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Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   04-29-2005, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by BigguyZ For...

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Originally posted by BigguyZ
For now I'm curious if anyone has any recomendations on speaker kits ranging around $150-$200 (not incld boxes) or $200-$250 w/ boxes... The audax surrounds...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-13-2005, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by Rop Hi Ralph,...

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Originally posted by Rop
Hi Ralph,

First a question for you: Could you post a larger picture of the stands you made? They sure look good! Stands are my next item on the list.

Before...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   01-13-2005, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Calabs
The overall success for this type of veneering...

The overall success for this type of veneering is contingent on the amount of time you let the yellow glue dry. If it is dry for too long of a time, the glue begins to cure and harden, and EXTREME...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2005, 07:28 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by cpufixer1 I...

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Originally posted by cpufixer1
I was watching the O.C. in HD on Fox and it is not as clear as watching a football game on Fox. Must me shot in a different Res.


The OC is most likely...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-06-2005, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by the-sloth I...

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Originally posted by the-sloth
I receive WABC-DT via DNS on D* and notice the audio levels are a quite a bit below other channels. Is this normal? Do you guys get the same results OTA?
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-06-2005, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by jaypb As I...

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Originally posted by jaypb
As I said, the PBS station out of Trenton was my first REAL introduction to HD viewing. And I do still miss the HD "flyovers" on the loops that they used to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-21-2004, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote:Originally posted by jaypb Just curious...

Quote:Originally posted by jaypb
Just curious if ANYONE out there is picking up WPIX-DT using a Hughes E86 Directv/OTA STB. I have three of them....and I'm in Central NJ and I just happened to...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-14-2004, 05:23 AM
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Posted By Calabs
I really can't remember, as I wrote that article...

I really can't remember, as I wrote that article about 3 years ago. The article may mention it. If not, it's easy to figure out. If the braces are 1" all the way around, just measure the cu. in....
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-14-2004, 05:17 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by Vper Guess...

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Originally posted by Vper
Guess double is it.

Well, I am going to double the front and maybe the backs. But the internal volume and the outside dimensions will remain the same.

I'll...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-13-2004, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Calabs
Is anyone else adding additional baffling along...

Is anyone else adding additional baffling along the side walls, or am I the only crazy one in the bunch?!?!
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-13-2004, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by jsalk Rob - ...

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Originally posted by jsalk
Rob -

I do have a fireplace, a pair of Veracity HT3's, great music and the beers are always cold. You are welcome anytime. I would enjoy it.

- Jim
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-10-2004, 11:42 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote:Originally posted by dalegen those using...

Quote:Originally posted by dalegen
those using the 4228a and 7777 channel master, do you make sure their grounded?


Regardless of what antenna you use, it should always be grounded if you use...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-10-2004, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote:Originally posted by Rop Calabs, why...

Quote:Originally posted by Rop
Calabs, why would sandcast resistors not be durable? I've been using them for decades and have yet to see one fail. I'm not aware of any particular failure mode with...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-09-2004, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by BigguyZ I...

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Originally posted by BigguyZ
I upgraded the caps. Don't know if I'll here a sound difference, but it was recomended and only cost $10.

AUDAX BUILDERS- Does anyone know the efficiency...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-09-2004, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by s2silber I...

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Originally posted by s2silber
I spoke to a WABC engineer who confirmed that the interference did originate with the local broadcast. They're working on it.


Thanks...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-09-2004, 06:56 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by dan57 Calabs,...

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Originally posted by dan57
Calabs, I noticed the same thing Tuesday night watching NYPD Blue. Every so often, I got a flash - mostly green. I also didn't see this on any other station.
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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-09-2004, 05:48 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Anyone else get some MAJOR flickering on ABC...

Anyone else get some MAJOR flickering on ABC last night? Watching "LOST", every 10 secons or so, there would be a flash/streak of various colors (brought me back to the 60s')...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-08-2004, 05:22 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by timle The...

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Originally posted by timle
The audax kits from madisound come with the crossovers assembled. I'll work on the cabinets and let someone else handle building the crossover.


Oh come...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-07-2004, 06:41 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote:Originally posted by Vper Thanks tmle. I...

Quote:Originally posted by Vper
Thanks tmle. I thought I might try Zalytron, they would save me over $125 over parts express. Although their website is not order friendly.

When you build the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-07-2004, 05:23 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by future_fit Hi...

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Originally posted by future_fit
Hi everyone, I’m new to this forum and like to know have anyone know any thing about the Terk’s HDTVo HDTV antenna. I have limited attic space and do not...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-02-2004, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by jsalk Calabs...

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Originally posted by jsalk
Calabs -

You are absolutely right. Joe is one of the best and has to play the hand he is dealt. The quality of his work is certainly first class. But the...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   12-02-2004, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by jsalk BigguyZ...

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Originally posted by jsalk
BigguyZ -

......No offense to D'Applolito (after all, he sure knows his stuff), but some of his designs for manufacturer's do not stack up that well against...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2004, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Calabs
It depends on the weather in Maine!...

It depends on the weather in Maine! http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/eek.gif
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-17-2004, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by GoldenBoy Is...

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Originally posted by GoldenBoy
Is there any word on when or if UPN in will go HD in NYC? I was really hoping to watch Enterprise and even Veronica Mars in HD.


When the combiner is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-12-2004, 06:02 AM
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Posted By Calabs
Quote: Originally posted by jaypb If you...

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Originally posted by jaypb
If you get a chance try 43-5 (52-5) to see if the HD loop/programming is running there after 8pm tonight. IIRC it was on last night after 8---Rudy Maxa maybe...
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