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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-01-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 42,633
Posted By Clarence
I only have a single F20 folded horn with a 15"...

I only have a single F20 folded horn with a 15" driver, only driven by one channel of a 3000DSP.

Within a month it had cracked the seams in 4 panels of my DD. Reminds me of the Northridge...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 873
Posted By Clarence
"Anyone else paralyzed from STARTING?" Yes!...

"Anyone else paralyzed from STARTING?"

Yes!

I was so busy at work and with other projects around our new house that a whole year went by with just tweaking the floor plan and trying to decide...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 24,283
Posted By Clarence
What color are all the baseboards throughout the...

What color are all the baseboards throughout the rest of your house?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Clarence
:eek: Do you have a family in that house? ...

:eek:

Do you have a family in that house? I have 53 yards of GoM... way more than I'll need. How much do you need?

Or was this an arsonist's joke for the "Phoenix Theater... rising from the...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-22-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Clarence
Oops. I got mine from amazon and wondered why it...

Oops. I got mine from amazon and wondered why it was no longer available. Looks like Stargate has some major issues, so don't take that link as a recommendation.
...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Clarence
Ack! Love that idea... can't believe I didn't...

Ack! Love that idea... can't believe I didn't think of doing a mini-version of the digital poster which does a looping slideshow of 1000 posters (the HT door is between the digital poster and neon...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-22-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 42,633
Posted By Clarence
You're concerned about 150 lbs of static weight...

You're concerned about 150 lbs of static weight on your main level floors? That's the weight of a teenager standing there full-time. Half the weight of a refrigerator.

Would you be concerned to...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-21-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Clarence
This is the one I got... ...

This is the one I got...
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001MJQYM6
http://www.stargatecinema.com/home-theater-feature-marquee-sign.html

It's the size you're looking for.

My previous house...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-21-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 710,325
Posted By Clarence
+1 As he said... "Build thread (if...

+1



As he said... "Build thread (if you're interested) is in my signature. (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1462975/the-vortex-theater-build)" All answered there...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-13-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 576
Posted By Clarence
I used 4 Polk in-ceiling speakers with sealed...

I used 4 Polk in-ceiling speakers with sealed backer boxes for my surrounds and I love the sound better than the wall-mounted Polk surrounds that I had in my previous HT.

Ceiling speakers also...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-12-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By Clarence
Your basement has open trusses? Like a vaulted...

Your basement has open trusses?
Like a vaulted ceiling? Or just joists from the floor above?
Can you post a picture?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-10-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 24,283
Posted By Clarence
You could miter some cheap baseboard stock and...

You could miter some cheap baseboard stock and get the same effect as your example column.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 101
Posted By Clarence
Screw 2x8's, 4-5 inches lower on the inside,...

Screw 2x8's, 4-5 inches lower on the inside, painted black.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-29-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,042
Posted By Clarence
Why 1/2" gypsum board on all walls and ceilings? ...

Why 1/2" gypsum board on all walls and ceilings? 5/8" firecode costs less than a dollar a sheet more and they're already using it on the garage ceiling. Even if you don't have surrounding rooms, I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 24,283
Posted By Clarence
Exactly. It's way more than the money... it's...

Exactly. It's way more than the money... it's your niece.

You're entitled to hold a grudge over $12.84 - I'm sure people have been divorced or even shot over much less.

IMHO, it was careless...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 24,283
Posted By Clarence
$100 for 10 days of dog sitting. OK, $321...

$100 for 10 days of dog sitting.

OK, $321 for 5000 hours = 0.0642 per hour.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/892800-REG/Panasonic_ET_LAA410_220_W_Red.html...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 24,283
Posted By Clarence
200 hours is 10% of a 2,000 hour bulb. ...

200 hours is 10% of a 2,000 hour bulb. Replacement bulb is what, $150? So she wasted maybe $15. Probably about as much as you spent on a hamburger during your vacation.

Not worth venting and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-26-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,117
Posted By Clarence
Just a quick update since I've been running this...

Just a quick update since I've been running this sub hard for almost a month.

Absolutely love it. Sounds even better now than it did when I first installed it. Fits nicely behind the screen...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,971
Posted By Clarence
The Runco has 3350:1 Contrast. That's so 5-7...

The Runco has 3350:1 Contrast. That's so 5-7 years ago. Would you want that today? Would you want that for the next 5-10 years?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By Clarence
OSB = oriented strand board ...

OSB = oriented strand board
http://www.homedepot.com/p/NA-Oriented-Strand-Board-Common-19-32-in-x-4-ft-x-8-ft-Actual-0-578-in-x-47-75-in-x-95-75-in-339696/205821485

5 gallons of green glue is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By Clarence
If it's a 12x20 room, that's 240 sq ft of...

If it's a 12x20 room, that's 240 sq ft of ceiling... 8 sheets of drywall x $10 = only $80. You can add a base layer of OSB for another $80.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By Clarence
You can/should build a panel to access the...

You can/should build a panel to access the service plug (or water cut-off valves, etc).

Definitely do drywall over a drop ceiling.

Even if you don't do clips and channel, consider a 2nd...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Clarence
Why are you doing RnR instead of CC+DD+GG (clips...

Why are you doing RnR instead of CC+DD+GG (clips and channel, double drywall with greenglue)?

Why aren't you recessing the RnR joists within (but still not contacting) the existing joists?

...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By Clarence
Similar size to my HT. I think 12' wide might be...

Similar size to my HT. I think 12' wide might be a bit much... also consider image height. How tall are your ceilings? 10' wide is nice.

Can you switch the door to swing into the storage area?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 894
Posted By Clarence
AT screen is my favorite improvement between the...

AT screen is my favorite improvement between the HT in our new home vs the one in our previous house. In-ceiling surrounds with backer boxes also added to the clean look and although I thought sound...
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