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09-26-2009, 08:10 PM
Borrowing the title from a ginormous Avs subforum (kinda)... I have been following a thread (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1174153)over there for a bit and finally it snapped to try, and found something like the gray material... my Blacks have really improved, will have to tweak my settings some but... i stretched this over a a Melamine type sheet and am using clothes pins to keep taut while I play with... (have been running the gamut of HD choices since putting up ;)BD, DirecTv, Dish and HD DVD)

09-27-2009, 07:53 AM
Lets see some photo's. This sound like a very interesting idea. I would also be interested in trying as i really don't like the look of the pull down screen in my theater room.

09-27-2009, 12:10 PM
3 quick shots... and yes I need to level the screen ;)

09-27-2009, 12:15 PM
What is the difference between the second two with Vick in the photo? One looks pretty good and the other seems pretty washed out.

09-27-2009, 12:30 PM
The washed out one had the lights on...

09-27-2009, 01:26 PM
What is your opinion compared to your other screen?

09-27-2009, 01:30 PM
Mixed... will have to take it off to compare and move to my Bedroom to try as 99" screen tonight... Better Blacks no SDE but not as sharp either...

09-27-2009, 01:33 PM
Did you put anything behind it? I was reading that some did a gray on white or a white on black screen.

09-27-2009, 01:55 PM
It is over a sheet of melamine, if I stay with this I'll stretch it as it is not that taut...$21 at the local fabric store...

09-27-2009, 02:10 PM
What is the fabric? Does light shine thru it? It looks tan on my monitor.

Reigster at SatelliteGuys