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Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-21-2014, 11:47 PM
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Posted By MississippiMan
Last post before my travels start: Those...

Last post before my travels start:

Those figures posted were personal approximations. But some are close if not absolutely correct.

I can look back to find my own (and PBs) figures, but since...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-21-2014, 10:16 PM
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Views: 48,401
Posted By MississippiMan
Such "Black" Screens have always been "size...

Such "Black" Screens have always been "size restrictive", both because of materials and Lumen requirements.

That doesn't mean people should stop trying...because as stated it is the smaller...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-21-2014, 09:53 PM
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Posted By MississippiMan
The surface coat is both a diffuser / reflector. ...

The surface coat is both a diffuser / reflector.

The returning light creates more depth and subtle shadowing / Gray scale, and enhance color depth.

Your not looking a a duplicated image, but...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-21-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By MississippiMan
:D

:D
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-21-2014, 08:09 PM
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Posted By MississippiMan
Seems to be....and since I have a Hobby Lobby...

Seems to be....and since I have a Hobby Lobby close at hand, when I return from my dreary, drudgery-laden trip to Barbados on the 28th, I'm a'gonna check it out!

$8.90 yard locally, (includes 40%...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-21-2014, 08:03 PM
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Posted By MississippiMan
And here it is !!!! Silver Fire was...

And here it is !!!!

Silver Fire was specifically revamped to "v2.0" status because of the unavailability of Mirror sizes over 4' x 8'

However, Light Fusion isn't all about gain...but rather the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-21-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By MississippiMan
Any "painted" Border will not effectively mask...

Any "painted" Border will not effectively mask out any light spill, only provide a Black surrounding edge.

If paint you must, then use either Rosco Deep Black, or Disney's Mouse Ears in a Flat...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 09:39 AM
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Views: 48,401
Posted By MississippiMan
Stephen77, While Mylar is less expensive,...

Stephen77,

While Mylar is less expensive, it's a 1st Surface reflector that increases the difficulty of mitigating / balancing it's higher degree of reflectivity.

You should...and I stress the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 08:45 AM
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Posted By MississippiMan
Sawrite......... :cool:

Sawrite......... :cool:
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 08:05 AM
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Views: 1,243
Posted By MississippiMan
Ftoast..... Did you follow my link? If...

Ftoast.....

Did you follow my link?

If so, is there any way you can fail to notice that the screen as shown is both a +Gain darker surface and is being hit with a decidedly Short Throw PJ?
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 07:54 AM
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Views: 145,796
Posted By MississippiMan
My Build Threads are loaded with painting Videos....

My Build Threads are loaded with painting Videos. Including the ones I recently sent you links for.

There are two camps concerning the need to apply a White primer coat onto a Mirror first.

I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 48,401
Posted By MississippiMan
Stephen77, Almost always a well thought out...

Stephen77,

Almost always a well thought out DIY application can accomplish more than a similar Mfg one. Simply put...with Screen mfg it's all about hype and costs of mfg....not really about true...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By MississippiMan
Yeah....Roller Blinds are not advisable unless...

Yeah....Roller Blinds are not advisable unless you simply want a "quick and dirty" retractable surface.

.............and some do. But then again some people also vote Republican.
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 06:47 AM
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Views: 145,796
Posted By MississippiMan
After a point, more surface reflectivity is lost...

After a point, more surface reflectivity is lost (-Gain = less foot lambert ) so one must compensate with more lumen output.

0.9 & 0.8 respectively, although those figures are deceptive in as much...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-20-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By MississippiMan
In the case of SF, it is the propensity of the...

In the case of SF, it is the propensity of the translucency creating light refraction within the surface, light that them is directed more diversely, therein reducing the tendency for such a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By MississippiMan
Not always..................... ;) :cool: ...

Not always..................... ;) :cool:

Check out this link and overview the images: ...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-19-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,795
Posted By MississippiMan
When you start to get up into 132" diagonal sized...

When you start to get up into 132" diagonal sized screens, especially 2.39:1 formats that effectively waste 33% of the potential lumen output available, your choice of screen app really separates...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-19-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,795
Posted By MississippiMan
Yeah....the attachments don't seem to be...

Yeah....the attachments don't seem to be sticking. I will repost later.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,243
Posted By MississippiMan
Skipping the Behr / White and using Silver...

Skipping the Behr / White and using Silver metallic exclusively will result in far too much graininess and particle reflectivity. The White is there to partially mask reflectivity...without such, the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-18-2014, 07:17 AM
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Views: 145,796
Posted By MississippiMan
No. The more reflective a 1st surface is,...

No.

The more reflective a 1st surface is, the more coating must be applied...unless the coating is of the darkest variety.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   10-18-2014, 06:13 AM
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Views: 206
Posted By MississippiMan
So.......?I

So.......?I
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-16-2014, 02:07 PM
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Views: 145,796
Posted By MississippiMan
It's who I am.:o And here's an answer. ...

It's who I am.:o

And here's an answer.

I personally committed what amounts to heresy and tried using Liquitex's N5.0 Neutral Gray instead of the colorant.


First off, I had to use a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-16-2014, 07:52 AM
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Views: 145,796
Posted By MississippiMan
Mostly anal.

Mostly anal.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,795
Posted By MississippiMan
Of course it's different. I put it in after my...

Of course it's different. I put it in after my statement that I was going to use the same mix on Barbados. (ie: It'll be a toughie too) That is the room I have to deal with.

Lay off the Baileys so...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   10-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 68,761
Posted By MississippiMan
Awww...., JKA. OT= Off Topic. I thought...

Awww....,

JKA. OT= Off Topic.

I thought the " :p " would show the 'funniness'.
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