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Thought I'd start a thread to see who else is out there in AVSland.

There is a NJ/NY and a New England thread, but those are a bit far for regular meetings.

I know of at least a couple people in the area, so if we have a few more we could get together for pizza/BBQ/food/beer and some HT demos or a movie.

I have a HT about 80% done (functional, but not pretty) and Ben has one 15%? done.

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Hey be nice! I think I'm 40% done! Drywall in less than 2 wks and that's the halfway point right?!?!

I like beer, HT, and food too, (yes, they're in that order for a reason ) so let's find some local people and get together.

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40% done with no drywall? If you say so! Just wait until you put up that drywall and you can tell me if it is only worth 10%. You do have a collating screw gun, right?

...but in any case, let's hope for a few more posts from others in the Albany area.

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Hi guys,
My theater is my living room.
I built everything myself, so it never seems to be finished.
Always adding something new or repairing what came apart.
Pretty proud of what I accomplished though.
I'm a busy guy but would like to see what others have done.
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Oh yeah, I like beer!
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Hound: Building it yourself *is* an accomplishment. Not everyone wants or can have a dedicated space. We will see who else joins in on the thread and wants to meet up.

Also, if anyone wants to see my space in progress, they are certainly welcome to do so.

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Hi local folks - my theater is about 90% complete and I am going to host a movie in the near future...most likely next weekend (July 27-29). Anyone interested in joining? I live in Loudonville.

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I'll be there Ben! Hopefully we will see a few other faces from the Albany area. Eventually I'll have an event too. Maybe in another two years??? wink.gif

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Did any of you ever have your meet. I would be intertested, Albany is not that far from me.

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Dan, we have met informally.  Ben's HT is hovering at 99% done so I think he is waiting on an "official" meet.  My room is at 85% or so (and I have a 21 month old taking up all my free time) so I am a ways off.  You are welcome to come see my setup, however.  

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Dan, we have met informally.  Ben's HT is hovering at 99% done so I think he is waiting on an "official" meet.  My room is at 85% or so (and I have a 21 month old taking up all my free time) so I am a ways off.  You are welcome to come see my setup, however.  
I am drawing a blank, Where have we met? I have been trying to host a meet in the massachusetts forum but have not had any luck. Ifi could get some interest i would love to have one here. I just added a new 3d projector to my theater.

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Dan, I was responding to your question "have you had a formal meet"....and I was saying that we Albanians (?) have met informally, not that you and I have met.  smile.gif  

I know that Ben and I are busy a lot.  I would be able to visit on the three day weekend coming up, but might be short notice for most.  I also have a 3D PJ.  smile.gif

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Dan, I was responding to your question "have you had a formal meet"....and I was saying that we Albanians (?) have met informally, not that you and I have met.  smile.gif  
I know that Ben and I are busy a lot.  I would be able to visit on the three day weekend coming up, but might be short notice for most.  I also have a 3D PJ.  smile.gif
I sure messed that one up. I think i had a few scotches when i wrote that last post.

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Ha ha!  No wonder you didn't remember me.  wink.gif

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I want to host a meet on March 16th at my house in easthampton ma I just posted this in the new england thread. Albany is not too far from Easthampton. I know it has been difficult getting these to actually happen. I am however going to really work on trying to make this one happen. I have recently upgraded most of my equipment and my theater really rocks IMO.
My new sony hw50 projector does great 3d as well and i have enough glasses for quite a few people. From checking out other hometheater meet threads it appears that the large cities have a much easier time organizing meets than more rural areas. I hope to make us the exception to that rule.
I will post new pics of my theater later today. I welcome all comments and ideas concerning this as well as what to demo or if anyone wants to bring any of their own equipment. I am also flexible on the date depending on other members schedules. I could do the sat before or after the 16th. I will also provide food and drink, i own a seafood restaurant so this is the norm for me. I look forward to any and all interest.

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I'm definitely in and looking forward to it! Thanks Dan!

I'll be havin one of my own in the not-too-distant future and hope all of you will be able to join!

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Terrific AirBenj ! you are my first response I will keep the date march 16th ( sat) unless that does not work for some people. I think noon would be a good time to start. I just checked out your theater build, it looks great. I will have more details concerning the meet as it gets closer. Thanks Dan

You can also count me in when you have a meet.

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I am interested in going too, Dan . My wife said ok, but we are on vacation right now so I need to look at a calendar. Ben knows I'll be at his . One of these days when I'm finished I'll have a meet too.

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Great. Have a good vacation . that makes 2 members. I will start a new thread for the meet soon.

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Dan, count me in as well.

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I forgot to mention. If anyone is interested, I can bring any of the equipment I currently have. Here is a list:

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Fantastic Seegs108. We now have 3 people planing on attending. I would be interested in trying out your Dune hd as well as the JTR speakers. I am going to start a new thread tonight for the meet. I am getting excited.

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We are just over the river in EGB and would love to join the next meet up. Nothing special at our place yet, hopefully I can get back to finishing our basement this spring/summer.
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Glad to have you here rfbrang - I will be hosting something in the next month or so. Will add you to the invite list!

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You can count me in.

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Hey Benji and Dan,

Keep me informed as well. I am right in between both of you in Pittsfield, MA.

Can attend either get together. Would be nice to get something happening

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Hi!!! I'm between Albany and Cooperstown. My room goes from 50-10-50% done depending on what I'm tearing out and doing over and what my latest "I want" is smile.gif
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Hey I don't feel so alone here in the Albany area.. Hi Everyone biggrin.gif

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