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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-04-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 35
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if the hole is round I use my hole saw.

if the hole is round I use my hole saw.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-04-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
should work but you will need to use those metal...

should work but you will need to use those metal hangers which will add to the cost. To cut cost you could use knee walls made with 2x4s in each location you would hang a stringer.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-04-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 156
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Here is blocking between joists, Spaced at 2 ft...

Here is blocking between joists, Spaced at 2 ft OC, there is an IB3 clip on every other one, an IB1 clip on everyone for the ends of the channel
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-04-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 156
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
very few basements have that perimeter board set...

very few basements have that perimeter board set on edge like that. I just inserted that pic for the heck of it. In my area it wouldn't pass building code as it looks like normal lumber sitting on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-04-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 156
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
there is usually no weight on a IB3 you build the...

there is usually no weight on a IB3 you build the wall one inch short of the floor to joist height flat on the ground, tip it up and hold it in place with the clips. One every joist is overkill, one...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Pretty

Pretty
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if the LVLs are cheaper, use them. here they...

if the LVLs are cheaper, use them. here they aren't
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,412
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Nope, 16 OC

Nope, 16 OC
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,412
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I put a total of 4-5 nails/screws in the ends of...

I put a total of 4-5 nails/screws in the ends of each stringer.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 156
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
yes it is labeled. It is about 25% lighter.

yes it is labeled. It is about 25% lighter.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 156
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I really don't care about firecode but I do care...

I really don't care about firecode but I do care about mass. As far as I know the fire code was the last drywall to switch to then new UltraLight formulation. In some places you can't get the old...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-02-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,516
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
just became aware of this somewhat dated TV news...

just became aware of this somewhat dated TV news report on the fall of Stargate:

http://www.abc2news.com/homepage-showcase/company-closes-doors-customers-look-for-answers
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-02-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
here is a review: ...

here is a review:

http://refrigerators.reviewed.com/content/hisense-chill-first-impressions-review-2

What was Costco asking for the machine?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I don't care for your speaker placement too close...

I don't care for your speaker placement too close to the side walls and that can create some issues. It was suggested earlier to get an acoustically transparent screen and I second that suggestion. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 156
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
the reason for the same thickness is that you...

the reason for the same thickness is that you usually don't cover the whole wall or ceiling with OSB. There are exceptions.

back to the original question two layers of 5/8 firecode drywall acts...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if you build the wall not touching the foundation...

if you build the wall not touching the foundation it is decoupled, the IB3 clips decouple the wall from the ceiling joists and the floor above. Yes you can skip clips and channel if the framing is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,412
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Cutting the fabric straight is easy, you pull a...

Cutting the fabric straight is easy, you pull a thread. yes that is the granite.

I put at least a staple every linear inch.

you wrap the corners like you would wrap a Holiday Present, Pinch...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,412
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
not hard at all, there is a video of riser...

not hard at all, there is a video of riser framing in the thread.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
visit the Bacon Race thread he built a booster...

visit the Bacon Race thread he built a booster riser under his chairs this last year. just the base of the chairs were raised, walkway areas stayed the same.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If you can easily remove the cover and everything...

If you can easily remove the cover and everything inside you can do what you want, sump pumps can be moved a few feet, you dig out the concrete, disconnect the plumbing, move it and reconnect. Then...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 162,493
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
make a template with stiff paper, it should work...

make a template with stiff paper, it should work for both sides and all the speakers if Triad is consistent in their manufacturing

Cut the paper the size of the speaker side. lay on the side of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,412
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
corners 101

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y231/auburnu008/RLE_2816.jpg

first you pick one side and attach the furring and staple the fabric on the side facing the column and deep in the corner, these...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 376
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
it is just an interim step before the Apple...

it is just an interim step before the Apple cornea implant.
project code: Apple Eye.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
found a few pics, sump is at the back right.

found a few pics, sump is at the back right.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 376
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
ah yes, the catering button.

ah yes, the catering button.
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