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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-21-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By carp
The problem for me with Megadeth is that their...

The problem for me with Megadeth is that their music doesn't have a lot of replay-ability. I get sick of them really quick. I could go the rest of my life and never hear anything from the Countdown...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2017, 02:52 PM
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Posted By carp
Uh oh, if you are like me once this ^ starts...

Uh oh, if you are like me once this ^ starts happening it's over... just a matter of time. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2017, 02:13 PM
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Posted By carp
You don't have to be a current JTR owner to be a...

You don't have to be a current JTR owner to be a big fan and participate in the threads, same with Seaton Sound. I recommend their products all the time and follow the threads - ha, so much so that...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   04-21-2017, 11:19 AM
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Posted By carp
Click on the link and read through Jimmy Dugan's...

Click on the link and read through Jimmy Dugan's quotes, I dare you not to laugh. :D One of the best/funniest/perfectly casted performances of all time IMO.
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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-20-2017, 08:38 AM
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Posted By carp
I ended up buying a tv the other night. I had...

I ended up buying a tv the other night. I had decided to replace the porch TV with a cheap 55 inch, I have seen some for around 300 bucks. However, when I went to walmart and was about to leave a...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-20-2017, 08:25 AM
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Posted By carp
I stumbled onto the G & R one a while back and...

I stumbled onto the G & R one a while back and had my kids watch it with me along with the Metallica one. Funny stuff, my girls had heard most of the songs before so it wasn't anything new to them...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-16-2017, 07:45 PM
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Posted By carp
I sit with my eyes 10 feet from a 158" 2:35:1...

I sit with my eyes 10 feet from a 158" 2:35:1 screen, so around 128" in 16:9 if I remember right.

I agree that with Planet Earth 2 there is a big difference between some shots and others. I've...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 02:12 PM
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Posted By carp
I'll keep an eye on it, that is a great deal...

I'll keep an eye on it, that is a great deal thanks.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 01:35 PM
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Posted By carp
Exactly. I do spend some time in the front room,...

Exactly. I do spend some time in the front room, but that tv is fine so it makes sense to just upgrade the outdoor tv, but on the other hand it would only cost around 300 more to upgrade both. I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,648
Posted By carp
Ha, I've been out of it for a while.

Ha, I've been out of it for a while.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,648
Posted By carp
Very cool - Luke that's what you recently built a...

Very cool - Luke that's what you recently built a bunch of right?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 01:10 PM
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Posted By carp
Good call! :D

Good call! :D
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 01:07 PM
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Posted By carp
If I go with option 2, any advice on a decent HDR...

If I go with option 2, any advice on a decent HDR 60" for around 700 ish?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 01:04 PM
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Posted By carp
I'd love to go since it's a very rare Friday that...

I'd love to go since it's a very rare Friday that I don't have a track meet. However, I had meets Mon, Tue, and Wed, and my wife had a meeting last night so I haven't really seen her since Sunday......
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 01:03 PM
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Posted By carp
I've been going back and forth on this. I use...

I've been going back and forth on this. I use the screened porch a lot and I am tired of the lines on the tv and it's only a 42" and I'd like something bigger. I've been using that tv for a few...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 10:09 AM
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Posted By carp
Did anyone else get serious goose bumps? I mean...

Did anyone else get serious goose bumps? I mean like goose bumps on top of goose bumps...

Granted I am off work today so I just watched it in the basement so that helps... and it wasn't as much...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 09:28 AM
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Posted By carp
I feel like the shows I have watched on both the...

I feel like the shows I have watched on both the Roku and GF from Netflix have looked better on the Roku, but it could be placebo for sure. I have noticed that Amazon Prime looks great on the Roku,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-14-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 2,648
Posted By carp
From reading a bit in the other thread (I haven't...

From reading a bit in the other thread (I haven't read all of this thread or that one so maybe you have made up your mind 100% to go DIY and if so disregard this post :)) and seeing that you have...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 08:20 AM
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Posted By carp
Ok cool, let me know thanks Grant. I agree that...

Ok cool, let me know thanks Grant. I agree that GF is better, in my case comparing to directv, but still the picture looks a little washed out to me - at least that's how I remember it since i...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-14-2017, 08:07 AM
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Views: 89,587
Posted By carp
Do you guys know of the picture quality is any...

Do you guys know of the picture quality is any better on HBO GO using a Roku 4 compared to google fiber?

I don't have HBO right now, but will get it again before the new season of GOT starts and...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-06-2017, 10:00 AM
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Views: 34,989
Posted By carp
I measure from the main LP the most, but back...

I measure from the main LP the most, but back when I was experimenting with placement all over the room I measured from all the seats except for that front row seat that is close to the right wall. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-06-2017, 08:50 AM
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Views: 79,822
Posted By carp
Ehhh... JTR threads are known for going off on...

Ehhh... JTR threads are known for going off on any and all tangents. :) The massive JTR Speaker thread has been known to have 3 or 4 straight pages of nothing but talk of different genres of metal....
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-06-2017, 07:15 AM
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Posted By carp
This ^ must be why I get a better response with...

This ^ must be why I get a better response with my sub stacks in the corners than at the 1/4 points along the front wall. Years ago I tried every place in the room you could imagine - many that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-05-2017, 06:49 PM
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Views: 11,075
Posted By carp
Oh hell yes. :cool:

Oh hell yes. :cool:
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By carp
I hung the screen on brackets that are screwed...

I hung the screen on brackets that are screwed into cut 2x4 boards. The boards are 18" long, so that's how much space I have behind my wall.

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