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ccrowder

Pixel megatree topper; Holiday coro or Boscoyo

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So trying to finalize plans and shopping list for my tree this year.  It is going to be ~14ft tall 180 tree with 16 strips of 50 pixels.  The part I am trying to decide is which topper do I go with?  I have heard good things about the holidaycoro QT2 but I do like the fact the Boscoyo topper can be adjusted up or down the fence top pipe since it uses a clamp style fit.  The holidaycoro one just fits the tapered end. Is this not much of a real concern?  I just wonder how often do you need to 'adjust' the height of the tree topper since with the holidaycoro one that means either cutting more rail off or adding another rail (and cutting).

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Get the Boscoyo. You will find that you may have to dial in the hight/tension of your tree. Much easier to do with Boscoyo topper. 

We actually sell the Boscoyo topper with our tree kits since it's such a great product! 

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I did a custom wireframe star that mounts to the top of the pole (fixed height) so I have no opinion on the looks of either companies rgb star.  However, as for mounting, my tree topper is fixed as well so the distance between the star and tree topper never change.  I adjust tension on the strands at the bottom hoop.  I have the hoop floating 18-24" above the ground and then use paracords with stakes to secure and adjust tension.  Works for me since my mega tree sits on uneven ground.  This way I never adjust the height of the tree, but can keep all the RGB strips tight throughout the season.

 

I do really like Boscoyo's ICOSA star and thought really hard about switching over to that this year!  Maybe next year... https://www.boscoyostudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_46&products_id=119

 

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