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Old 08-10-2014, 07:32 AM
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where did you get the cleats for your screen? How many did you use and how long were they?
We supplied it with his screen , we used to supply one 60" heavy duty bracket but in this install was cut it into two equal pieces, we now ship all screens with two 18" heavy duty cleats.
We buy them in bulk but i think similar ones can be purchased at Home Depot.
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We supplied it with his screen , we used to supply one 60" heavy duty bracket but in this install was cut it into two equal pieces, we now ship all screens with two 18" heavy duty cleats.
We buy them in bulk but i think similar ones can be purchased at Home Depot.
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Thanks for responding for me Snickers.
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Since the onsite work is on hold pending completion of the crapper I've started putting NYGF23's speakers together. Having a crapper in the basement will certainly accelerate our progress.

A little about the Kit selected for the surrounds.

They pack a lot of muscle in a small package, Here is the Kit Pic from DIYSoundGroup.com



http://www.diysoundgroup.com/wavegui...lpha8-kit.html (play the video)

some shots of the assembly process of the speaker boxes. The basic box is 1/2 inch Baltic Birch cut on a CNC machine with very close tolerances.









The boxes are all glued, time to look at the crossovers.

First I got everything organized, inventoried and labeled



Then I started to figure out how to lay these things out for assembly




Hey Jeff - The link to this set doesn't work anymore (Discontinued Model?) Just wondered if you know what would be the current equivalent or if you have built any of the newer kits lately?
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The designer wasn't sure why they aren't on the site when I Emailed him. He thought they might reappear, you should contact Eric owner of the site for updated info.
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The designer wasn't sure why they aren't on the site when I Emailed him. He thought they might reappear, you should contact Eric owner of the site for updated info.
The Alchemy's are on the site. I think they are on par with the ones posted.

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The designer wasn't sure why they aren't on the site when I Emailed him. He thought they might reappear, you should contact Eric owner of the site for updated info.
Coming late to the party here but gotta say... Holy moses I love this theater. Not only does it look GREAT finished but its the 'chrome motor parts' that really make this build special. BIG's attention to detail and design are amazing. With similar dimensions in my build, you have given me a TON of inspiration. I love the classic looks with the moulding and trim. Very nice. THANK YOU for sharing you your build with us NYGIANTSFAN23!
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Hi Jeff, do you have any close up pictures of the finished projector cable port and outlet? How do you finish the gray pipe coming through the drywall? Is it just left as is? I tried looking at the finished pictures but, they are to far away or hidden by the beam.
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Old 09-29-2014, 02:19 PM - Thread Starter
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Midlite makes single gang and double, pick your size depending on how big a hole you need to hide and just screw it to the drywall with drywall screws.
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speaker stands were black paint, front wall is black linacoustic, speakers are black. the velvet wrapped on the frames surrounding the screen is black.
Jumping in here very late, but hopefully can get this answered! I just ordered a 140" Falcon screen and need to determine how to finish off the surround. My screen wall is broadly similar to the one in your project.

From the photos, it looks that the screen is mounted snug against the soffit - is that correct? The surround looks like black velvet (Royalty 3?) - how is that attached? Did you just build a large U-shaped frame and wrap the fabric around it so that it sits flush with the screen? If so, how is it attached and stabilized - it looked from your photos that you just have a header and two uprights and then nothing along the bottom of the screen? Or something else? Do the panels sit flush with the screen or slightly behind?

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For this project, yes the screen was snug to soffit less 1/2 inch or so to lift it over the French cleats. Fabric is stretched around frames made off wall then positioned to the sides and below the screen. The frames are slightly less thick than the screen frame. But I have done it the other way as well.

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For this project, yes the screen was snug to soffit less 1/2 inch or so to lift it over the French cleats. Fabric is stretched around frames made off wall then positioned to the sides and below the screen. The frames are slightly less thick than the screen frame. But I have done it the other way as well.

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Great, thanks!
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The designer wasn't sure why they aren't on the site when I Emailed him. He thought they might reappear, you should contact Eric owner of the site for updated info.
Looks like they changed the link for the speaker kits - I believe this is the same one that you built?

http://www.diysoundgroup.com/alpha-w...lpha8-kit.html
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that is new maybe indicating it is coming back, but there is no price shown so I don't think you can order yet.
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that is new maybe indicating it is coming back, but there is no price shown so I don't think you can order yet.
I think there is only one "line" on the site now. The more expensive price point seems to be gone. It is all Fusion now it appears.

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The Alpha line should be coming back eventually.

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