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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-26-2016, 08:24 PM
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Posted By chirpie
Goddamn nerds. Gotta love 'em. :D ;) ...

Goddamn nerds. Gotta love 'em.

:D ;)

(And I'm borderline hyper metabolic for what it's worth. I run hot even in the winter. lol)
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-26-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By chirpie
Ya smart***! ;):p

Ya smart***! ;):p
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-26-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By chirpie
Darn. I keep hoping a 16 channel pre pro or...

Darn. I keep hoping a 16 channel pre pro or receiver will come out of Cedia. I have my heart set on a 3 row atmos layout in the future, but it'd be a compromise to the listening positions to use a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-25-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Thank very much and it all makes sense except......

Thank very much and it all makes sense except... most BTU calculators I've seen say 1 Ton for 400 square feet is a typical rule of thumb. Wouldn't that put a 1.5 ton unit right in the ball park for a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-23-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Hah. Makes sense. Here's hoping I don't screw up...

Hah. Makes sense. Here's hoping I don't screw up a cut on them after the fact. LOL.



So is the problem that they cool things down or heat things up too quickly? Doesn't sound like a problem...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-22-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
That's what I'm finding out. lol. Wonder if...

That's what I'm finding out. lol.

Wonder if there's a not to complicated way to tie into the existing HVAC without letting too much noise out into the rest of the house. I wonder if I can have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-22-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
I always wanted three rows instead of a bar top....

I always wanted three rows instead of a bar top. That was turning into my first compromise due to it being a bit cramped. But now that the room will be an additional 3.5 feet longer, that idea may be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-21-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
I assumed it was like option 1 I attached here......

I assumed it was like option 1 I attached here... but I'll ask the builder to clarify. There's advantages to both, but for soundproofing, option 1 wins by a landslide.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-21-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Roughly 30 x 21 (or 22) x 10. (unfinished) I...

Roughly 30 x 21 (or 22) x 10. (unfinished)

I admit, I was really nervous opening the estimate document. I did a Homer J. Simpson "Woo-hoo!" in my office when I looked at it. LOL.

For anyone who...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-21-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
You were close! Below instead of above. ^_^;

You were close! Below instead of above. ^_^;
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-21-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Yeah, turns out, our builder is pretty awesome....

Yeah, turns out, our builder is pretty awesome. He seemed to relish the idea that I could throw anything at him he wasn't already familiar with. LOL. And he's apparently done this more than a few...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-20-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Thanks everyone for chiming in here. I spent a...

Thanks everyone for chiming in here. I spent a few hours reading up on insulated concrete forms and other various techniques. Will bring all of this up with the builder tonight and see what kind of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-16-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Dang... Hmmm. This suggestion is pure evil. And...

Dang... Hmmm. This suggestion is pure evil. And by that, I mean it's really interesting.

They actually already partially excavate under the garage, pour support pillars, and then fill it up again....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-16-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Yuppers. New home. It does not yet exist. ^_^ LOL.

Yuppers. New home. It does not yet exist. ^_^ LOL.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-15-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Thank you so much for the clarifications and...

Thank you so much for the clarifications and feedback. Posts like this are why I love this place! ^_^
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-15-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
22 1/2"?! No wonder it's tight! ;-) Hmmm. So...

22 1/2"?! No wonder it's tight! ;-)

Hmmm. So even with 4 extra feet it'll be cramped? Darn. I might need to break out the 3D program to nail down the details on spacing I have to play with.


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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-15-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,857
Posted By chirpie
Post #248...

Post #248 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/2523385-rob-hahn-theater-build-7.html#post46738177) of this thread is the single most impressive thing I've seen on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-15-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
I suppose (in this instance) asking questions is...

I suppose (in this instance) asking questions is free. :P ^_^

We're also going to ask the builder about a 3 zone system, one for each level of the house.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-15-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Thanks for the opinions everyone. I'm leaning...

Thanks for the opinions everyone. I'm leaning towards B and C at the moment. I wish I had the width for a love seat configuration in one of the rows, but I don't think I can do a 4 wide theater seat...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   09-15-2016, 06:49 AM
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Views: 73,247
Posted By chirpie
Sent.

Sent.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   09-14-2016, 07:03 PM
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Views: 73,247
Posted By chirpie
(Pokes head up) If that crawl does happen, I...

(Pokes head up)

If that crawl does happen, I should volunteer because it's looking likely that I'll have maybe 7-9 months left in this house and then it's on to a new house that we'll have built....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-14-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 976
Posted By chirpie
Cinema Midwest 2.0

Well it's happening. We are looking to move and build a new house. Thankfully we won't be going far, and are staying in my current town. (What can I say, I like it here.)

Now I won't be doing any...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-05-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By chirpie
It's an amazing movie. One of my favorite...

It's an amazing movie. One of my favorite animated films. ^_^
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,397
Posted By chirpie
I <3 My Zoom H6. Such a handy little thing!

I <3 My Zoom H6. Such a handy little thing!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-07-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,680
Views: 73,247
Posted By chirpie
carp Sorry, I can't take June off your hands....

carp Sorry, I can't take June off your hands. I've got 2 weddings and 2 family reunions to knock out this month. Bleh.

I could do July for a movie night, but that's up to everyone else since it...
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