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Archive for October, 2013


Monday, October 28th, 2013

Most people are familiar with earworms- that song, or chunk of a song, that gets stuck in your head, looping relentlessly until you have to go find something else to listen to.  Of course, if it works, you then have a new earworm… but I digress… Sequencing songs for our light show is akin to […]

Sample Prop Build (pvc star)

Friday, October 18th, 2013

One of the things I am asked about regularly is where I found my props for the display.  Most of the items in our display are hand built.  I do this for two main reasons:  you won’t see 30 of them in other yards on the way home, and it’s generally cheaper.  I am adding […]


Monday, October 7th, 2013

Those big round numbers make good measuring marks…  Yesterday this site had it’s 9000th view.  I remember being excited about the first 100 or so 🙂 As the date draws nearer for the show kickoff, we will look to spread the word and get as many views as possible. More progress notes: -Window frames built […]

Gaining ground.

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

I might actually get this stuff done in time 🙂  I made a lot of progress over the last few days: -Finished wiring up 16 SSRs.  Now they just need to be stuffed into enclosures. -Cut and ended wiring for the last two unmounted controllers.  I will assemble these as soon as they enclosures arrive. […]


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