# Not a collapse! Imagine engineering this one

#### JD

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Imagine the math involved.

#### NateTheRiddler

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Static. Forces. STATIC. FORCES. S T A T I C F O R C E S. *looks at grade in Static Forces class* Dangit.

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#### Amiers

##### Renting to Corporate One Fixture at a Time.
That popped up on my Facebook today. So many people had so much to say about it not realizing that is how it was designed.

The work involved in that had to crazy.

#### Footer

##### Senior Team
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That popped up on my Facebook today. So many people had so much to say about it not realizing that is how it was designed.

The work involved in that had to crazy.
I bet the cube was not as hard as it looks to figure out. It looks like its at a solid 45. Figuring out the anchor point would be the hard part.

#### BillConnerFASTC

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Nice the way they painted the containers.

Think the "bags" under the stage are ballast?

RonHebbard

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And all for a guy to stand under while he/she plays with their laptop.

#### tjrobb

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In thinking about it, a few backstays might be enough for the gravity load, as the whole thing is roughly on a pivot. Add a few side ballast points for wind, check for truss crushing, recheck the load, done.

RonHebbard

#### RonHebbard

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In thinking about it, a few backstays might be enough for the gravity load, as the whole thing is roughly on a pivot. Add a few side ballast points for wind, check for truss crushing, recheck the load, done.
@tjrobb Sounds easy when I read it fast, would you mind signing a few pages prior to standing under it on a windy day?
@egilson1 or @What Rigger? care to comment? PLEASE!!!
Toodleoo!
Ron Hebbard

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#### egilson1

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That’s a LOT of surface area for wind load. A little more complicated that a few guy wires.

@BillConnerFASTC i think you are right about the white bags being ballast. I’ll do some digging and see if I can find out who did the engineering for it.

#### What Rigger?

##### I'm so fly....I Neverland.
@tjrobb Sounds easy when I read it fast, would you mind signing a few pages prior to standing under it on a windy day?
@egilson1 or @What Rigger? care to comment? PLEASE!!!
Toodleoo!
Ron Hebbard
Man, I need to have a couple people smarter than me (like the ones who designed this stage) have a look at this. I have many questions.

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#### macsound

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Amazing set. I was hoping it would be some adaptation of Shakespeare and not just a DJ.

#### JohnD

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I wonder about what problems the LD had in programming movers on that assemblage. Consider all the corrections for pan and tilt.

RonHebbard

#### mbrown3039

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Imagine the math involved.
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