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speeddy

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About speeddy

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  • Birthday 02/03/1950

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  • Location
    Beech Island SC
  • Biography
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  • Interests
    Hunting Fishing,Scuba Diving For Sharkteeth Fossils
  • Occupation
    Welder
  • About my display
    I welded all my wireframes
  1. One other thing they all stop at 3:20 but music keeps going
  2. 2014 Beech Island Christmas Display

    We still Here Same Address 115 graystone Dr. Beech Island Ave 2015
  3. I got 3 songs that hangs up about 2/3 they way threw. Lights stop music keeps playing.I got a new laptop with windows 10 .Last year after Christmas I drop laptop broken the bottom case on older laptop. So I got a New laptop put old hd in in case hooked it up to new laptop with 3.0 usb port .To run last years show.I got aurora 1.69 and d-light controllers with 1.19 firmware it all worked flawless last year. This year it has giving me a run for my money.The songs I just made on the new computer will run in program soon as I put it in the scheduler it don't even work like I programed it.but I do have like 6 songs that work But It kinda gets me knowing I got like 14 songs and got 3 sticking 2 want play. I even thought about using software to trim music to where it stops let it go at that.Any imput on this would be thankful .
  4. Aurora Sofware

    Save what you have and reboot system i would reboot 2 times in a round don t know why it has a glinch some where
  5. Fake brick ideas?

    We good flooding missed us.We had alot rain.There was flooding all around sc we live 467 ft above sea level so we wasn t affected Thank You for checki g on us
  6. Fake brick ideas?

    I would make a wireframe that looks like brinks.that bolts together. it would show up better plus you could connect santa legs.Put a small controller so it would look like his legs was moving.Im welding up some frames for customers now.I"m gonna make one for my house.
  7. Mini Tree Wire Frame?

    I got some mini tree s for sale You install lights they haven t never been used they are new.should be around 10 or 12 trees i can make as many you want they are welded round at bottom with legs i got around 70 in my display.I have made plenty of them for locals
  8. Tomato Cage Mini-Tree Grounding?

    I havent never had problem with metal mini tree or wireframes. They both is pushed in ground.If it trips. It s due to a short in wiring or rain where wires gets wet.It s not the trees I have close to 70 mini trees and 2 mega trees around 200 frames maybe more.
  9. d light controller or Light o rama

    Looking for controllers reasonble price on a budget thanks
  10. Big lots is starting to put out christmas lights i seen they had some last Sat here in SC. I ask when they would be all out she said with a month .
  11. Acx16 Troubles

    Use 50 or higher on id i read that o d light page
  12. AC 16's wanted

    I m also looking to d light controller. I use them
  13. Good job Keep it up.I'm with ya my First year with controller I been welding frames for years But this Year I taken the time to hook it up to controllers
  14. this is my first year running controllers I got 128 channels d light In the past 2 nights when show shuts down I got one controller that keeps light going I shut down the solftware ( aurora ) one controller keeps going show has work perfect till now last night I had to go outside and open pannel box flip breakers to shut it down.I did see ya ll mention snubbers hate be sound dumb what is snubbers I the light I have is mix leds and inco thanks
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