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Author Topic: our first foray into the backyard theater  (Read 24045 times)
Darth Dalv
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« on: May 13, 2007, 10:54:56 am »

we built a simple pvc frame and draped a painters drop cloth across it for the screen. it has a seam across it but you cant see it when the movie is playing.
here are some shots


had to play the 360 on it  Grin



and starwars is a given
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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2007, 10:38:57 pm »

Nice job, Darth.  Have fun with it!! Enjoy!! Cool
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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2007, 04:38:40 am »

Welcome Darth,

  Looks like you have a winner!
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« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2007, 08:52:34 am »

That's one big screen! Nice job. Of course, I'm partial to PVC.

Have fun!
Tom
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2007, 12:26:26 pm »

I couldn't figure out why I couldn't find our pictures and I just noticed dh made his own screen name and posted them Cheesy

We ended up securing the screen with ties in through our bedroom windows to keep it from falling over. I was worried about the kids tripping over ties if we had done it the normal way. With having it so close to the house it really helps with the wind.

We're already making plans to build it bigger next year Grin
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2007, 01:43:51 pm »

SAY...YES...TO PVC

I have had several types of frames in the past. The photo of the PVC frame and screen are 8 years old. The Heavey Duty Sign banner material is a bit brittle now but stands up to some pretty high wind.
I have a few helpfull hints on constructing a Nice Screen set up like the photos below if any are interested.

Nice job!!

 COON CRREK / MICHIGAN


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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2007, 02:38:08 pm »


I have a few helpfull hints on constructing a Nice Screen set up like the photos below if any are interested.

 COON CRREK / MICHIGAN

You don't even need to ask around here. Post away!

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