2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

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Re: 2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

Post by Leap » Sat May 21, 2016 5:25 pm

Ratty I can't tell if I love the eyes more than I am terrified by them or vice versa. Well done!

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Post by EGAZ » Sat May 21, 2016 6:15 pm

Ratty, I will say, you are crafty....... :mrgreen:
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Re: 2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

Post by Patsh » Sat May 21, 2016 8:15 pm

Ratty wrote:Last night I finally tackled a long planned project. A hat for my campmate. Abba Zabba. The top is still plain. I may cover the crown. Everything looks so fancy untill you get it out there and it becomes 'hohum'.

This creation consists of an adjustable party store top hat, ladies belt, dollar store mask and eyeballs from a teddy bear. the tiny ball fringe came from a little girls dress. Yes, it also has a chin strap. I'm pleased with it.
Ratty, that hat's so cool! You have an unusual imagination, and I mean that in the BEST way!
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Post by bluemiragemi » Sun May 22, 2016 7:47 am

After two burns in a 2 person Coleman Sundome tent with a little aluminum shade structure over top, I finally FINALLY ordered a Kodiak tent yesterday. I am beyond geeked to stand up in my tent. STANDING is such a luxury I had not realized. I was at the burn for 10 days last year and vowed to have a tent I can stand in this year. It arrives on Wednesday. EEEEEEK!
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Re: 2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

Post by Ratty » Sun May 22, 2016 8:40 am

BlueM, That is a great purchase. You'll always be glad you bought it.
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Post by EGAZ » Sun May 22, 2016 10:29 am

I have to agree, being able to stand in a tent is a good thing.

Congrates!
2nd time better than the first. And the first was pretty Freakin' Great!
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Post by ZigZag » Sun May 22, 2016 12:25 pm

bluemiragemi wrote:After two burns in a 2 person Coleman Sundome tent with a little aluminum shade structure over top, I finally FINALLY ordered a Kodiak tent yesterday. I am beyond geeked to stand up in my tent. STANDING is such a luxury I had not realized. I was at the burn for 10 days last year and vowed to have a tent I can stand in this year. It arrives on Wednesday. EEEEEEK!
I got my Kodiak a month ago and when I set it up I was amazed!!! I could not only stand up, but could stand up anywhere in the tent, not just the middle. Plus it zips up tight, no open mesh panels you can't close against the playa dust. It takes all of 10 minutes to set it up.

Good choice, you will love it.
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Re: 2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

Post by caffeineslinger » Sun May 22, 2016 2:05 pm

You're gonna love that tent. You might have room for a small fold up table and chair.

I put a new seat, handlebars, and lights on my bike along with a tune up. She's all ready to go.

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Post by Leap » Mon May 23, 2016 6:57 am

Image

Picked up this bad ass flight suit at a local military surplus store this weekend! I love orange, aviation and plan on a shift for two at the airport. “You look like an inmate!” – my daughter.

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Post by Ratty » Mon May 23, 2016 7:31 am

Leap, It's really great. If you accessorize, go with hot pink or screemin yellow. (Or both).
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Post by EGAZ » Tue May 24, 2016 7:26 pm

Well this one is worth the blowup!!

I managed to grab a VP!! Woo Effin Hoo!!! Let the hippo dance & Slap Dat Ass!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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I can't believe it. I figured It would be three days before opening before I managed to get one. Karma has treated me well today.
The pressure is off, except for finishing prep, but hey. I've been doin' that for two months now...

See you on the playa!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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2nd time better than the first. And the first was pretty Freakin' Great!
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Re: 2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

Post by lucky420 » Wed May 25, 2016 6:28 am

Leap wrote:Image

Picked up this bad ass flight suit at a local military surplus store this weekend! I love orange, aviation and plan on a shift for two at the airport. “You look like an inmate!” – my daughter.

That looks like Twin City Surplus
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Post by Leap » Wed May 25, 2016 9:59 am

lucky420 wrote: That looks like Twin City Surplus
This is in north Jersey.

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Post by Savannah » Thu May 26, 2016 1:51 am

Ratty wrote:Leap, It's really great. If you accessorize, go with hot pink or screemin yellow. (Or both).
Agreed!
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Re: 2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

Post by Leap » Fri May 27, 2016 11:28 am

Parts for my swamp cooler started to come in this week and I just ordered lag screws! Going to start building and testing this weekend.

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Post by EGAZ » Fri May 27, 2016 1:11 pm

WooHoo!!
2nd time better than the first. And the first was pretty Freakin' Great!
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Re: 2016 One Item A Day For BM List....

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri May 27, 2016 8:13 pm

Ok... brand new Diesel engine in truck... that'll help.
Now to focus on next thing.
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Post by maladroit » Sat May 28, 2016 11:22 am

Found a pair of huge 50 gallon strong tote bins (with lids) at the thrift store for $5 each. They seem more than adequate to each hold one person's allotment of clothes and personal gear, nice and tidy.

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Post by Bless » Sun May 29, 2016 7:52 pm

Just ordered a new pair of Gucci lizard-skin loafers.
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Post by Molotov » Sun May 29, 2016 9:31 pm

Since we are under 100 days, I reassembled my wood combo park bench and picnic table and spent 30 minutes trying to wash the 2015 playa dust off the varnished wood using Dawn dish soap and a scrub brush-after a heavy rain pre-rinsed it.

I had only marginal success.

I guess I will just call it Art. :D

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Post by Ratty » Mon May 30, 2016 9:21 am

Finally finished my 20 foot flag. It's one of those banners that you see on the roadside. A couple feet wide and bent at the tip. I'm pleased. Off to buy a tarp and make it fit the shade structure. (My least favorite sewing project.)
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Post by Soul Patch » Mon May 30, 2016 12:38 pm

Paid my camp dues,Veggie Camp Bitches. Building a big ass coffee table from repurposed lumber for camp, building a food scrap drying rack for camp, been thrift shipping for camp items like carpet, couch, love seat, lighting. And I'm still trying to get the dust out of my vagina from last year.

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Post by Captain Goddammit » Mon May 30, 2016 12:56 pm

Maybe use it more often in the off-season?
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Post by Leap » Mon May 30, 2016 1:32 pm

Made 10 t-shirt gifts at my local community print shop. My daughter loves going with me to help pull the squeegee on the silk-screens and she LOVES cleaning the screens with the power washer they have there. "I feel like a fireman." I fucked up at least 6 shirts but it's a learning process.

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Post by ZigZag » Mon May 30, 2016 6:38 pm

Got my Monkey Hut finished! Yea!!

No, really. I'd add pictures but "The Board's attachment quota has been reached" :(
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Post by lucky420 » Mon May 30, 2016 7:42 pm

ZigZag wrote:Got my Monkey Hut finished! Yea!!

No, really. I'd add pictures but "The Board's attachment quota has been reached" :(

That's the message I was getting earlier today
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Post by majapi » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:14 am

So it's officially on. In 90 days from today, I will be leaving the armpit of America (aka Ohio) and heading to my first visit to the playa. Let me just say, yee-fricken'-ha! I'm beyond excited!!! My goggles just showed up in the mail yesterday and picked up a few extras for the GoPro. Is it nerdy to be this excited about the prep as well?

I don't have the means to build an art car, so I'm building my art bike. Fully functional, yet fully funky. My el wire should show up today or tomorrow and I plan to start the paint job next weekend. Got the bike back from the shop over the weekend (was getting all the extra crap stripped off so that I could fix it up real purty-like), and the guys at the shop were pretty stoked to hear where I was taking the bike, and they swapped out my chain for a slightly larger one and added a gear that sort of "floats" in the middle of the chain. Kind of hard to describe, but it looks pretty cool. Pretty generous of them to do that (at no charge) all for the sake of weirdness. My kinda people!
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Post by AntiM » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:46 am

If you think Ohio is the armpit of America, you've yet to drive through Battle Mountain, NV. They even have billboards bragging about their Armpittyness.

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Post by EGAZ » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:13 pm

Did a test building of the flat roof last weekend. Mainly to find a sequence that allows me to build it solo. Short of major wind when setting up I should be able to get it built. Changed the plan to cover the back of the truck again. Probably change it again before its all over. HA! Ordered a few more fittings for future expand-ability/layout changes. Put enough together and we can build the 'mall of america' under one shade structure..... LOL :shock:

Went through all of the trailer running/turn/brake lights on the trailer. Had a couple that turned on when they felt like it, It was time.

Did a thorough cleaning and prep on the Honda 3000. spare air filter arrived last week. Pick up a spare plug and its ready. Do another oil change just before BM. :)

Did/Doing some tests on the grey water evap unit. Discovered I need a bigger pump to 'completely' wet the 'entire pad'. :| With it tripping 100'F daily now I can run it through its paces. It should really burn through the grey water when its done. :wink:

In the SW we get to prep for the heat all summer. Should be ready by BM........ :mrgreen:

And a handful of knick-knack things prepping tie down hardware. Being an over thinker/prepper, I'll have lots of hardware for gifting.

Ordered a few things off the Master List now that I am 'fo sho' going. Trying to spread it out a little...... It was a good weekend!



*** majapi - Can confirm: No, not nerdy getting excited when prepping......... Post pics of the bike........ Carry on!! ........... 'Cause I got more prepping to do..... Aaaaahhhhhhhh!!!
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Post by ZigZag » Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:13 pm

Master Trilo has wrestled with the Attachment quota dragon and has slain the beast.

Now I can show you my finished Monkey Hut!

Mama is so proud!
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