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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-03-2014, 12:22 PM
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Posted By DaveNagy
Hi folks, I own two MFW-15 sub-woofers, and...

Hi folks,

I own two MFW-15 sub-woofers, and (surprise!) the amps in both of them are now kaput. I recently converted one of the MFW-15s into a passive sub by gutting/bypassing the amp and adding...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-17-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-16-2013, 07:55 PM
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Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
According to the manual, the offset is supposed...

According to the manual, the offset is supposed to be 16% of image height. The projector calculator rounds that to the nearest inch, so I wouldn't rely on the calculator except as a general...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-16-2013, 11:14 AM
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Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-15-2013, 08:40 AM
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Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-12-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 140,316
Posted By DaveNagy
Alrighty, I got impatient and proceeded with my...

Alrighty, I got impatient and proceeded with my project. I added a wee bit of green to my colorant, maybe 2 ml, and even less yellow. That did seem to shift the color from purplish brown, to a more...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-11-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 140,316
Posted By DaveNagy
Here's a small update: I went back out to my...

Here's a small update: I went back out to my garage to stare at the colorant some more. The pure colorant that I had dabbed onto the paper (see above) had dried to a dull black. No appreciable tint...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-11-2013, 12:06 PM
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Views: 140,316
Posted By DaveNagy
Will do. Thanks. Quote:Originally Posted by...

Will do. Thanks.

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Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-11-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 140,316
Posted By DaveNagy
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Quote:Originally Posted by MississippiMan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1311989/the-official-silver-fire-v-2-thread/1290#post_24003098)

As for the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-09-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
A brief update on that HD131Xe I was able to...

A brief update on that HD131Xe I was able to order at Staples last week for $600-ish:

They sent me an email explaining that the vendor was out of stock, and wouldn't again have stock until the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-05-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-04-2013, 04:41 PM
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Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-02-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-01-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 140,316
Posted By DaveNagy
Question: Masonite or "Thifty White"? I...

Question: Masonite or "Thifty White"?

I checked my local Home Depot and Lowes for paint-able screen materials, and both stores seemed to have the same two options:


That stuff that looks...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-30-2013, 04:19 PM
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Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
Oh, does the projector calculator...

Oh, does the projector calculator (http://www.projectorcentral.com/Optoma-HD131Xe-projection-calculator-pro.htm) show that? I didn't see it. Oh, I see that the fLamberts drop by half when I switch...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-30-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,867
Posted By DaveNagy
Bump! MississippiMan, did I understand...

Bump!

MississippiMan, did I understand correctly that it is okay to use a finish nailer (a nail gun) to fire a nail through an already wrapped piece of trim? Well, into the trim, through the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-30-2013, 08:38 AM
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Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-29-2013, 02:13 PM
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Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-29-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 140,316
Posted By DaveNagy
Hi all. I'm going to try using Silver Fire v2.5...

Hi all. I'm going to try using Silver Fire v2.5 4.0 for my new (and first) screen. MM helped me decide this over in this thread...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-29-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By DaveNagy
Thanks so much for that encouragement, MM. You...

Thanks so much for that encouragement, MM. You do a yeoman's work on this forum. (Whatever the heck a yeoman actually is!)

Yep, I just have a single row. Two recliners, set about 2/3rds of the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-28-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By DaveNagy
I guess I'll continue my monologue....

I guess I'll continue my monologue. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif (I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.)

I've read the first and last 10 pages of the Silver Fire v.2...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-28-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By DaveNagy
Okay, I read up on the SIlverScreen flavor of...

Okay, I read up on the SIlverScreen flavor of paint. That looks like a totally valid way forward. With that now established as a cheap and cheerful baseline, could anyone recommend the next step up?...
Forum: Screens   11-27-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By DaveNagy
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Quote:Originally Posted by mtmason http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501902/shocker-a-newbie-appears-asking-for-screen-advice#post_24001675)
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Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-27-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 628
Posted By DaveNagy
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Quote:Originally Posted by MississippiMan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501996/oh-god-i-bought-a-projector-now-what#post_24001750)

To keep it simple...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-27-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 292,339
Posted By DaveNagy
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