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Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-10-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By MississippiMan
999 99% of DIY screens use Black Velvet or Black...

999 99% of DIY screens use Black Velvet or Black Felt wrapped wood or MDF Base trim...not just tape. It is more of an convenience item...it is not, by my line of reasoning a preferred way to make...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-10-2014, 04:56 AM
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Views: 33,324
Posted By MississippiMan
The screen above seems fairly small, and ambient...

The screen above seems fairly small, and ambient light performance is only average.

Perhaps more information on size, PJ used, and throw distance, as well as larger photos might up it's value.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-10-2014, 04:44 AM
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Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
You don't seem to get the idea behind the...

You don't seem to get the idea behind the "Flexi"....

It is a very stretchable material, and will easily stretch enough to wrap around the sides of your frame.

Simply wrap the first edge 2"...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-09-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,810
Posted By MississippiMan
Well since I can get it locally for about $25.00...

Well since I can get it locally for about $25.00 less than the Amazon price, ( @10' x 5') that will put the kebosh on my participation.

But as stated, if someone has no other alternative....there...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-08-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,810
Posted By MississippiMan
A Final Update.................. ...

A Final Update..................

.....................and it's not "all good".

I received a call from the Shipper that the container arrived with some exterior Damage. I had contacted them...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-07-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 131,036
Posted By MississippiMan
Did you call Customer Service to inquire as to...

Did you call Customer Service to inquire as to why the order was cancelled?

I had 3 consecutive instances where they shipped 2 Quarts together in one Box with almost no cushioning, and all three...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-07-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
I know. Let me break it down...

I know.

Let me break it down again.....briefly.



Your PJ has enough brightness in Eco Smart Mode to drive the Flexi-Gray under Dark Room conditions
Your PJ will default to Normal Lamp...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By MississippiMan
It does indeed look very good. Please post...

It does indeed look very good.

Please post some screen shots as soon as it is convenient for you to do so.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By MississippiMan
You are right...the type Spandex shown does not...

You are right...the type Spandex shown does not have any real stretch-ability....more akin to Blackout Cloth.

So you really should scale back your screen size to 116" x 206" ( 9.6' x 17') so you...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-06-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By MississippiMan
I don't see anything referencing the size screen...

I don't see anything referencing the size screen or the proposed Throw distance.



You use the Duster-Coat method. A quick traverse across the screen (3' sec.), with 70% overlap. The edges...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-06-2014, 11:31 AM
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Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
That is the correct sequence

That is the correct sequence
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-06-2014, 06:08 AM
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Views: 237
Posted By MississippiMan
Leave it White..............otherwise you might...

Leave it White..............otherwise you might have the darker, more light absorbent Black show through.

The Spandex is going to attenuate light anyway. But are you not planning to put Black Trim...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-06-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
Click on this ...

Click on this

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=149834&stc=1&d=1404651277


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=149834&stc=1&d=1404651277...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-05-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
The painted Black Outside edge with inset Taped...

The painted Black Outside edge with inset Taped edge looks pretty good....

.........except the drawing as shown is terribly misleading.

Among the most worrisome aspects to consider is the need...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-05-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 131,036
Posted By MississippiMan
My Amazon Sintra is due on Monday. Got a call...

My Amazon Sintra is due on Monday. Got a call from the shipper that one side had a small amount of some surface damage due to a portion of the exterior package tearing, but that one side was...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,766
Posted By MississippiMan
Atmos has my attention because of some unique...

Atmos has my attention because of some unique aspects I can incorporate in my builds. I will of course wait to see what type of matix processing is possible using the Onkyo equipment, and therein...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-05-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 131,036
Posted By MississippiMan
That'll do it. Although they do also make a...

That'll do it.

Although they do also make a GLN9000 Base that is not a Paint / Primer combo and that is less expensive and just as good for our purposes.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-05-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
No worries about you losing sync. When...

No worries about you losing sync.

When trimming a Screen your size you want to use 3"Tape over 2-3/4" wide Trim

Black Felt Tape is Good....
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-04-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
Yes. Stop over thinking it. If you focus...

Yes.

Stop over thinking it. If you focus only on what you read, you'll read many varying comments and measurements.

Best thing to do is take the highest and lowest measurements you find and add...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-04-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,810
Posted By MississippiMan
DO NOT use the PC suggestion. It is wrong to use...

DO NOT use the PC suggestion. It is wrong to use Satin "anything".

Send me a PM with contact info. I can let you borrow a sprayer, and who knows...for Beer & BBQ even personally help you with your...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
When Active 3D is employed the PJ will...

When Active 3D is employed the PJ will automatically shift to Normal lamp

If your PJ will deliver a full 1000 lumen output in Smart Eco, then you will be very happy using the Flexi-Gray. And when...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-04-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By MississippiMan
Well, get the priming done first. The ingredients...

Well, get the priming done first. The ingredients required for Silver Fire are almost assuredly not going to all be available locally. I appreciate you lack of available time, but Brother, this sorta...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-04-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 696
Posted By MississippiMan
Finding a balance between Brightness and contrast...

Finding a balance between Brightness and contrast is important. The darker / deeper the blacks are without your whites / colors being affected, the more dynamic the image appears.

Of course for...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 131,036
Posted By MississippiMan
The material does not have to be stretched...

The material does not have to be stretched "taunt".....just held securely flat. Thumbtacks out within 1" from the edges about every 8" or so should be plenty.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-03-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,514
Views: 131,036
Posted By MississippiMan
I thought you'd never ask. :D ...

I thought you'd never ask. :D

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=146890&stc=1&d=1404421751
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