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  • yourpalsparky commented on yourpalsparky's instructable Folding Geodesic Dome11 months ago
    Folding Geodesic Dome

    Great ideas. The dome was last used in the desert for Burning Man 2016, where we had really mild weather, but due to the sagging of the panels from age, and the tape strips loosening over time she blew apart a few times. She's a gonner now. I think the ideal material would be "glazing infill panels" which are insulation cores laminated with aluminum skins and then a top skin of plastic with the finish color. Kinda costly though...

    It's a great tool once you figure out the interface

    I did all my prototyping with cardboard. I've seen cardboard structures sealed with exterior paint to gain a season's worth of waterproofing, but it's great as-is in the summer or indoors...

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