"John, First if the system is laid out correctly then you will be able to run everything from the console. You would also be able to have entry stations as well. On your budget you can buy the dimmers only. Best bet is go LED like Nook suggests sine…"
"I don't think there is a boom base for unthreaded pipe. I can think of ways to support unthreaded pipe in a vertical position but not with a weighted base. You would need more pipe and scaffolding clamps, "cheeseboro's"."
"As I read the beginning of this thread my first thought was to recommend SoftPlot. It is a good beginning program, which will do for both plot and paperwork. WYSIWYG is a program by Cast Software that has vastly improved on…"
"One of the best new eco-ideas is LED House lights I know of one firm in florida that now has a whole range of fixtures from gym to fancy down light cans. The name of the company escapes me at this moment but the contact is Teddy Van Bemel, Richard…"
"An outdoor space is a special consideration and masonite would not be suitable for that for the reason you stated, moisture. My choice for masonite is indoors where the moisture factor is not an issue.
"I am the theater manager at East Chapel Hill HS, and also a consultant of Lighting Systems. The music teacher is so very wrong. The best surface and one that will be easy to repair in the future is and underlay of 3/4" plywood on 2 x 4's…"
"I would add some of my favorites:
Roll of White Paper Board Tape
C-Wrenches I like a 6" for most work and 12" for the odd large nut found on some Cheseboro's and Unistrut Hardware
I like small so I found a Leatherman Squirt E4 which…"
"On the website under products choose lighting fixtures then choose source four then choose downloads. On the download page is a list of all available literature, there is a dat sheet for each lens configuration. On page 4 of each data sheet is the…"