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Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-29-2014, 12:26 PM
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Posted By scoob5555
SilverFire v2.5 with probably a 2.0 colorant...

SilverFire v2.5 with probably a 2.0 colorant mix. I don't know anything about that pj though, so you might want to go darker for more contrast at the expense of some lumens.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-29-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
I'd spray it in place so you don't have to worry...

I'd spray it in place so you don't have to worry about moving that massive board with your pristine paint on it. Finger prints, dropped corners, bending - all not so good.
Forum: This and That   01-28-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By scoob5555
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-18-2014, 09:41 AM
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Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
Quote:Honestly I don't know how much convincing...

Quote:Honestly I don't know how much convincing you would need beyond seeing it for yourself.


I think that's the most important sentence I wrote. If you lived close to me or MMan or pbmaxx we...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-18-2014, 07:18 AM
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Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
@Roxie, for the price of the components of the...

@Roxie, for the price of the components of the SilverFire mix and the equipment involved, I think it's worth the effort of mixing and spraying for you to form your own opinion. Honestly I don't know...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By scoob5555
Newb friendly? Not really, but if you can get...

Newb friendly? Not really, but if you can get your hands on all of the components you'll be able to produce a high quality screen to meet your needs.

When looking at it, you must realize that...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-03-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By scoob5555
You'll want something like the Silver Fire...

You'll want something like the Silver Fire screen mentioned earlier, not a "regular" gray screen. Your light output would get sucked up with a plain gray, so look at the SF v2.5 that adds silver to...
Forum: This and That   01-03-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By scoob5555
I have one each of the OFA URC-9910B and HTPro...

I have one each of the OFA URC-9910B and HTPro (rebranded URC-9910B) complete remote units, with RF hubs and IR blasters, in the original packaging. If you're interested in a cheap way to control...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-03-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By scoob5555
Thanks to some Christmas money, I took the...

Thanks to some Christmas money, I took the plunge and bought the Harmony Smart Control unit for this application. Thanks Grandma!

Set up of the Smart Control hub and app is not well explained in...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-03-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,566
Posted By scoob5555
I just bought a Harmony Smart Control for my...

I just bought a Harmony Smart Control for my dedicated theater, not replacing any universal remote, just the individual component remotes. I've had a One for several years now in the living room and...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-02-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
I made a little more than necessary because I...

I made a little more than necessary because I had the second screen to spray, too. I've just retrieved the sheet I used to buy and mix everything:

~50 mL Liquitex Naphthol Crimson Red
~25 mL...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-01-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
I've projected on walls, an old Dalite, and...

I've projected on walls, an old Dalite, and several painted screens. This one is by far the best of the bunch. And with this pj at ~20 ft, I'm amazed, even with 3D material which I watch frequently....
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-31-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
Sounds like you're in a pretty similar situation...

Sounds like you're in a pretty similar situation to me. Follow what I did in March 2013 for my dedicated theater with the 8000. I ended up with a SF v2.5 2.5 for mine and it's worked out very well...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-07-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
Just wait for a few days or weeks for the paint...

Just wait for a few days or weeks for the paint to fully cure and you'll forget about painting it at all. You'll be too immersed to remember the hard...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-03-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By scoob5555
Thanks, Dave. I tried to get interested in the...

Thanks, Dave. I tried to get interested in the JP1 stuff many years ago, but then two kids, then a third came along and I never had the time. I know they have incredible capabilities, but I could...
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-03-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By scoob5555
Hi all, I'm looking for a good RF remote...

Hi all,

I'm looking for a good RF remote for my dedicated theater and I still have a few of the old URC-9910 RF remotes sitting here with IR eyes, etc. I never got into the JP1 part of those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-07-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,034
Posted By scoob5555
Hi all, I've had this receiver as my...

Hi all,

I've had this receiver as my dedicated theater control center since the room was finished in March and there is, unfortunately a problem. The pre-out board is not, apparently working. I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-10-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
Wow, thanks, MM! Never seen that before. Will...

Wow, thanks, MM! Never seen that before. Will definitely need to do this next week when I get a spare few hours.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-10-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 150,396
Posted By scoob5555
My only suggestion based on my recent experience...

My only suggestion based on my recent experience is to be careful to not touch the screen during or after spraying. My screen was complete and my son was helping me put up the screen surround (with...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-29-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By scoob5555
Another update: delays are the norm, but...

Another update: delays are the norm, but everything is painted and we're waiting on the special order carpet to be installed Monday. The whole room will be done Monday, so I'm really excited to have...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   03-27-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By scoob5555
Thanks for the response, Shan. I think the...

Thanks for the response, Shan. I think the Inteon sounds like a reasonable way to go and will talk to the electricians this week about starting off with the lights.

Which Harmony remote do you...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   03-24-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By scoob5555
Hi guys, I'm having a theater built right...

Hi guys,

I'm having a theater built right now and honestly didn't think much about remote lighting control, system linking for automated actions, etc. But now that it's getting closer to...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-24-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 32,694
Posted By scoob5555
Mine are up. Covering three systems in the house.

Mine are up. Covering three systems in the house.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-14-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By scoob5555
Just a quick update: I received the projector...

Just a quick update: I received the projector yesterday. Holy cow! It's monstrously big! Like we're heading back into the old CRT projector territory big. I can't wait to see it in action!

The...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-12-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By scoob5555
Both screens are complete and look perfect, so...

Both screens are complete and look perfect, so far. I'll qualify that by saying no projector has yet shone on either screen since racing season has again begun and my priorities are shifting away...
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