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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,608
Posted By KickinAces
I'll trade you!  I am going to be forced to deal...

I'll trade you!  I am going to be forced to deal with half the room at 7'3'' and the other half (screen side) at 6'9''.  Not happy at all, but as you said: it is what it is.  Does your second row...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,608
Posted By KickinAces
Quamosa, Love the build so far.  Looking very...

Quamosa,
Love the build so far.  Looking very good and jealous of the progress.  I started my build about 6 months ago, but everything got put on hold due to other projects (mainly gutting a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-11-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,397
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1352726/4pi-crossover#post_20801514)

Nichol1997 put this together it is for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-06-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mfusick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1503695/dedicated-theater-owners-please-share-your-audio-video#post_24033486)

Sony...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501042/building-ht-in-basement-from-scratch-advice-needed/30#post_24005565)

need...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
So it is going to cut into the height of half of...

So it is going to cut into the height of half of my room, but going to create a complete room inside a room using 2x6's.  The one question is securing to the floor.  Can I nail directly into the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501042/building-ht-in-basement-from-scratch-advice-needed/30#post_24001957)

no...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By KickinAces
DD = double drywall   And I believe I saw...

DD = double drywall
 
And I believe I saw similar tiles on sale this weekend at either home depot or menards, if those are near you, for 49 cents each.  Might be worth looking at.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
After some thought, I am leaning to just...

After some thought, I am leaning to just rebuilding all the walls with the exception of the one wall that is shared currently. I am going to build a double wall in front of it. Don't think I will...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
The walls that are already up are nailed into...

The walls that are already up are nailed into the concrete directly.  How big of an issue will that be?  I was thinking of taking a sawzall to the 2x4's that connect the wall to ceiling.  One of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By KickinAces
While I am by no means an expert, and still...

While I am by no means an expert, and still building my own HT from scratch, everything I have read makes me think those panels will not work out as well as you would like.
 
Quote:
Originally...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Alright, so finally home and able to get some...

Alright, so finally home and able to get some photos to post.  This first one is of the p-trap that drops about 3.5 inches below the ceiling joists!!!...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501042/building-ht-in-basement-from-scratch-advice-needed#post_23992231)


Wayne...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
So here is a quick questions for some of you...

So here is a quick questions for some of you professionals.  Obviously I am new to this whole thing and learning a lot.  My basement has walls that are already built 1'' away from the foundation...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By KickinAces
Quick question for you acoustic guru's....

Quick question for you acoustic guru's.  Completely showing my ignorance here, but how do you determine where the reflection points are and where to place the acoustic panels.  I am still in the...
Forum: Screens   11-26-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,031
Posted By KickinAces
Thanks for clearing that up.  I am assuming you...

Thanks for clearing that up.  I am assuming you are putting your L/C/R speakers behind the screen and maybe your subs?  Do you have enough room with 24''?  How low from the ceiling are you hanging...
Forum: Screens   11-26-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,031
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cw5billwade http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1495884/dyi-frame-using-semour-center-stage-xd#post_23860277)

I worked with Jon at...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-26-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By KickinAces
I would vote for the dedicated room if you are...

I would vote for the dedicated room if you are able.  I agree with Tedd's drawing of having a false wall and putting R/C/L behind it.  Are you looking to have a stage at all?  I was reading up on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-24-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Awesome! Thanks for the picture. No acoustic...

Awesome! Thanks for the picture. No acoustic treatment in the front of the room? Just in back? Assuming those black squares are another set of columns. Looks good. Going to have the wall as close to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-24-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Anyone have good directions on building DIY...

Anyone have good directions on building DIY speakers? Not sure if up for the challenge or not, but would love to look to see if I think I could. Here is a list of things I will be buying this week,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-24-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Here is a drawing of structures that cannot be...

Here is a drawing of structures that cannot be moved and new location of audio equipment and door shown.
 
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-23-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
The room where I have the audio equipment has...

The room where I have the audio equipment has the water main shut off.  So it is already walled off to enclose it and it has a door.  Was just going to use the extra space to house the equipment....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Thank you all for the fast response on advice....

Thank you all for the fast response on advice.  When I get home today I will get exact measurements and post for further reviews.
 
Sound Proofing - I am going to be using clips and hat channels...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-21-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By KickinAces
Hey All, So I got wife approval to build a...

Hey All,
So I got wife approval to build a home theater in the basement of our new home.  I am very much still in the planning stages, but have already started to rip down the old paneling and have...
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