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An all too familiar story.

Jesto races to get the theater done "enough" to show a movie for a large party, makes some babies, gets promotion at work with more responsibilities. The theater suffers.
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An all too familiar story.

Jesto races to get the theater done "enough" to show a movie for a large party, makes some babies, gets promotion at work with more responsibilities. The theater suffers.

oooh okay well thats a reasonable excuse, guess I will sit tight until then smile.gif

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Thanks Big. Aw yes that can easily happen. Excited to see it in its completed state.

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This is what we wanted to do when life got in the way.

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Hey Big - So when you do the soffits with Non-IC rated lights like the ones from Lowes, are you still putting insulation in the soffits but leaving the area around the lights open?

I bought the ones from Lowes that you have used in other builds but I haven't installed them yet

This is the light I bought:

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use insulation keep it away from the lights. and just a FYI those lights do not get hot enough to burn your hand on the back side after an hour on. Toasty yes, damage no.

There are alternatives that are IC rated but after buying the trims and bulbs it is probably about twice as much. Still affordable: just google sources.
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use insulation.

Any particular kind or weight insulation or just anything fluffy?
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and just a FYI those lights do not get hot enough to burn your hand on the back side after an hour on. Toasty yes, damage no.

Hey Big - Is it OK to have these lights touch DMD or GOM fabric covered soffits?
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yes it shouldn't be a prombem the trims don't get that hot, but if there is a problem you may want to switch the bulbs from 50 to 30 watt. Also if it is going to keep you up at night, they now sell LED MR 16 bulbs with a GU10 base, which should fit.
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Hey Big any recommendations on a remote light I can install above a high mounted movie poster in my stairwell then it's switch could be easily adhesived or mounted by my light switch? Seen a few but some look cheap. Thanks

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time to practice your drywall patching skills, just snake a wire to the switch add a double switch, as for the light fixture, take your pick:

http://www.lampsplus.com/products/picture-lights/

I do see they have a remote controlled battery powered LED picture light:

http://www.lampsplus.com/products/concept-cordless-polished-brass-led-picture-light__t0335.html
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Right i would definilty prefer to do it that way. Problem is it's about 15 feet high above the stairwell and having both ankles fused and having just had back surgery I'm so useless so I may need to hire an electrician. That stairwell has always needed a light. Great suggestions thanks Big!

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This is what we wanted to do when life got in the way.

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Getting ready to start a new room within a room build. Have been admiring all of Big's recent work, including this theatre. Was some kind of acoustical treatment for the side walls originally planned? Were you going to build it into the panels illustrated here?

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