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Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-24-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Yeah I'm debating, because an MDF or Drywall...

Yeah I'm debating, because an MDF or Drywall screen is ready to go, vs. hours of sanding. But I'd net an extra foot or two of screen with some extra elbow grease. Hmm.

What's a good material for...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-23-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
I had an electric screen in that room previously,...

I had an electric screen in that room previously, so no, didn't use the wall :D

Just curious, how well would drywall work? I stopped by Lowes to see what their selection was (far worse than Home...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-23-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
The wall definitely has a texture: (close-up...

The wall definitely has a texture: (close-up makes it look bumpier than it is)

http://i.imgur.com/I65zXBk.jpg

I have a Home Depot & Lowes not too far away, so I can get anything they have. I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-20-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
That actually turns out to be okay...had to have...

That actually turns out to be okay...had to have a new electrical main run into my house & part of the wall had to be torn out, just wrapped everything up yesterday. So now I have a huge flat wall...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-14-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Yup no Thrifty white, but the brown was...

Yup no Thrifty white, but the brown was available. Better to spray or roll on the primer?
Forum: DIY Screen Section   05-13-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Okay, so what kind of 4x8' sheet to get again? ...

Okay, so what kind of 4x8' sheet to get again? I'm borrowing my buddy's truck tomorrow & want to pick up 3 sheets (Ftoast dark black, Ftoast gray, and MM Silver Fire). I stopped by Home Depot on my...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-27-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Thanks! Weather here has been iffy, trying to...

Thanks! Weather here has been iffy, trying to get a nice day so I can keep the temps & humidity in the basement fairly level. May have to wait until early May. I have the dehumidifier running but...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-26-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Size was for a 4x8. If it's super thin, it could...

Size was for a 4x8. If it's super thin, it could be mounted to MDF or a frame or something. Would be curious about the effect since the Youtube video did show a brightness enhancement (at the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-22-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
I was checking out some of the videos to the side...

I was checking out some of the videos to the side of yours on Youtube & came across this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbxjgZBVpDI

Basically DIY Black Diamond screen tested on an aluminum...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-14-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
That's a really great feature actually. The...

That's a really great feature actually. The price vs. ease-of-use quotient is really nice...for example, I helped setup my buddy's $5,000 Epson & I'm honestly just as happy with my $650 Viewsonic...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-13-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Oh, that's actually a pretty cool idea...similar...

Oh, that's actually a pretty cool idea...similar to my other Light Fusion project but on frosted glass, hmm. That would give it an interesting effect for sure! Could make it look pretty classy too.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-13-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
I don't mind rolling if spraying gets weird...

I don't mind rolling if spraying gets weird results. Might just need to thin the paint down a bit for the spray.
Forum: Camcorders   04-13-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By Kaido
Hey now, that's what color grading is for :p

Hey now, that's what color grading is for :p
Forum: Camcorders   04-13-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By Kaido
Only if the cinematographer is terrible at their...

Only if the cinematographer is terrible at their job :D
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 170,843
Posted By Kaido
How much border do people usually do for edge...

How much border do people usually do for edge masking? I have a roll of that Prostar tape you recommended (the telescope stuff) coming in (something like 1-5/8" thick).
Forum: Camcorders   04-12-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By Kaido
Also if you're into the R/C side of things & like...

Also if you're into the R/C side of things & like motion gimbals, check out Freefly's new Mimic system:
...
Forum: Camcorders   04-12-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 140
Posted By Kaido
Full banner: ...

Full banner:

https://twitter.com/zakforsman/status/587439170638848000/photo/1

"Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera: The Super 16 digital fiml camera with 13 stops, built in RAW recorder plus PWM and...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,864
Posted By Kaido
I figured the state of the art had progressed...

I figured the state of the art had progressed since I started this project :D

For the mirror screen - no ambient light in the new location. I've already finished painting the basement & have the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 170,843
Posted By Kaido
Oh no, this is for a different project - mine...

Oh no, this is for a different project - mine will be the acrylic mirror, and I have a couple buddies who want to try their own painted screens, so we're going to group our builds together for a...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Yeah, I'm planning on going with a French cleat...

Yeah, I'm planning on going with a French cleat system for sure! Easy to mount & you can take it with you when you move! Any suggestions on building a strong frame? I've never made a frame for...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,864
Posted By Kaido
Revisiting this project - moved & just dug the...

Revisiting this project - moved & just dug the screen out of storage last month. Quick recap:

1. Was originally planning on re-purposing the glass mirror from an interior wall
2. It broke :(
3....
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 21,469
Posted By Kaido
Wow, what a neat project! Looks super easy too -...

Wow, what a neat project! Looks super easy too - so just a 4x8' sheet of 1/4" MDF, mix the metallic & matte, and paint it on with a roller or sprayer per your desired room light levels?
...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   04-12-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,150
Views: 170,843
Posted By Kaido
What 4x8-ish board material is currently...

What 4x8-ish board material is currently recommended? I'm close to a Home Depot for pickup.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-12-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 58,981
Posted By Kaido
Update: Finally got my hands on one! To anyone...

Update: Finally got my hands on one! To anyone considering a new 720p LED mini projector, I would absolutely recommend the PLED-W800. I got a Casio laser-LED hybrid model at work & it just doesn't...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-17-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 58,981
Posted By Kaido
Is anyone checking out the new 800-lumen model?...

Is anyone checking out the new 800-lumen model? (PLED-W800) B&H is the only place I've found it in-stock: (around $655, but with a 2-week lead time)
...
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