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Forum: Speakers   05-15-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 73,802
Posted By jcr159
lol, still loving those speaker stands... in...

lol, still loving those speaker stands...

in true DIY spirit I'll ask... are you offering those in flat packs? :D
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,819
Posted By jcr159
mpgxsvcd, thanks for the hard work on such a...

mpgxsvcd, thanks for the hard work on such a thorough analysis. this will surely help a lot of folks reproduce as well as "correct". Facts are good! :cool:

Thanks for also updating the first...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,819
Posted By jcr159
my only counter is that the difference isn't as...

my only counter is that the difference isn't as big as you make it out. In a macro sense, i.e. - number of tvs that may be sold total, the number will sound like a lot, but from the customer...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,819
Posted By jcr159
Kindly post your sources/links. I posted mine...

Kindly post your sources/links. I posted mine earlier in the thread:

Consumer Reports survey based on 177,000 data points collected between 2010-1014 shows 3% failure/serious problem rate for the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,828
Views: 164,278
Posted By jcr159
noob question here, and it's probably been asked...

noob question here, and it's probably been asked and answered elsewhere... (if so, help pointing me in the right direction!)

with so many crossover related questions in this thread (and others),...
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 73,802
Posted By jcr159
Mark, Very interesting indeed, and high praise...

Mark,
Very interesting indeed, and high praise for the 215's coming from someone with your listening background (for those who don't know, Mark has a lot of experience now reviewing, as well as GTG...
Forum: Speakers   05-05-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 73,802
Posted By jcr159
So Mark, just have to ask.... Thiel TT1 vs....

So Mark, just have to ask....

Thiel TT1 vs. b215XL.

Has your impression of value of the 215 changed after reviewing the TT1?

How much "better" is the TT1 (if at all, subjective I know)? ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-28-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,819
Posted By jcr159
Didn't have time to read the whole thread, but...

Didn't have time to read the whole thread, but very well written, and thanks mpgxsvcd!

Here is Consumer Reports reliability data from 2010-2014... Take it for what its worth (177,000 responses...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-16-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 14,346
Posted By jcr159
Only true if color is 4:4:4 We'll most...

Only true if color is 4:4:4

We'll most likely see 4:2:2 in which case RLBURNSIDE is right... extra dynamic range in the luminace is much more visible/effective in black an white than in color... ...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By jcr159
Oh, and could be taken by some as horribly...

Oh, and could be taken by some as horribly arrogant to think you can "close" someone else's thread (about upconversion to 4k) with some partially on topic information telling everyone they just need...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By jcr159
lol, denile... it ain't just a river! I...

lol, denile... it ain't just a river!

I think you are missing the point... No one is arguing that plasma isn't a great tech and picture...

We are all telling you that it doesn't matter cause...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-31-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By jcr159
Well, sounds like I should be considering a...

Well, sounds like I should be considering a plasma for the next set... I need a new set for the bedroom. Which of the current models is a good value buy? I don't need a reference quality set for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 7,065
Posted By jcr159
This is my new favorite thread... :) ...and...

This is my new favorite thread... :)

...and More's 16 x 12 nearfield "experiment/mad science project"


I have an image of Beast laying in the chair like Neo getting plugged in and learning...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-21-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By jcr159
Great advice, thanks! Though I learned that one...

Great advice, thanks! Though I learned that one the hard way!

So far it's been an adventure.... Between coats of primer now, and let's just say that hvlp is WAAAYYYY different than all my...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By jcr159
Thanks for the help guys... I just bought the...

Thanks for the help guys... I just bought the Wagner Flexio 890 today from Home Depot.... Was limited by selection, and needed both sprayer options... (One is listed as fine finish, the other...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By jcr159
That's great to hear! Simple + Easy =...

That's great to hear!

Simple + Easy = Good...

any gotchas when it comes to cleanup? (I've cleaned up the pro models you rent at Sherwin Williams and Home Depot a few times... hopefully it...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-18-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By jcr159
Interesting... Thanks for sharing... I...

Interesting... Thanks for sharing...

I actually have several doors to paint, and with the same paint to boot!

Did you need to thin your paint at all? or did you spray as mixed at Sherwin...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-18-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By jcr159
Paint Sprayer help....

Hey guys...

What's the current recommendation on paint sprayers? I need something to paint some furniture, but additionally, something that might work to do the theater. I probably won't spray a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-13-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 22,757
Posted By jcr159
So, I took this and found it interesting to say...

So, I took this and found it interesting to say the least... Someone on the forums here linked it a while ago in another thread. I found that my ear for distortion was not as good as i would have...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-13-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,225
Posted By jcr159
ok, my bad... missed the dimensions in that post...

ok, my bad... missed the dimensions in that post Kid... Thx!

-j
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-13-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,225
Posted By jcr159
so i'm confused... The original post mentions...

so i'm confused... The original post mentions 1700 square feet...

but seemed to be corrected, and not confirmed by the OP, later to 1700 cubic feet...


if indeed the OP was correctly stating...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-10-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,755
Posted By jcr159
17 years and going strong on my SR 60's.... ...

17 years and going strong on my SR 60's.... bought them in college, and really didn't even realize the value and quality of that decision...

love them to this day...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-06-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 861,072
Posted By jcr159
Agreed... I'm one of those folks... If...

Agreed... I'm one of those folks...

If one of the goals is to cut down questions... especially repeat questions... It's easy to read a page or two post (or wiki) where Q & A / FAQ could be at...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   11-11-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,982
Posted By jcr159
Is there another posting somewhere on the site...

Is there another posting somewhere on the site that would allow us a more broad range of discussion topics with respect to Mark's original post? I'm truly not trying to troll...

I think with so...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-04-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,120
Posted By jcr159
Since it hasn't been mentioned, I think the Marty...

Since it hasn't been mentioned, I think the Marty sub is able to be built around the 2 x 4 or 4 x 4 (can't remember which) handy panels that are sold at Lowe's/Home Depot with little to no cutting......
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