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Moving Away From Inflateabled And Into Cutouts

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I have made up my mind that I am going to be moving away from inflateables and eplacing them with cutouts. The reason being is that I had 3 inflateables this past year on my display that never stood up. After setting them up, tieing then down and putting them on where I wanted they did not inflate. The cost of coro is a fraction of what a puffy cost and it is more fun to create them.

 

Is anyone with me?

 

Joseph

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You have to do what works for you but I personally am not going that way.

 

I don't like the flatness of cutouts myself.

 

Each year I have a puffy die but since I have over a 100 of them I can't really complain that much.  Most of the time I just fix them and move on.

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I use to use inflates in my display but they are a pain the dont build them to last and then they get ice and snow on them and they barley work even in the best of weather much less snow and ice build up I am with you no more inflates in my display

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I prefer cut-outs, but everyone has their own likes and dislikes.  To me the big advantage of cut-outs is the ability to create a unique original piece. And if made correctly, they'll last and last.  I use wood cut-outs. Oh, I do have a couple coro made ones, but I prefer wood.

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I tried inflateables this past christmas for the first time. Thanks but no thanks I will stick to cut outs.

Another one bites the dust lol

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I had a large area to fill in my back yard which is the least visible part of my display and decided to use inflatables last year I had 3 brand new ones fry and it was a nightmare they weren't bright enough to be seen and definitely not worth the headache Im going to cutouts and I'm hoping i have a good flea market and garage sale year and get some more blow molds to fill the area as for the inflatables I have when they croke Im done

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I had a large area to fill in my back yard which is the least visible part of my display and decided to use inflatables last year I had 3 brand new ones fry and it was a nightmare they weren't bright enough to be seen and definitely not worth the headache Im going to cutouts and I'm hoping i have a good flea market and garage sale year and get some more blow molds to fill the area as for the inflatables I have when they croke Im done

 I agree I feel that you can do so much more and be more creative with cut outs than what you can with puffies

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Another one bites the dust lol

Are you ready,

Are you ready for this

Are you hanging on the edge of your seat

Out of the doorway the puffies rip

To the sound of the beat

 

:P 

 

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Are you ready,

Are you ready for this

Are you hanging on the edge of your seat

Out of the doorway the puffies rip

To the sound of the beat

 

:P 

 

yeah

 

wow we had a queens moment there

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I notice the the amount of power it takes to run the inflatebles is much greater because I have them operating in the daytime. Cutouts are the way to go.

 

Tom L.

I have made up my mind that I am going to be moving away from inflateables and eplacing them with cutouts. The reason being is that I had 3 inflateables this past year on my display that never stood up. After setting them up, tieing then down and putting them on where I wanted they did not inflate. The cost of coro is a fraction of what a puffy cost and it is more fun to create them.

 

Is anyone with me?

 

Joseph

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I notice the the amount of power it takes to run the inflatebles is much greater because I have them operating in the daytime. Cutouts are the way to go.

 

Tom L.

I agree tom and the amount of power that is used and amps pulled is incredible therefore I am going cutouts with led spots. 05amps

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To each his or her own.  Not here to discuss the pros or cons, they all add up to some really nice displays.  I appreciate this forum and have gottne some really goo ideas from it.

 

I like cutouts and will be adding some.  Storage is a problem for me with them, and right now I do not have time to make them.  Hope to get into some wire frames and animaiton too, maybe LOR

 

But I love airblowns (400 CHRISTmas, 20 Easter, 125 Halloween, along wiht a few others) and will being adding more.

 

Having said that, I just turned 60, retire from my full time job later this year, hope there will be more time.

 

we hope to move towards a drive through, we have about 4 acres, curb cuts and culverts are already in place for the second drive (used to be a old store and a few chicken houses way back when), state DOT has given us their blessing.  not that I really had to have it, but I did ask...

 

OK, I ramble on..

 

Bottom line, I love CHRISTmas, and I love the fact that there are so many ways to decorate, so each year you will still see a lot of airblowns, but you will start to see a few more things and styles sneak their way into the display.

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