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Mike's creation

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  • My favorite Christmas story love em all
  • Location Menomonee Falls, WI
  • Biography I am a church music director, love to decorate outside cause we have 2 cats that would tear it apart on the inside. Love to design and make all my own decorations!
  • Interests Music
  • Occupation Director of Music for Lutheran Church
  • About my display My display is in the creative stages. I don't want to over do it but I think three theme areas will be what happens.
  1. $120.00 cost, no shipping charges. I purchased one during the summer and put it away so well, I forgot where I put it. So a second 1 was purchased. This is the original 1 unopened! The 2.0 Whole House FM Transmitter® has been replaced with a the new Whole House FM Transmitter® 3.0. This new transmitter is superior to the original version with a long list of new features. This new FCC approved transmitter comes with an easy to install, international antenna extension that helps boost performance in countries that allow. LCD display that shows frequency and other settings. Covers entire FM band from 88.1 to 107.9 in 0.1 MHz steps. Automatic Gain Control (AGC) evens out high and low volumes. Input Volume Control to adjust to input levels. Stereo/Mono switch (mono has a longer range). Microphone input and line input. PLL (phase lock loop) prevents frequency drift. Includes Audio "Y" cable allowing speakers and FM transmission. Universal power adapter (4 different power sources supported). Remembers station frequency and on/off state without power. Broadcast 150' (longer with the international antenna wire). This is everything that comes in the Box: Whole House FM Transmitter 3.0 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Audio Cable RCA Jack Stereo Adapter Stereo Audio "Y" Cable 110/220 V AC Wall Outlet Adapter 12V DC Car Adapter Computer USB Power Adapter
  2. If you don't get any takers and are willing to ship which I would be more than happy to cover, I could use 5-8 of the green. Mike
  3. Big J Illinois, even the biggest meanest dog can be tamed with a good 2 lb steak! :-) Just kidding nice find! Mike's Creations
  4. $130.00 cost, no shipping charges. I purchased one during the summer and put it away so well, I forgot where I put it. So a second 1 was purchased. This is the original 1 unopened! The 2.0 Whole House FM Transmitter® has been replaced with a the new Whole House FM Transmitter® 3.0. This new transmitter is superior to the original version with a long list of new features. This new FCC approved transmitter comes with an easy to install, international antenna extension that helps boost performance in countries that allow. LCD display that shows frequency and other settings. Covers entire FM band from 88.1 to 107.9 in 0.1 MHz steps. Automatic Gain Control (AGC) evens out high and low volumes. Input Volume Control to adjust to input levels. Stereo/Mono switch (mono has a longer range). Microphone input and line input. PLL (phase lock loop) prevents frequency drift. Includes Audio "Y" cable allowing speakers and FM transmission. Universal power adapter (4 different power sources supported). Remembers station frequency and on/off state without power. Broadcast 150' (longer with the international antenna wire). This is everything that comes in the Box: Whole House FM Transmitter 3.0 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Audio Cable RCA Jack Stereo Adapter Stereo Audio "Y" Cable 110/220 V AC Wall Outlet Adapter 12V DC Car Adapter Computer USB Power Adapter
  5. Sounds like you could be overloading the circuit, what is the wattage on the bulbs in the blow molds, generally they are 15-20 watts, is there more than one bulb in each blow molds, if you have 25 watts per blow mold x 25 units, 625 watts for the blow molds, the spiral trees if the older style are 40 watts per unit, plus if they are the old deer, another 40 watts, and generally the outside outlite is not on it's own circuit, so you already have a load on it and sometimes they gang it to another outlite with the gfi in the middle. Just sayin. Mike
  6. Ok, someone on here told me that they put in a glade plug in at the end of the led light string to get rid of the flicker? Mike
  7. 1000bulbs, Led warehouse. Mike
  8. Candi's Lighted d lites, your right you make me sick. Our walmarts did not have any individual colors at all this year in LED's, and I complained to the manger, told him not everyone wants multi color, that they could have had a case of each color. Mike
  9. Ok, this past season I built 4 coro singing Christmas Trees, 32x24. The main tree outline and 2 mouth outlines used 3/8 green and red rope light purchased in bulk. Don't remember which vendor. Problem is the crappy clips! I used what was on the site two different styles in 3/8 size. Purchased 400, still have a bunch left. All the clips were hot glued screwed and bolted to the coro. The problem is when I installed the rope light the clips would break, the side would break off as you tried to insert the rope light. I was as gentle as could be, I tried the rope light at room temp, clip would break, then heating the rope light up with a heat gun, sometime it broke sometimes not. After getting the rope light in I would replace broken ones. Then hot glue the rope to the coro. I went out a couple of weeks ago to clear the snow off the trees before the display became live for the night using a leaf blower and noticed before even beginning to blow that several more clips had broken but the rope light retained it's shape from the cold. Question is how do you attach your rope light to the coro, what method has worked the best or did i just get a really bad batch of clips? Mike
  10. I hate menards because of the owers political views, however, I love it when I can make him give me money back on the 11% rebate. All in all in the past year using sales, rebates and the 11% rebate, I have spend about $600 there, but I have now gotten $300 back from them so I guess I have to bite the bullet! Mike
  11. Need some help, been looking on the internet for some wire frame picts/patterns for toy soldiers/nutcrackers. I want to build 8 6' pieces for next years display. However, not really thrilled with what I see. Anybody out there have some suggestions, patterns, or links to picts for me to look through. Typing is rather limited with my shoulder surgery from last week. BTW, for those who know me, the surgery went well, however, the tear to the rotator cuff was complete, from the bone to the bi-cept muscle. Right arm and was much worse than the first time 6 years ago. But this time... have no idea how I tore it. Thanks Mike
  12. Was going to ask the same question Big J Illinois, I don't think they were LED, I saw the same in our walmart on the old regular bulbs at around 4 bucks a pop. Regarding the Martha stewart lights, I have also heard from several members that their caught fire connected and dimming on LOR channels. So I would just get rid of them. Thing is if they catch fire being dimmed what is the problem and can prolonged use cause the same problem. Folks that have had these and caught fire need to report this to Underwriter Labs and consumer reporting bureaus.. So I went on to 1000's bulbs website they had what I wanted and not a bad price so I purchased a bunch. Doing Coro bells, additional camels, shepherds sheep and nutcrackers! So going to need about 2k of lights. Blue, red, yellow, green orange. Mike
  13. I see el wire all over the internet here in the USA, question is? do I want this kind of shading in my display! Would love to see a video of this! Mike
  14. I will be purchasing a bunch this year. Doing Coro bells, additional camels, shepherds sheep and nutcrackers! So going to need about 2k of lights. Blue, red, yellow, green orange. Mike
  15. My display will go dark 12 days after Christmas! Then it will come down in bits and pieces depending on how my shoulder is. BTW, surgery went well on my shoulder, however, the damage was more extensive than we first thought. Rotator cuff tear from the bone to the bicep muscle. I have a couple of folk that are willing to help me, but since this was my first year, I decided to do the 12 day thing! Lots of compliments and honks when I was outside as people are driving by. Talked with a couple of our local cops who sit in the parking lot at night and they said there were a lot of people doing u-turns, (no problem in WI) They loved it themselves and several of them brought their families over to see it. Also had a lot of the folk from church walk over on Christmas eve. I put speakers out and the kids loved it. Getting ready for next year! Mike