Posted 10 February 2013 - 01:30 PM
Posted 11 February 2013 - 12:35 PM
Posted 13 February 2013 - 07:35 AM
I'll second 2x4 or pipe spreaders. With either, screw the wall plates onto pancakes to spread the pressure to a larger area. Make sure the 2x4s are oriented vertically for maximum strength. Make sure the wall is strong and ideally try to place them at studs or other support points; I heard about a crew popping bricks out of a wall.
Another option that is better than polecat wall-to-wall is to put two polecats floor-to-cieling on opposite sides of the room, then use cheeseborroughs to make a speedrail crossbeam between them. This will depend on what the frame is and how good your art department is.
Posted 13 February 2013 - 07:39 AM
Also, you might look into removing the back plates and screwing the kino housings directly into the ceiling. Its not so hard to patch up the little screw holes.