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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 08:53 PM
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Posted By BIGmouthinDC
would you really want a woman attracted by your...

would you really want a woman attracted by your car?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Just thinking out loud, maybe the way to approach...

Just thinking out loud, maybe the way to approach this is to secure a foundation layer on the ceiling with something like plywood that you would glue and use mechanical fasteners driven into the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 338
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if we can just get them far enough apart to put a...

if we can just get them far enough apart to put a mid span support you could bridge the area under the beam and ducts with just drywall no framing and that would define your ceiling height.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,211
Views: 124,124
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
You guys can quit your DIY arm waving and tuck...

You guys can quit your DIY arm waving and tuck your shirts back in your pants, Beast had Mark Seaton over to the house for dinner to discuss Beast's custom subs. That is unless we encounter Budget...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
it actually comes in two widths. Your lumber...

it actually comes in two widths.

Your lumber yard must not handle a lot of molding, look for a millwork shop in your area.

print this out:
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you have the sofa back at about 12 ft from the...

you have the sofa back at about 12 ft from the screen which is about right for a 135 inch screen.

Your riser may not be high enough and your should check your assumptions with the riser height...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you want to mount this monster on stilts with...

you want to mount this monster on stilts with just a couple of nails rather just screwing the hush box (cranial trauma device) to the wall studs.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Renting?

Renting?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
welcome, sounds like it is too late to advise you...

welcome, sounds like it is too late to advise you on sound containment framing strategies. But if you have questions please let us know.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
.7 MDF shelf should not need reinforcing for a...

.7 MDF shelf should not need reinforcing for a hush box.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,276
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Your screw plan is all wrong, 1 1/4 first layer 2...

Your screw plan is all wrong, 1 1/4 first layer 2 inch second all into the channel, no on the laminating screws. Green glue is not a glue.

Remodel cans are easier to install, unless you are really...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
It will work fine, As dog eared as it is they...

It will work fine, As dog eared as it is they should have given you a discount.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
There is a reason they had that one in stock.

There is a reason they had that one in stock.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 315
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if you want to start doing your own research ...

if you want to start doing your own research start with the first post in this thread, an oldie but a goodie
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 338
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
OMG, those are huge ducts in the middle of the...

OMG, those are huge ducts in the middle of the ceiling. any chance of moving the duct furthest from the beam over 4 inches to create a gap between the two ducts? If yes you could ladder down a mid...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,276
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
pull down and start over you will only need to...

pull down and start over you will only need to move about 40 % of the clips, adding more clips reduces the springiness of the structure. Should take less than an hour.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Did it come with the wrapper in that condition?

Did it come with the wrapper in that condition?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 207
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
ever look at a door without the case molding?...

ever look at a door without the case molding? there is usually a gap between the rough in framing and the door jamb, I guess it could be done, if he puts clips and channel on the door wall you need...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Just a FYI, for some the cost of lowering the...

Just a FYI, for some the cost of lowering the floor for the first row hasn't been too bad. YMMV, in essence your current floor becomes the riser.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
In that case I think I might try just the two...

In that case I think I might try just the two part chair rail which sticks out pretty far, used that in my Rawlinsway project. Both are stock moldings available at most molding supply shops. I think...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 797
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you can enjoy your theater with more than one...

you can enjoy your theater with more than one friend if you are into being around friends.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
did that in the Beast's project. Pictures included

did that in the Beast's project. Pictures included
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
In these cases I've always put additional strips...

In these cases I've always put additional strips of wood on the wall bringing the chair rail out so that it looks right. If the acoustic panels are ceiling to chair rail I would add wood the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,276
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=511417&d=1422597457

I see clips on only a couple of the joists none on others. A concentrated load won't cause your house to fall down (I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
it is a good idea to never put a stud over...

it is a good idea to never put a stud over students even if they are steel.
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