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Blow Mold vs Air Blown. What Is the Difference?

Christmas blow molds
Tacky Light Tour
Tacky Light Tour
Posts: 38
7/28/2011 6:27:13 AM
Can someone explain the difference between a "Blow Mold" Christmas display and an "Air Blown" Christmas display?

Post some pics and links if you have any!
Kent Vosburg
Kent Vosburg
Posts: 152
7/28/2011 3:34:36 PM
that is easy.

a blow mold is a hollow plastic decoration.
an air blown...aka inflatable item is cloth and inflated via a fan
Chris Lazdins
Chris Lazdins
Posts: 1
8/1/2011 11:40:57 AM
Blow mold lovers have a plastic fetish, Air blown users love things that inflate. Some people swing both ways and use both.
Kent Vosburg
Kent Vosburg
Posts: 152
8/1/2011 3:31:18 PM
Chris Lazdins wrote:
Blow mold lovers have a plastic fetish, Air blown users love things that inflate. Some people swing both ways and use both.


wow, without being on holiday university, I don't know how to respond to that. :D
to say that blowmolders have a fetish is at least an understatement.
Erin Spindler
Erin Spindler
Posts: 79
8/2/2011 7:19:11 AM
Chris Lazdins wrote:
Blow mold lovers have a plastic fetish, Air blown users love things that inflate. Some people swing both ways and use both.

I prefer Air Blown
Josh Walston
Josh Walston
Posts: 11
8/9/2011 11:58:56 AM
I have over 20 inflatables in my display and young kids love them. I found a website that sells blow molds, but how do u keep the blow molds up without them blowing over?
Harold Jones
Harold Jones
Posts: 12
10/18/2011 6:30:57 AM
I like to use the blow mold because they don't have to be tied down, they only require one or two lights, they don't get ripped and last but not least they are already up unlike air blowns that sometimes don't inflate!
goofyjds72092@yahoo.com
goofyjds72092@yahoo.com
Posts: 5
10/20/2011 12:46:11 PM
to one who posted on keep them from blowing over there several ways can do it one with whole on bottom u stick a wood stake in ground and put blow mold over top and then some do have a plug and you can put sand in it and then some u put a plastic lid on whole and put a bag under the plastic lid like candles you can drill whole and put metal stakes in bottom
Kent Vosburg
Kent Vosburg
Posts: 152
10/24/2011 8:49:46 AM
Josh Walston wrote:
I have over 20 inflatables in my display and young kids love them. I found a website that sells blow molds, but how do u keep the blow molds up without them blowing over?


Carrie Sansing is the Queen of Blowmolds. She puts up several hundred in her display near Chicago. One suggestion she has given as well as the metal stake is making a platform out of plywood, and then using a toggle bolt through the base of the plywood into a hole on the bottom of the blow mold.

You might look her up on Planet Christmas, and check out her Blow Mold Mega Tree.

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