Recent content by kate123

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    Flying Luan Cutouts

    Tie line would probably be all right for cardboard or foam core. We're doing Charlie Brown and we cut out the six main characters from Luan. I used Luan because foam core tends to curl when you paint it with latex paint. I've used foam core before and found it hard to cut with a razor knife...
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    Flying Luan Cutouts

    Michael -- Thanks so much for the info. I managed to find the 1/16th 7 x 7 at our local Lowe's and the wire clips at a local True Value. I will, however order some of the smaller diameter cable just to have on hand for future projects. It's too late to mail order. We have to get this stuff...
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    Flying Luan Cutouts

    Re: Rigging Training Thanks! Is there a resource that you could direct me to, online or otherwise, that lists the weights GAC can bear for each size. I got the percentages you have to reduce efficiency with the knots versus clips (forged vs. maleable) from another post on this site. I'd...
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    Flying Luan Cutouts

    I'm a high school drama director with a production that requires flying out some Lauan cutouts of characters. I'd like to follow the proper safety requirements to do this. Each cutout weighs about 7 lbs. After going through the forums here, it looks like I'll need 1/8 inch 7 x 19 GAC and the...