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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby unjonharley » Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:41 pm

help me get my mind back up on the curb.......
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby FIGJAM » Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:22 pm

Finally got my AM/FM, cd, cassette player that takes 8 C batteries converted to where I can plug it direct to the playa pod power! 8)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby TomServo » Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:02 am

Mine, as of yesterday! Issued to a Doctor or Medic..In much better condition than the one in the pic. WW2 Gas mask canister..will hold my playa cup beautifully!!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby illy dilly » Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:45 am

Asquared wrote:i had also thought of the community canvas - i actually worried that people might accidently (?) draw on the truck. i know BM is full of really great people, but i also know there are a few who could potentially fuck the whole thing up :/ maybe i do that, but don't leave the sharpies out - only put them out while we're hangin.

Thats a great idea!
A person might not realize its a rental and start decorating the whole thing.

Asquared wrote:illy - i am using the truck for shelter as well. i didn't really want to deal with the tarp on the roof, rigging something so there is air flow and all of that. i read a thread about shade over the truck and it just seemed too complicated for my first burn.

I hear ya.
We did it last year with JungleSmacks truck, and it did take probably an hour to get the whole thing rigged up. He used a GIGANTIC silver tarp. It went from the ground on one side up over and to the ground again. We originally tried 10"x48" concrete form tubes as the buffer between the truck top and the tarp. But, they're round... so they rolled to the middle after a while. Half way through the week he threw empty boxes up there, and the stayed where they were put.
Since it went to the ground on each side we were able to put rebar right through the grommets and into the ground.
At the front and back of the truck we laced rope through the grommets. And pulled the ropes tight, to sort of cinch the tarp down. At the front over the cab the tarp was too long and went way out over the box and the cab. There we cinched it down and tied it to the frame of the truck.
It sounds WAY more complicated than it is.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby TT120 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:50 pm

Got this cooler on sale today. Should be good for the food and drink daily use box. I've got a giant 150 qt marine cooler for the ice storage and another regular one for the beer.

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Also found these cool curvy needles and some fishing line. Time to start sewing EL wire to shit.

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby tattoogoddess » Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:56 pm

Started working on the 30 hoodies.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby clocksnmirrors » Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:24 am

sold my furniture. one step closer to getting on the road
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Ratty » Sun Apr 21, 2013 7:57 am

OMG you are really coming?
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby tatonka » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:23 am

clocksnmirrors wrote:sold my furniture. one step closer to getting on the road


got rid of most of mine long ago :)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby clocksnmirrors » Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:19 pm

Ratty wrote:OMG you are really coming?


oh hell yeah! i'm a little scared but VERY excited!

tatonka wrote:got rid of most of mine long ago :)


did it take you a long time to get used to living light?
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Ratty » Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:08 pm

If you are moving to the SF Bay Area, you can get everything you need from Craig's list. Or free on the curb.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby tatonka » Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:58 pm

tatonka wrote:got rid of most of mine long ago :)


did it take you a long time to get used to living light?[/quote]

my front room is now a weight room and bike storage area , in the kitchen dining area I have a motorcycle and a few bikes


just finished my goggles this weekend , still need a head strap for it . They have prescription sunglass lenses in them

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Ratty » Sun Apr 21, 2013 8:31 pm

Those are VERY cool. Take a bow.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Milayna » Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:31 pm

Wait! Clocks n mirrors are you moving to Cali??? Where??
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Savannah » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:06 pm

Alcohol-free conditioner, olive oil hair lotion, silicone earplugs. :)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby unjonharley » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:57 pm

Got some cheap fatigue mats at HF.. Cut and glued then to fit the van floor..Cut and glued straight edges and maintained the interlocks.. Knees don't kneel so good anymore.. Planed two pieces so they remove over the engine hutch..
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Milayna » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:24 am

Savannah wrote:Alcohol-free conditioner, olive oil hair lotion, silicone earplugs. :)


I got ingredients for organic DIY makeup remover that is olive oil based, which I would never have thought of if Savannah hadn't suggested it long ago in the makeup thread :) Also got some fun hair dye in the mail which will be applied a few days before the burn :)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Ratty » Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:52 pm

I bought make-up and a mirror. The make-up is all sparkles. I'm bringing different hair, (stuffed animal wigs), this year and I've decided to to war paint. I never wear make-up. I never fix my hair. I don't know if I can pull this off. I 'greet' with Ira. He always does full face paint. I'm gifting all of my extra costumes because I seem to have accumlated 2 rooms full of them.Yes. I'm drunk and it's only 2:42 pm. But it's 6AM in Thailand. There'a a fundraiser in Oakland in July and I've been asked to bring costumes as a draw for there kickstarter. Fuck. I hate Oakland. I'll do it. I've been meaning to go see that Nimby art area.

When I think of all the neighbors I've met at the various burns it makes me sad. I can't remember there faces. I couldn't recognizse their scrotumes in a line-up. I have some emails and addresses but I never seem to find them. I made costumes to gift them last year and never did it.

I left as the man was burning and can you believe it! One of the guys was being interviewed on the channel and talking about my friends that I never bothered to find. I cried all the way to reno. (Once you're packed and moving, nothing can turn you around.)

Don't post drunk. You WILL be embarassed later. I love you guys.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby trilobyte » Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:34 pm

Sometimes drunk posting is genius. Mind you, I'm not too far behind you - I started victory drinks once I finished my ziggurat model, and now I'm a few beers in. Seems perfectly wonderful on this sunny day, if you ask me. Cheers for dialing up and aiming to do makeup this year. If there's ever a place to step outside of yourself and try something different, that's the place. Depending on your campmates/friends, you may end up having some helpful and talented people at the ready to help with putting stuff on, too. On a couple different occasions I've camped with people who kindly helped me try and get decked out here and there. Otherwise it's slow going (though I'm getting to be okay with nail polish).

Aside from finishing the model (pics in the Work In Progress thread) and the beer-drinking, the aluminet shipment arrived today. Hooray, that was fast!

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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby unjonharley » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:44 am

Took on a little sun yesterday.. So I will fit in with you pagan shirtcockers. The white legs were binding the herd.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby clocksnmirrors » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:21 am

Ratty wrote:Don't post drunk. You WILL be embarassed later. I love you guys.

your drunk post made my day
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Drawingablank » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:30 am

Ratty wrote:When I think of all the neighbors I've met at the various burns it makes me sad. I can't remember there faces. I couldn't recognizse their scrotumes in a line-up.


Don't feel bad about it - I wouldn't recognise my neighbors scrotums in a lineup either.
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:55 am

When is the line up?
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Savannah » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:26 pm

clocksnmirrors wrote:
Ratty wrote:Don't post drunk. You WILL be embarassed later. I love you guys.

your drunk post made my day


I know I enjoyed it. :)
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby clocksnmirrors » Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:05 pm

Savannah wrote:I know I enjoyed it. :)


a truly savory moment!


but then it was eclipsed by the arrival of my hatch doors for my trailer conversion!!!! WOOO HOOOOOOOOO
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Mr. Just Right » Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:33 pm

Worked on this design for my group. Pacific Northwest Burners.
Next to make decals, a flag, ect. Glad I work at a print shop!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby lucky420 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:44 pm

very very cool kaicrown :mrgreen:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby clocksnmirrors » Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:23 pm

yes indeedy that's pretty sweet!
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby theCryptofishist » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:18 pm

kaicrown wrote:Worked on this design for my group. Pacific Northwest Burners.
Next to make decals, a flag, ect. Glad I work at a print shop!

Dang, do you take orders over the internet and send them off, or strictly local?
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Re: One Item for BM a Day

Postby Elorrum » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:48 pm

got a blue cotton dress, a big honkin' funnel (3.6 qts.) for either headwear, or the bell of a bike foghorn... and a one liter stainless steel vacuum bottle.
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