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  1. Classifieds - Video Displays and Projectors
    Looking to sell my diy 120" screen I have just recently sold my house and going to live in a place where I can no longer use my screen or projector. It's a 120" sintra screen with an aluminum. Frame and velvet border that i sprayed a Sherwin Williams n9 color, very light gray. I'm in NJ. $100...
  2. DIY Screens
    I finally ordered my sheet of 6mm sintra for my 120" screen from my friends shop for a steal at $66 woot!! I have not yet received it as we just placed the order but I'm curious to how you guys with this kind of screen are mounting it. I have been told I do not need a frame and that I can...
  3. DIY Screens
    i live in east texas and i really want to finish my screen tomorrow and just really need something for a border material. painted wood frame or felt tape or just a cheap fabric i can purchase locally can i cover wood with something? stores around me walmarts hobby lobby Hancock fabrics...
  4. DIY Screens
    So, with the scope of the projector wiring project looking doable, I'm thinking it's time to start finalizing the planning on a DIY screen. Right now, I'm leaning towards something simple: 48x96" 1/2" MDF cut to a 92" diagonal with a 1.5" border Kilz2 primer on all surfaces Black Widow Paint...
  5. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I recently bought a Westinghouse 3225 32inch 1080p TV to use as a computer monitor. The video card in the computer is a ATI Radeon 3600 series with dual DVI outputs. The video resolution is set to 1920 x 1080. I bought a cable from Monoprice that has a DVI connector on one end and an HDMI...
  6. AV Home Theater
    Hi Im near US/Canada border (Canada side) and looking to purchase a Pioneer VSX 1021. Im sure i've read Pioneers cannot be exported from US to Canada. Is this correct? If this is the case, would I potentially be able to drive over the border buy one and bring it back, (paying duties of course)
  7. DIY Screens
    Ive got the paint for a C&S screen im planning to paint directly on the wall today, but Im having a hard time figuring out what Im going to do for a border. How do people usually attach their borders, and is there a way I can do it that will allow me to alter screen size without too much fuss...
  8. DIY Screens
    After looking at a lot of screen shots and my own screen, I've been wondering if a dark gray border might work better than a nearly black one. It seems to me that the border is supposed to be your "black reference" and if it is blacker than anything on your screen, your brain will say that your...
  9. DIY Screens
    Well thanks to everyone here I have completed my DW 54"x96" laminate screen. Now it is time for the border. Over the holiday weekend Joanne's Fabric ran a 40% off sale so I picked up 3 yards of black velvet. I am making a poplar frame and am wondering if the inner edges should be right at the...
  10. DIY Screens
    I was out to a local home builder's warehouse type store named Grossman's Bargain Outlet. They are like Home Depot and Lowes, but a bit smaller. Their prices on average were much better than the big boys though. (Making a note to check on their prices for Wilsonart Laminates) One item I ran...
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