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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-17-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Firepr00f
Thanks guys. Will give those a look for starters.

Thanks guys. Will give those a look for starters.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-15-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Firepr00f
Good "bang for buck" 70-inch TV?

Hey Folks,

My 55" wall-mounted TV in the living room is a great great set (Sony Bravia, 3D capable, etc) - but is looking a little small on the wall it's mounted in our new house. I'm looking to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-15-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
Yes. It comes with drywall screws and is...

Yes. It comes with drywall screws and is supposed to hold up to 60 lbs. The finished panels are much less than that.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-15-2015, 10:10 AM
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Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
Sounds like you are pretty set. Unfortunately I...

Sounds like you are pretty set. Unfortunately I didn't take other in-progress pics. A couple other things to consider:

1. I have a staple gun that uses standard T50 staples. The wood is pretty...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-15-2015, 08:05 AM
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Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
I think most are NOT doing the support beams. As...

I think most are NOT doing the support beams. As long as you use firm insulation board as recommended, it should be fine. The ones I bought came in 24x48, so you have to cut both sides and length...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-14-2015, 07:23 AM
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Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
smuggymba - that's great. Glad the paint worked...

smuggymba - that's great. Glad the paint worked out and looks like you are well on your way. I thought the cost was reasonable too.
pmd918 - that is very interesting that it's so close! Good to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-13-2015, 03:57 PM
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Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
I printed 8 total posters (because I was...

I printed 8 total posters (because I was undecided on a couple) and framed seven of them. So here were my total costs:
- 7 Frames from Frame Destination = $250.06 (incl tax, no shipping)
- 8...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-11-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 12,286
Posted By Firepr00f
I just searched for AVS Forum and it came right...

I just searched for AVS Forum and it came right up.
Forum: Xbox Area   01-10-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 41,573
Posted By Firepr00f
Thanks. Good tips in there. Yes - I know the...

Thanks. Good tips in there. Yes - I know the enemies drop weapons and ammo and I try to pick up everything on the ground. I have NOT, however, been really exploring caves or rooms, so I probably...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-10-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 41,573
Posted By Firepr00f
Thanks - but I didn't mean I'm actually buying...

Thanks - but I didn't mean I'm actually buying ammo. I haven't bought any yet. I just mean that the price seems way too expensive based on what I appear to be accumulating in glimmer. I'd never...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-10-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,795
Posted By Firepr00f
Well I was really worried about controller...

Well I was really worried about controller disconnects after reading this thread. I bought a new XB1 for Christmas and it was to go in a closet outside of the media room where I'd be doing the...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-10-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 41,573
Posted By Firepr00f
Okay - got back from business travels and into...

Okay - got back from business travels and into the game a bit last night and realized I don't have access to Mars yet. Just Earth, Moon, and Venus (and just part of Venus right now).

Any good...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-09-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 12,286
Posted By Firepr00f
I just joined AVS Forum club. Currently just me...

I just joined AVS Forum club. Currently just me and Kurtiebird in there. Anyone else gonna join?


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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-09-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
Thanks for the comments about the room - really...

Thanks for the comments about the room - really appreciate it. I agree - if they were front mains, I would definitely either not cover them or use PK. As they are sides - I'm on the fence.

I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-09-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
I am not an "audiophile" by any means. So others...

I am not an "audiophile" by any means. So others experience or expectation my vary. But I did exactly as you are proposing. I created 7 posters for my media room. 5 of them were insulated and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-09-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
Sorry for the delay. Yes - they are officially...

Sorry for the delay. Yes - they are officially called "stretcher bar frames" and for anyone else that needs a direct link, here it is:...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-08-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 41,573
Posted By Firepr00f
Thank you! Will definitely check that out. ...

Thank you! Will definitely check that out. :cool:
Forum: Xbox Area   01-08-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 41,573
Posted By Firepr00f
Thanks for the tips above guys. Already learned...

Thanks for the tips above guys. Already learned some things. Followup: is there a particular place or two to get a lot of glimmer?
Forum: Xbox Area   01-08-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,994
Views: 41,573
Posted By Firepr00f
Destiny: Bungie's next Franchise

Can someone provide some guidance for a newbie. I'm level 12 Titan. I'm trying to complete Venus - Ishtar Collective mission which I think is a level 11 story mission. (It has the 3 waves of the Vex...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-07-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 590,030
Posted By Firepr00f
I think I take way too long to finish games, so...

I think I take way too long to finish games, so by the time I would be ready to sell it, everyone else has had it and beaten it, LOL!!
Forum: Xbox Area   01-07-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 590,030
Posted By Firepr00f
Thanks for the tips!! I'm currently biased...

Thanks for the tips!!

I'm currently biased to direct downloads because I can easily switch between games in my home theater. But if I could realize significant savings or something, I'm not...
Forum: Xbox Area   01-06-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 590,030
Posted By Firepr00f
Where do you buy new games for $40 and then sell...

Where do you buy new games for $40 and then sell them as used games for more than you paid?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-28-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
Those look great Juiced! Mine aren't quite...

Those look great Juiced!

Mine aren't quite finished yet - but I did get all the cloth stapled. Whew. I love the way they turned out and the family loves them too!! Can't wait to get the room...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 166,358
Posted By Firepr00f
Edit: Disregard my previous post as I...

Edit: Disregard my previous post as I misinterpreted the problem you are having.

It sounds like you need to do some photo-editing of the picture to get it to the right dimensions first, as Nick...
Forum: Xbox Area   12-20-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5,725
Views: 412,898
Posted By Firepr00f
Thanks for the tip. But I read these are Gen 1...

Thanks for the tip. But I read these are Gen 1 and not Gen 2. Do you know for sure which? I read Gen 2 fixes some issues and I don't believe these come with the XB1 chat adapter so I would have to...
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