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Anyone used artifial Christmas trees?

Discussion in 'Mega, Mini, Spiral & Pixel Trees' started by talk2coxie, Dec 21, 2012.

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    Beacy has, but his are white. They look good too.
     
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    Have used the same 6 six foot trees for 4 years now and still look fine. Little fading not much. I zip tie them to a piece of rebar. I like the look they give during the day. You can always spray paint them green to spruce them up (pun intended )
     
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    Beacy It's so much better on the dark side

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    I have used white ones in the front yard and run dumb pixels up the centre of them to give a glow type of effect. Did have green ones last year but they didn't have as good effect as the white ones - Got the white ones from Coles for $40 each.


    The green ones didnt fade and I hope the white ones do as they had a tinge of purple to them
     
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    I have a white one that I put a string of blue lights on and have used for the last three years with no problem. While it is probably the decoration I spent the least time on ( compared to building candy canes, stars, bells etc) it is the most common decoration that people stand next to for photographs. Even had a thank you card left in the mail box for doing the Christmas lights and the person said the Christmas tree was their favorite. So go figure.
     
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    Hate to brag but early last week got 11 from Reject Shop for $4 each. Will be using them for mini trees this year with lots of lights.
     
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    will be interesting to see how they hold up in the weather
     
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    I ordered 8 white ones for next year. Will just have to hope they last OK :)
     
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    We have used artificial trees (1.2m) outside for the past four seasons. Admittedly, they have faded slightly and do have a little bit of rust. However, in general, they are quite robust ... even the five on the roof ::)
     
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    awsome well another item to keep in mind
     
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    thinking I might order some white ones on Thursday.....if they have any left by then ;-)
     
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    Re: Anyone used artificial Christmas trees?

    White will deteriorate much faster than the green trees
     
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    After this season I noticed the white is discolouring a bit but this is only noticeable during the day. Still looks great at night with the lights on.
     
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    would love to see a pic logan
     

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