Introduction: This Is My Alien Invasion Parade Float
2013 parade float
tow vehicle was area 51, with missles to shoot down any UFO's that were sighted
trailer sported a 10' UFO hovering over a corn field dropping off its little aliens
supporting actors, Aliens, Men in Black, Alien Abductions, and Hazmat Alien cleanup crew.
Step 1: Ideas, Research, and Gathering.
research: found A 10' PVC design online and set out to recreate it.
materials: gathered and repurposed as man materials as I could.
Step 2: Get Some Skin
we used heat shrink boat wrap for the skin
Step 3: Get It Up and Light It.
constructed a wood frame. used 2" metal conduit for the support mast. green flashing LED strips purchased at Advanced Auto
Step 4: Decorate It
Step 5: Drive Slow
driving a little too fast. it imploded on the way to the parade. some last minute repairs and we got it back into position