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David Distinti
Where do I find Mylar?
on May 16, 2005 at 2:20:41 pm

I need to block all natural light from coming in through our location's windows.

I understand sheets of mylar will do the trick. Where can I find it and what type of
mylar should I request.

Also,

If mylar is expensive, is there a cheeper alternative?

Thanks,
Dave



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Leo Ticheli
Re: Where do I find Mylar?
on May 16, 2005 at 2:30:52 pm

A "cheeper" alternative would be a flock of baby chickens.

A cheaper alternative would be standard construction material black plastic.

Best regards,
Leo

Director/Cinematographer
Southeast USA


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David Distinti
Re: Where do I find Mylar?
on May 16, 2005 at 2:44:23 pm

Thanks for the "cheep" tip. :)

- Dave


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Bob Cole
Re: Where do I find Mylar?
on May 16, 2005 at 3:47:37 pm

This forum is going to the birds.


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Dan Rahmel
Re: Where do I find Mylar?
on Jun 10, 2005 at 9:00:38 pm

You're trying to block all the light? It seems like you want sheets of Duvetyne (a solid non-reflected black cloth you can get at Film Tools). I guess I don't understand exactly what you're looking for.

For Mylar, take a look at TAP Plastics (http://www.tapplastics.com). I've ordered from them a couple of times and they were good. They have mylar rolls (mirrored and clear) you can order.

Mylar is usually fairly expensive and traditionally used for its mirror-like surface. If you don


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