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RS-MaxxMudd for first timer

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
i have read alot of post and i am all confused.but could not under stand step by step instruction or there is no youtube video for RS-MaxxMudd .
i am building home theater in basement and it is finished with sheetrock drywall. and it is very dark room.

the screen will be 7 feet * 13 feet approxiamately.

please correct if i am wrong. i will follow below steps



1- i will put two coats of primar on the wall.

2- i will make the mix of RS-MaxxMudd LL v.2(for lower lumen pj's and controlled light home theaters)
with these material
20 oz. Delta Pearl Metallic #02601
8 oz. Liquitex Basics Silver
12 oz. UPW flat
12 oz. Minwax Polycrylic - Satin finish
15 oz. distilled/tap water**

is this quantity is enough for 7 feet * 13 feet approxiamately?


3- i will apply the above mix one coat. or two coat with roller

4- i will not add anyother paint to the mix or later on top of it ( please excuse me i am confused)

thats it ready to go .

am i missing any thing please advise ?
post #2 of 8
You'll have to have a double quantity Mix because your Rolling such a large Screen.

The RS-MaxxMudd LL will require 2 coats minimum...perhaps 3 because you do NOT want to apply it too heavily.

Please though...before you start, relate what PJ your using and the Throw distance. ( PJ's Lens to Screen Wall)
post #3 of 8
Thread Starter 
thanks for the quick reply.

I am using epson 8350 pj.
throw is 12 feet.

you are agree with the sequence?
1-two coat of primer from home depot
2-two coat of the mix (rs-maxxmudd)
post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by MALIK500 View Post

thanks for the quick reply.

I am using epson 8350 pj.
throw is 12 feet.

you are agree with the sequence?
1-two coat of primer from home depot
2-two coat of the mix (rs-maxxmudd)

That's why we like to have a Poster give us all the info they can.

At a 12' Throw distance, the absolute largest screen size / dimension you can go for is 60" x 106" or 122" diagonal. That's a long stretch from being 13' wide (156") and 7' 4" (88") that would require a Throw of a minimum of almost 18'.

So let's get down to the reality of your circumstances.

If you settle at having a (10') 120" diagonal screen (60" x 106) and place the PJ at 12' 6" (...you need a few extra inches leeway on the Throw...) then making up a single batch of RS-MaxxMudd LL

So re-think things...or adjust that throw out to 17' 10" minimum.
post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 
thanks
post #6 of 8
Thread Starter 
Delta Pearl Metallic #02601
Liquitex Basics Silver
UPW flat
Minwax Polycrylic - Satin finish
distilled/tap water

can i give this to home depot paint guy to mix all at once or what sequence should it be

and one more question for UPW flat what brand is recommended (behr ceiling enamal ) ?
post #7 of 8
No you cannot.

I strongly suggest you haul up and do some more reading...and wait for so exacting instructions. Your not really aware of several things at present.

1. The Silver & Pearl paints are not available at Home Depot

2. The Delta Pearl is not even available anymore

3. You must mix the paints yourself using a special, inexpensive "Squirrel Cage Mixer" tool that is hand drill powered.

All the needed "currently available" Paints & supplies are listed in the Threads...along with the sources and instructions on what to do with them when you have them in hand. However you'll need to read the latest Thread entries. You seem to still be stuck on Page One. But even on page One the primary ingredients that have changed are listed so I'm not sure where you reading about the Delta Pearl business. Look here: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1319717

You've embarked on an ambitious project that while it's not a difficult one to attempt, it's end result will be entirely dependent upon your doing things correctly. In this case, that means either as you learn from attentive studying...or doing things exactly as are related to you by us.

So let's be sure you do this right the first time.

Determine your "real" screen size / PJ throw is going to be based on my last post. Then we'll get you hooked up with the paints & supplies...review painting technique, and then you'll be ready to jump.
post #8 of 8
OP,

I would suggest to mount the projector where it WILL remain, light up the wall do get your desired screen size, then mask around the outer edge of the display on the wall. From there, do a couple coats of primer etc then onto the Final Mix.

RS-MaxxMudd LL v.2
(for lower lumen pj's and controlled light home theaters)
20 oz. Rustoleum Metallic Accents - White Pearl (maybe at home depot)
8 oz. Liquitex Basics Silver (Michaeals or other arts/craft stores)
12 oz. Behr 1850 Ultra Pure White Flat (home depot etc)
12 oz. Minwax Polycrylic - Satin finish (home deport etc)
16 oz. distilled/tap water** (your sink etc)

I would also recommend a 3M sanding sponge and wet sand softly in between coats, and DONT sand the final coat.

Also while at home depot (or whatever place) get an empty paint can or two. They're cheap and you will use those to create your mix.

Im no pro at all, but have mixed and painted a screen before and it turned out great.
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