Over The Top
Christmas Lights

 

The 2021 Christmas Light count is now 144,617 Lights.



Monday, November 29, 2021

The show began and will continue through January 13th. Keep in mind that if it rains I will not be able to run the show as the lights will not stay on. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 144,617.



Sunday, November 28, 2021

All the shows were recorded and will be edited before loading to YouTube. The final light count has been adjusted to match the official count. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 144,617.



Saturday, November 27, 2021

I finished the parking lot, cleaned things up, covered controllers, and did a small test show. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 144,036.



Friday, November 26, 2021

Work continued on the parking lot. Total controller count at 64. 2430 lights went up today. Total light count now at 144,036.



Thursday, November 25, 2021

Work began on the parking lot with lights being tested and fixed. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 141,606.



Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Work was done with the technical part of the show. I did testing most of the day to make sure the show will run as intended. More rabbit damage was fixed. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 141,606.



Tuesday, November 23, 2021

I worked on a few odds and ends including fixing rabbit damage and clean-up. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 141,606.



Monday, November 22, 2021

Stake lights were finished today. Total controller count at 64. 311 lights went up today. Total light count now at 141,606.



Sunday, November 21, 2021

Work continued with the stake lights. Total controller count at 64. 375 lights went up today. Total light count now at 141,295.



Saturday, November 20, 2021

Replaced two of the 50 watt tree floods and did some odds and ends. I began to put up the stake lights. Total controller count at 64. 201 lights went up today. Total light count now at 140,920.



Friday, November 19, 2021

I set up the tree under the carport and decorated around it including the presents and garland. Total controller count at 64. 3090 lights went up today. Total light count now at 140,719.



Thursday, November 18, 2021

Due to rain I worked inside doing some organization and clean up. I did decorate the inside of the storage building, and I got ready to work outside the next day. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 137,629.



Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Finished Mega tree including the star and base lights. Total controller count at 64. 14,850 lights went up today. Total light count now at 137,629.



Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Worked on Mega tree. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 122,779.



Monday, November 15, 2021

Worked on Mega tree and did some shopping for hard to find items. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 122,779.



Sunday, November 14, 2021

Worked on repair from rabbit damage. Total controller count at 64. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 122,779.



Saturday, November 13, 2021

The leaping arch fence was finished including the top band and strobe curtain. Total controller count at 64. 2120 lights went up today. Total light count now at 122,779.



Friday, November 12, 2021

Continued work on the leaping arch fence. Strobe were wired and put up. I connected the last 8 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 64. 212 lights went up today. Total light count now at 120,659.



Thursday, November 11, 2021

The leaping arch fence was started today. The posts were put into the ground and the steel bar was mounted. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 56. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 120,447.



Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Mega spiral tree was finished. The inside Christmas tree was decorated too. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 56. 4800 lights went up today. Total light count now at 120,447.



Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Lights and wiring was completed on seven spiral trees and wiring was done on mega spiral tree. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 56. 11,200 lights went up today. Total light count now at 115,647.



Monday, November 8, 2021

All controllers are now connected to the network except the ones on the leaping arch fence. I put up the front buck, welcoming snowman, and four yard snowmen. I connected 4 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 56. 3961 lights went up today. Total light count now at 104,447.



Sunday, November 7, 2021

I began to place controllers in the grass area. This includes wiring. I connected 24 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 52. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 100,486.



Saturday, November 6, 2021

Yard work was completed so that work can start in the grass areas. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 100,486.



Friday, November 5, 2021

Rain today so I worked inside. The inside of the house was finished with the exception of decorating the tree. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 100,486.



Thursday, November 4, 2021

Finished the light wheels. Placed the glass bells in drive and wired the front mini trees. I also fixed an issue with the tree floods. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 2,180 lights went up today. Total light count now at 100,486.



Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Work continued on the light wheels including the mounting of controllers and power supply boxes. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 3,200 lights went up today. Total light count now at 98,306.



Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Work continued on the light wheels. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 9,600 lights went up today. Total light count now at 95,106.



Monday, November 1, 2021

I began work on the light wheels. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 6,400 lights went up today. Total light count now at 85,506.



Sunday, October 31, 2021

I put the top band on the fence, checked to make sure all the lights worked once up and in frame, and cut all the ends off the over 1500 zip ties used. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 1,600 lights went up today. Total light count now at 79,106. I have spent 282.5 hours so far doing the light set up.



Saturday, October 30, 2021

Put the lights on the fence frame. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 12,000 lights went up today. Total light count now at 77,506.



Friday, October 29, 2021

Put up a rabbit barrier to keep rabbits and squirrels from chewing on the wires. Set up the fence. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 65,506.



Thursday, October 28, 2021

Wired the fence. Repaired fence panels from last years rabbit damage. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 65,506.



Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Set up the light wheel frames. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 65,506.



Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Finished reworking the last four net light trees. Placed under the Fig Tree and wired. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 5600 lights went up today. Total light count now at 65,506.



Monday, October 25, 2021

Worked on reworking the last four net light trees. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 59,906.



Sunday, October 24, 2021

The under the Fig Tree including putting up two spiral trees and wired the storage building. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 3263 lights went up today. Total light count now at 59,906.



Saturday, October 23, 2021

The work on the Fig Tree roots continued. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 11,000 lights went up today. Total light count now at 56,643.



Friday, October 22, 2021

The work on the Fig Tree roots continued. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 4200 lights went up today. Total light count now at 45,643.



Thursday, October 21, 2021

The work on the Fig Tree roots continued. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 3400 lights went up today. Total light count now at 41,443.



Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The work on the Fig Tree roots continued. The purple people eater was put up. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 2400 lights went up today. Total light count now at 38,043.



Tuesday, October 19, 2021

More painting was done today. The work on the Fig Tree began including controller work and 4-50 watt floods. I connected 11 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 28. 4 lights went up today. Total light count now at 35,643.



Monday, October 18, 2021

The fence frame was cleaned and painted. The bench bases were cleaned and painted. The inside Christmas tree was put up and connected. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 610 lights went up today. Total light count now at 35,639.



Sunday, October 17, 2021

I removed the net lights off of the remanding four net light trees. The spiral trees were cleaned and painted. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 35,029.



Saturday, October 16, 2021

I finished reworking four of the net light trees. I did some work in the yard to get ready to work on the chasing fence. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 5600 lights went up today. Total light count now at 35,029.



Friday, October 15, 2021

I continued reworking the net light trees. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 29,429.



Thursday, October 14, 2021

I continued reworking the net light trees. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 0 lights went up today. Total light count now at 29,429.



Wednesday, October 13, 2021

I added some new items in the back bed. The parking lot floods went up and I worked on redoing the net light trees. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 184 lights went up today. Total light count now at 29,429.



Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The back net light trees were set up today. I also did some painting and organization to continue working more efficiently. I connected 0 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 2400 lights went up today. Total light count now at 29,245.



Monday, October 11, 2021

More work was done on the back including setting up the nativity scene. Additional wiring work was also completed. I connected 4 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 17. 134 lights went up today. Total light count now at 26,845.



Sunday, October 10, 2021

I put up the fire stick and stars at the end of the carport. I did a lot of work with wiring and controllers. I connected 10 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 13. 2300 lights went up today. Total light count now at 26,711.



Saturday, October 9, 2021

I put the letter box on the storage building roof along with other lights. I began work on the computer and wiring of the controllers. I connected 3 controllers to the computer. Total controller count now at 3. 1652 lights went up today. Total light count now at 24,411.



Friday, October 8, 2021

I put up lights on the storage building along with the flood lights. 720 lights went up today. Total light count now at 22,759.



Thursday, October 7, 2021

I did some cleaning in preparation to put up lights on the storage building tomorrow. The flood lights on the house went up today along with some inside lighting work. 531 lights went up today. Total light count now at 22,039.



Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The lights on the house went up today along with some wiring and other small jobs taken care of. 546 lights went up today. Total light count now at 21,508.



Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The benches behind the house were cleaned, painted, and set up. The roof stars were set up along with some wiring and other odds and ends. 3200 lights went up today. Total light count now at 20,962.



Monday, October 4, 2021

I worked with the lights in the flower beds and around the house. Put out the front mini trees and began work on the house roof. 5810 lights went up today. Total light count now at 17,762.



Sunday, October 3, 2021

I worked with the lights in the flower beds today including the speakers and moving the donation box. 3687 lights went up today. Total light count now at 11,952.



Saturday, October 2, 2021

I worked with the lights in the flower beds today including getting the lights on one of the mega spiral trees. 8065 lights went up today. Total light count now at 8265.



Friday, October 1, 2021

All the wreaths went up today. I began to paint and place the props, and did some wiring in the flower beds. 200 lights went up today. Total light count now at 200.





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