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rx7man
08-11-2017, 12:01 AM
I'm In the process of making a 4 foot tall 180 degree smart pixel tree, and would like to know people's opinions on what size pixel star for the top? I was thinking Boscoyo 23" star, but afraid it might be to large.

jerry72
08-11-2017, 12:08 AM
I'm In the process of making a 4 foot tall 180 degree smart pixel tree, and would like to know people's opinions on what size pixel star for the top? I was thinking Boscoyo 23" star, but afraid it might be to large.

Way to large, i would hit up james mand buy the 12" stars he uses on his 180 mini trees or use the 15" ones that he sells.
https://www.boscoyostudio.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_46&products_id=118&zenid=87upi6aa1054f7ne1vk2i0qf77

TazChaLet
08-11-2017, 12:16 AM
my tree is 8' tall and the topper is about 4'


https://youtu.be/0WoqQ4K6fXg

rx7man
08-11-2017, 07:39 PM
Really appreciate the posts. I think I will probably go with the 15" star.

jerry72
08-11-2017, 10:00 PM
Really appreciate the posts. I think I will probably go with the 15" star.

Will look good with those.

DanJ
08-11-2017, 10:02 PM
I found out the hard way last year that the 23" Boscoyo Bethlehem star is too small for a 3m tree... Will be using the 36" five point from Boscoyo this year. Should have scaled it out last year....

FishKing
08-12-2017, 08:41 PM
I'm adding a 24" star to my 8' tall tree. I hope this size is alright. I don't want to overwhelm the lights of the tree with a star that's to big but don't want one that's to small either. Any thoughts?

StickyWicket
08-12-2017, 09:27 PM
I'm adding a 24" star to my 8' tall tree. I hope this size is alright. I don't want to overwhelm the lights of the tree with a star that's to big but don't want one that's to small either. Any thoughts?

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170813/800cb8a95c08bd7102db6d4ba806e9c1.jpg

This is a 23" star on an 8' tree.

FishKing
08-14-2017, 11:48 PM
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170813/800cb8a95c08bd7102db6d4ba806e9c1.jpg

This is a 23" star on an 8' tree.

Nice setup! After seeing this I'm sticking with the 24" star. Another inch from 23" won't be that noticeable, especially since I bought it already. Your trees and stars look really proportionate to each other. Thanks much. By the way, how big are the stars on your smaller trees?

StickyWicket
08-15-2017, 02:21 AM
Nice setup! After seeing this I'm sticking with the 24" star. Another inch from 23" won't be that noticeable, especially since I bought it already. Your trees and stars look really proportionate to each other. Thanks much. By the way, how big are the stars on your smaller trees?

The trees are 19" the star is 9", the lights don't go out the the very tips of the stars so the lighted area is slightly smaller.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170815/953649419ef033fe200907df17d612ba.jpg

DanJ
08-15-2017, 12:53 PM
Fishking--I recommend that you scale (manually draw, use a drafting tool, use shapes in excel...etc....) your tree to 8' tall and however wide you will build it, then scale a star on it that you like--then find one close to that size. I scaled my 3m tree earlier this year (after finding the 23" Bethlehem star to be too small for my liking...) and found the 36" five point star to be a good fit for the height and width we are planning on that tree.

FishKing
08-16-2017, 08:35 PM
Fishking--I recommend that you scale (manually draw, use a drafting tool, use shapes in excel...etc....) your tree to 8' tall and however wide you will build it, then scale a star on it that you like--then find one close to that size. I scaled my 3m tree earlier this year (after finding the 23" Bethlehem star to be too small for my liking...) and found the 36" five point star to be a good fit for the height and width we are planning on that tree.

Thanks DanJ. That sounds like a really good idea. I use Adobe Illustrator a lot so I'll try your idea there. Makes sense to get a better visual of it.