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    kicknargel reacted to MPowers's post in the thread Oleo drop project with Like Like.
    Nice illustration to explain this operation.
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Tree around a truss.
    Coffin locks or loose pins are good options. Another idea could be french cleats on the back of the two halves. Slide them together...
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Oleo drop project.
    That's right. When flying in, you must spool 20' of line onto the tube (counter-spooling the 20' drop) plus add 20' of line to get from...
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Matilda chalk board.
    Can you explain your trick more thoroughly?
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    kicknargel replied to the thread NYC skyline.
    Foam has upsides as mentioned above. Downsides are fragility and flammability. MDF is a good material for cutouts; leaves a smooth edge...
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Drops in unique spaces....
    Wow. Good lesson in re-considering what your givens are in problem-solving.
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Wizard of Oz rainbow.
    In my town, a few plastics suppliers (Piedmont or Laird) have plenty of coroplast, or other name brands of similar. 4mm "natural" is...
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Wizard of Oz rainbow.
    In the dark ages before LED tape I did this moon box with the muslin and flexbond method. It's lit with a LOT of 5w C7 bulbs, I think...
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Wizard of Oz rainbow.
    There are tons of threads here about backlight materials; do some searching. I always come in with a plug for Coroplast (a sign...
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    kicknargel replied to the thread Drops in unique spaces....
    I think I've got the idea of what you're trying to do, but a sketch would be very helpful. Perhaps for the curved portions at each end...