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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 32
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
yes but be sure to leave a gap under the...

yes but be sure to leave a gap under the baseboard for them to tuck the carpet, There is a chance it might get a little scuffed up, nothing that touch up can't fix. Depends somewhat on what color and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 635
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
here is another discussion about two center...

here is another discussion about two center channels both for and against the idea:
https://community.klipsch.com/index.php?/topic/152974-is-using-two-center-channel-speakers-advisable/
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 32
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Get another bid, I've had carpet installed in...

Get another bid, I've had carpet installed in rooms with fabric and molding installed. Many times. They know how to protect the wood work unless they are rookies.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
What part of the country is this that you can use...

What part of the country is this that you can use a garage to cool a theater? Generally exchanging air with the outside presents other issues. Like humidity and hot garages in the summer. A mini...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If your joists are nice and straight and even...

If your joists are nice and straight and even from joist to joist you might get by with 1/8 inch. You are correct as long as the drywall doesn't touch you've achieved your isolation.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
running them parallel to the joists allows you to...

running them parallel to the joists allows you to recess them a bit and saves about 3/4 inch of headroom. You leave 1/2 inch gap. clips and channel hanging off the bottom of the joists consumes at...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 83,300
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
HD, yes that is where I get mine.

HD, yes that is where I get mine.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
What Dave said, +1

What Dave said, +1
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 83,300
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
my go to on MDF, sands pretty easy but not as...

my go to on MDF, sands pretty easy but not as easy as drywall mud

http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/300/94/94d24cc0-3fcf-4552-9014-ec54a3e1e8f5_300.jpg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
An air exchange system utilizing dead vents to...

An air exchange system utilizing dead vents to cool the theater from adjacent rooms can work if you have enough volume in the system and the outside room has enough reserve capacity to cool the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 107
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
side surrounds look a bit forward

side surrounds look a bit forward
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if you can't see a speaker you won't be hearing...

if you can't see a speaker you won't be hearing the direct sound. get that center as high as possible, then put the towers high enough so that the tweeters line up in a horizontal plane.

Your...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 28,364
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I'm back, order the Executive collection and...

I'm back, order the Executive collection and Maybe the DMD collection from Acousticmac. Those fabrics tend to be a little easier to work with than GOM 701 and Anchorage.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 635
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
As part of THX calibration teachings, one test of...

As part of THX calibration teachings, one test of center channel calibration is to listen to content with just the L/R (Phantom center) and then with the Center turned on. If you can detect any...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-18-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Bass waves just laugh at AT screen walls as they...

Bass waves just laugh at AT screen walls as they fly by
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I've always felt that a screen surrounded by...

I've always felt that a screen surrounded by black velvet appeared to be floating in space plus the velvet allows you of hide the acostical treatments you should be putting on the front wall.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-16-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Not sure I see the benefit of super non...

Not sure I see the benefit of super non reflecting material on the front wall which doesn't reflect a lot of light back to the screen, Black velvet and even even The less black GOM FR701 do just fine...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-15-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I think you will need to sell seats locally due...

I think you will need to sell seats locally due to the cost off shipping. Plan on selling them at 1/3 to 1/2 of original price. Cash and carry bring your own truck. Personally I'd put them in the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-15-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 103,695
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
The screen mounts on the front surface of the...

The screen mounts on the front surface of the wall frame with z clips on the top edge. Yes that is white oak which was an extreme variation of the minimal screen wall concept.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-15-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
You could dig through my basement thread or wait...

You could dig through my basement thread or wait until next week and I can post a picture. basically two layers of Linacoustic over the windows and one layer on the door covered in fabric to match my...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-15-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 103,695
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I have pictures of fitting the panels around the...

I have pictures of fitting the panels around the screen sharing the same supports as the screen. I'm out of the country back in my office Monday.

See post 485
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-15-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I'm not going to be able to give you a scientific...

I'm not going to be able to give you a scientific answer to your question but the door will be the weak link in your sound isolation efforts. Coulple of thoughts you could design the outer room in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-14-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
A lot of guys have put up 5/8 24OC and I haven't...

A lot of guys have put up 5/8 24OC and I haven't seem any reports of sagging.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-13-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 363
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If dividing the space into two rooms supports...

If dividing the space into two rooms supports your life style do it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-13-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 311
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Ok sounds like you've thought it out.

Ok sounds like you've thought it out.
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