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Forum: CRT Projectors   08-30-2001, 02:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,436
Posted By bgl
What a terrible story! I'm so sorry to hear...

What a terrible story! I'm so sorry to hear this. For now, I would contact canadian law enforcement, it's a crime what he did. check with federal and local authorities.
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-29-2001, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By bgl
A tech suggested the black tape might be there...

A tech suggested the black tape might be there to absorb some unwanted light from the guns? He thought it was factory installed...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-28-2001, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By bgl
I looked inside my lenses today with a...

I looked inside my lenses today with a flashlight and noticed you can see a piece of black tape across the bottom. This is apparent on all three lenses. What is that tape for?
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-26-2001, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By bgl
Thanks for the pointers guys. Since the Gp-5000...

Thanks for the pointers guys. Since the Gp-5000 is not the brightest of units, should a higher gain screen be considered? Like 1.7 maybe? recommendations?
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-26-2001, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By bgl
I am moving and decided to get rid of my 100"...

I am moving and decided to get rid of my 100" 4:3 1.3 gain screen. I want 16:9. The 4:3 image was beautiful in a light controlled room with dark grey walls. The GP-5000 manual says the projector can...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-21-2001, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By bgl
Anyone know someone or somewhere to get my NEC...

Anyone know someone or somewhere to get my NEC GP-5000 serviced? Got an apparent PS problem...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-18-2001, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By bgl
Out of curiosity, why three gp5000's?

Out of curiosity, why three gp5000's?
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-07-2001, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By bgl
You should really consider some creative...

You should really consider some creative ventilation and insulation for an lcd. I have NEVER seen a crt mounted in any bar anywhere in the world that didn't have a picture washed out by ambient...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-06-2001, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 163
Posted By bgl
I like that one too. If you like maggie cheung...

I like that one too. If you like maggie cheung and brigitte lin, check out their semi-nude slo-mo fight scene in "dragon inn". jai so ng ye toa. that means "I want to drink Brigitte Lin's bathwater"...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-06-2001, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By bgl
wouldn't an lcd or dlp make much more sense in...

wouldn't an lcd or dlp make much more sense in this type of application? you need a bright picture, not a detailed picture.
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-06-2001, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 163
Posted By bgl
Az, If you like hk cinema check out "bride...

Az,

If you like hk cinema check out "bride with white hair", and "dragon inn" and "Swordsman 2". You will learn to love and worship brigitte lin...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-04-2001, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By bgl
Look dude, a "first projector" is not like a...

Look dude, a "first projector" is not like a first date or first sexual experience. Don't worry about entering the world of CRT and home theater on tip toes. Enter the world of home theater like...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-04-2001, 02:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 459
Posted By bgl
I ordered a G90 sony pj from Cinemasource about...

I ordered a G90 sony pj from Cinemasource about a year ago. Tom Young assured me it was in perfect working order and I believed him. I'd saved for years to make the purchase and so you imagine my...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-03-2001, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 528
Posted By bgl
TSince the angle of incidence equals the angle...

TSince the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection,the maximum amount of reflected light will reach the seating position if the projector is ceilng mounted.(ext...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-02-2001, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 324
Posted By bgl
this helped me REMOVE my pj from the ceiling a...

this helped me REMOVE my pj from the ceiling a few days ago:

I took two 2x4's and nailed a piece of plywood onto them to create a projector "Stretcher" or sled if you will. you can use this for...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-02-2001, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By bgl
So you're saying a power blackout will kill a...

So you're saying a power blackout will kill a pj? That's good to know, I'm moving to a place known for blackouts. So I guess i should get a ups?
Forum: Screens   08-02-2001, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By bgl
I have a 100" Dalite 4:3 screen with 1.3 gain...

I have a 100" Dalite 4:3 screen with 1.3 gain and fixed in a metal frame. I want a 16:9 because all I watch are dvd's. The screen is 3 years old, can someone tell me how much it's worth if I sell...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-01-2001, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 324
Posted By bgl
funny you'd mention it, i just rented a genie...

funny you'd mention it, i just rented a genie lift 2 days ago. 40 bucks for 24 hours here in Los angeles. took down a 200 lb pj all by my lonesome. great tool.
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-29-2001, 10:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 487
Posted By bgl
I don't think so PF. I have very sensitive...

I don't think so PF. I have very sensitive hearing but visually I'm not that sharp. I've had film DP's point out certain things about the visual medium on screen that I just don't see or get. Some...
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-28-2001, 11:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 487
Posted By bgl
how much are those selecos? sounds like you're...

how much are those selecos? sounds like you're saying they beat crt.
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-28-2001, 03:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 487
Posted By bgl
Re dlp projection in commercial theater, I saw...

Re dlp projection in commercial theater, I saw low light clips from "the insider" (35mm) projected by a DLP unit compared to a film projector. The DLP was much better. more detail, less murky. just...
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-28-2001, 01:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By bgl
My NEC is not wanting to power up again. It...

My NEC is not wanting to power up again. It takes like 10 tries on the remote before it catches. Maybe it's my home's electrical maybe not. But I'm moving. By saturday the PJ will be in the back of...
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-28-2001, 01:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 461
Posted By bgl
I can't imagine why anyone would gamble on a pj...

I can't imagine why anyone would gamble on a pj at ebay. I bought my NEC from AVS and since I'm on the west coast, I considered that a huge gamble. Besides, with guys like curt around forgetta about...
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-23-2001, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By bgl
So far I have 1 dickhead, 1 airhead and 1...

So far I have 1 dickhead, 1 airhead and 1 knucklehead. So all I need is a schmuck or a bonehead to complete the projector removal team.
Forum: CRT Projectors   07-23-2001, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By bgl
ya know curt, that's how we installed it, 4 guys...

ya know curt, that's how we installed it, 4 guys and 100's of grunts and curses. what a nightmare!!! gotta be a better way!

and johnny boy, we have the same pj. i dunno if you just got it, but...
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