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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2014, 02:35 PM
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Posted By just jim
varsol is mineral thinners/paint thinner

varsol is mineral thinners/paint thinner
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
you're no fun! That's what varsol is for.

you're no fun! That's what varsol is for.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 100,566
Posted By just jim
It sounds like you guys have all the bases...

It sounds like you guys have all the bases covered on power supply...rms8 - turning off all the breakers except for the one feeding the amp is the perfect test...but then you said that you even "ran...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-20-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
If you were in Canada, you'd be using Duct tape...

If you were in Canada, you'd be using Duct tape instead of the blue straps! :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-18-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 100,566
Posted By just jim
Ya! That's what it is! Nothing to do with not...

Ya! That's what it is! Nothing to do with not getting off my....chair. I finally picked up some empty wine boxes today to pack up some of the wine from the temporary racks so that I can get them...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
How about one of the anti vibration clips? Make...

How about one of the anti vibration clips? Make a bracket to hold the speaker and attach it to the clip after it is screwed to one of the 2x2's. You'd be able to rotate it on the single screw and...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 12,077
Posted By just jim
This is straying from the original topic, but I...

This is straying from the original topic, but I have "an" answer to your question of whether you should have an amp.

After several expensive repairs to my Revox receiver and a Sony AVR, my repair...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-18-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 12,077
Posted By just jim
Sorry, to come in on this discussion at such a...

Sorry, to come in on this discussion at such a late date, but I just came across it.

My experience may be totally irrelevant at this stage in development of disk players, but...

After the...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   12-17-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 320
Posted By just jim
Timely...I'm looking too.

Timely...I'm looking too.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-16-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 41,875
Posted By just jim
You just can't rush these things! Season's...

You just can't rush these things!

Season's greetings from uptop!!! We'll be sending the old guy down in about a week. Checking the list...oh, you have been good. :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-10-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
...or seals, or method of measuring... You would...

...or seals, or method of measuring... You would think that the higher priced door company would be trying to justify their higher price, or maybe they assume that you will think they are better...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-10-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
What is the physical difference between the two...

What is the physical difference between the two doors? Can you modify the 35 dB door to perform more like the 40?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By just jim
Ya, the operator loved it too. It was Halloween....

Ya, the operator loved it too. It was Halloween. When he went to get into his machine in the morning he must have jumped back 4 feet! He laughed after swallowing his heart and changing his...he...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-05-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 100,566
Posted By just jim
...I filled up a bin with wood off-cuts from my...

...I filled up a bin with wood off-cuts from my theater/workshop, after finishing the stair balustrades in the kitchen and two exterior decks. Oh, I've also remilled the Abaco that I took up from...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-12-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
...and of course you prewired for them. Good...

...and of course you prewired for them. Good thing for attics! :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
YEAH!!!!! So all your hard work to kill the...

YEAH!!!!! So all your hard work to kill the sound leaks has paid off. I think it is worth breaking out a dram of the good stuff! :) I'll have to toast your success from here. :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-17-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By just jim
....well, not so much. Shoemaker's barefoot...

....well, not so much. Shoemaker's barefoot children, and all that. I'm on my 3rd house reno since spring, so there has been NO time for the home front. OK, I did get the wine cellar A/C up and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-07-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 100,566
Posted By just jim
...if it's not too late...if you have any exposed...

...if it's not too late...if you have any exposed wood trim on the outside, it is always a good idea to back prime the wood. This stabilizes the wood by making all sides react to humidity at the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-06-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
I haven't even seen her live! But I love her...

I haven't even seen her live! But I love her voice...and music.

Some one that is getting a lot of air time now (seems to play during my drive to AND from work) is First Aid Box, "Waitress Song"...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-04-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 344,813
Posted By just jim
Couple of questions... If you were using open...

Couple of questions...
If you were using open cell foam throughout your house, how did you end up with closed cell foam in the theater?
If you ended up with 4 - 4.5" of closed cell foam, either...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-31-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
mmmm I've never had older than an 18 year...

mmmm I've never had older than an 18 year old...uh, Scotch. :( I just came back from a wedding. They had a few out...suitable for nail polish removeal. Mortlach is from my favorite district. Is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-29-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
Just realized I haven't been getting your...

Just realized I haven't been getting your updates...since you were painting the 2x2 ceiling! So amazing progress!

OK my friend, lets cut to the chase. I believe the movie was War of the Worlds...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 38,947
Posted By just jim
"board and batten" :)

"board and batten" :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,723
Posted By just jim
"Homewood Doors" sounds like a residential door...

"Homewood Doors" sounds like a residential door manufacturer (=expensive). I'm suggesting going through the "yellow pages" and look for a commercial steel door supplier. Here, a basic door w/o...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,723
Posted By just jim
Resurrection of this thread would be good! I...

Resurrection of this thread would be good! I posted #120 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=120) almost 2 years ago, only 5 posts back, and didn't get a...
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