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look awesome...quite a bit darker than mine for sure. I wish i could see this in person.



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Well....you have those gosh darn "Floods" shining directly down onto both front corners of the screen. The SF accepts and reflects such direct lighting, so it's going to look brighter.

Note the difference in the upper triangular area at dead center that lies just outside the umbra of the Can Floods. Take the same picture with those nasty things turned off, and take it from the distance you took the other shots and I bet it will be much more comparable.

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There's probably a lot of perceived difference in shade due to the background wall color.

I will say that the pic I posted is true to the actual color on the board
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Don't forget that this is 5 dusters of N/C on to a base of sanded SF V2.5 3.0. It is possible that due to the base of SF 3.0 the N/C may appear darker.
Oh my, absolutely. The darker base will most assuredly deepen the color, and also reduce gain to at least some small degree.

Besides that, the N/C works out to be close to the same shade as the older 2.0

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The projector is a $200 Epson 6100 with a $50 lamp after the original Epson one exploded after 700 hours. (only abut 5 of those in my house after I purchased the projector)
Wow. Just 18,000:1 Contrast and only 1800 lumen too. Kinda mind-blowin' to think what a Epson 5030 or a Panny 8000 would put up.

Your future looks pretty bright....better get some good



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Don't forget that this is 5 dusters of N/C on to a base of sanded SF V2.5 3.0. It is possible that due to the base of SF 3.0 the N/C may appear darker.

The projector is a $200 Epson 6100 with a $50 lamp after the original Epson one exploded after 700 hours. (only abut 5 of those in my house after I purchased the projector)
What kind of SilverFire N/C mix did you do?

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What kind of SilverFire N/C mix did you do?

Rustoleum Metallic Accents – White Pearl 24 oz.
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That is the mix I used. Very quick and easy to make up. My base though is SF v2.5 3.0 so results will vary. I only had the base up because I had my Wagner 590 set to fire hose and I messed up my original attempt so I sanded it back.
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Got all the item necessary to paint, but i am a little bit nervous.
This is my first time spray painting.


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