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Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-25-2015, 08:22 AM
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Posted By MississippiMan
Make certain to make some "Flarings" around the...

Make certain to make some "Flarings" around the edges of the screen you can run off or, to both avoid "edge voterxing" (paint swirl) and excessive paint application where you stop and drop down to...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-25-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By MississippiMan
I looked back to see if you mentioned what type...

I looked back to see if you mentioned what type of PJ you have will have. No clue.

Silver Fire 2.5 NC (no colorant added) will improved perceived contrast on any PJ that sports under 700,000.1...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-25-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By MississippiMan
Look for one PJ out of a dozen or more because I...

Look for one PJ out of a dozen or more because I personally have had just 1 come with such an issue out of a dozen installed and it was exchanged forthwith.

Usually,you would see a slight halo at...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-25-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 87
Posted By MississippiMan
It is indeed best to add at least 6 to 8 inches...

It is indeed best to add at least 6 to 8 inches minimum to the minimum required throw distance, and a full 12 inches makes for great insurance
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-25-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 576
Posted By MississippiMan
Syringes are most accurate. ..the plunger scrapes...

Syringes are most accurate. ..the plunger scrapes enough material out of the 2 so that it becomes far less a concern
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By MississippiMan
Guys, I don't know where all this "Slow...

Guys,

I don't know where all this "Slow stuff" comes from.

Since 2001 I have seen 480i 4:3 PJs w/500:1 Contrast @ $3000.00 move to 2004 on to 720p 16:9 (1080i capable) PJs w/1500:1 @ 3000.00...
Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   01-24-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By MississippiMan
92" diagonal 16:9 is the absolute minimum. Shoot...

92" diagonal 16:9 is the absolute minimum. Shoot for 96" diagonal (47" x 84") to give yourself a bit of Zoom leeway.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-24-2015, 06:30 PM
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Views: 157,407
Posted By MississippiMan
Sand the existing coats to dull down the...

Sand the existing coats to dull down the reflective effect....and also spray on 3 light coats of UPW on top the current coats

Then the best thing to do to salvage the stuff is to add a full 12...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-24-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By MississippiMan
You both would be choosing............wisely. ...

You both would be choosing............wisely.

One significant reason I have used the 8000 so often over the the last 2.5 years is because of both it's brightness and high Contrast specs. The...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-24-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By MississippiMan
ben38 has it pegged. Of the listed PJs, the...

ben38 has it pegged.

Of the listed PJs, the 3500 is the best performer and Value combined.

But....if you can do without 3D, the Epson 8350 is still the reigning champ...more so since it comes...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By MississippiMan
Feburary 1st.........not 9th. The 9th was the...

Feburary 1st.........not 9th. The 9th was the date for the $1639 deal until they dropped it again.
http://www.projectorpeople.com/Panasonic/Projector_Brands/



Nothing comes close as far as...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-24-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By MississippiMan
PJ Fence Sitters....get a Panny 8K for $1499.00 until Feb 1st

WOW :eek:

No...this ain't the "PJs <3K" Forum...or "Great Deals Found"....but deserving DIY Screen makers and wannabees have the right to know!
...
Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   01-24-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By MississippiMan
Panasonic PT-AE8000u for $1499.00 at Projector People until 2-1-2015

http://www.projectorpeople.com/Panasonic/Projector_Brands/

Fence sitters.....jump down and jump on it!
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-24-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 158
Posted By MississippiMan
2 Quarts total should be enough to both do a bit...

2 Quarts total should be enough to both do a bit of practice and apply 7-8 Duster coats.

I've seen that Chinese PJ before. I believe it's powered by a Halogen Light Bulb :p

OMG.....

I just...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By MississippiMan
Mebee sew, but such a screen would do naught to...

Mebee sew, but such a screen would do naught to increase perceived contrast, nor deepen Black levels.

Screen gain...or for that matter, sheer PJ lumen output cannot in and of themselves work any...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By MississippiMan
It can be to some extent, but the real truth is...

It can be to some extent, but the real truth is you just do not see many High Contrast AT screens because the very nature of such surfaces is to highlight imperfections...and few things qualify as...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,281
Posted By MississippiMan
Ha! Spray water through that would be the same...

Ha! Spray water through that would be the same as through a Garden Hose Nozzle!

If you can fit that unit with a 1.5 mm needle orifice or smaller and reduce the pressure to manageable levels, it...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,281
Posted By MississippiMan
Well.................. spraying water isn't in...

Well.................. spraying water isn't in any way indicative of what to expect when spraying even thin paint.

Get a model number on the Graco and I'll let you know if it can be / is to be...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By MississippiMan
Carl's Flexi-White sprayed with Silver Fire v2.5...

Carl's Flexi-White sprayed with Silver Fire v2.5 3.0

http://www.carlofet.com/projector-screen-material/flexiwhite-projector-screen-material.html

Have it shipped in a Roll......always.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,281
Posted By MississippiMan
A 18" roller is a whole 'nother art form. It...

A 18" roller is a whole 'nother art form. It requires a very sturdy Wand (...not all are so....) and a huge 22" wide Roller Bucket.

Also, it's made for dipping into a sizable amount of paint...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,281
Posted By MississippiMan
It's OK. But most importantly, the surface MUST...

It's OK. But most importantly, the surface MUST be clean and wholly dry, or the Tape will peel off in relatively short order.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,281
Posted By MississippiMan
That sort of Streaking...or Roller marks will not...

That sort of Streaking...or Roller marks will not fade, especially with a darker color that has reflective additives.

Sand the surface lightly to get a very smooth surface, wipe clean of all dust,...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 20,059
Posted By MississippiMan
Went back in the early evening to instal the D2A...

Went back in the early evening to instal the D2A Converter. The younger member of the Family wanted my to demo the 3600e's 2D to 3D feature on his XBox's Games. Put on a Driving Game with a Off-Road...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-23-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 20,059
Posted By MississippiMan
Hello ckvchesnut! Welcome onto AVS! It's...

Hello ckvchesnut!

Welcome onto AVS! It's always great to have the Ladies present....it helps keep everyone's manners at their best. ;)

You say you might want some advice? Later? Why wait...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 157,407
Posted By MississippiMan
It does, although it isn't hard from the...

It does, although it isn't hard from the beginning.

The older Cleaning videos involved the Wagner CS heads, but the method is essentially the same.

You unscrew the Spray Head from the Paint Cup...
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