AKA: LX tape, Leccy
Electrical Insulation Tape can usually be found in the pockets of most techies. Uses include taping cables to the rig, wrapping cables up, hiding bare bits of wire (No! Just No.), strapping gel frames together and attaching unsuspecting victims to unmovable objects.
LX is used on the cables to mark their length, we use a similar system to Blacklight except we don't include red or yellow, which are on all cables to indicate that they belong to Bedlam. Lengths are always rounded down and if there are two bands, then the lengths are added.
|length||Bedlam Colour||Black Light Colour|
LX tape is also used to identify the owner of tools; the table below shows some of the combinations
|Yellow/Green||F.O.B.||Friends of Bedlam Toolkit (Striped/Earth Tape)|
|Blue/Red||Black Light||If it hasn’t been hired, don’t let Hogg see it|
|Yellow/Black||Dave Larking||Theatre Manager|
|Red-Black-Red||Duncan Grieve||Moved On|
|Purple/Black||Alistair Marshall||Please Sir can I have my <insert tool> back?|
|Blue||Colleen Patterson||Will possibly add black if such a simple colour becomes an issue|
|Green/Black||Richard Bell||I hereby claim the fore-mentioned colours for my stuff!|
|Black/Red/Black||Mark Gerrard||...see it, find it? Give it back...|
|Green/Black||Heather Hanshaw||I hereby re-claim the fore-mentioned colours from Richard cos i was here first! xx|
|Green||Claire Freake||My AJ had a band of bright green lx. Then it went missing at NSDF. Damn.|
|Blue/White||Alex Engel||These colours were hijacked with consent from David Illsley.|
|Blue/White/Red||Dave Moffat||It's mine, right!|
|Blue/Silver||Xander||Maybe I should put my colours on my LX tape...|
LX tape can be used to write on, notice the indented section of the sound desk designed for this - it isn't just a coincidence. DON'T put tape on the new lighting desk . If a lantern breaks and needs to go to the bar of broken things then please put some tape on it and tell us what is wrong with it. If the mode of failure is not known mark the item FUCT - Failed Under Constant Testing!!