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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-19-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By tlogan6797
I wouldn't worry about it if you are adding the...

I wouldn't worry about it if you are adding the R13 to the stud walls.

Not to open up another can of worms ("once you open a can of worms, the only way to get them back in is to use a bigger...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-19-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By tlogan6797
Let me guess...the insulated portion of the wall...

Let me guess...the insulated portion of the wall is above ground and the un-insulated bottom portion is below ground.

Being in Michigan and the cold winters, the below ground will stay probably...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-15-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By tlogan6797
Always win when it comes better than expected. ...

Always win when it comes better than expected.

I haven't been able to park my car in the garage since the first fl***.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-15-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By tlogan6797
NICE! Came out great! Good job!

NICE! Came out great!

Good job!
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-12-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By tlogan6797
Don't let the perfect get in the way of the good....

Don't let the perfect get in the way of the good. It looks fine to me. The only thing I think I would do is if you need a second coat of black to make it a high gloss. That would make it look like...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 257,019
Posted By tlogan6797
We never did find one lost power line in my room,...

We never did find one lost power line in my room, even WITH Big's magic wire finder. Fortunately, I found a path and didn't have to cut any drywall. Although, I DID need TWO sets of the fish poles...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 257,019
Posted By tlogan6797
For the record...it's ferrule. Here's a...

For the record...it's ferrule.

Here's a picture...you can get them in electrical aisle at the big box stores.

copper ferrule...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 265,047
Posted By tlogan6797
Worked out great! Do you have a foot rail yet?...

Worked out great! Do you have a foot rail yet? Oiled Brass footrail cost me almost as much the oak for the bar, and I used oak ply (except for bar rail, which, of course, is solid). But adds a nice...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 257,019
Posted By tlogan6797
This is why I pigtailed all of my outlets. If...

This is why I pigtailed all of my outlets. If there IS a physical problem with an outlet, it doesn't affect any of the others on the circuit. And, at least in Loudoun County, you need a copper ferule...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 265,047
Posted By tlogan6797
Nice! Are those raised panels or routed out of...

Nice! Are those raised panels or routed out of solid panel? One of these days I'll get around to adding some trim inside the sections of mine.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-06-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 265,047
Posted By tlogan6797
Harp - Thanks for bumping! Now I'M not the...

Harp -
Thanks for bumping! Now I'M not the thread killer.



Oh, wait a minute.....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-06-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 144,111
Posted By tlogan6797
Isn't that how Andy Dufresne escaped?

Isn't that how Andy Dufresne escaped?
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-01-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 94,868
Posted By tlogan6797
We use the Orville topping as the cooking oil...

We use the Orville topping as the cooking oil when we do a quick batch the, I'm embarrassed to say, microwave. Works fine. Then we pour a little on top. Note that we use microwave popcorn popper,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 144,111
Posted By tlogan6797
My work here is done, Grasshoppers.

My work here is done, Grasshoppers.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By tlogan6797
And now that I think of it, my in-laws, who live...

And now that I think of it, my in-laws, who live in a still country-ish area had a problem with the lights dimming noticeably at intermittent times. Turns out, the above ground feed from the pole to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By tlogan6797
Although I don't have a real answer for you,...

Although I don't have a real answer for you, brownouts can be quite common in the summer. I used to work for an electric company and there were times in the summer when rolling brown outs were very...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-28-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By tlogan6797
That's nothing that a little 1/4" OAK ply won't...

That's nothing that a little 1/4" OAK ply won't fix.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By tlogan6797
I HEARTILY recommend NOT building stud walls on...

I HEARTILY recommend NOT building stud walls on top of the Dricore. In the event of a flo....(I can't even finish typing the word after going through TWO of them), it is ridiculously hard to remove....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,682
Views: 257,019
Posted By tlogan6797
Looks great! Wish I could have made the fabric...

Looks great! Wish I could have made the fabric party.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-27-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 292
Posted By tlogan6797
Personally, I'd stain it. Because that's what I...

Personally, I'd stain it. Because that's what I did do. I built mine out of mostly stuff I had left over, too. I DID buy the fluted molding, but it was only two pieces and pretty cheap.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 435
Posted By tlogan6797
Even with uneven concrete, the laser self-levels...

Even with uneven concrete, the laser self-levels correct? At that point you have level line all the way around the room. Then use Big's stick method to find the low point and use blocks. His way...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 435
Posted By tlogan6797
A self-leveling laser level will take of that. If...

A self-leveling laser level will take of that. If you don't want to invest in one, you can probably rent one.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-17-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By tlogan6797
What does your acoustic plan say to put in front...

What does your acoustic plan say to put in front of the insulation? Most plans I've seen call for an acoustically transparent material. You could use that to hold it up. If necessary, a couple of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-16-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By tlogan6797
Are you planning to add stud walls, insulation,...

Are you planning to add stud walls, insulation, drywall, etc.?

If you think 6" inches is enough of a margin, I would add the tile on the floor and sidewall up to the 6". Then build out the stud...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-13-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 343
Posted By tlogan6797
That was my question, too. If you can remove...

That was my question, too. If you can remove them, you could put your equipment there, instead of what I presume to be in that back corner.
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