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post #361 of 1641 Old 01-28-2009, 06:43 PM
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Chris it's hard to get to your web-page, something about a certificate.
Are you still in Garfield Heights?
Or are you snowed in.

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That will be fixed tomorrow, just click ok or except. We are actually in Solon, Ohio.
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holy mackrel. What are those speakers?
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Swan makes some nice line-array.

Those are some serious speakers...especially for a non-dedicated space...

They make your fireplace/TV setup look small.

Overkill? Nah!

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How did my build thread become an advertisement for Swan Speakers? I need a kick-back.
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If you look at the pics real quick you might even mistake them for doors!
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How did my build thread become an advertisement for Swan Speakers? I need a kick-back.


Since your thread gets hit so much, could I sell some golf clubs out of my shop over your thread? I'm sure we could come up with some kind of fair percentage for you

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If you look at the pics real quick you might even mistake them for doors!

When I saw those things it immediately reminded me of a really old episode of the Tonight show when Bruce Willis was in the early stages of his career. Apparently Bruce bought a home in one of the exclusive neighborhoods and much to the frustration of his neighbors proceeded to turn his speakers up to the point requiring some calls to the police. Of course the tabloids ate it up.

On the show Johnny brought up the topic. Bruce told him that he was doing some renovations in the back yard and when one of the neighbors asked if he was building a pool house his response was "no those were his new speakers".
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Since your thread gets hit so much, could I sell some golf clubs out of my shop over your thread? I'm sure we could come up with some kind of fair percentage for you

I don't think Big golfs. But I do. Feel free to go over to MY site. I'm sure we could work SOMETHING out.

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I don't think Big golfs. But I do. Feel free to go over to MY site. I'm sure we could work SOMETHING out.

Yep. You do that and you pretty much guarantee that Tom will never finish.

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BIGmouthinDC, there is nothing that could top your theater build. When I got these in I was thinking that they were a little over kill for what I have but would be sweet in your theater. ( Easy to remember your theater, I do not think it will ever be topped in my eyes) Maybe we can share.
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Chris, are you married?! My wife would never allow those in my family room!

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Maybe we can share.

Ok I'll take them August to January, you can have them February to July.

That means an August 7 east coast demo of the Swans sponsored by CP. I'll provide the beer and chips.
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That means an August 7 east coast demo of the Swans sponsored by CP. I'll provide the beer and chips.

Road trip!

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Chris, are you married?! My wife would never allow those in my family room!
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I was going to put those in the side living area, and I was told "NO" they are going in the family room.
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I clicked his link and I must be missing something. Where are the speakers all of you are talking about?

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For a better link to the Swan 2.3B system <<>> .
I have some personal pics. I was in a huge hurry to get these hooked up so please do not judge my set up by appearance, stop buy and listen . (Just moved in this house so my set up was thrown together.)

Front towers are 34" wide and 78" tall. I just found this movie here <<< Click Here >>>

I take it you're not married.
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I've always wondered if those who like tall line arrays are compensating for other SHORTcomings in their life.
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I've always wondered if those who like tall line arrays are compensating for other SHORTcomings in their life.


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So what is the deal? Is 1.0 complete? No new pics since November. Are you left with finishing Tom's for him?

8k post milestone just around the corner. Any big plans for it?

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So what is the deal? Is 1.0 complete? No new pics since November.

No progress to report on the two remaining cosmetic items of the theater.

Minimal progress on the bathroom.

When you have 4 other bathrooms in the house the motivation to finish the one in the basement isn't that great.

I can however guarantee that I've made more progress than Tom and his new dog.
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I can however guarantee that I've made more progress than Tom and his new dog.

No doubt. I have been avoiding the "kennel club" thread. His basement may have flooded again and he probably wouldn't notice unless the dog jumped on his lap soaking wet.

How about a "before" pic for the bathroom? I have to finish mine as well and I could use some... inspiration.

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How about a "before" pic for the bathroom? I have to finish mine as well and I could use some... inspiration.

Will do, It is mostly rocked and taped. Next step is to bust up the shower floor a bit and center up the drain. Then need to create the shower base and put up backer board in preparation for tiling the shower/steam room.
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Will do, It is mostly rocked and taped. Next step is to bust up the shower floor a bit and center up the drain. Then need to create the shower base and put up backer board in preparation for tiling the shower/steam room.

I Was getting ready to finish our bath room by the theater. We started with a tub, but i'am ready to pull it out and put in a tile shower.

Are you using a pre-fab shower pan. Or will the floor be tile also? I would be interested in seeing how a custom shower pan is built. I know you can have it hot moped or I have seen some done with a plastic membrane. How does a custom pan smoothly transition up the wall?

Here is a plastic membrane one
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Are you using a pre-fab shower pan. Or will the floor be tile also? I would be interested in seeing how a custom shower pan is built. I know you can have it hot moped or I have seen some done with a plastic membrane. How does a custom pan smoothly transition up the wall?

Mine will be tile. There is some documentation in this thread:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=952789

There is a pretty good pictorial tutorial in HD's book Tiling 123. I have it scanned in an e-mail from that OP somewhere but I spotted the book at a closeout vendor for $3 and grabbed a copy. Bottom line is you build up a mortar sloped base, then a rubber membrane then another mortar base. There is a floor drain that works in concert with the membrane.

You bring the membrane up the sides of the wall (like 6 inches or so) then mount your backer board and whatever else you are putting on the wall on top of the membrane. I'm doing steam so I need a waterproofing layer on all wall and ceiling surfaces in addition to the floor membrane.

Update: looked at your link and it is pretty much like I remember from the HD book. Thanks for the reference.
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All I know is when I build my home theater, I hope big mouth does not mind copy cats The only big problem I will have will be the speaker system. I have a 30' by 20' unfinished room above the garage that CP is going to have to pay for to turn into a theater/swan room

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I've always wondered if those who like tall line arrays are compensating for other SHORTcomings in their life.

Not sure how I should take that as in prior posts I remember we were going to share these speakers
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Big, is this a floating floor in this space here?

I too want some hard wood by where I will have my cabinets, but being in the basement I obviously cant have a normal nailed down floor unless I put down a wood subfloor, and seeming as i dont want a lip where it meets the carpet that I trip over everyday, that is not very possible. Therefore, i started searching about basement wood floors and discovered there are 2 options, glued, or floating. and for me the later sounds like the better option. this is where I thought of you and your space, yes I was thinking of a guy last night...pretty bad I know but it is for a theater, so I think that makes it OK. Either way, let me know what you did and how, please, as this will help me decide what I will do. thanks.
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Big, is this a floating floor in this space here?

I too want some hard wood by where I will have my cabinets, but being in the basement I obviously cant have a normal nailed down floor unless I put down a wood subfloor, and seeming as i dont want a lip where it meets the carpet that I trip over everyday, that is not very possible. Therefore, i started searching about basement wood floors and discovered there are 2 options, glued, or floating. and for me the later sounds like the better option. this is where I thought of you and your space, yes I was thinking of a guy last night...pretty bad I know but it is for a theater, so I think that makes it OK. Either way, let me know what you did and how, please, as this will help me decide what I will do. thanks.


I used a floating floor in my kitchenette area and put the floor in after most of the cabinets. I also shimmed up the cabinets a bit (1/2" plywood) to make the toe kick panel fit right, though that is obviously optional.
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Coincidentally, BIG and I both used Mirage engineered wood flooring. I went with the glued directly to the concrete (after TKO vapor barrier) route as per Mirage instructions. But I have to say that floor gets COLD! Nonetheless, extremely pleased with how the floor looks though.
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