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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
Hi everyone, I don't know if anyone from my...

Hi everyone,

I don't know if anyone from my old gang is still around or if any of the new forum builders (hello!!) can help, but I tried to pull up my old thread to show my cousin my theater build...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-19-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 136,354
Posted By accts4mjs
The black turned out great. You can stick your...

The black turned out great. You can stick your screws in a cardboard box and paint the heads as well so they don't stand out. I was surprised that they would stand up to a screwdriver when I put...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
I have a few things that need to be looked at...

I have a few things that need to be looked at and repaired on my projector. It's still under warranty so I pulled it down and boxed it up yesterday. I can't believe how depressing this photo is (the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-21-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 344,727
Posted By accts4mjs
It's definitely helpful to take really good...

It's definitely helpful to take really good pictures of all your walls before the drywall goes up. I left a few power lines (not connected yet) and speaker lines behind the walls for future...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-07-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 216,952
Posted By accts4mjs
Greg, Now that you say that it sounds kind...

Greg,

Now that you say that it sounds kind of familiar. I could search for it in your thread but it's too early and I'm feeling lazy http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif

I do...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-07-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 216,952
Posted By accts4mjs
That is an amazing office and a great job on...

That is an amazing office and a great job on your wire management system. Excellent design and implementation.

Mike

PS. Thanks for supporting HP...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 216,952
Posted By accts4mjs
*Whistles* Man, that looks great Greg! I haven't...

*Whistles* Man, that looks great Greg! I haven't been by in a while (my own Logan Hell), I like the way it's coming together.

You mention hooking up a motion detector to your lights, can you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,009
Posted By accts4mjs
Thanks guys, I think I'll just fill the ceiling...

Thanks guys, I think I'll just fill the ceiling joist holes I cut and leave it at that.

Mike
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,009
Posted By accts4mjs
Hello acoustic experts, I bought a can of...

Hello acoustic experts,

I bought a can of "Great Stuff" expanding foam spray tonight to use in some holes I had to drill in my ceiling joists to run speaker wire for a 7.1 setup. I thought I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
As in 1+1=2. You start with this: ...

As in 1+1=2.

You start with this:
http://myweb.cableone.net/mjshelton/files/images/ht/p01/IMG_5265.JPG

then add it to a bit of this:...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
LOL! That is so funny. I could totally see you...

LOL! That is so funny. I could totally see you doing that. Then getting pulled over by a cop for littering. Then being taken to the station for drug tests because your story was WAY to crazy to be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-27-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
That's correct, I did make them myself. Though I...

That's correct, I did make them myself. Though I had some help with cutting out the original set of face plates (the interior device shaped cuts, I did everything else).

Here are some shots I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
Oh ... my ... gosh! Man, what a weekend. First...

Oh ... my ... gosh! Man, what a weekend. First of all, I'd like to start by thanking my good buddy Bill for coming over and spending 5-1/2 hours helping me convert my setup from 6.1 to 7.1. What a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By accts4mjs
Hello, My buddy and I spent 5 hours last...

Hello,

My buddy and I spent 5 hours last night testing speaker locations for my rear surrounds followed up by running wire and finally mounting the speakers on the wall using omnimount wall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
Do you mean putting a piece of wood on top &...

Do you mean putting a piece of wood on top & bottom of the aluminum and then letting the jigsaw run along the edge of the wood (so that the jigsaw sits on top of the wood but then the blad runs...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-25-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
I actually never tried it. One of my pieces had...

I actually never tried it. One of my pieces had about 1/4" left after the cut and I don't see how I could have held it down without it pulling up with the blade. I do have a scrap piece (the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-25-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By accts4mjs
The RS232 is for automation (controlling the...

The RS232 is for automation (controlling the device). I don't have a PJ that takes firmware upgrades so I don't doubt that the port could be used for that as well. However, in the case of control...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-25-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,042
Posted By accts4mjs
You attach an RS232 connector to the end of your...

You attach an RS232 connector to the end of your CAT5e or 6. The reason for using the CAT5/6 cable is because the inner cables are twisted pair and that helps prevent interference with your signal...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-25-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
Good morning, As I mentioned in the...

Good morning,

As I mentioned in the previous post I don't have someone in the metal shop who can CNC up my face plates anymore. So now I'm trying to figure out how to do it myself. My first...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
Steve, thanks! I had always wanted my rack to be...

Steve, thanks! I had always wanted my rack to be a point of interest in the room and I'm finally getting there. Now demos won't include my standard disclaimer of "oh, that'll be finished someday,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,127
Posted By accts4mjs
Do you have a photo or an online link to the...

Do you have a photo or an online link to the item in question?

What made you post in this forum? Most of the stuff in this forum is custom built is the only reason I ask. You might try the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,028
Posted By accts4mjs
I just had a refi done with appraisal. The...

I just had a refi done with appraisal. The appraisal guy said that because I had put in a set of cabinets with a sink, it counted as a "mini-kitchen" and did add more value to the home than just a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,856
Posted By accts4mjs
It's been a long time since I've subscribed to a...

It's been a long time since I've subscribed to a new build. Done.

This will be fun to watch http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif Great ideas. Good luck!

Mike
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
Okay, so I was totally stoked to get home today...

Okay, so I was totally stoked to get home today because I prepped the last face plate for my rack and the paint would be dry on my face frame and I could get it all put together. But hey, this is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 135,101
Posted By accts4mjs
All right, good to know. I'll see if I can move...

All right, good to know. I'll see if I can move them to the other server and repost them then. Bummer, picassa is much easier. But if you can't see them, you can't see them.

Mike
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