mounting my screen

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  1. ARM420

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    So I'm still in waiting to get my projector so I can start measuring everything out to build my screen (will use spandex) I'm just trying to get as much of the planning done before hand as possible. Figured I would see what people thought about the best ways to mount the screen to the wall. I was thinking about buying a flat screen tv mount but figured I'm sure there's other options that are just as easy and a lot cheaper. I was also thinking about just using large picture/mirror hangers but think those might irritate me with the 110"-120" screen. As always thank you :) i always enjoy talking to everyone and learning new things. you guys make my life so much easier lol
     
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    Also... does anyone know if this universal mount will work for the benq w1070? www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000TUDOQ8/ref=mp_s_a_1?qid=1360261039&sr=8-1&pi=SL75
     
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    You realize it should take an hour...tops...to build your screen. And that is a universal.
     
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    I know it wont take me long. Especially since ill have access to power tools. Lol but what does that have to do with anything?
     
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    Until you know exactly where you are putting your screen....You won't even know the size. Have you downloaded the owner's manual for the projector? All the schematics are in it.
     
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    I have a pretty good idea of what the size will be. But that's why I'm waiting till I get the projector to get final measurements and build. But still don't see what that has to do with anything that I'm asking. I have a pretty good handle on what I'm doing. Just looking for suggestions on how to mount it to the wall
     
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    Picture hangers work for the vast majority. But what are you making the frame with? If 1x2, you could use L brackets and screw it to the wall.
     
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    Ya I was planning on making it out of 1x3 or 4s. Depends on which I can find straighter at my local lumber yard. And I'd like it to be a little easier to mount and unmount then having it bolted to some studs. I think ill probably just go with the picture hangers.
     
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    Honestly ill probably use a french cleat.
     

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