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Metal star ready for pixels - only $15

Discussion in 'Christmas Light Shopping Bargains' started by cdjazman, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. cdjazman

    cdjazman Full Time Elf

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    Hello all,

    Just been shopping and my wife purchased a star from Kmart. The nice thing is that it is powder coated metal and already has holes for lights. And for a price of $15. I was thinking of getting some pixels and putting some coro over the top to see what happens.

    Nice bargain......
     

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    cool idea. look a lot better then making your own Coro ones
     
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    bjpc2716 need more lights to light up the world

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    Looks like these may have potential, will have to check them out.
    Thanks for sharing.
     
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    How big is it?
     
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    36 cm wide, 34 cm tall. 6 cm deep, Depth Split in 1/2 3cm front side, 3 cm back
     
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    Where in Kmart did you find these Gems ?
     
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    cdjazman Full Time Elf

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    Near the lamps. There is also arrows and the "&".

    Target also had arrows and the "&".
     
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    Just a heads up if anyone is using these Kmart stars, I saw these today in my local Kmart on clearance at 1/2 price, just $6. Couldn't resist, I bought a bunch of them.
    Has anyone fitted these with pixels, I'd love to see some pics of how they turned out.
     
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    Picked me up 10 of these myself today.. :)
     
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    Thanks David for the tip. I just picked up 6 but thinking I want more!!!
     
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    I went to Kmart this morning and bought 5 for $18. I found 4 that had a globe broken on each so they gave them to me at half price so $3 each :)
     
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    Did you end up getting these into your display in the end? Do you have pictures or video?
    Are they weatherproof as is or will they rust quickly?
     
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    Unfortunately I had the wrong nodes (5v) that I ordered. Hehe.
    They went to good use though......

    Never did get any 12v. Looking to order some for next Xmas. May have to get a few more. Goid price at the moment.

    They seem powder coated so should survive as long as they don't lose any coating......
     
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    should the normal 12mm bullet pixels fit these?
     

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