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Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-22-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By MississippiMan
This is easy to provide.........and it eats a BD...

This is easy to provide.........and it eats a BD II's lunch too.
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-22-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By MississippiMan
130" Diagonal 2.39:1 Silver Fire v2.5 1.0 Drywall Screen

Today will see the prep work (...Sanding Primer...Perimeter Tape-off...) and the spraying of a Dedicated Theater Screen. The room will be wholly Light Controlled, with 4 - 4" Cans w/Spot Lamps on a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,402
Posted By MississippiMan
I have installed over a dozen 808s and 828s...

I have installed over a dozen 808s and 828s (...and at least 1 - 818...)over the last 28 months with no failure of any type whatsoever.

Value has been the driving force behind the choice. And...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By MississippiMan
Seymour XD, eh? Too bad that.....unless your...

Seymour XD, eh?

Too bad that.....unless your needing AT material, which I had not seen mentioned.

...............and if not, the wall serviced with the right paint will do a even better job,...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-21-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 54,796
Posted By MississippiMan
If it's actually 1 x 7, yeah....true 3/4" high...

If it's actually 1 x 7, yeah....true 3/4" high wood presents a "too tall" edge, one that can often leave a shadow on the screen depending on both the angle of the projected beam, as well as from any...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-21-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 54,796
Posted By MississippiMan
Spandex World You can consider it a "Known...

Spandex World
You can consider it a "Known Source" as it had been used many times by AVS DIY Screen advocates.

Milliskin White
http://spandexworld.com/c3/catalog/product/795

Milliskin Light...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-21-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By MississippiMan
As the light absorbing trim around the screen, it...

As the light absorbing trim around the screen, it would be superior to the current champ, ProtoStar,
http://www.protostar.biz/index.htm
.....the turn-to material already accepted as the standard...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-20-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 54,796
Posted By MississippiMan
Doubtful you can find exactly what you want :in...

Doubtful you can find exactly what you want :in stock" at any given store, but some if not many might be able to special order some. But I would not expect any discounting....certainly not at the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-20-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By MississippiMan
Oh it's been done fur sur. Now with such...

Oh it's been done fur sur.

Now with such large screens, the degree of reflections off the Ceiling / Walls / Floors will be your 2nd most pressing issue. You'd simply have to restrict the degree of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-19-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By MississippiMan
I have found that the JoAnn Royalty 3 is not as...

I have found that the JoAnn Royalty 3 is not as effective as the offering from Sy's

Now I have used it on two occasions, (...when time and availability necessitated such...) but as Airscapes...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,592
Posted By MississippiMan
News @ 11:00 from the Anchorman. :p

News @ 11:00 from the Anchorman. :p
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-16-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,592
Posted By MississippiMan
There can be some degree of difference between...

There can be some degree of difference between the material, so you must take a chance on a unknown quality.

However many might say that for $1.00 td less and quicker shipping that the chanc might...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,592
Posted By MississippiMan
To order 8 yds would be best. You don't want to...

To order 8 yds would be best. You don't want to have to arbitrarily stretch the fabric more than is required to get a moderately taunt surface.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-16-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,592
Posted By MississippiMan
Problematical at best. Like many Suppliers,...

Problematical at best.

Like many Suppliers, unless you physically call them to confirm same day order processing and shipping, even "Overnight" can mean that when they do ship it...when they ship...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-16-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By MississippiMan
Tell them to reference the "Glidden Master...

Tell them to reference the "Glidden Master Palette"color charts
00NN 53/000 . . . "Veil" [N7.8] - 190 190 189

That is close enough, and a exceedingly neutral Gray.
If you have a Lowes, you...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-16-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By MississippiMan
OK...just be aware the the Light Trap Tape is...

OK...just be aware the the Light Trap Tape is just that, material designed for completely absorbing light reflections in the interior of Telescopes.

Iffin' ya gotta use a Tape Border, that's your...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By MississippiMan
You can spend an inordinate amount of time...

You can spend an inordinate amount of time looking around, but the best stuff possible is this....bar none.

http://www.protostar.biz/hitack.htm

Look for the
FPT-250 Light trap tape roll,...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-13-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By MississippiMan
No..I seem to have gotten pulled in to..... ;) ...

No..I seem to have gotten pulled in to..... ;)

Read this answer:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/110-diy-screen-section/1490147-what-about-black-painted-wall-around-screen.html#post25703762
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By MississippiMan
Yes.....but it needs to be pretty dark....and in...

Yes.....but it needs to be pretty dark....and in a Flat enamel that is sprayed. Even a "flat" paint that is rolled will produce more sheen characteristics than a sprayed surface.

If you have a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-13-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By MississippiMan
I too found love lacking once upon a time when I...

I too found love lacking once upon a time when I started asking about how to set up CIH parameters on the Panny 7000-8000 units.

However love abounds between true DIY'ers....at least I keep...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-11-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 132,285
Posted By MississippiMan
It seems many have the misconception that a...

It seems many have the misconception that a screen that performs well in ambient light suffers in controlled lighting.

In fact the opposite is true. If a paint can produce deep Blacks, Vibrant...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 132,285
Posted By MississippiMan
No SF is spray only. Rolling would result in...

No

SF is spray only. Rolling would result in too much sheen and reflectivity.

But .....take heart, I often spray inside very expensive homes, around furniture that cost more than my Vehicle. I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-11-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By MississippiMan
If you want to limit yourself to a simple "OTC"...

If you want to limit yourself to a simple "OTC" solution, use SW Duration Flat tinted to a N8.0 shade of gray.

If you want something more "special" all you need to do is ask for it.

(14, 600...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 132,285
Posted By MississippiMan
I'd say by only giving them a cursory glance that...

I'd say by only giving them a cursory glance that they appear to be dead on the money.

.....except that if a Fan is used and dry time is 30 minutes or less, I myself do not find it necessary to...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-11-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By MississippiMan
Many have extolled the virtues of the WA-DW...

Many have extolled the virtues of the WA-DW option as a no-paint app. Most of those however were not using light cannons, nor were they failing to mount their PJs so as to avoid the known issue of...
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