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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2014, 07:42 PM
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Did you just say $5.50 for a Coca Cola can???????...

Did you just say $5.50 for a Coca Cola can???????

Anger bursts through my veins at such hotel malarkey.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-21-2014, 02:30 PM
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The Washington team's fans are like fire ants on...

The Washington team's fans are like fire ants on heroin in this area. Even when I lived closer to Baltimore than DC, the Ravens fans weren't so blindly enamoured. DC has a special breed of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-21-2014, 05:49 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
"Episode 6: Putty, Clips, and Channel" is coming...

"Episode 6: Putty, Clips, and Channel" is coming next week :) the room is practically ready for drywall after Thanksgiving.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-20-2014, 02:02 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Ah,that's how I feel about NY. I'm from there,...

Ah,that's how I feel about NY. I'm from there, and love to visit, but I'd never ever live there again.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-20-2014, 01:53 PM
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I don't know about the rest of Illinois, but...

I don't know about the rest of Illinois, but Chicago does NOT suck! Was there a few weeks ago....we can't wait to go back. The cold lake wind in the fall, however--in the context of comfort--does...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-20-2014, 07:22 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Soooooooooooooo..............The sprinkler guys...

Soooooooooooooo..............The sprinkler guys slated to lower my sprinkler heads this morning (the last company pulled out due to licensing/bonding issues) didn't show up at 8. So I call them up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-20-2014, 07:21 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Soooooooooooooo..............The sprinkler guys...

Soooooooooooooo..............The sprinkler guys slated to lower my sprinkler heads this morning (the last company pulled out due to licensing/bonding issues) didn't show up at 8. So I call them up...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 04:27 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
For Atmos speakers, does anyone know whether I...

For Atmos speakers, does anyone know whether I can use these upside down mounted to the ceiling?
http://triadspeakers.com/products/iwg4ose.html
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 04:06 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Go with the LCR's......higher output, better...

Go with the LCR's......higher output, better overall soundfield... diffuse Surrounds have ambience, but pinpoint imaging falls apart
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-17-2014, 06:10 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
My hopes and dreams were shattered like the pride...

My hopes and dreams were shattered like the pride of a jilted lover



Thanks! There is a single layer of drywall between the joists, and there will be three layers on the channel on walls &...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-16-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Lots of channel up today.....along with clips on...

Lots of channel up today.....along with clips on ceiling. The legs got a workout today, courtesy of the ladder.

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag414/mblair104/output_zpsrahnkp3l.jpg
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   11-14-2014, 12:16 PM
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Views: 162,142
Posted By BrolicBeast
I wish I had done exactly that. I'd be enjoying...

I wish I had done exactly that. I'd be enjoying movies right now.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-14-2014, 11:38 AM
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Views: 312
Posted By BrolicBeast
Remember, if you're not going all the way with...

Remember, if you're not going all the way with soundproofing, there's no need to really skip the double doors. But if you do plan to go Alllll the way, then cutting it down to a single door is a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-14-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 384
Posted By BrolicBeast
The coupled studs would get in the way of sound...

The coupled studs would get in the way of sound isolation. Your prob better off doing typical staggered studs with furring in front of the top/bottom plates.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   11-13-2014, 09:01 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
I hear ya...the extra cost of the premium finish...

I hear ya...the extra cost of the premium finish isn't fun. Ah, a projected finish? Well...early 2015 it's looking like. Soundproofing is so much work...it's not even funny. Spent nine hours...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-13-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 384
Posted By BrolicBeast
I don't think it could work....it would be like...

I don't think it could work....it would be like turning your feet sideways and hoping they keep you up if you lean forward. Drywall puts constant pressure on studs (like holding a toddler...pressure...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-13-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,826
Views: 100,883
Posted By BrolicBeast
So, the drywall guy says " do you want that...

So, the drywall guy says " do you want that Sundsay estimate before, during, or after the game?"

I like them already.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   11-13-2014, 12:01 PM
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Views: 162,142
Posted By BrolicBeast
The pink insulation is pretty standard, although...

The pink insulation is pretty standard, although it can have decent acoustic treatment capabilities when compressed.

You'll definitely want the black pearl finish Focus SEs...I don't know if the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-12-2014, 01:55 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Hey Tim, the bottoms of my joists are very...

Hey Tim, the bottoms of my joists are very thick...when the 2x4 rests on it the channel doesn't clear the bottom of the joist.

How have you been, by the way? This new job has zero private sector...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-12-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,575
Posted By BrolicBeast
The mixers are now mixing more content (and with...

The mixers are now mixing more content (and with full range signals) into the surrounds, whereas previously, they were very concerned about surround channel capabilities and would use them...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   11-11-2014, 06:36 PM
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Views: 162,142
Posted By BrolicBeast
Prepress! What's up man.....the Focus are...

Prepress! What's up man.....the Focus are awesome. I will gladly accept the blame if you go Legacy! I was watching my Legacy video a couple of weeks ago and yearned for that AMT sound once more. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-10-2014, 01:51 PM
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Views: 100,883
Posted By BrolicBeast
A lot of folks have no idea how challenging this...

A lot of folks have no idea how challenging this room is. To put it in perspective, Big's list is the "almost there" to-do list. This is my first and lassst build. We're going to knock this to-do...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-10-2014, 01:45 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
After drywall, in leaning my speakers against the...

After drywall, in leaning my speakers against the wall around the room and calling it "The Beast, Temporarily Caged."
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-09-2014, 07:42 PM
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Views: 100,883
Posted By BrolicBeast
Hey Mike, Got your PMs....definitely plan to...

Hey Mike,

Got your PMs....definitely plan to respond soon. It's been a buuuusy weekend! The clips went up today on three of the four walls (video capturing clips, channel, putty pad, and drywall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-09-2014, 08:57 AM
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Views: 100,883
Posted By BrolicBeast
Insulation wrapped up on...

Insulation wrapped up on Thursday:http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag414/mblair104/IMAG0046_zpsinwhobcx.jpg
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