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Hello,

I am building a 20 ft mega tree for this year. Last year I had a 2 ft star for the 10 ft tree I had. I dont think that the 2 ft star will be large enough. Does anyone have recommendations on what size star would look best? I welded my first one and have been thinking about welding a 32-36'' star for the 20 ft tree.

Thank you,

Jason

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my tree is 23 foot to the star. I made the star with 10" legs, and it came out to about 38" tall. With the 10" legs, it gives me 100" across the section. So 100 lights work out about every inch. It worked pretty well. When building just consider how your lights are going to work out

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Hello,

I am building a 20 ft mega tree for this year. Last year I had a 2 ft star for the 10 ft tree I had. I dont think that the 2 ft star will be large enough. Does anyone have recommendations on what size star would look best? I welded my first one and have been thinking about welding a 32-36'' star for the 20 ft tree.

Thank you,

Jason

I picked up a wireframe star locally that is about 30" using it on my 20ft tree. Its my frist mega tree so I'm hoping for the best.

-jim

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Ours will be 21' including the star, which is just 2' like yours. No lights on it yet, but the star itself looks fine.

I think a big part of it is how close you get your lights to the pole at the top. If you have a large topper and the light hooks are spread out in to a large circle then that will make the star look smaller. A "sharper" point of lights should make it look smaller.

Ours will all be pretty tight, within 6", so that should help.

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21' tree with a two foot tall star. I think it looks good. It could be bigger but not smaller and still look good.

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we have a 20 foot tree and we use a 36" star and it looks perfect so that's what we've been using for the past 2 years and it looks great and before that we used a very small star and it never looked right so we tried the 36" star the next year and it made a Huge Diffrence:)

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Thank you for all the feedback. I ended up welding a new star. This one measures almost 32''. I think this one well be better on my new 20 ft tree.

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