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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-18-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By tlogan6797
Hmmm....is 2" that much more expensive than 1"? I...

Hmmm....is 2" that much more expensive than 1"? I bought 100' of 1" and doubled it up in the front and back of the room.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-18-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By tlogan6797
Thanks Big, I hadn't seen that before. Good stuff...

Thanks Big, I hadn't seen that before. Good stuff in there.

I used the PAC-RSIC clips and am quite happy with the results. However PAC was about the only vendor when I purchased, oh so many years...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-15-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 148,956
Posted By tlogan6797
Did I hear someone needs motivation?

Did I hear someone needs motivation?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 14,681
Posted By tlogan6797
They should have SOME idea from your initial...

They should have SOME idea from your initial permits. It should take effect for the next tax year....that's when they do the new assessments.

I still haven't gotten my final. I added a full bath...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-11-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 14,681
Posted By tlogan6797
And that was three years after the first square...

And that was three years after the first square of Dricore went down. I was framing on my 50th birthday and had the Premiere 7 months before my 60th last year.

Not that I'm lobbying for the...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-08-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 493
Posted By tlogan6797
THAT is a fabulous idea, except that if was it...

THAT is a fabulous idea, except that if was it me, I'd make a recording of real person saying things like, "how many?," "25 cents, please," and stuff like that.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-30-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By tlogan6797
You could probably use that one, but my IR...

You could probably use that one, but my IR converter came with a remote with more functionality. Double check your order to see if it's included. If note, do a search on the Smarthome aite for...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-29-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By tlogan6797
Correct...Complete Control. And MRF-260, not mrZ....

Correct...Complete Control. And MRF-260, not mrZ. Missed it by THAT much, 99.

I take it you mean the projector is IR bouncing off the screen. That makes for one less device you need to run through...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-29-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By tlogan6797
OK, here goes...welcome to the world of URC! ...

OK, here goes...welcome to the world of URC!



MX-980. Do you have the programming software? There's a definite learning curve, but once you get the hang of it, it's pretty easy.



This is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By tlogan6797
OK, sounds to me like what you REALLY have is an...

OK, sounds to me like what you REALLY have is an Open Concept room. That's what I have with the theater totally open to the rest of the room. Are you concerned about the amount of sound that enters...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,062
Posted By tlogan6797
Yes, that! And don't build one for "re-sale...

Yes, that!

And don't build one for "re-sale value" either. Build it because it's what YOU want the way you want it.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-26-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By tlogan6797
I'm a fan of Insteon. And they have all kinds of...

I'm a fan of Insteon. And they have all kinds of plug-in and wire-in-to-existing-fixture dimmers now. I have 6 zones all wired in to my URC Remote and created scenes, so the lights not only come on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,062
Posted By tlogan6797
Not. For. ONE. Second. Granted, mine was 10...

Not. For. ONE. Second.

Granted, mine was 10 year journey, but I did EVERYTHING myself except for hanging drywall. Even though mine is an open concept with a full size bar, I used all of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By tlogan6797
How many seats are you planning on? Can that...

How many seats are you planning on?
Can that wall be moved to make the room wider? I'm of a mind that 14 feet should do it. Minimum 12 feet. You need SOME room to get around. My room is 12' with...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-19-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By tlogan6797
I wouldn't worry about it if you are adding the...

I wouldn't worry about it if you are adding the R13 to the stud walls.

Not to open up another can of worms ("once you open a can of worms, the only way to get them back in is to use a bigger...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-19-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By tlogan6797
Let me guess...the insulated portion of the wall...

Let me guess...the insulated portion of the wall is above ground and the un-insulated bottom portion is below ground.

Being in Michigan and the cold winters, the below ground will stay probably...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-15-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 493
Posted By tlogan6797
Always win when it comes better than expected. ...

Always win when it comes better than expected.

I haven't been able to park my car in the garage since the first fl***.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-15-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 493
Posted By tlogan6797
NICE! Came out great! Good job!

NICE! Came out great!

Good job!
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-12-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 493
Posted By tlogan6797
Don't let the perfect get in the way of the good....

Don't let the perfect get in the way of the good. It looks fine to me. The only thing I think I would do is if you need a second coat of black to make it a high gloss. That would make it look like...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 261,458
Posted By tlogan6797
We never did find one lost power line in my room,...

We never did find one lost power line in my room, even WITH Big's magic wire finder. Fortunately, I found a path and didn't have to cut any drywall. Although, I DID need TWO sets of the fish poles...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 261,458
Posted By tlogan6797
For the record...it's ferrule. Here's a...

For the record...it's ferrule.

Here's a picture...you can get them in electrical aisle at the big box stores.

copper ferrule...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 265,279
Posted By tlogan6797
Worked out great! Do you have a foot rail yet?...

Worked out great! Do you have a foot rail yet? Oiled Brass footrail cost me almost as much the oak for the bar, and I used oak ply (except for bar rail, which, of course, is solid). But adds a nice...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 261,458
Posted By tlogan6797
This is why I pigtailed all of my outlets. If...

This is why I pigtailed all of my outlets. If there IS a physical problem with an outlet, it doesn't affect any of the others on the circuit. And, at least in Loudoun County, you need a copper ferule...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 265,279
Posted By tlogan6797
Nice! Are those raised panels or routed out of...

Nice! Are those raised panels or routed out of solid panel? One of these days I'll get around to adding some trim inside the sections of mine.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-06-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 265,279
Posted By tlogan6797
Harp - Thanks for bumping! Now I'M not the...

Harp -
Thanks for bumping! Now I'M not the thread killer.



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