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Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-08-2017, 05:59 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
correct me if I'm wrong but when doing a test...

correct me if I'm wrong but when doing a test pattern, I'm supposed to hold the trigger down for 3 seconds..correct??
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-07-2017, 08:33 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Bout time to get this thread bumped back to first...

Bout time to get this thread bumped back to first page, lol. MississippiMan, when your measuring the Height of your Silver Fire spray pattern, I remember you saying it needs to be between 8-10 inches...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-23-2017, 07:36 PM
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Though this was last year, I'm just now getting...

Though this was last year, I'm just now getting around to trying it. I had a quick question though. I know the "normal" formula for 1/4 batch of Silver Fire 5.0 would consist of 6oz of Rust-oleum...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-23-2017, 10:52 AM
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Posted By narhic_fd
So, I was in the paint section of my local Hobby...

So, I was in the paint section of my local Hobby Lobby store and there was a silver metallic Paint that caught my attention. Here's a pic of the paint:
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Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-18-2017, 12:28 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Thanks for the info on the MinWax. Yes, I did see...

Thanks for the info on the MinWax. Yes, I did see a matte version of the MinWax yesterday so it's good to know I can use it.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-18-2017, 08:36 AM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Uhhgggg...just when most of the silver fire...

Uhhgggg...just when most of the silver fire components became available to purchase at locale places...minus the Rust White Pearl....we add another item bound by online purchase only, lol, oh well....
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-17-2017, 03:50 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Mississippiman, Lowe's no longer carries the...

Mississippiman, Lowe's no longer carries the rustoleum ultimate polyurethane anymore just Minwax poly....at least not here in NC. Homedepot doesn't carry it as well. What do I use???
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-30-2017, 04:07 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Yeah, I saw that. I almost bought it thinking it...

Yeah, I saw that. I almost bought it thinking it was "White Pearl"...Glad I took a closer look before buying it.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-04-2017, 06:49 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Hey guys. Just thought I'd let you know that...

Hey guys. Just thought I'd let you know that Lowes has lowered the price of the Rust-Oleum American Accents Sterling Silver 32oz to $22.78 per quart. Big diff then it is on Amazon which is currently...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-05-2016, 05:48 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
I'm wondering though if its just a seasonal thing...

I'm wondering though if its just a seasonal thing considering it Christmas. Then after Christmas they stop selling them. Makes me think that since they had them on an end cap and not in a spot in the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-04-2016, 02:21 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
I was at my local Lowe's today, In NC, and...

I was at my local Lowe's today, In NC, and noticed what they had for sell:

http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss358/newdude19781/Mobile%20Uploads/20161204_125634.jpg...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-28-2016, 06:15 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
How much liquitex gold??

How much liquitex gold??
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-28-2016, 02:42 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Now when you say 2 Oz of UPW you mean it in the...

Now when you say 2 Oz of UPW you mean it in the quater batch correct?? 2 oz of UPW in 1/4 batch and 8 oz if doing full batch.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-28-2016, 12:52 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
I recently bought a 3200 lumen projector called...

I recently bought a 3200 lumen projector called Optoma DH1012. A projector that has 1000 lumes more then my previous projector. I decided to make up a test sample of Silver Fire 5.0 to see how it...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-15-2016, 01:29 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Roger that. :cool:

Roger that. :cool:
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-14-2016, 03:23 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
If you needed to dry your paint quicker, apart...

If you needed to dry your paint quicker, apart from the use of a box fan blowing on it, would it be okay to use a hair dryer or a heat gun? of course this takes into consideration you heat the screen...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-31-2016, 11:23 AM
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Posted By narhic_fd
can 1/2 an oz more of colorant be added to give a...

can 1/2 an oz more of colorant be added to give a slighty darker shade screen without increasing the base ingrediants? For instance, if one wants to do a silver fire 4.0 screen which requires 4 oz of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-17-2016, 05:15 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
What im more curious about is how darker silver...

What im more curious about is how darker silver fire would look with the spray sytem that requires more water vs one that requires less water. For instance, if i made a batch of silver fire 3.0, one...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-16-2016, 03:33 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
ive been using my trusted graco 1900 unit for...

ive been using my trusted graco 1900 unit for spraying silver fire but am wondering if buying a stronger spray unit like Earlex new stronger spray station gives any added benifits apart from having...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-05-2016, 10:38 AM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: DIY Screen Section   06-04-2016, 06:11 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
small specs in plexiglass...is it an issue??

are the small blemishes inbeded in the plexiglass, which i guessed accured during manufacturing, a concern when using it for Light Fusion. Here's a pic of what mean:

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Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-14-2016, 06:24 PM
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Views: 147
Posted By narhic_fd
What brand of bright silver metallic or chrome...

What brand of bright silver metallic or chrome would you recomend that is in a can and rollable?? Only silver metallic paints im aware of are the Valspar silver metallic paints, Rustolium silver...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-10-2016, 03:11 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Does uniform thickness of paint on back of plexiglass effect proper reflectivity??

I know for the most that when people on the DIY forum do TRUE Light Fusion it's with the use of a mirror. Now for those who have a screen bigger then the stander 4 x 8 mirrors that you can get at a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-29-2016, 05:53 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Plain, Liqutex paint...can it be rolled or sprayed??

I want to apply some liquitex paint onto a substrate but not sure how to go about it. I don't want to mix it with anything, just the Liquitex paint BY ITSELF. I'm guessing I could spray it using my...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-18-2016, 07:04 PM
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Posted By narhic_fd
Yeah, I found the post on page 75. with the new...

Yeah, I found the post on page 75. with the new formula did you have to add the extra UPW that was mentioned to help combat the graininess as you went darker in shade or just increase all the...
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