Movie screen material - spandex?

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Movie screen material - spandex?

Post by Elliot » Thu Oct 18, 2007 4:34 pm

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Many camps show movies with the projector BEHIND the screen. The most common screen material seemed to be some sort of spandex -- which stayed smooth and let the light thru quite nicely. What is that material, and where can I buy it?
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Post by Elliot » Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:12 pm

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Yes, thank you. One poster there said that white nylon curtain sheer material works well for rear projection. I'll check with a local fabric store.

I have also found one source of a spandex rear projection screen on eBay. But it comes from Canada, so there is no way it would be here in six days.

Other suggestions?
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Post by phil » Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:35 pm

> spandex rear projection

Ah, yes. Spandex rear projection.

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Post by Elliot » Thu Oct 18, 2007 8:35 pm

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Just regular clothing spandex from a fabric store??? :?:
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Post by Elliot » Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:04 pm

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All right, I did a little testing. My trusty old white bed sheet works fine. The sheer curtain material works fine also - maybe a little brighter, which make sense, as it is thinner.

The advantage of spandex would be that you can super-easily pull all the wrinkles out of it.

I'm all set for now. :D :D :D

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Post by Dork » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:12 pm

Elliot wrote:The advantage of spandex would be that you can super-easily pull all the wrinkles out of it.
It would also bow in and out a bit when wind hits it, which could be good or bad depending on what you're going for.

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Post by AntiM » Sat Oct 20, 2007 4:31 pm

phil wrote:> spandex rear projection

Ah, yes. Spandex rear projection.
I drop in here once a day just to read that line.

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Post by Elliot » Sun Oct 21, 2007 7:36 pm

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I drop in here once a day just to read that line.
You are most welcome. :wink:
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Re: Movie screen material - spandex?

Post by erikasha » Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:02 am

thanks for this info elliot how you know it.. :)

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