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  1. Knight light

    Knight light New Elf

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    Hi all, I have been lurking hear for a while and finally decided to jump in. At current I have never had any sort of Christmas light display.

    After being inspired by the Johnson family lights earlier this year I have decided this is the year I will start.

    I would like to start with leaping arches & pixel trees. Already I have found a wealth of information on hear and I look foreword to learning more.

    Cheers, Tim
     
  2. Ellis

    Ellis Apprentice Elf

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    Welcome! Where abouts in QLD are you?
    If you haven't already, download the 101 manual to get started.
    I'm new too but enjoying learning lots this year. :)
     
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    OzAz Full Time Elf Generous Elf

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    Hi, 1st year is always the most difficult, trying to understand everything and then buying all the stuff you need and then building it.
    So keep reading and join us in Chat anytime if you have any questions.
     
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    bbayjohn Senior Elf

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    Hi Tim and welcome. Jump in ask lots of questions & we will try to point you in the right direction.
     
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    QldKing(Brad) Full Time Elf Generous Elf

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    Welcome Tim. First year is a steep learning curve, especially this late in the year. Best of luck and look forward to seeing what you do.
     
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    djgra79 Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    Welcome to ACL Tim. Often a steep learning curve first year in, so my advise is read the 101, formulate a rough plan of lights you'd like, watch some others display videos, and ask heaps of questions!!
    Start saving your money now too ;)
     
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    Ellis Apprentice Elf

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    Saving or spending? lol
     
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    djgra79 Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    Save now, spend next year ;)
     
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    Knight light New Elf

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    Yep, definitely re reading the 101. I do have a plan on what I would like for this year, just need to measure some stuff & order. Btw is there a favourite pixel strip to use for arches? Is there already a thread that has answered this?
     
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    Ellis Apprentice Elf

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    I think the strip for arches is personal preference but others will advise what they use.
    I am looking at ordering some Air Seeder Hose from Ebay, if you are in SEQ we could go halves? They come in 30m lengths.
     
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    Yep would be happy to, IWas thinking the same.
     
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    This is my second year and I am still having trouble, but there's certainly plenty of help here.
     
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