David_AVD has some great videos of his current projects plus lots of tip
Burnts YT videos always feature the best WHS practices which are great
NTKIng (Brad) has some very good drone type videos from up North
Personally this is my favourite channel
Something about the crap video editing, crap audio and lots of waffle with not much content makes it interesting
Regarding the current situation with coronavirus covid-19
We hope to still have the Tas mini and are still planning to go ahead but we will be following all government recommendations in particular about the venue etc and I will keep this forum thread updated.
If anybody has any questions...
There is provision on the CG-1500 boxes for a vent and a vent/fan. David also has the vents and fans (I think I used 60mm fans and vents to suit) on his site and I have found them to work well in my enclosures not only this one I used for a Falcon F48 and a 5V PSU but also in the ammo crates I...
Sounds like you have made some great progress already sourcing bits and pieces and now the fun part of bringing it all together.
Not sure of your layout design as such, you may want to post a picture of your proposed layout.
Personally I would start with one or two simple props like Arches...
All depends on you tree design and such on how you may want to attach topper to the pole, personally I like the ability to raise and lower the topper separate to the pole, as you can simply lower it if you get some big winds etc.
But it is all personal preference and all depends a bit on what...
I personally wouldn't use a aluminium pole for a MegaTree, most use steel NB pipe or SHS (Box steel). but that's just me.
Local steel shop usually has say 40NB pipe for about $60 per 6.3 metre length, and they generally cut to what length you want and some will also deliver for a fee
I can't comment on the Hanson Electrical Strip as I haven't used it
I cant comment on the ELD Pixel Strip as I haven't used it
I can say the normal Boscoyo strip is good, no issues so far with our MegaTree last couple of years and our Junior MegaTree last year, I haven't heard of any reports...
A question was asked how I made the portable hole, in particular the sleeve for the main pole.
Here is a quick pic
Here is the mounting strip jig.
Here is the link to the for the bullet node hand pixel pusher
Do you have access to a 3D printer @Andrew Lee ? If not I may be able...