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    Christmas Season - Home Automation Pays for Itself

    Tis the season to be Jolly

    #2
    But you still have to hang all the lights, no?

    When I replace the front deck next spring I want to install multicolor LED strips under the hand rail so I don't ever have to hang a light again...

    Bah humbug

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      #3
      You mean you're supposed to take the lights down after Christmas?
      My system is described in my profile.

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        #4
        Originally posted by JLehnert View Post
        You mean you're supposed to take the lights down after Christmas?
        ummm us rednecks leave them up all year long... they go from xmas lights to security lights..
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          #5
          Originally posted by vasrc View Post
          But you still have to hang all the lights, no?

          When I replace the front deck next spring I want to install multicolor LED strips under the hand rail so I don't ever have to hang a light again...

          Bah humbug
          +1 here i am going to do the ridge line of the house with independent addressable LEDS.

          that way i can do red white and blue for the 4th, green and red for xmas and everything in between
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            #6
            Originally posted by Raptor View Post
            +1 here i am going to do the ridge line of the house with independent addressable LEDS.

            that way i can do red white and blue for the 4th, green and red for xmas and everything in between
            Even better..
            Also Green for St Patricks day, Red for St Valentines day (either the normal one or the Chicago one

            Have you found a suitable vendor yet? I'm having problems finding something that will withstand 24/7 outdoors...

            Z

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              #7
              Geez here I am using EL gutters, bushes, railings, driveway, wood trim, outside framing and bricks; works for me.

              (subcontracted lightning bugs; they work 24/7, 365 days of the year; for free - their "afterlife" glow remains).

              Wife made me take down the lasers snow flake light box a few years ago; it was the laser/light box that bugged her (a mod of a box from the early 60's) - Disco lights on steroids - too many twinkles. (jacksonian seizure activity maybe? Geez can light be bent?)

              Just kidding here. (did play with modded Christmas laser display and with a snow flake box separately though)



              Noticed here neighbors are starting to leave their Christmas lights up year around.

              And other neighbors are doing theme lighting for every holiday.

              Here I am doing less and still only around Thanksgiving/Christmas. (basics only lately)
              Last edited by Pete; November 13, 2013, 10:18 AM.
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