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Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-21-2015, 05:47 PM
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Posted By ktm250rider
""ny good black velvet available at Joans...

""ny good black velvet available at Joans Fabric?"

Cancel that, search a little more and booom! Sy Fabrics Black Plush Triple Velvet. Bummer they are in CA, dont think ill get free overnight...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-21-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By ktm250rider
Well, i guess screen building is kinda like sex. ...

Well, i guess screen building is kinda like sex. Your nervous as hell the first time, second times a breeze. I just went for it and finished the silver and then without hesitation slapped on the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-17-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By ktm250rider
yeah, thought of that but then I had beer on the...

yeah, thought of that but then I had beer on the brain. About 6-10" of the corners are not done yet, just held in place with clamps.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-17-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By ktm250rider
ok, got the silver layer just about done. How do...

ok, got the silver layer just about done. How do you know if its tight enough or not too tight? Im not drum tight but im concerned that I may not be tight enough. Looking across the plane of the...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By ktm250rider
frame is done. Broke out my dovetail jig to do...

frame is done. Broke out my dovetail jig to do the four corners. I had to rig up a secure base for the dovetail jig to fit the long boards. This required running the router horizontally which was...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-12-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By ktm250rider
So, the wife wanted me to wait until after the...

So, the wife wanted me to wait until after the holidays to purchase a screen. I over ruled her yesterday and place an order for 4 yards of matte silver and white Spandex. Much to my surprise theres...
Forum: Screens   12-10-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By ktm250rider
yeah, would love to hear how this came out. I...

yeah, would love to hear how this came out. I was going with DIY but the wife shot me down. Im not giving up. Dont like to spend money like that, especially if i can then put it somewhere else....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-08-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By ktm250rider
Yup, did that. Thought i was all set with the HD...

Yup, did that. Thought i was all set with the HD material but the quote included a price for the Horizon material. For some reason i didnt think that was AT. Do some more reading and now i have to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-06-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By ktm250rider
Played with the projector a little. Kids are all...

Played with the projector a little. Kids are all excited. Wanted to verify my mounting location. Bolted a 3/4 in plywood, 20x24" lag screwed to the strapping and framing. Then bolted the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-03-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By ktm250rider
Got a delivery today!

Got a delivery today!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-29-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By ktm250rider
Wow, after missing the Black Friday sale for Jet...

Wow, after missing the Black Friday sale for Jet clamps, I just thought of checking on sales for other equipment. Don't know why I didn't look sooner. Just picked up our Panasonic ae8000 from...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-29-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By ktm250rider
volt 10 ceiling mounting options

Need to add my Atmos cutouts before carpeting in the next couple weeks. Ive read a few posts about just mounting the 10's in the ceiling in an IB set up. This seems fairly easy using the included...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-29-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 28,837
Posted By ktm250rider
This is the second time ive missed a good deal on...

This is the second time ive missed a good deal on clamps. I was just on woodcraft the other day looking at air cleaners but didn't see a sale for clamps!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-19-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By ktm250rider
yes, correct. I tried the +1 -1 connections and...

yes, correct. I tried the +1 -1 connections and all is good!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-18-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By ktm250rider
inuke 6000 dsp wiring

Ive only got one sub output on my current receiver (Denon 3803) so im using Biamp 1 with bot xover points set between 20 and 200. Apparently I need some wiring help on the speakon connectors. I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-17-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,701
Posted By ktm250rider
Nice Job! My theater is almost the same...

Nice Job!
My theater is almost the same dimensions so i think im stealing your idea of putting the Atmos in the soffit. Problem i have is my ceiling is done and painted so ive been trying to figure...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-16-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By ktm250rider
Oh, in all the excitement I forgot about this...

Oh, in all the excitement I forgot about this little gem. Picked it up off Amazon with Sunday delivery no less. Its going to power my 2 18" subs for the theater. Im not sure how to hook it up,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-16-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,051
Posted By ktm250rider
Getting an earlier start this year, maybe the...

Getting an earlier start this year, maybe the finish line is in site. Dare I say Pats in the Superbowl!
Got my 3 1099s finished. They fit snuggly in their new home, and that was not a fun task...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-14-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,840
Posted By ktm250rider
Same here, not a fan of leather.

Same here, not a fan of leather.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-11-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12,692
Views: 582,720
Posted By ktm250rider
I think i need to change my theater name to...

I think i need to change my theater name to "Constant Flux"! Thinking of going Atmos capable. When I initially framed and wired the theater, 7.1 was the big thing. Now im thinking before i get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-09-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12,692
Views: 582,720
Posted By ktm250rider
And if i bought the 5200 id be perfectly happy...

And if i bought the 5200 id be perfectly happy today. But, now i need to decide between the 4200 and 6200!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-09-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12,692
Views: 582,720
Posted By ktm250rider
Why do things have to be so difficult. We are...

Why do things have to be so difficult.
We are finally getting around to finishing our theater. Ive got 3 Elusive 1099's in process and 4 Volt 10s for surrounds due shortly. Subs were built a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-08-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 225,947
Posted By ktm250rider
so apparently I didn't order enough denim for all...

so apparently I didn't order enough denim for all three speakers and then I realized that I have almost 1/2 a roll of linacoustic left over. Any problem using that?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-29-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 7,563
Posted By ktm250rider
Perfect, because I'm done soldering. Finished...

Perfect, because I'm done soldering. Finished all three xovers and it never fails that the fumes always end up in my face!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-29-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 7,563
Posted By ktm250rider
What's the preferred connection at the driver,...

What's the preferred connection at the driver, quick connects or solder directly to the terminal?
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