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Old Posted Sep 8, 2019, 7:18 PM
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Originally Posted by gillynova View Post
Even with the LED lights at night?
Led lights = FAIL

The aluminum bands that loop around the arena are punctuated by hundreds of dart-like perforations that add depth. They’re also reminders of a design idea that didn’t pan out.

The idea was that each slit would be illuminated from inside at night, but everyone soon realized that the self-contained lights in each panel would be a nightmare to maintain
. The perforations stayed as a visual accent -- and have thin strands of wire hidden inside to keep out birds.

They should have just reconsidered the whole scheme. I'd rather have seen the thing clad in shiny metal (aluminum or whatever).
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