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    Oklahoma Miniplus 2013


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    Christmas is not over yet!!!

    Here we go again... (our 8th annual event) :cool: 

    I would like to announce another OK-Mini Plus here in central Oklahoma. As with the past few years, it will be held at Greg Bartlett's house (another member here at P.C.). He and his wonderful wife will host (again) and be involved in helping to make this OK-Mini better than last year. Greg and his wife Maggie has graciously offered their home for the mini (ideal for a mini too). I've (Tom) been away for a spell but do plan to help Greg and Maggie this year and blow this mini out of the water. :ph34r:

    Date: TBD (A seperate poll will be started but looking at a Saturday in April)

    Please note - A special 16th birthday is planned for Greg's daughter Catherine on April 6th and I don't think she is wishing for an OK-Mini on her birthday (I know... what is wrong with her, right?) :D  So that day is taken but any other Saturday in April should be fine.

    Location: 1103 Little River Rd, Norman (http://maps.google.c...003259&t=h&z=19)
    Time: 1:00 pm until ???
    Admission: Free as always

    Open to all PC members and families!!! Newbies and oldies.

    Free admission, free lance and free spotlight.
    All you have to do is attend, share and have fun!!!
    Meat tray and such will be provided. This means we eat/munch at our own pace and spend more time on the fun stuff.

    Strongly recommended:
    Bring your thoughts, ideas and especially your humor.
    There have been great ideas shared and posted since our last gathering. I would like to see those ideas in person, along with everyone else who attends.

    There will be an overhead projector connected to a computer for any training/sharing or showing videos of our displays.

    Now is the time to shine. Chime in and mention what you would like to see/show/share.

    What would you like to see/share???

    DIY?
    RGB strips?

    Arches?
    Mini Trees?
    Mega Tree?
    Snow Flakes?
    It's endless!!!
    (so bring your stuff).

    If you are thinking, planning or have started on a project and want to ask/show/share, please do so!!!

    There will be a swap/trade/sale of items so bring those too.

    As mentioned earlier, there is "no cost" to attend the OK-Mini. There is no schedule to keep up with once things get started. So show up when you can and for how ever long you can stay.

    Greg and myself will provide other events going on in the area during the mini for family members not interested in the mini and looking for something else to do.

    Soooo stay tuned for further updates/posts.

    Reminder: your inputs are strongly recommended and appreciated.

    If you have any questions, please post them here or contact Greg @ GMBartlett or myself
    (Tom) @ Santas Helper.


    Thank you, and let the fun begin :cool: .

     

    P.S. I've missed the last two years so it will be great to see everyone again. :)

     

    Please don't be shy. Post your thoughts and ideas!!!
     

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    I can bring some dumb LED strips if need be to show.

    I also plan to bring a 10 watt LED to share. The dang thing is blinding. :cool:

     

    !!!Attention!!! SILENT AUCTION INFO

    Since a lot of folks still use the incans, I plan to bring a BUNCH of incan strands to sell off. A bunch of colors and lengths NIB.

    I also have R,W,B patriotic strings. Everything will sell as a silent auction thing with no reserve. I'm not taking them back home.

    Same thing with wireframes. I have several of them I'm not using (including a helicopter). The lights may need to be replaced but all the wireframe structures are in great shape.

    Then I have extension cords. Rolls of them that must go as well. I'm bringing a trailer load to get rid of.

    I have some other stuff I'll bring as well.

    It's all going at highest price and not going back home.

    Sorry, no pre-sale. You must attend the mini to purchase. That's the fun of a mini :-)

     

    If you have stuff to trade or sell, please get involved and bring it!!!

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    Wife and I plan on being there.  Any of the 3 dates are fine with us but earlier might be better.  Like in all groups, we are newbies.  Always has to be one.  ;)

    I am designing an 80 channel LED setup for the yard for 2013 and learning the LOR software.  I have already received some great help from others in the OKC area and looking forward to meeting more.

    Gary

     

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    Welcome aboard Gary.

    Looking forward meeting you and seeing your 80 channel LED setup.

    There are a lot of great and knowledgeable folks here that I enjoy visiting with at our Mini.

    I learn alot every time we have a mini and get to meet new friends in the process.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

     

    Tom

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    Hi Everyone,


    I will be donating a frame for a door prize. Also, If you are planning on being at the Mini and would like to order a frame, please let me know. If I'm unable to make it I will ship all of the frames to Greg to give them to you. I will spread the cost of shipping out between all of the orders. This will save you some money.


    I must have the orders by March 5th in order to get them made and ready to ship in time.

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    Hi Everyone,

    I will be donating a frame for a door prize. Also, If you are planning on being at the Mini and would like to order a frame, please let me know. If I'm unable to make it I will ship all of the frames to Greg to give them to you. I will spread the cost of shipping out between all of the orders. This will save you some money.

    I must have the orders by March 5th in order to get them made and ready to ship in time.

    Hey Doug,

    That is VERY kind of you to do this.

    Folks. Doug has made me some wire frames in the past and his work is GREAT!!! Not to forget he works with each person to get that order exactly what you want.

     

    Tom

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    Hey Doug,

    That is VERY kind of you to do this.

    Folks. Doug has made me some wire frames in the past and his work is GREAT!!! Not to forget he works with each person to get that order exactly what you want.

     

    Tom

    Thanks for the kind words and I just might see you there is it works out for me.

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    Christmas is not over yet!!!

    Here we go again... (our 8th annual event) :cool: 

    I would like to announce another OK-Mini Plus here in central Oklahoma. As with the past few years, it will be held at Greg Bartlett's house (another member here at P.C.). He and his wonderful wife will host (again) and be involved in helping to make this OK-Mini better than last year. Greg and his wife Maggie has graciously offered their home for the mini (ideal for a mini too). I've (Tom) been away for a spell but do plan to help Greg and Maggie this year and blow this mini out of the water. :ph34r:

    Date: TBD (A seperate poll will be started but looking at a Saturday in April)

    Please note - A special 16th birthday is planned for Greg's daughter Catherine on April 6th and I don't think she is wishing for an OK-Mini on her birthday (I know... what is wrong with her, right?) :D  So that day is taken but any other Saturday in April should be fine.

    Location: 1103 Little River Rd, Norman (http://maps.google.c...003259&t=h&z=19)

    Time: 1:00 pm until ???

    Admission: Free as always

    Open to all PC members and families!!! Newbies and oldies.

    Free admission, free lance and free spotlight.

    All you have to do is attend, share and have fun!!!

    Meat tray and such will be provided. This means we eat/munch at our own pace and spend more time on the fun stuff.

    Strongly recommended:

    Bring your thoughts, ideas and especially your humor.

    There have been great ideas shared and posted since our last gathering. I would like to see those ideas in person, along with everyone else who attends.

    There will be an overhead projector connected to a computer for any training/sharing or showing videos of our displays.

    Now is the time to shine. Chime in and mention what you would like to see/show/share.

    What would you like to see/share???

    DIY?

    RGB strips?

    Arches?

    Mini Trees?

    Mega Tree?

    Snow Flakes?

    It's endless!!!

    (so bring your stuff).

    If you are thinking, planning or have started on a project and want to ask/show/share, please do so!!!

    There will be a swap/trade/sale of items so bring those too.

    As mentioned earlier, there is "no cost" to attend the OK-Mini. There is no schedule to keep up with once things get started. So show up when you can and for how ever long you can stay.

    Greg and myself will provide other events going on in the area during the mini for family members not interested in the mini and looking for something else to do.

    Soooo stay tuned for further updates/posts.

    Reminder: your inputs are strongly recommended and appreciated.

    If you have any questions, please post them here or contact Greg @ GMBartlett or myself

    (Tom) @ Santas Helper.

    Thank you, and let the fun begin :cool: .

     

    P.S. I've missed the last two years so it will be great to see everyone again. :)

     

    Please don't be shy. Post your thoughts and ideas!!!

     

    Glad to see your coming to the minis again.  It was sad to see your ride downtown closed.

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    Did someone say 2 Weeks?

    Looking forward to the mini

     

    Dang it Don. Does it count if I thought about it? :)

     

    I woke up yesterday thinking TWO WEEKS, then I got busy and poof, the day was gone.

     

    BUT I did manage to break out stuff I'm gettin rid of and bringing to the mini.

     

    So now we can say LESS THAN TWO WEEKS!!! :cool: 

     

     

    BTW, Happy Easter Everyone!!!

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    As a newbie (2013 will be my first Christmas with blinkie/flashie lights), everything is of interest.  I have designed for 4 9 sector arches and have programmed 2 sequences so far.

     

    However my situation is changing slightly. :blink:   Due to the pricing of the CCPs, at LOR, I ordered 2.  This next Monday, UPS says they will deliver my LOR Mad Grab items that will include the 2 CCPs that I would like to use for my 4 arches.  Major change just while I am learing the Sequencer program.  Now I need to get up to speed with Superstar and am hitting a brick wall.  I will have my laptop loaded with everything and if I could get a little assistance, it sure would be appreciated.  Maybe I could get my feet wet with SS, CCPs and arches.

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    Just a few more days until this year's OKC Area Mini PLUS!  I received an email today from Doug at Wireframe D'Lites.  He has FedEx'd the wireframe for the door prize.  It should arrive on Wednesday.

     

    I'm looking forward to seeing everyone on Saturday.

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