Fake trees

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Fake trees

Post by seedetailsbelow » Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:37 pm

Does anyone have any experience with fake trees out there?

I wouldn't want some shitty fake tree to moop everywhere so was wondering if anyone had taken any before that they would recommend?

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Re: Fake trees

Post by Jackass » Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:53 pm

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Re: Fake trees

Post by AntiM » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:12 pm

Are we talking fake Christmas trees? They moop like crazy. I have seen handmade trees with puffy fabric "foliage". Anything commercial is not made to withstand the heat and wind. The light branches without leaves might hold up.

Hard to advise without a sense of what you envision.

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Re: Fake trees

Post by seedetailsbelow » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:16 pm

I'm gonna be in open campaign and just wanna help decorate my block with fake trees with maybe some LEDs. Anchor them down wherever looks like it needs some decoration.

Definitely not Christmas trees though.
Maybe I will try to make a couple.

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Re: Fake trees

Post by AntiM » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:22 pm

seedetailsbelow wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:16 pm
I'm gonna be in open campaign and just wanna help decorate my block with fake trees with maybe some LEDs. Anchor them down wherever looks like it needs some decoration.

Definitely not Christmas trees though.
Maybe I will try to make a couple.
Yeah, ask any camp or campers if they want the trees on their frontage. While it does sound like a nice gift, the potential for moop is strong, as well as damage if they become wind catchers. Also, you may end up blocking fire lanes or there may be a camp esthetic which does not include a lighted tree. Please ask before placing. Definitely go for it in your own camp!!!

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Re: Fake trees

Post by seedetailsbelow » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:26 pm

Thanks for the advice!

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