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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
I just finally sent it in. $100+ just to ship...

I just finally sent it in. $100+ just to ship the thing. I will probably hear from them on Friday about the cost to repair.

On the carpet.... I think I am keeping the carpet until my family...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-05-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 396,627
Posted By Robert Jones II
I gave it a pretty good turn today, but it did...

I gave it a pretty good turn today, but it did not budge. Any more force and I think the thing would have broken off. I found some discussions about earlier models than the AE8000 where people...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-04-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 396,627
Posted By Robert Jones II
I did try the buttons on the side to no avail. I...

I did try the buttons on the side to no avail. I also tried manually twisting the lens, but it did not turn and I did not want to risk breaking anything. I wouldn't have minded taking it apart...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-03-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 893
Posted By Robert Jones II
Congrats on passing the inspection!

Congrats on passing the inspection!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-03-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
I wouldn't have minded progress grinding to a...

I wouldn't have minded progress grinding to a halt if I could watch a movie with my projector, lol. I have an old 720p spare projector that I may try to use in the meantime. There must be an...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-03-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5,233
Views: 396,627
Posted By Robert Jones II
My AE800U model took a pretty good bump (2ft...

My AE800U model took a pretty good bump (2ft drop) yesterday and now I cannot get it to focus. When I press the focus buttons on the unit or controller I hear a sound as if something is happening,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-03-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
A few days ago I was moving my projector from one...

A few days ago I was moving my projector from one side of the room to the other and somehow it managed to slip through my fingers. It was not a really far drop, but it must have knocked something...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-02-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
Thanks! I'm tempted to just throw the projector...

Thanks! I'm tempted to just throw the projector up, turn the lights off, and call it done.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-01-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
My son is always asking to help with the theater...

My son is always asking to help with the theater build, so it's always nice to find something that he can help with that won't cause the loss of limbs....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-01-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
Ah, yes, my Festool dust extractor. I have an...

Ah, yes, my Festool dust extractor. I have an older model Dewalt contractor table saw that would only cut 16" wide cuts... difficult for building subs. I also had a Dewalt skill saw that broke...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-30-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By Robert Jones II
Love the seats. I wanted to go the same route on...

Love the seats. I wanted to go the same route on my build, but I chickened out. Great find and deal making.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-23-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
The dark star theater...

The dark star theater (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/2388538-dark-star-theater-almost-completed-theater-build-thread.html#post42941066) is awesome.

For the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-21-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
Thanks Box, and welcome! The room is not exactly...

Thanks Box, and welcome! The room is not exactly how I would have wanted, but I think having the side entrance will give it some character that I would not have been creative enough to incorporate...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-20-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
Thank you TMcg. My journey started in Charlotte...

Thank you TMcg. My journey started in Charlotte when I built my 1099 speakers. I have since moved to a new home just south of the border into South Carolina.

I do not know how much Linacoustic...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 10,136
Posted By Robert Jones II
Finally started building my theater: Carolina...

Finally started building my theater: Carolina Jones and the Theater Temple (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/2299402-carolina-jones-theater-temple.html)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-17-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
I enjoy the 1099s for movies and music when I...

I enjoy the 1099s for movies and music when I can. I love their clarity. It will be fun to start watching movies with them in their new home.

I had picked up some Green Glue and Linacoustic from...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
The baffle wall was covered with one layer of...

The baffle wall was covered with one layer of 1/2" MDF followed by two 1/2" sheets of drywall. Green Glue was applied between each layer.

I made the mistake early on of cutting out the speaker...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
Then up went the speaker baffle wall. I built...

Then up went the speaker baffle wall. I built the wall in place, as opposed to building it on the ground and lifting it up, just in case there were any high or low spots. I needed an extra set of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
I had started building a standalone screen wall,...

I had started building a standalone screen wall, but when my son told me he wanted a stage I pulled down the beginnings of the first screen wall and built a stage:...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
DaveClement and michaelddd Thank you for you...

DaveClement and michaelddd Thank you for you heads up. The junction box is now completely covered by the framing and drywall, but I have access to the other side of the wall, which is attic space. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
Thanks Michael! I have been following your...

Thanks Michael! I have been following your build. It has been nice to see how are you are tackling some similar issues.

The storage closet: my original intention was to use it as an equipment...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
In the meantime I started on the entry wall. My...

In the meantime I started on the entry wall. My room is in a converted attic, which is open on the backside near the stairs. That needs to be fixed:
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
I had thought of just building an acoustically...

I had thought of just building an acoustically transparent screen wall...
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By Robert Jones II
Found this picture from when I built my screen...

Found this picture from when I built my screen frame...

http://i665.photobucket.com/albums/vv12/RobertJonesII/Theater%20-%20Carolina%20Jones/20150715_135556947_iOS_zpspezuhzvd.jpg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-13-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 55,235
Posted By Robert Jones II
Thanks for the clarification on this! You...

Thanks for the clarification on this! You probably just saved me a lot of money :)
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