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post #1 of 2 Old 09-20-2012, 09:12 PM - Thread Starter
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I just bought a refurbished Epson 6500ub. It's my first projector, and I just got it set up. I have just built a 120" screen frame that I am going to stretch blackout cloth over. The blackout cloth is so-so, but after reading many posts in this forum, it sounds like painting it is the way to go. My question is, what sort of paint formula will work best? I've seen posts on S-I-L-V-E-R, Black Widow, MaxxMudd, SilverFire, etc, and I really don't know which is the best for my environment. Here's my details:

Epson 6500ub as stated
~13' throw distance
120" screen
seating between 8-15'
8' ceilings (soon to be painted dark as the projector will be ceiling mounted)
minimal ambient light (one egress window on opposite wall, 30' away)
soon-to-be dimmable recessed lighting in ceiling

Will most likely be getting a paint sprayer as suggested instead of rolling. Any suggestions on which paint formula to go with would be appreciated.

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RS-MaxxMudd LL sprayed on top of 3 coats of Sprayed on white primer.

Spray two "Duster Coats" coats of Primer, lightly sand, another Primer coat, lightly sand again...then commence spraying RS-MaxxMudd with Duster coats. ( 5-6 average )

You might want to lightly sand after the 3-4th coat of RS-MaxxMudd so as to assure yourself of a exceedingly smooth surface.

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