The lights look awesome! They worked perfectly when rolling at speed!
Ruben put together an awesome video of the Tiki Tank at Critical NW. Check out the video and share it!
Team Tiki Tank had a huge success in our first trial run at the Critical NW festival in WA. There were a lot of lessons learned on what worked well and what needed improvement.
High level priorities before Burning Man:
Full photoset available here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/divide/sets/72157634776252833
Some Photos from the event (Click for larger version)
Arriving on site, fully packed up with camp gear
First day of the build. No lights installed yet
First tests of the lights installed.
Improved lighting once Seth arrived
Close up pic with Tiki textures visible at night
The speed of the light motion will be in sync with the actual vehicle speed in the final version.
After several weeks of gathering materials, progress is starting to be be made.
Recent work done:
Seth Building the Top
Testing the angles for the new turret top
Temporary brace to get an idea of how it looks
Tiki tank and Crash Industries are sponsored by PBR.
Investigating materials for covering the vehicle
Gathering bamboo and burlap.
We spent some time putting together Photoshop mockups of the Tiki Tank:
Missing from these illustrations:
Side view, click for full size:
Front view, click for full size: