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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2016, 09:41 AM
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Posted By just jim
So, you HAVE been busy! Congrats! Glad everyone...

So, you HAVE been busy! Congrats! Glad everyone is doing fine and at home.

BTW with modern scientific advancements, they now know what causes this whole baby thing.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-20-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 147,603
Posted By just jim
Unfortunately, when running PEX tubing it is...

Unfortunately, when running PEX tubing it is usually done without 90's for a reason. Less water hammer and with this particular flavour of PEX, which doesn't get expanded for the fittings, the flow...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-15-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 46,906
Posted By just jim
You sound too mellow! Must be all that...

You sound too mellow! Must be all that gardening. Hands in the earth, one with nature, organic "stuff".
Good on ya!
:D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 147,603
Posted By just jim
Too bad you couldn't have amped up the power on...

Too bad you couldn't have amped up the power on the laser to do the cutting for you! OK, so the house would have been cut in half as well...but much less work to get the foam off. It's a trade off....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,485
Posted By just jim
Oops! "Kerf" ...and a kerf is the width of a...

Oops! "Kerf" ...and a kerf is the width of a carbide saw blade tooth and hence the cut it makes. A "normal" blade is 1/8". The 16" blades are 3/16", but other blades go down to less than 3/16". ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,485
Posted By just jim
Funny how many people want me to make...

Funny how many people want me to make introductions...He is a closely guarded treasure. :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,485
Posted By just jim
...and this is the problem with pictures! Living...

...and this is the problem with pictures! Living up to expectations and finding the time to try! I'll have get the wife to find another job on top of what she is already doing (sleep is very over...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,485
Posted By just jim
I thought you guys might like the toys.:D They...

I thought you guys might like the toys.:D They do come at a cost though. He charges me $25/hour (that's about US$5) for the use of the shop...and I get a key. I doubt if it even covers the cost of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-06-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,485
Posted By just jim
OK, OK! I have to remember how to do this...:o ...

OK, OK! I have to remember how to do this...:o

http://i1300.photobucket.com/albums/ag85/phineasjwhoopee/IMG_3776_zpst3jxbl5q.jpg...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 147,603
Posted By just jim
Perfect! I feel for ya on that foam...I...

Perfect!

I feel for ya on that foam...I think I had to remove almost 1 sq ft once. That was enough.

So we are back to that 4" PVC pipe! Yes, it is still bothering me. From my back seat...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-04-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 147,603
Posted By just jim
Well done! Drywall screws are usually pretty...

Well done!

Drywall screws are usually pretty brittle. one wack with a hammer from the side will usually snap them off level with the board. A grinder would smooth off anything that wasn't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-25-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,669
Views: 147,603
Posted By just jim
Sorry, I missed the RSVP. COUNT ME IN!!! ...

Sorry, I missed the RSVP. COUNT ME IN!!!

I'm actually looking forward to your build. I think it is worthy of documentation as was a certain Hawaiian build. Not to mention the dedication to tear...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 375,794
Posted By just jim
Actually, she has an entire apartment of...

Actually, she has an entire apartment of furniture and small appliances and everything else needed. Unfortunately, it is all in storage... in my house. Apartments in Toronto are out of sight for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-19-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 375,794
Posted By just jim
I wonder if you had changed the power wire (that...

I wonder if you had changed the power wire (that runs to the sub outlet) in the electrical panel to the next breaker position, if that would have solved the buzzing problem? This would shift the...
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2016, 09:50 AM
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Views: 2,256,672
Posted By just jim
One of the "points" of using spikes is to...

One of the "points" of using spikes is to penetrate carpet to get to a solid surface, so putting a small piece of carpet down is of no use. I simply put pennies under the points so that the points...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-05-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,485
Posted By just jim
Thanks! I have to update the cellar pics as I...

Thanks! I have to update the cellar pics as I now have the letters and numbers installed so that I can actually find stuff.

Sadly, ice wine is very expensive. Often around $50 for a half bottle....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-01-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 375,794
Posted By just jim
Actually thought of that, as my daughter is above...

Actually thought of that, as my daughter is above the kitchen and does complain about volume. She is 22 and should have moved out by now! But I digress.

The switch and relay will be in series.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-01-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 375,794
Posted By just jim
You've made me think about the sub I'm putting in...

You've made me think about the sub I'm putting in my kitchen seating area. Liking your idea of switching the sub off when not in use, I'm going to fish a 14/3 to the sub area for a split plug. But...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-20-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 375,794
Posted By just jim
Unfortunate! But I like your idea of putting a...

Unfortunate! But I like your idea of putting a switch on the subs which I will be using...if and when I start my build out!

If there is any way of fishing 14/3 wires to the boxes from the switch,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-19-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 375,794
Posted By just jim
[QUOTE=jgmac98;44094074]Just finished my build,...

[QUOTE=jgmac98;44094074]Just finished my build, room is 13x30x7.5




2) more power outlets. I was smart enough to put the sub power outlets on switches, but I was not smart enough to remember...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-08-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 106,919
Posted By just jim
Well done sir! Your theater and your dedication...

Well done sir! Your theater and your dedication are truly great inspirational and motivational forces.

...and yes, I have finally gotten some work done "towards" starting my build out. I am...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-25-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 976
Views: 106,919
Posted By just jim
Here in Toronto, it is currently raining and the...

Here in Toronto, it is currently raining and the temperature will be rising overnight to a high of 6C (43F) tomorrow. I think Vermont is a different story for skiing. I love this global warming...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-25-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 976
Views: 106,919
Posted By just jim
Yup! That's exactly what we've been...

Yup! That's exactly what we've been thinking..."OMG another update from Psychdoc. Now I have to look at those hideous pictures again!" LOL You are one of the few that actually gets off their...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 56,360
Posted By just jim
Bitter sweet! Now you have to start the theater...

Bitter sweet! Now you have to start the theater build all over, although you can do all those things you now know you want. I'll be watching for Downunder mkIII.

Best of luck with the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-21-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 56,360
Posted By just jim
The Shawshank Redemption Edit: Oops! too...

The Shawshank Redemption

Edit: Oops! too late. Missed the page turn.
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