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Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-10-2017, 08:24 PM
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Posted By pb_maxxx
The best way mix thoroughly is with a squirrel...

The best way mix thoroughly is with a squirrel cage mixer....

Or my preference... ...one of these......
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-10-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 804
Posted By pb_maxxx
...they have. That's why I said loews switched...

...they have. That's why I said loews switched to the minwax. Minwax is a mainstay of the furniture stain and poly industry. ...and they seem to be really good at making sure they are the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-10-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By pb_maxxx
...the 2 water based polys that I exclusively use...

...the 2 water based polys that I exclusively use are the Rustoleum Ultimate Matte referenced in post 17 and Minwax Polyacrylic Matte.

The latter just came out in Matte within the past 6 months.
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-02-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 469
Posted By pb_maxxx
No. I left the horizontal banding alone. I know...

No. I left the horizontal banding alone. I know quite well that is a pj issue...and yes if the camera can pick it up so too can the eyes as well. Often,.you'll get horizontal banding from poorly...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-01-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
...a little something to start the new year. ...

...a little something to start the new year.

First we start off with your basic light weight wood frame. Using select 1x3's this screen measures in at exactly 105" square from both sets of...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-01-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 469
Posted By pb_maxxx
There seems to a strange vertical banding across...

There seems to a strange vertical banding across the entire background screen from left to right on ALL the screenshots. ...and of course this follows from the on axis to the off axis shots as...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-17-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
About a dozen years ago...and before I started...

About a dozen years ago...and before I started working with and designing rs-maxxmudd...I worked with rustoleum oil based aluminum and stainless steel screen paints.

I tried several times to use...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-17-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
...a couple of things to note... This will...

...a couple of things to note...

This will be a 108" front projection 1.85:1 screen.

In addition to NOT using a reflective layer, nor glass, nor acrylic/plexi...

...I will also NOT be using...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-17-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
Hcore, How large of a screen is background...

Hcore,
How large of a screen is background screen and what sample on the right are you comparing to....paper, black oit cloth....

For the past few years we've become so fixated with how much...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-15-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By pb_maxxx
...unfortunately, the focus here.and for quite...

...unfortunately, the focus here.and for quite some time has been limited solely on on-axis gain alone.

I know for a fact that the ss + upw mix has a very limited viewing cone because I advocated...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-14-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By pb_maxxx
...actually, truth be told... you yourself...

...actually, truth be told...

you yourself were initially confused about where the dividing lines were when you posted and replied to mm that I cropped the picture right and claimed the reason for...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-12-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
I've always been an advocate of screens with as...

I've always been an advocate of screens with as wide of a viewing cone as possible...

...so for me, a retro reflective layer will not work...as I do not want to limit the viewing to a small on...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-11-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By pb_maxxx
...if you take a second look...I'm fairly certain...

...if you take a second look...I'm fairly certain i only cropped and centered on the middle two samples...

...if so, then yes the distinction does still remain.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-11-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By pb_maxxx
new824 that would not be a good idea... ...

new824

that would not be a good idea...

...while the screenshot itself is rather poor and blown out as easily seen from the skin tones...

...whether good, bad, or indifferent... there is a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-11-2016, 01:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
I'm not sure if I see the benefit of a...

I'm not sure if I see the benefit of a retro-reflective layer...as it seems to get lost behind the gap of the thickness of the glass and top matte layer.

The top matte layer would disperse the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-10-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
Hcore, Thx for the input. Your diagram...

Hcore,

Thx for the input. Your diagram concept is interesting...

? ...hopefully you have some options other than glass as that would get awfully heavy and expensive and limiting with respect...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-10-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 691
Posted By pb_maxxx
...I wouldn't make such definitive statements of...

...I wouldn't make such definitive statements of equality with such small samples alone. Differences will often show up from screenshot to screenshot stills as well as motion to motion series.
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-08-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By pb_maxxx
'Black Fusion XRT'

...It's election day 2016. So I figured it's about time to introduce a black fusion screen for the dedicated home theater crowd. One that's appealing to the visually keen eyes of the 4K and CRT...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-07-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 710
Posted By pb_maxxx
...one singular site with a couple of people who...

...one singular site with a couple of people who have proven to say and improperly make a so call silver fire screen then measure it to misconstrue the results and even if the results were different...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-07-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 710
Posted By pb_maxxx
...BW has a considerbly more narrow viewing cone...

...BW has a considerbly more narrow viewing cone than SF. It's not even close.

The one person who mentioned he had a SF...we are nearly 100 percent now that he never made one. It appears he made...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-24-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 14,806
Posted By pb_maxxx
given what i see from the pics... i'd...

given what i see from the pics...
i'd definitely lean towards carl's alr as the better product.
while 5D may have a ever so slight gain advantage, it also comes with a cost..
carl's shows a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-22-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2,533
Views: 194,486
Posted By pb_maxxx
...ok guys...take your corners. i get it. ...

...ok guys...take your corners.

i get it.

http://i661.photobucket.com/albums/uu332/thienthanta/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20151119_161503_zpstnaxwjvp.jpg
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-22-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 92,330
Posted By pb_maxxx
let me be clear, i gave an honest impression of...

let me be clear, i gave an honest impression of what the pictures showed,
it was not a bashing or nitpicking session, and i admit my slight bias in favor of Floast's GT over both of Carl's materials...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-21-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,250
Views: 92,330
Posted By pb_maxxx
here's a second image that viewed fairly well on...

here's a second image that viewed fairly well on all the samples.

again the same result as before on axis. Carl'a ALR and Flexi Grey are not able to keep up with the peak gain of Floast's GT.
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-21-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,793
Posted By pb_maxxx
one thing i noticed right away... what that both...

one thing i noticed right away... what that both the 3D and 5D have an incredible amount of sheening going on. you can literally see the ripples and diming going on.

additionally, both the 3D and...
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