Recent content by msaunier

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    Stage Lighting Setup Help

    If you are just trying to get front light on the band then you can never go wrong with some Source 4's from ETC. You can get different degrees of beams that are 19 degree, 26, 36, or 50. Depending on how far away you are from the edge of the stage, your best bet is to go with either a 19 or 26...
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    Rigging Question (Tieing off a line set)

    We are thinking more along the lines of a claw type mechanism that would clamp onto the pully and push the rope into the pully and make the tip of the clamp a rubber material. The down-side is that it isn't moveable and it isn't a tool that can be used anywhere. Just doing some brainstorming and...
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    Rigging Question (Tieing off a line set)

    Another thing that my partner and I were curious about is if any theatres have secondary locks on their line sets? For example something that is on the floor that would do the same thing as the primary lock.
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    Rigging Question (Tieing off a line set)

    Can you go into detail of why it is controversial? Is it the design? Ease of use?
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    Tool Survery

    Didn't know how, Ill try it now
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    Tool Survery

    Would you guys use a fly rail tool that locks un-balanced ropes together to secure an out of balance line set?
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    Rigging Question (Tieing off a line set)

    Thanks everyone for the info. I think that since you have mentioned problems with other existing tools we will approach it as an innovative project to try and make it easier for people. (Also, don't give me idea's on how to solve it and make a different tool because in the grading that is...
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    Rigging Question (Tieing off a line set)

    Hey everyone, My buddy and I are doing a Senior project for our engineering class and we have to define a problem and invent or innovate something to make it better. The problem we have identified is that un-balanced line sets have to be tied down and be "saftied" to the rail in case the load...
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    Control/Dimming Buying advice needed - ETC Express 48/96

    Do it. That's like buying a used Cadillac for $2,000
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    Radiance Spotlight colors

    Yes, I have had experience with them. Run. Run away, far away from those fixtures. They are by far the biggest complaint drawer for touring LD's and are a pain in the butt to maintain. I, however, did have the same issue with color.