Recent content by TeeDeeDon

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    Thatched Roof

    You could use straw, which is pretty inexpensive. There are several how to videos on the inter-webs. Here is just one. I also think using raffia thatching might work if you can groom it into the right look. The biggest distinction between European thatching and a tiki bar roof is how...
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    Canceling a show - who makes the call

    I worked a show last summer when the power went out and we ended up using the limited power of a backup generator. None of the dimmers were working, but were able to get a handful of ZFXs working through a wireless node. They functioned as house lights before and after the show and stage lights...
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    Stop Blinding Pastor

    Without knowing your setup, it is hard to make recommendations. The lower the angle of the front light, the more it will blind the pastor, so the higher the angle, the better. You could also try a McCandless method of lighting where you hang the fixtures at 45 degree angles. So when he is...
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    Automated Fixtures Quiet Moving Head LED fixtures

    My budget is dependent on what is available. I am planning on doing this in stages, so maybe wash movers this year and profile movers next year when I have had more time to fund raise. But I want to get the most bang for my buck, which is why I posted here. Since there is generally music playing...
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    Automated Fixtures Quiet Moving Head LED fixtures

    I work in a 110 seat black box which produces intimate theater in thrust or arena staging. Since the "grid" is about 14' off the deck, the noise from dimmers that are currently in the air is sometimes distracting. So we are looking to upgrade to LED fixtures so we are not using these dimmers. I...