Recent content by Johnb73

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    Lighting tradeshow/networking event.

    Hi Guys, Port Lighting Systems is Hosting an open house/mini trade show for the lighting industry. Feel free to share this with your industry friends. Don't forget to RSVP If this is not in compliance with the rules feel free to delete or move. I tried to ask Footer in a message but i never...
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    Helping with new building. Getting points across as student

    If the project has already started being built chances are there is already a spec that the space will be built to. not sure how the process is down there but here you need to have changes in gear approved by the specifier(and sometimes the architect)... and then there is the fun of changing...
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    Hello all

    My name is John, i am currently a service technician dealing mostly with moving lights.. But i fix just about anything and everything that can be found in our world of entertainment. I also do a LOT of permanent installation work all over new england with Port Lighting Systems. Best place i...
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    Automated Fixtures What spare parts should i have on hand for moving light service

    I do on site repairs, installations, building automation, low voltage controls, in shop repairs as well as maintenance of our rental inventory. But MOSTLY deal with going to a venue and fixing there stuff or having them bring it to me(hate when they bring me a light that tests out fine and never...
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    Automated Fixtures What spare parts should i have on hand for moving light service

    No idea why i never thought to bring my laptop with service manuals! awesome idea. I always have a mess of extra nuts, bolts, spacers, washers, crimps, cable ties(thanks to ETC install packages). i just call it my "hardware" bin I see VL 2ks more than i see vl 1ks... for the VL2000 i...
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    Automated Fixtures What spare parts should i have on hand for moving light service

    First: i used the search and could not find anything this specific, sorry if i missed something... I service all sorts of different flavors of Mover. I have been very spoiled by working in a shop environment with all the tools i need at my disposal and the ability to order a part a phone call...