X-10. Dated technology but it can still be used.

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    Imagine building a Christmas train for your display!

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    Until Christmas

    (the most magical day of the year)

    Until the Reveal

    (typically just after Thanksgiving)

    Now this is a light show!


    What an Outdoor Display!

    Silent Monks Singing