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FX-R retrofit Questions

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Gunmetal, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Jan 12, 2012 at 8:06 AM
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    Gunmetal

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    Im in the middle of my retrofit and i have a few questions.

    It seems like there is no way to get the shrouds to sit flush with the reflector bowl, is there? I have the gatling guns and they sit about an inch away due to how the projector mounts. Im going to be painting everything black so its not going to be that noticeable, i don't think.

    Also, is the "grid" that the reflector bowls have level? is it safe to align the projector to the horizontal and vertical lines in the bowl?

    I don't have any detailed shots, but here is one that is partially done.

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  2. Jan 12, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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    mount the projector farther back in the reflector bowl trim shrouds.
     
  3. Jan 12, 2012 at 3:23 PM
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    You wont notice the gap once you black every thing out. Yes you can use the lines on the reflector bowl to align the projector but you will still need to check your horizontal alignment on a wall befor you seal them back up.
     
  4. Jan 14, 2012 at 7:29 AM
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    Do you know the size of the hole needed to make the Gatlin Guns a flush fit?
     
  5. Jan 14, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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    you don't cut the factory reflector bowl any larger to get the more flush fit for the shroud.

    you need to find a way to mount the projector itself a bit farther back then trim the shroud with a dremel tool with a little sanding thing on the end.
     
  6. Jan 15, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    I have not opened my package from TRS yet but I will this week and get back to you. I really need to see what I am dealing with as far as the projector is concerned.
     
  7. Jan 15, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    shoot me a pm if you have questions. they are pretty easy there is also some very good write ups on here that if you follow you will be in great shape.

    i like to jb weld things in a certain way to eliminate any chance of any funny business once its all sealed back up.
     
  8. Jan 15, 2012 at 6:21 PM
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    I was going to use a high temp silicone seal and bolts to secure them to the reflector.

    I have been reading till my head exploded. I did bookmark threads that had a lot of useful information.
     
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