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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-19-2014, 06:35 AM
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Views: 107
Posted By greedo
Perfect, thanks Big.

Perfect, thanks Big.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-18-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By greedo
Soffit/Proscenium Help

Okay, I've drywalled my entire HT, and need to get the curved soffit above the stage framed up, but I'm at a loss on how to do it. I've looked at flex trac type stuff but I'm missing out on something...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-12-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
I need some help planning the thing above my...

I need some help planning the thing above my screen that has wash lights. I think it's called a proscenium, but that doesn't seem right when I do a search on the forum. Does anyone understand what...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By greedo
One thing that dricore is nice about is if you...

One thing that dricore is nice about is if you have to replace any flooring. Since I have two overlapped layers, replacing any (especially if I have to get the bottom layer) means having to pull up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Having an alarm cut power to the PJ would be a...

Having an alarm cut power to the PJ would be a bit of work to design and implement. My alarm is above the door, which is in the front of the theater, so I'll see the light go off, and most detectors...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-09-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By greedo
If you like mold, put carpet down on concrete....

If you like mold, put carpet down on concrete. Even with a good vapor barrier, it'll wick moisture up.

I you can look at my thread to see how I did my flooring, but basically I got the idea out of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-09-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Yes, I ran another 14/3 line into the home...

Yes, I ran another 14/3 line into the home theater and put a box in for the detector. I decided that I would always be worrying about it if I didn't.

Mud and tape won't be fun, but at least I'll...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-08-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
I officially hate drywall. Hanging all the rock...

I officially hate drywall. Hanging all the rock for an entire basement by yourself sucks. I'm just about done with the second layer in the HT, then I'll get to work mudding and taping. I just have to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 7,799
Posted By greedo
I love my tracksaw. Since I usually work alone,...

I love my tracksaw. Since I usually work alone, there's no way I could handle the sheet goods. Last weekend I broke down three sheets of 3/4 Birch ply all by myself in no time at all. It makes near...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By greedo
Head over to the Soundproofing Company's website....

Head over to the Soundproofing Company's website. They have a lot of good documentation that will help you visualize what you need to do for the various walls.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-22-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,201
Posted By greedo
You better get cracking, NFL starts up pretty...

You better get cracking, NFL starts up pretty soon, and you'll want to watch the 'Hawks on a good screen!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Yeah, I just need the detector to alarm....

Yeah, I just need the detector to alarm. Hopefully the HT won't be the cause...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
JPA, I could hang one right inside the door, I...

JPA, I could hang one right inside the door, I have my insulation up, but that's not a big deal to pull a 6 ft wire. Is it safe to paint a smoke detector? I'd hate to have an ugly white one right in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Now that I'm starting to drywall, I had a concern...

Now that I'm starting to drywall, I had a concern about smoke detectors. My HT will be pretty soundproofed, and I'm concerned that if I'm in there watching a movie, that I or my family wouldn't hear...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Did the article link get dropped?

Did the article link get dropped?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Getting started on the drywall for the entire...

Getting started on the drywall for the entire basement today, and I have a question about glue. Is it worth gluing the drywall (as well as screwing it in)? I wouldn't be doing this in the home...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Awesome, thanks! Cat cable is really the...

Awesome, thanks! Cat cable is really the MacGuyver of low voltage...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
I plan on using iRule with an iPad to control my...

I plan on using iRule with an iPad to control my media closet, but I think it might be smart to include some backup options. I was thinking of running an IR cable from the closet to the front wall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Passed my electrical rough-in inspection this...

Passed my electrical rough-in inspection this week. The only ding he got me for was a few holes through studs that were too close an needed to have the protective plates added.

After the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Passed my electrical inspection, so now it's time...

Passed my electrical inspection, so now it's time to get my LV wiring done! The inspector didn't find any issues, though he recommended adding strike plates to a few of my studs where the holes were...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By greedo
Be aware that even straight studs can warp/twist...

Be aware that even straight studs can warp/twist over time. I was very careful in picking out my studs, but 6 months after framing, some of them are amazingly warped. If I had to do it over again, I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-08-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,211
Posted By greedo
Been busy since I last posted. I had knee...

Been busy since I last posted. I had knee surgery which put me out of action until mid-May, so I'm making up for lost time.

1. Finished the backer boxes for my lights, and mounted them.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By greedo
Any time you make a connection, whether it's a...

Any time you make a connection, whether it's a splice, a patch panel punchdown, or just at the RJ45 end, you can have a performance drop. Since you can't run new cat5, you're stuck with either these...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By greedo
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by astro2013 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1513882/to-splice-or-not-to-splice#post_24328574)

Sorry to bring this up again, but...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By greedo
R19 won't have a serious affect on the sound...

R19 won't have a serious affect on the sound traveling upstairs.

One thing to realize, is that a lot of soundproofing/sound isolating is really almost an all or nothing deal. If your room isn't...
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