PVC and Steel Pipe Traveler System

David Sword

 

This system can be used in place of a commercially available traveler track to move light scenery pieces across the stage. Lacking the weight capacity of roller systems, it is nevertheless much quieter and less expensive, and it can be made from readily available materials.

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FIGURE 1

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FIGURE 2

The basic elements of the system are the carrier and track illustrated in Figures 1 and 2. The carrier is made from 2′ schedule 40 PVC pipe with a 2′ PVC Tee fitting at each end. To prevent the scenery from ...

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