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  1. Thinking of selling my 120" sintra screen, about a month

    DIY Screens
    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. I'm going to list my screen for sale soon after everything is final with the sale and just seeing of anyone would be interested. It's a 120" sintra...
  2. Help w DIY Sintra screen, multiple issues

    DIY Screens
    Hi All, I hope I'm posting this in the rights place. Here goes. I've run into a couple of snags with my screen/projector set-up. 1. I've run into an issue with aligning the projected image with my screen. I've sketched a quick picture of the problem, as can be seen the top and bottom left...
  3. Need quick DIY screen help (SW paint sale ends tomorrow!)

    DIY Screens
    Hello everyone! Long time lurker here but just registered a few minutes ago, so this is my first real post. For well over a year I've been thinking about painting either my wall or some Sintra (Komatex) that I can obtain inexpensively through a friend who owns a sign shop. I noticed several...
  4. Finally completed 120" sintra screen/ alum frame

    DIY Screens
    After all of the sweat and tears my 120" sintra screen is complete. I did the frame out of 1x1 Sq aluminum tubing. The border was 3 1/4" pine baseboard trim, covered in the triple black velvet by SY. I sprayed it with my newly acquired Graco 2900 refurb sprayer with SW ice cube which is an N9.5...
  5. Re-using a painted sintra sheet and Glidden 450?

    DIY Screens
    Currently using a spandex screen, but do missed my painted screen. I will soon be going back to a painted screen, but this time with the Glidden 450. Question. Can I re-use an already painted Sintra sheet that was previously painted with a neutral gray on one side and neutral white on the...
  6. Komatex vs Sintra

    DIY Screens
    Hey Everyone, I'm new here. I've learned a lot already from just reading the different forums. Excited to join! Just wondering if there is any difference between Komatex vs Sintra. I've heard they are just different brands of the same product. There is a place about a little over an hour...
  7. Advice on mounting Sintra Screen and border

    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...
  8. Obtaining Sintra in NJ, anyone have any rekkos?

    DIY Screens
    Located Sintra in NJ, 5x10 sheet for $207.00, sheesh I've just started searching for some sign shops to give a call to look for sintra for my 120" screen. If you happen to be in NJ and purchased Sintra for a screen could you please let me know where you got it. If not and I find some i'll...
  9. 120" Screen, Wilsonart or Sintra?

    DIY Screens
    I have my paint colors down in case I do go with a paintable substrate. But yesterday after researching I've been thinking more and more about just using the wilsonart Designer white or fashion gray. I've been looking through all the options over and over again and been seeing each ones...
  10. gray sintra

    DIY Screens
    This may have been covered here before....but can the light gray sintra be used by itself as a screen? Didn't know if it was nuetral enough or matte enough.
  11. Advice on Sintra Sheet

    General Screen Discussion
    My local plastics company has the Sintra sheet in 4' x 8' sheets which is all i would need, but they only have the 1/8 inch thickness of this Sintra sheet for $54, otherwise for a 1/4 inch i would have to special order it at double the cost which i not to keen on that, would this 1/8 inch be...
  12. Titanium Sintra Development

    DIY Screen Development and Testing
    Okey dokey. Thanks to a lot of great help, both here and at the "other" forum, I think I'm close to a solution for my needs. This is a niche screen for sure. I'd say for a 122" screen or smaller WA DW would be a of a lot easier. But for a white 123" to 138" screen size, with a bit of gain...
  13. Toxicity of Sintra and other plastic sheet screen substrates

    DIY Screens
    There has been mention of Sintra expanded PVC sheeting containing lead and perhaps not being safe to use in making a DIY screen for the home. While it is true that Sintra does contain a form of lead, as well as other heavy metals, these are bound to the polymers in the plastic and do not leech...
  14. SFBay source for Sintra or the like?

    DIY Screens
    Anyone have a good source for Sintra, Celtec or Komatex in the SFBay area?