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Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By MississippiMan
Heading up to Chicago in 7 hours for a long...

Heading up to Chicago in 7 hours for a long weekend watching Pro Soccer. PM if any help or advice is needed...otherwise, I'll be returning to the Threads on Tuesday the 29th.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,335
Posted By MississippiMan
Mr Brooker, The latest updated mix is here:...

Mr Brooker,

The latest updated mix is here: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/110-diy-screen-section/1311989-official-silver-fire-v-2-thread.html#post19930419

Performance is essentially the same,...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By MississippiMan
I see a bit of excessive laydown of paint. The...

I see a bit of excessive laydown of paint. The distance between the gun and surface should be 12" to 14"...... not 6" to 8"

Spraying so close in negates much of the advantage of moving quickly. A...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By MississippiMan
That all depends on how short your Bungees are...

That all depends on how short your Bungees are and how much tension you'll need for the Fabric your choosing.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 132,710
Posted By MississippiMan
3.23 liters = 3.4 US quarts = 0.85 US Gallons ...

3.23 liters = 3.4 US quarts = 0.85 US Gallons

Your spot on.......

Personally, I make all my own mixes in 18.927 liter batches. :D

(18,927 mil. :eek: )

***5 Gallons*** ;)
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 132,710
Posted By MississippiMan
... Flexi must be stretched....but if one...

...

Flexi must be stretched....but if one did use Truss head screws or Broad Head Staples....in abundance....I believe you could impart the small amount of tension required to attach it directly...
Forum: Screens   07-24-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By MississippiMan
Sounds interesting and somewhat possible. Can't...

Sounds interesting and somewhat possible. Can't recall anyone on the DIY Screens or Outdoor Theater Forums having ever mentioned it before though.

One sure way to find out is to shoot a projected...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-23-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By MississippiMan
Please excuse "Scapes". Sometimes in the rush to...

Please excuse "Scapes". Sometimes in the rush to respond and make sense of requests, we all can focus on our own solution and overlook obvious stated intentions.

I would suggest using...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-23-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 26,790
Posted By MississippiMan
Sorry....not even remotely in the running. ...

Sorry....not even remotely in the running. between a lack of size, ambient light performance, and component availability in the US, as well as any degree of explanation of build criteria....it's...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-23-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 132,710
Posted By MississippiMan
eydsamoht...

eydsamoht (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8215555-eydsamoht.html),

Using a 60" x 120" sheet of Sintra can afford you a 60" x 107" -122" diagonal 16:9 image.........but darn it...the minimum...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-22-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By MississippiMan
Look for a Arrow "Over Hand" Stapler.....( use...

Look for a Arrow "Over Hand" Stapler.....( use 1/4" T50 Staples )
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-22-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By MississippiMan
OK...first up, a description of the Room: 16...

OK...first up, a description of the Room:

16 feet deep x 21 feet wide with 9' Ceilings
Screen Wall has 146" wide x 12" deep Inset with 54" Sides
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-22-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 26,790
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: 2
Views: 141
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: 8,484
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: 228
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: 55,023
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: 55,023
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: 138
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: 55,023
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: 228
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: 256
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: 10,636
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: 10,636
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: 10,636
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.
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