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Offline Todd

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Re: Running DIY Matrices Built with Strings/Strips
« Reply #15 on: May 14, 2018, 12:16:18 PM »
It's a little more money for the pixels, but my thinking is.... I only want to build this once. I don't want to have it all up and stand back only to realize then I should have spent a couple extra dollars. I don't like to waste money unnecessarily but to me a couple hundred bucks extra is worth it to have it look good.


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Re: Running DIY Matrices Built with Strings/Strips
« Reply #16 on: May 14, 2018, 12:23:06 PM »
It's a little more money for the pixels, but my thinking is.... I only want to build this once. I don't want to have it all up and stand back only to realize then I should have spent a couple extra dollars. I don't like to waste money unnecessarily but to me a couple hundred bucks extra is worth it to have it look good.


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You're right. Coincidentally I am placing a large order with Ray today...


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Re: Running DIY Matrices Built with Strings/Strips
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2018, 07:07:41 PM »
I did 4" spacing on my outlines with Rays C9 nodes which are basically a 12mm node with a small C9 cover that is actually closer to a real C7. 4" looks good and was not too close.  My house is 35-40' from the road. In this picture all the outlines of the windows, garage and roof are C9 at 4". The mega tree is 2".



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Re: Running DIY Matrices Built with Strings/Strips
« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2018, 10:33:54 PM »
I did 4" spacing on my outlines with Rays C9 nodes which are basically a 12mm node with a small C9 cover that is actually closer to a real C7. 4" looks good and was not too close.  My house is 35-40' from the road. In this picture all the outlines of the windows, garage and roof are C9 at 4". The mega tree is 2".



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Nice! Love the icicles...


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Running DIY Matrices Built with Strings/Strips
« Reply #19 on: August 06, 2019, 06:39:00 AM »
i think it has to stay very low tech.

the bellows are a good idea too, certainly have to think of a way to use them that requires minimal effort too.

 

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