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Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   04-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,858
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I have a 130" wide DIY screen. Throw is about 15...

I have a 130" wide DIY screen. Throw is about 15 feet. Seating is an L-Shaped sectional with 4 recliners that is turned toward the screen like a V. The 130" width was chosen because that length is...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   10-09-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,351
Posted By AUrator
I would like to attend!!! Either day appears to...

I would like to attend!!! Either day appears to work with my schedule. Thanks.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-24-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 72,808
Posted By AUrator
Valley Popcorn 5.5oz perfect packs. 1 pack is...

Valley Popcorn 5.5oz perfect packs. 1 pack is enough for me and 3 kids. around $1.20 a pack but Soooooooo good and simple.
http://www.valleypopcorn.com/Store.cfm?SubCatID=118
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-16-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 72,808
Posted By AUrator
Has anyone bought a Cretor's machine. I have had...

Has anyone bought a Cretor's machine. I have had this for going on a year. 6 oz kettle. It was my best Craigslist find. We are a family of 5 and 1 batch is enough for us usually...we use white...
Forum: CRT Projectors   03-05-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By AUrator
There is nothing in the manual mentioning scan...

There is nothing in the manual mentioning scan reversal. I am stumped. Where are the "plugs" you are referring to located, usually? Thanks.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-25-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,705
Posted By AUrator
Hi Ragged - I have a CIH DIY screen that is...

Hi Ragged - I have a CIH DIY screen that is 54.5" x 130" wide. Like you say it makes about 111" diag in 16:9. We sit on an L shaped sectional turned to face and frame the screen like a V. The apex...
Forum: CRT Projectors   01-11-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By AUrator
Hi All. I am helping a neighbor set my old...

Hi All. I am helping a neighbor set my old system in his basement. This thing is the 68 pound behemoth 1998 VPH-V20M. I cannot figure out how to invert the video signal....I have always had it...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-08-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,607
Posted By AUrator
I used monoprice plugs. Showed my 13 year old...

I used monoprice plugs. Showed my 13 year old how to make the connections ONE TIME. He had all 20 finished in an hour http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif And they work!!! No issues...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-02-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,792
Posted By AUrator
Happy damn new year everybody!!! It has been...

Happy damn new year everybody!!! It has been over a month and some new stuff is installed.

I put up the new equipment poster just after Turkey Day, it is now broken into about 3 pieces thanks to...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-30-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,880
Posted By AUrator
I own a cretors 6oz for my HT. It is the best...

I own a cretors 6oz for my HT. It is the best thing I have ever owned. My kids like the popcorn more than the movies. Cretors are expensive machines but they are built in the states and you can...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-29-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
its going to break your heart when you drill...

its going to break your heart when you drill into that nicely painted wall to fish wire down. I thought it would be bad too but I was lucky enough that the previous owner put in the drop ceiling...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-29-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,401
Posted By AUrator
you can't post this with no before/after...

you can't post this with no before/after pictures. Cmon man. And welcome to the insanity. pretty soon you will be wanting a nightskymural and asking questions about how to calibrate everything under...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-29-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
That looks pretty damn good. did you fire it up...

That looks pretty damn good. did you fire it up yet??? how could you not? where did you get your screen and what did it run? The paint job looks great...well done.

Where are you locating your...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-27-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,792
Posted By AUrator
My to do list is getting shorter!!! Updated: ...

My to do list is getting shorter!!! Updated:

Make a light box for my new gear poster ---> I settled on a regular old frame from Wally's on Black Friday, $20 and its on the wall already. Pics to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-19-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
That red ceiling is friggin sweet!!!! Your...

That red ceiling is friggin sweet!!!! Your screen is 64" and wall height is 89" be careful with that sub. I think you will be pushing it to find a <24" sub. That will also put your screen right...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-16-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,792
Posted By AUrator
I am slacking on any HT work lately. Trying to...

I am slacking on any HT work lately. Trying to get garage back to normal before winter snow hits us. The amazing spiderman was fun as hell. Had 7 12 year olds over for my boys birthday. My kid is...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-16-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
Purb - I like the red ceiling. It does define...

Purb - I like the red ceiling. It does define the space nicely. That window on the screen wall is a PITA. You should cover it!!! Then do a constant image height screen. That would give you a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-13-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
Tell your mom i said "well done!" Looks like you...

Tell your mom i said "well done!" Looks like you are ready for some fun now!!!! Only one gallon??? I used a little over 1 gallon for two coats. What size nap roller did you use? That wall looks...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-12-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
Good work!!! I am surprised that the 2nd coat...

Good work!!! I am surprised that the 2nd coat didnt do it for you. I am sure the 3rd will be the charm. Good pics too. I thought I had created a disaster after my 1st coat. Its all good though. Keep...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,792
Posted By AUrator
I got busy programming the Harmony One last...

I got busy programming the Harmony One last night. It was a breeze to get all the components into it. The Dish receiver is not quite done yet. I did not have as much time as I would like to fiddle...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
Hey Purb...get yourself a spray bottle of OXY or...

Hey Purb...get yourself a spray bottle of OXY or Woolite pet stain cleaner. Wet paint, even red, will come right out of the carpet with this stuff. I taped and put plastic sheets down and as usual...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 56,301
Posted By AUrator
What's up Free. I really enjoyed the paintball...

What's up Free. I really enjoyed the paintball videos. Wasted a whole afternoon....at work:) I too am doing the whole "budget" home theater idea. Craigslist is a wonderful tool and I have bought...
Forum: AVS Articles   11-07-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By AUrator
I "stole" our machine from a craigslist ad. I...

I "stole" our machine from a craigslist ad. I agree with the above premix packs cannot be beat.<br><br>
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-07-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By AUrator
dude...drill two holes in the wall, get two...

dude...drill two holes in the wall, get two plastic grommet-looking outlets from the local wardware store for 37 cents each and a fish tape from same said store. You'll figure it out! $250 is...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-06-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By AUrator
oh and you're going to need another gallon of...

oh and you're going to need another gallon of paint http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/cool.gif
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