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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-07-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 890
Views: 20,282
Posted By Mfusick
Awesome ! Grizzly was basically the only place I...

Awesome ! Grizzly was basically the only place I looked so I wanted to know if I should even bother looking other places.

I've seen a few on Craigslist ... I might keep my eye out.

Should I...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 91,038
Posted By Mfusick
They would sound better, they are not on the...

They would sound better, they are not on the ragged edge off axis like the volts.

I've heard the volts and while sufficient for a surround speaker they are not something I'd use as the basis...
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 42,183
Posted By Mfusick
I do it. Works great. They are not...

I do it. Works great.

They are not really an expesnive speaker so it seemed worth it to me. The alternative is annoying in my set up.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-05-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 20,282
Posted By Mfusick
Let's talk about dust collection... I'm...

Let's talk about dust collection...

I'm starting to look at options. Currently I have used shop vacs. I have a cyclone and a Rockler blue dust collection bucket.
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 91,038
Posted By Mfusick
Just grab a cheap used windows 7 laptop. Clean...

Just grab a cheap used windows 7 laptop. Clean install it. Update it. Install REW. The end. I'm talking like $100 or something. It's cheaper than a new mic/software.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
Yeah I found the instructions after I started and...

Yeah I found the instructions after I started and then drove a few more in.

Basically it's a zig zag up and down with (2) screws between each hanger.

I got the sense it wouldn't matter much...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
Next up, finish the other side (kitchen side)...

Next up, finish the other side (kitchen side) the same, and demo out those closets, open up the stairs, and reframe (move) the bathroom to enlarge the kitchen.

Piece of cake right?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
Next up, finish the other side (kitchen side)...

Next up, finish the other side (kitchen side) the same, and demo out those closets, open up the stairs, and reframe (move) the bathroom to enlarge the kitchen.

Piece of cake right?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-04-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,313
Posted By Mfusick
Looks like an impressive result, congrats!

Looks like an impressive result, congrats!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
pictures ...

pictures

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1230225&d=1454619805

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1230233&d=1454619805
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
More pictures:

More pictures:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
I ended up putting them in one at a time: ...

I ended up putting them in one at a time:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1230217&stc=1&d=1454619632


I connected them with a 4 ply sandwich with truss locks (big...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
Next, I shot a laser to mark where the beam...

Next, I shot a laser to mark where the beam would go and mark the joists for cutting:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1230145&stc=1&d=1454619379
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
Here is the first wall I did: ...

Here is the first wall I did:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1230105&stc=1&d=1454619181

First step is to support the joist on either side with a basic stud frame temp...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
Not a lot of time, or pictures but here is a...

Not a lot of time, or pictures but here is a couple:

First the LVL:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1230097&stc=1&d=1454619025


heavy stuff!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 14,792
Posted By Mfusick
I always need an extra hand! If you are serious...

I always need an extra hand! If you are serious I would happily pay it forward in the opposite direction too. I would love to come help you as well.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By Mfusick
Edit: I am not sure I totally put the ceiling...

Edit: I am not sure I totally put the ceiling aspect into my post and comment, I was talking more in general and forgot or overlooked that part. When it comes to specifics there is more to...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 91,038
Posted By Mfusick
I would just purchase a UMIK calibrated from...

I would just purchase a UMIK calibrated from cross spectrum labs. You seem serious enough into this to justify the small cost, and appreciate the accuracy. I think I paid near $100 for mine.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By Mfusick
Combo panels are a safe bet. Look up B.A.D...

Combo panels are a safe bet.

Look up B.A.D panels by RPG, or quest perf (the swiss cheese stuff)

Diffusion or Absorb? Why not both....

Those quest panels are great. You'll have a hard...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By Mfusick
Message incoming- check your FB messenger. :)

Message incoming- check your FB messenger. :)
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 91,038
Posted By Mfusick
Don't do it just in your dead sound treated room!...

Don't do it just in your dead sound treated room!

That is the point.

Generally speaking:

The difference between great speakers and good speakers and mediocre speakers is the subtle things...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 91,038
Posted By Mfusick
Well said guys... Here is a funny story: ...

Well said guys...

Here is a funny story:

So I am working on my house, quite a big project. I brought my powered LSR305's over to listen off my iphone because the many bluetooth devices I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 175,412
Posted By Mfusick
And I should mention that my thinking is that...

And I should mention that my thinking is that $300 or so spent on a very high value sub/DSP to be used as an active bass treatment, or a balancing sub is worth the cost in comparison to the effort...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 175,412
Posted By Mfusick
Too much going on here to comment but some good...

Too much going on here to comment but some good conversation and progress it looks like.

Paul,

I would focus on getting the room near 100% and fully measured, treated, and all that. Then...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,296
Posted By Mfusick
I like bar wood/finish.

I like bar wood/finish.
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