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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,959
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I don't put romex behind wainscoting. As for...

I don't put romex behind wainscoting. As for outlets in columns, surface mounted and in the riser, you leave a coil of wire looped up in each location, when the inspector comes in for the electrical...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Yes I thought about some drop supports but we...

Yes I thought about some drop supports but we need a picture of this ductwork for specific recommendations.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
The discounts do change weekly. Often Joannes...

The discounts do change weekly. Often Joannes will honor Hancock fabrics coupons and they have one right now at 50% off any one item. You would have to print it out and go to the Joannes store. Or...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
While some may disagree I would span with a...

While some may disagree I would span with a quality piece of 3/4 hardwood plywood. Then add your drywall over

I'm talking about cabinet grade plywood.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
You can build soffits without any framing under...

You can build soffits without any framing under the ductwork. Just span the bottom with drywall and if over 2 ft add a first layer of plywood.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
convert part of the loft to an office, use...

convert part of the loft to an office, use bedroom #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) as the theater.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
the only time you will be able to tell the...

the only time you will be able to tell the difference is with all the lights on in the theater. How often will that happen? When it does trust me it won't look bad. Many guys have used GOM FR701...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Just a heads up, not all HDMI switchers are HDCP...

Just a heads up, not all HDMI switchers are HDCP compliant. It isn't mentioned in your option 3 switch and your cable box may have handshake issues, so if you get that unit test it inside the return...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
my knee jerk reaction is I don't like the concept...

my knee jerk reaction is I don't like the concept of walking through the theater to get to 4 bedrooms. If you don't need 5 bedrooms I'd have then leave off the WIC and linen closet on bedroom #2...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
The music content in 5.1 might have more volume...

The music content in 5.1 might have more volume assigned to the sides then a movie sound track. Also at times the sides might be repeating the L/R content with some added spacial effects rather than...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I have the same problem in my theater, My...

I have the same problem in my theater, My assessment is the seat back for your chairs is 41 inches high and your ears are probably 36 inches off the ground, In addition you went with microfiber on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
OK I'll play, in a wide open basement theater...

OK I'll play, in a wide open basement theater space this is my "Foyer". First thing you see walking down the steps, back-splash in development.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
plenty of ideas here: Google image search home...

plenty of ideas here: Google image search home theater lobby
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
first you don't need to stagger studs on exterior...

first you don't need to stagger studs on exterior perimeter walls if you are erecting new framing in front of the foundation wall. I assume this is where the windows are located.

as for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
the cables are overpriced, look at the Redmere...

the cables are overpriced, look at the Redmere cables for that long run at Monoprice.com

One of the highest reviewed speaker packages available around what you want to spend is the internet...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-27-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 59,042
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if the door warps, with a change in humidity, you...

if the door warps, with a change in humidity, you have pretty sturdy doors doubt that would happen.

Or when you start moving the house off the foundation with the sixteen 18 inch drivers, the door...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-27-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
sounds good

sounds good
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-27-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Knee jerk response, a 100 inch screen is too...

Knee jerk response, a 100 inch screen is too small for a two row theater. I did that in my first theater, and regretted it, if you watch a lot of 2.35 format material it will look too small.

7.2...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you have plenty of room length to use an...

you have plenty of room length to use an acoustically transparent screen and use three identical speakers behind the screen. Tell us more about your theater layout plans for seating. Number and seat...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
yes you can do it, yes speakers need to be at a...

yes you can do it, yes speakers need to be at a certain height depending on the sound formats you intend to support. The newer formats with ceiling based speakers (Atmos) recommend ear level the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
last roll a few months back 1x47.5x 100 ft was...

last roll a few months back 1x47.5x 100 ft was $165
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
your room is perfect for building a fabric false...

your room is perfect for building a fabric false wall at the front, hiding all your speakers. Use an acoustically transparent screen and elevate your center channel behind the screen, You could keep...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if you want to just ask them to leave a space...

if you want to just ask them to leave a space inspect their work, if you don't use temporary spaces there is a good chance the sheets will shift as they are banged tight together.

you screw the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
repeat

repeat
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 583
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Actually Ted White of soundproofingcompany.com...

Actually Ted White of soundproofingcompany.com told me that trick and I was really surprised how easy it was, I use my drywall T-square as the straight edge.
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