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:02 am

tattoogoddess wrote:have any pics of the flasks?
PS get back to work! lol
Finished flasks - just the one I posted earlier in this thread http://eplaya.burningman.org/viewtopic. ... 44#p841144. The others are still in the design stage. Unfinished they look like pretty much any 8 ounce stainless steel flask.

Last day before a 5 day weekend - I'm having trouble concentrating on work lol.
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Post by VultureChow » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:05 am

Bounce530 wrote:Trying a new recipe for the dilly beans..
fresh out of the garden straight into the brine;
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Opps I meant to put this in the "What are you doing for the meet-n-greet" topic
I'm doing my wasabi dilly (well not really dilly) beans tonight! Fresh ginger, wasabi, tamari, vinegar, dried chili, black peppercorns.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by Fufa » Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:08 am

Churned out a couple of prototype designs for the BDC greeter shift campaign buttons. :)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Post by EmilyD » Tue Jul 03, 2012 7:26 pm

I started designing the group costume yesterday after a visit to the hardware store for armature materials. Found some garden stakes that work well. If I can pull this off, it'll be FABU!
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