2017 One Item A Day For BM List......

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Post by FlyingMonkey » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:50 pm

BoyScoutGirl wrote:Finished up my welding and fabrication class. Going to get certified to use the shop on my own (without supervision) next week, probably.
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Post by ZigZag » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:14 am

It was the Loppity Art Festival on Lake of the Isles.

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Post by Jeremy757jones » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:37 am

I'm going to my first burn this year and up until a couple weeks ago I had zero camping/ burning man gear. I have a compulsive spending problem so I have acquired quite a bit in a short time.
I got
Tent
Carport
2 bikes
Bike rack
And some cool hats

The only major purchase I have left is a small inverter generator.

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Post by Jeremy757jones » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:44 am

fernley1 wrote:First item for burning man for 2017, ordered 14" lag screws.
Wheee did you order your lag screws? I'm looking for a source where I don't have to buy a box of 50.

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Post by BBadger » Mon Feb 27, 2017 5:36 pm

You'll be hard pressed to find the 3/8 x 14" variety anywhere else besides the sources posted already. They're more of a specialty item and it's actually pretty fortunate they can be had at that price. If you are willing to settle for 12" length bolts, you can find them more commonly (e.g. here).

Does the extra 2" really make a difference? I have no idea as I've only used the 14" variety, which holds up just fine.
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Post by fernley1 » Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:18 pm

I got mine on Ebay, 1/2 × 14, box of 25.

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Post by Jeremy757jones » Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:07 am

BBadger wrote:You'll be hard pressed to find the 3/8 x 14" variety anywhere else besides the sources posted already. They're more of a specialty item and it's actually pretty fortunate they can be had at that price. If you are willing to settle for 12" length bolts, you can find them more commonly (e.g. here).

Does the extra 2" really make a difference? I have no idea as I've only used the 14" variety, which holds up just fine.

I really want to know how much difference that extra 2 inches makes. (My girl claims it makes a big difference)

I have 1/2" x 10inch lag screws holding my tent down and they are pretty damn strong.

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Post by Leap » Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:09 am

Ordered a new soldering iron so I can get stronger connections with my LEDs.

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Post by burner von braun » Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:33 am

Jeremy757jones wrote:
I have 1/2" x 10inch lag screws holding my tent down and they are pretty damn strong.
Something to bear in mind is that the topmost surface of the playa, typically the first few inches, is often cracked and dusty material, therefore the upper portion of your lag bolt is only loosely affiliated with the playa. While 10 inch lags may be adequate for a tent, I think you may already realize, your carport will require something longer. Personally, I'd probably just go ahead and use 14" lags all around and be done with it. At one point, I just went ahead and bought a box, and I bring the spares to gift as needed.

All in all Jeremy757jones, you're off to a really good start!

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Post by Jeremy757jones » Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:18 pm

Thanks buddy

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Post by VgKing » Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:46 am

Too early for me. I gotta feed some mouths here.

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Post by FlyingMonkey » Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:12 pm

Item #1 Ticket

Check!

Now I have to make cool stuff.

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Post by MyDearFriend » Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:27 pm

FlyingMonkey wrote:Item #1 Ticket

Check!

Now I have to make cool stuff.

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Post by AntiM » Wed Mar 01, 2017 1:15 pm

Ticket achieved.

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Post by maladroit » Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:00 pm

Tickets AND Vehicle Pass.

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Post by fernley1 » Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:15 pm

Me too! Tickets and VP ordered!

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Post by EGAZ » Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:48 pm

Jeremy757jones: I too bought a box of 50, complete with washers and chain links. Still have 25 that are brand new....
2nd time better than the first. And the first was pretty Freakin' Great!
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Post by Jeremy757jones » Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:44 am

I got some camo netting I'm hoping to wrap around my carport for shade.

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Post by Ratty » Fri Mar 03, 2017 8:37 am

Filled out our placement application. Yes, our little group of travelers has decided to commit. It won't change anything about our camp. We will all still bring a stove, ice chest and cooking gear. We did change the camp name to Tiger Man Camp. It was 'Sporks are for Pussys'. Hard to go over to kidsville and invite them to our camp of THAT name.

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Post by Leap » Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:15 am

Ordered my Siesta 4 tent!

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Post by fernley1 » Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:33 am

Tested out my 20 volt impact driver. Drove in 20 1/2 x 14 lag screws into the dirt and then removed them. Impact did good, using only 1 out of the 3 power LED's. And was so much faster then pounding rebar!

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Post by BoyScoutGirl » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:53 pm

FlyingMonkey wrote:
BoyScoutGirl wrote:Finished up my welding and fabrication class. Going to get certified to use the shop on my own (without supervision) next week, probably.
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Thanks! It took a lot longer than I projected, but I did finally pass the certification test today to use most of the equipment. My buddy does the test on Wednesday and then we'll be ready to build art.

I'm very excited! :D
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Post by Joeln » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:15 pm

wow! my friend at work is loaning me his 21 foot RV.
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Post by BBadger » Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:37 pm

Joeln wrote:wow! my friend at work is loaning me his 21 foot RV.
I hope he's either aware of what happens to vehicles subjected to the playa, or you're really good at cleaning the thing up.
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Post by maladroit » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:47 pm

BBadger wrote:
Joeln wrote:wow! my friend at work is loaning me his 21 foot RV.
I hope he's either aware of what happens to vehicles subjected to the playa, or you're really good at cleaning the thing up.



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Post by FlyingMonkey » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:21 pm

maladroit wrote:
BBadger wrote:
Joeln wrote:wow! my friend at work is loaning me his 21 foot RV.
I hope he's either aware of what happens to vehicles subjected to the playa, or you're really good at cleaning the thing up.



Freaking awesome :mrgreen:
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Post by Myer » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:22 am

maladroit wrote:
BBadger wrote:
Joeln wrote:wow! my friend at work is loaning me his 21 foot RV.
I hope he's either aware of what happens to vehicles subjected to the playa, or you're really good at cleaning the thing up.


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Post by Joeln » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:24 pm

BBadger wrote:
Joeln wrote:wow! my friend at work is loaning me his 21 foot RV.
I hope he's either aware of what happens to vehicles subjected to the playa, or you're really good at cleaning the thing up.
He burnt once about 12 years ago and I'll run the shop vac around for a few minutes...
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Post by EGAZ » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:40 am

Picked up a new kick stand for the Currie E-Cruiser. The original succumbed to playa dust and basically locked up. It let the bike lean too much anyway with the battery weight, so this one is better. :mrgreen: It keeps the bike straight up.
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Post by BeeWeeDee » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:36 am

1. Made a decision to go to TTITD. I AM going to go to BM.

1. Culling my art and making new ones for Anti M's Home for Wayward Art
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