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Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 541
Posted By ahajr143
Yes, the matte material from spandexworld or any...

Yes, the matte material from spandexworld or any other source of 4-way stretch matte milliskin material with 20% spandex.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-13-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By ahajr143
I think Brad did a fabulous job on the build and...

I think Brad did a fabulous job on the build and the results are great in the dark with a dim projector. I agree about toning down the led some. I just wish Brad had used Silver Fire NC for the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-01-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 422
Posted By ahajr143
The sintra would take the place of flexiwhite. ...

The sintra would take the place of flexiwhite. It is a rigid pvc foam that is designed for painting on (signs). At a 6mm thickness it still has a little "give" so you can easily do a small curve as...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-29-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,025
Posted By ahajr143
There is no need to do a baffle wall. Simply...

There is no need to do a baffle wall. Simply make the screen and hang in front of the in-wall speakers using French cleats.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-29-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By ahajr143
Your best bet would be to use the Carl's...

Your best bet would be to use the Carl's Flexiwhite and paint it rather than the blackout cloth.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-09-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By ahajr143
You can build a frame directly on the wall but it...

You can build a frame directly on the wall but it will need to be a complete frame so that you can stretch the spandex evenly and you will have to staple to the side of the frame or the front of the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-06-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 95,233
Posted By ahajr143
Right now I have white milliskin matte over grey...

Right now I have white milliskin matte over grey moleskin matte. I was thinking of using both of those over the mylar to see if I could get a little brighter picture in Theater mode 1. Since you...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-06-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 95,233
Posted By ahajr143
I can't speak for MM but he staples his fabric...

I can't speak for MM but he staples his fabric builds on the outside edge of the frame, where mine is wrapped around the frame and stapled on the back of the frame. my frame is flat also. I am...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 95,233
Posted By ahajr143
"Zero edge" is no outside border around the...

"Zero edge" is no outside border around the screen. It is used to help give the illusion the picture is floating in space or just because people like the look.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-21-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 487
Posted By ahajr143
If you decide to go AT you should read the...

If you decide to go AT you should read the spandex threads.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-15-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By ahajr143
I believe that white over silver spandex is about...

I believe that white over silver spandex is about 0.8 gain and white over white is around 0.85 or 0.9 gain.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-14-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 84,737
Posted By ahajr143
If you paint on Sintra or equivalent you won't...

If you paint on Sintra or equivalent you won't need the primer.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-14-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By ahajr143
I sit about 12' from my spandex screen, which is...

I sit about 12' from my spandex screen, which is 120" diagonal (111"x 47") but my screen is 2.35:1. Usually we strive for 15 fl or more brightness, but if you have total light control and always...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-13-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By ahajr143
At that size screen and throw distance you are...

At that size screen and throw distance you are only getting about 12 fl with either one. Of the two fabrics the milliskin spandex has the finer weave so you won't see moire if you decide to sit...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-10-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 871
Views: 84,737
Posted By ahajr143
Pretty much every time you said "maybe this is...

Pretty much every time you said "maybe this is one of my issues" you were right. The biggest problem may have been one you didn't identify, namely cleaning the gun by spraying paint thinner through...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-03-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By ahajr143
Most felt reflects a fair amount of light,...

Most felt reflects a fair amount of light, whereas velvet tends to absorb the light and stay truly black.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-20-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 95,233
Posted By ahajr143
Either side of the spandex is fine but if one...

Either side of the spandex is fine but if one side is less shiny use that side for the screen. It shouldn't matter whether you start from side-to-side or top-to-bottom as long as you stretch it as...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-17-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 262
Posted By ahajr143
Primer does shrink like paint. That is why you...

Primer does shrink like paint. That is why you need to prime both sides, so the primer does not shrink on one side only and cause bowing.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-16-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By ahajr143
Where did you come up with the Epson 3000 has the...

Where did you come up with the Epson 3000 has the same contrast as the BenQ W1070. The 1070 has a contrast ratio of 10000:1, whereas the 3000 has a contrast ratio of 60000:1, six times greater.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-13-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 95,233
Posted By ahajr143
Actually a dark gray works fine for the screen...

Actually a dark gray works fine for the screen wall and ceiling. Black tends to look dusty/dirty all the time and the dark gray looks black in a darkened room. Flat or matte is correct. Throw is...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-10-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,080
Posted By ahajr143
It may be that MM and I just did not go to the...

It may be that MM and I just did not go to the top of the post. I see your photos there now.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-10-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,080
Posted By ahajr143
Tangled, I am with MM. I can't see any...

Tangled,

I am with MM. I can't see any photos or links to photos.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-09-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By ahajr143
I did the same thing. I started with silver over...

I did the same thing. I started with silver over white then switched to white over silver with my Epson 8100. Fortunately I only stapled about every six to eight inches. I got frustrated with...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-04-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By ahajr143
I would staple to the outside of the frame as...

I would staple to the outside of the frame as FToast suggests. You could then use quarter round or half round molding painted black around the outside edge of the frame on both sides for a finished...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-04-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By ahajr143
Since you are doing a frame and spandex, you...

Since you are doing a frame and spandex, you could cover one side of the frame with white over black or silver and the other side with white over white spandex and have a "reversible screen". The...
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