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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-03-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 39
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
did either technician mention using an...

did either technician mention using an Acoustically transparent screen with at least the center channel behind the screen. What are your plans for seating and how far back from the screen?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-03-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
some pictures of where we needed to add a backer...

some pictures of where we needed to add a backer for the fabric

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=664586&d=1428968118
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-03-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,298
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if you haven't done anything to the existing duct...

if you haven't done anything to the existing duct system there is a good chance your inspector won't even say anything. If he asks just say you intend to install a powered air exchange system with...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-03-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Maybe depends on the color of the GOM and what...

Maybe depends on the color of the GOM and what you have underneath. I always use the flash test. Take your fabric and lay it over what you intend to cover first look and then take a flash picture,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-03-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
in my house the radon mitigation exhaust stack...

in my house the radon mitigation exhaust stack sits on top of the sump pump. Doesn't it protect the whole house? I'm a radon novice.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 160
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Alaska? you will probably have access to superior...

Alaska? you will probably have access to superior species of wood at reasonable prices. Like 2x6 Douglas fir which can span 15ft at 16OC
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 160
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
The new joists can be recessed up in the existing...

The new joists can be recessed up in the existing between joist space to save headroom.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 160
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
key things that determine what you can do are...

key things that determine what you can do are span, species and grade. There is a huge difference between grades of lumber within a specific species. It is all determined with engineering science...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 160
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Stud grade SPF off the shelf at HD you could get...

Stud grade SPF off the shelf at HD you could get by with 2x8s spaced 16OC . 2x6s if you can source the right grade, No 2 or better, not hard to find.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
electrical cords run in a wall and ceiling are...

electrical cords run in a wall and ceiling are not building code legal. Yes have your guy install an outlet, The other consideration is where does the power come from. If your home is in a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Personally I wouldn't waste much time on this...

Personally I wouldn't waste much time on this mental exercise until you physically get back in the space, examine the walls, look for other obstacles you hadn't considered like shut off valves and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
by far the simplest solution is a quality set of...

by far the simplest solution is a quality set of surround headphones and some tactile transducers for the seating to give you bass rumble "feel". You can get the headphones in a wireless format.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-02-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Counter opinion, I'm not as a general rule a fan...

Counter opinion, I'm not as a general rule a fan of rear entrances. I always pick between the first row and the screen. With a rear you have the riser height issue and often the room space is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-01-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,957
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
threaded rods are just that, a long screw with no...

threaded rods are just that, a long screw with no heads or point. I think they come in 1/4 and 3/8 at HD. Maybe 1/2. diameter. You take nuts and washers and sandwich either blocking in the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-01-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 550
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If I ever attempted this I would pick up 2-3...

If I ever attempted this I would pick up 2-3 guest workers at 7-11 for the day.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-01-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
fiberglass insulation or learn how to cut your...

fiberglass insulation or learn how to cut your roxul even thinner and turn it into "Cotton Balls" that you can stuff around the pole.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-01-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Yes I replaced the loose fit plastic ones with...

Yes I replaced the loose fit plastic ones with something that held the pipe tight to the joist.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-01-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if you were planning on a clip and channel...

if you were planning on a clip and channel ceiling, those pipes can actually stay were they are, from the Rawlinsway project. After the clip and channel, you have about a 1 1/4 gap. As long as the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-01-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 550
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If the pit is in the middle of a room away from...

If the pit is in the middle of a room away from the foundation, there aren't any pipes in the way, you don't have any water issues, and the soil conditions are favorable, from what I've read it is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-31-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,957
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you can run threaded rods up through holes in the...

you can run threaded rods up through holes in the ceiling, build a platform hanging on the rods just below the drywall, and attach the projector mount to the platform. Make the holes for the rods...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-31-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 610
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
this might help you decide. A table of all the...

this might help you decide. A table of all the absorption coefficients of the different densities, basically the more dense the higher the absorption of lower frequencies.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-31-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 550
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I agree a lot of head aches for an inch. As for...

I agree a lot of head aches for an inch. As for digging down, no never had the pleasure, I've seen it written about and there was actually a HGTV special on man-caves where they did it for a house...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-31-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Actually a lot of ceiling tiles have an NRC of .6...

Actually a lot of ceiling tiles have an NRC of .6 to .7, However it is only effective at higher frequencies. They will reduce the over all reverb time in a hard surface room. So in that sense they...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-31-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I've never seen a study but if you want to mud...

I've never seen a study but if you want to mud the first layer go ahead, it won't hurt, I would just lay on a single thick coat in the valleys.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-31-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 550
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
"Kinetics suggested that it may be best to use...

"Kinetics suggested that it may be best to use 2x6s and that a structural engineer should be consulted just to be sure of what's needed and how things would be attached"

sounds like a blanket...
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