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Aaron Bates - Customer Review of our 2v Geodesic Greenhouse Dome "Dual Covering Hubs Kit"

 

 

Hey John,  how are you doing?

This is Aaron Bates.

Not sure if you remember me but you helped me with my order a while back. I promised you a couple photos of the dome when I finished the building . So here you go! I still have to finish up the interior.

This dome is 13 ft around and 10 ft high in the center. The dome sits on top of a three and a half foot tall kick wall. I built in a 6 inch gap around base for venting that is partially covered with aluminum panels in these photos.The foundation goes almost 3ft down into the ground with 6 inches of foam insulation built into the walls.

The geodome is made from your dual hub kit I made my own struts and painted everything with two layers of latex paint.

One layer of shrink is attached to the exterior and a separate layer is attached to the hubs on the interior then shrunk with a heat gun.

Covering a sphere was a little harder then I anticipated but the shrink really helped make it look complete, and added to the rigidity of my structure. I grabbed an old camper door off craigslist for $20, I think it worked well.

If you need any additional pictures or details I would be glad to share anytime.

Thanks for your time and confidence.

Aaron Bates


This dome is covered with two layers of shrink wrap, one on the outside, and one on the inside of the dome.
The layers are held to the dome by our "Dual Covering" Hubs.

 


The two layers of shrink wrap are separated by the Geodesic Dome struts, which creates a "dead air" space for better insulation.

How to Purchase This 2v Dual Covering "Hubs Only" Geodesic Dome Kit

 

 

On Aug 6, 2015 4:47 PM, "Aaron Bates" wrote:

John,

I just wanted to drop you a quick thank you for the great communication and outstanding customer service.

I'm sure it can be daunting answering a lot of the same questions every day, but it makes a huge difference to do it your selfers like me.

Congratulations on an ingenious design and a successful business. I look forward to using your product as part of my design for my year round greenhouse.

Cheers,

Aaron Bates

On Aug 6, 2015 11:28 AM, "John Hurt" wrote:

Aaron,

Here is what I know.

There are 10 Blue struts that make up the foundation.

Each Blue strut for the 13' dome is 4' long.

Plus, the center ring is 2-3/8" wide.

So, the distance between  the center of each miter cut should be 4' 2-3/8" - if the dome is resting on the center of the 2x4.

There are 10 cuts that make up the 360 degree circle.  So each cut is 36 degrees total - or 18 degrees from hub - which is an 18 degree cut on each end of the 2x4.

You may have seen these examples:

http://ziptiedomes.com/customers/nathanbyrd.htm

http://ziptiedomes.com/customers/markleathers.htm

Call us at (931) 858-6892 if we can help.

John Hurt

On 8/6/2015 9:28 AM, Aaron Bates wrote:

Hello I recently purchased your 2v dual hub kit for a 13' dome I'm building.

I'm building a wood kick wall and was wondering if you had a diagram or idea of where to find info on cutting the correct miters to match the base of my 13 foot dome.

Thanks

Aaron Bates

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