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How Drone Video Can Help You Buy And Run A Farm

Posted by on March 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Drone Video Can Help You Buy And Run A Farm

Drones were once something nearly entirely used by the military but are now all the rage with commercial businesses. People can even personally own and fly a drone as long as they are obeying proper flight and airspace laws in their city and state. If you want to purchase farmland and create your own farm, drones may not be on the list with your barn and cattle. If you wish to have an expansive farm and will start off with few hands available on the farm, a drone video service like Major Video Inc. can actually help you. Here are some reasons you should consider a drone while you are looking for and running a farm. Drones can take quality video of the farm space If you are considering buying farmland, you may want to walk or drive the land. Another method that you could use to save the walk but still have a clear view of all of the land is to use a drone. Fly a drone with drone video service over the farm to get a good look at the land. You may videotape things that you could easily miss while walking around, such as small ponds, slopes and hills in the land, and more. By using drone services, you can know exactly what you are getting and already map out how to plot the land.  You can keep good food growth records Understanding the growth and behaviors of your farm used to mean writing down when things were planted and harvested. Instead, you can now take video through drone to determine how the crops on your farms are growing and if everything seems to be on schedule or if any particular crop is having issues with sprouting. Viewing the growth patterns your or crops bi-weekly or monthly video droning, you will be able to tell if anything is going wrong with any crop growth patterns.  Keep your animals in check Figuring out where your animals are wandering or where they tend to roam can save you a lot of time. By flying a drone over your farm while working and while the animals are grazing, you get some idea of where the animals tend to be. If you allow your animals to graze and water themselves outside of the barn, then put them back in at the end of the night, a drone video will give you some idea on where your animals like to stop, rest, and socialize so that they are not lost to you nor do you spend time wandering around to find...

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Taking Care Of Your Hearing When You Play In A Rock Band

Posted by on August 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Taking Care Of Your Hearing When You Play In A Rock Band

If you just became a rock music band member, you will most likely enjoy the enthusiasm people give as they listen to your music during a stage performance. Many bands will play their music pretty loud, giving their guests an energetic show as a result. Unfortunately, loud music can have a large impact on your hearing over time, making it necessary to take proper precautions during your practice sessions and live performances so you do not suffer from hearing loss. Here are some steps to take when performing to help keep your hearing from deteriorating due to your band’s sound. Watch Your Position When you set up to play in a club or on a stage for a live performance, position yourself in an area away from the direct sound of the speakers. Have your sound crew place the speakers to the sides of the performing area so they are slightly in front of the band members instead of at the back of the stage where each person would be impacted by direct sound. Place the speakers so they amplify their sound toward the center of the room or area where guests will be watching, giving you a rich sound without you needing to be directly in front of it. Avoid Alcohol It is easy to get caught up in the music, turning the sound up louder and louder because you enjoy it so much. When you drink alcohol, you may not be aware that you are putting your volume at a risky level. It is best to keep a straight head and avoid drinking at all when you are performing so you can keep on top of sound quality, keeping it at a constant level that will not be damaging to your hearing. Wear Protective Gear Wear earplugs while you are giving a stage performance to help keep your ears from becoming exposed to loud music. Many band members do this so they can play their music at a louder level for the crowd without sacrificing their hearing in the process. People expect concerts to be loud. Since they are not the ones listening to the music at this level frequently, it is a rush for them to be able to experience it so loud when at a concert. If you want your crowd to experience your sound at a loud level, you need to cover or plug your ears with proper sound muffling equipment. Plugs are not really noticeable and earmuff-type gear can be hidden by wearing a hat. For professional hearing services, contact a company such as Hearing Solutions Audiology...

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What You Should And Shouldn’t Do Before Going Into The Studio To Record Your First Album

Posted by on August 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What You Should And Shouldn’t Do Before Going Into The Studio To Record Your First Album

Months of writing, rehearsing, and individual practice go into creating your first album, but the hardest thing to prepare for might just be the setup and recreating your songs in the studio to match what’s been played live and in the practice room. Over- and under-preparation are the two biggest actions that waste studio time, and with some studios charging a hundred dollars or more per hour, time is of the essence when you enter the foam-walled rooms.  Do Know whether or not you’ll be recording with a click track. Using a click track will allow you to only record a chorus once in some situations but can make more improvisational music sound rigid and cold. For example, a clock track can be useful for technical death metal, which relies on precision, However, blues and country groups that rely more on feel than timing can sound awkward when recording with a click. Meet with your band the week before, once or twice. This meeting should involve some light rehearsing, but should mainly be focused on figuring out which songs will go where on the recordings and the exact makeup of the songs themselves. If you’re planning on doing a brand new, never-before-played song for the album, make sure everyone is on the same page as to whose parts go where. An outline of the entire album (including breaking down songs into chorus, interlude, verses, etc.) is a great way to make sure everyone knows how the process will go.  Don’t Try to precisely tune your instruments the night before.  While making sure your guitars and bass are properly strung is important, doing fine-tuning the night before is a futile effort. This is because the humidity and temperature unique to the recording studio will change the tuning of your instruments enough to be noticed on recordings. To make sure you’re perfectly in tune, open your instrument’s case in the studio while you’re setting everything else up so the instrument can get acclimated. Once this happens, you’ll be able to dial in the perfect tunings and tone.  Record with equipment you’re unfamiliar with.  One big mistake musicians make when recording in a well-furnished studio is using more expensive equipment thinking that high end gear will improve their sound. The truth is that having to completely reenter your tone into a new guitar, bass, or amp will take valuable time, and the result is rarely as good as the tried-and-true setup you use onstage.  For more information, contact Poll Sound or a similar...

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Techniques Of Mold Inspection

Posted by on July 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Techniques Of Mold Inspection

If your house has a mold infestation, you are dealing with a serious health hazard. Mold has been linked to upper respiratory tract symptoms in healthy adults, inducing coughing and wheezing. It also exacerbates asthma symptoms in those already suffering from the condition. Some studies indicate that exposure to mold in the early years may contribute to children developing asthma. Mold is dangerous, so if you suspect your home has mold, you need to contact a professional. Detecting Mold If you suspect mold infestation, hire a professional to examine your home. Although some mold is easily detectable, other mold is hidden, and if you search for it by ripping off wallpaper or digging in your basement, you risk inhaling the harmful spores. If you must search for it yourself, you need to wear protective clothing such as a face mask.  Equipment Moisture meters are effective tools for identifying spots in your home where mold is likely to grow. They contain a narrow probe that can be inserted into carpet, walls, and even concrete to determine if water is collecting in your home and promoting mold. Fiber optic borescopes are also used by professionals to assess your situation. These are bendable, lighted probes that allow the operator to discover hidden mold behind the walls or in the floor. You can buy them for home use, but the sophisticated models professionals use are expensive and get better results.  Sampling Kits Professionals do not take samples when the mold is visible because they are simply unnecessary. You can order a home sampling kit online if you wish, but  experts advise against them. You will always have mold in your home because small amounts are everywhere. The problem occurs when massive amounts of mold grow due to excessive, often hidden moisture in your home. Tracking down the source of the moisture and the location of the mold infestation is vital. Once those are discovered, steps can be taken to correct the problem. If you suspect mold has taken hold in your home, you need to contact a professional as soon as possible. Mold is a serious health risk, especially for those susceptible to respiratory problems. Do not go digging for mold by yourself unless you have the correct protective equipment. Once you find mold, you will be inhaling the spores. Professionals have access to better equipment, such as borescopes and moisture meters, and can locate and then treat the problem. Mold infestation is common, but it must be promptly...

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