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Mini-Tree Possibility?

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I was curious if anyone had any opinions on using some premade mini-trees linked below?  They are for "indoor use" but curious if anyone else has used these, or something similar, outside in their display for any length of time?

 

Mini-tree

 

They are unlit and if they would hold up in the weather outside, might be a good candidate for putting some RGBs....?

 

 

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A lot of people use them in their displays.I also used them last year without any problems.The reason they are rated for indoors is because of the type of wire used in the lights,has no UV inhibitors.Chances are the trees will rust up(and you will throw them away) long before the wire breaks down.

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We have 21 of them in our display for the last two years with no problem. 

 

Once they drop that price more, which they will we plan on adding about 20 more.

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I appreciate the feedback!  I told my wife just this morning that I was going to wait to see if they dropped in price and I just went out and checked and they're no longer available online.  What the heck?  I just checked last night.  That sure is frustrating and disappointing. 

 

I guess the moral to the story is sometimes it's better to just get them versus trying to save a few bucks.  I guess the tomato cages are going to be what I'll look at, going forward.

 

Thanks again for the feedback!

 

Happy New Year.

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I use the white trees.  Have 18 of them... then I have 5 green ones.  Be careful, 5 years ago I purchased those Wesley pines... and they have individual branches.  It adds to the setup time.  I use the "Colorado pine" style with the 3-section fold down (attached) branches. I drive a 2 1/2' piece of rebar into the ground and set the tree on it.  They have never fallen in 5 years and 70 MPH winds.

 

I appreciate the feedback!  I told my wife just this morning that I was going to wait to see if they dropped in price and I just went out and checked and they're no longer available online.  What the heck?  I just checked last night.  That sure is frustrating and disappointing. 

 

I guess the moral to the story is sometimes it's better to just get them versus trying to save a few bucks.  I guess the tomato cages are going to be what I'll look at, going forward.

 

Thanks again for the feedback!

 

Happy New Year.

I would also check stock at the local Walmarts.  I have yet to ever see a Walmart sell out of trees.  I know that if you go out looking on Jan 1st you will find they are 75% off... Hakuna Matata brother!  Do not worry, you still have  a chance to get them... If not, I'll sell you the 7 trees in my basement (Wesley pines) + shipping (all brand new never used) for $5 each. 

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