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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-28-2016, 09:31 AM
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Views: 109,609
Posted By just jim
You have been busy, my friend! Congrats! So...

You have been busy, my friend! Congrats!

So has the spousal unit sent you back to the Theater to keep you busy...:)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-25-2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 109,609
Posted By just jim
Yes, I am getting back to work. Unfortunately...

Yes, I am getting back to work. Unfortunately the wrong time of year to be picking up sizeable contracts for the winter months. Bureaucracy moves at a snails pace. An addition has just got bumped...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-24-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By just jim
Are the two amps plugged into the same power...

Are the two amps plugged into the same power outlet? Sometimes when two outlets are used, one outlet is on one phase of the panel and the second is one the other (the two phases go together to give...
Forum: Headphones   10-23-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By just jim
Just came back from London England. I wore B + W...

Just came back from London England. I wore B + W corded H7's both ways. It was the first time screaming babies didn't bother me. You aren't supposed to wear over-ear headphone during the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-23-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,014
Views: 109,609
Posted By just jim
...and my completion date just got set back...

...and my completion date just got set back another decade. But at least I didn't waste my money on that inferior 1100! :laugh:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-11-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
Posted By just jim
...so I wonder what kind of response you'd get by...

...so I wonder what kind of response you'd get by posting these kinky photos on line with the contractors name...have you shown your GC what kind of work his sub-trades do?

Nice job Tim! ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-02-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By just jim
...without damaging the wires to get them in. A...

...without damaging the wires to get them in. A little wiggle room is always good.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-02-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By just jim
In a 10 x 12 x 8' room? How about 2 - 15's? I...

In a 10 x 12 x 8' room? How about 2 - 15's? I had a temporary PSB 5.1 with 100w/channel set up in a similar size room (8 x 14 x 8) and everybody that heard the system was impressed with the sound,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-27-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
Posted By just jim
And by the time they reach University age, you...

And by the time they reach University age, you understand why some species eat their young. Just kidding...:rolleyes:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-27-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
Posted By just jim
And with 3 kids in university you wish you were...

And with 3 kids in university you wish you were near the poverty level!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By just jim
Regarding the computer on board audio... I...

Regarding the computer on board audio...

I finally accepted the possibility that computers are going to be around for a while and that stored music files would be easier than changing LP's or...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   09-22-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By just jim
I agree hard wire is the way to go. If you can,...

I agree hard wire is the way to go. If you can, hard wire the house from the proposed hub location to each room that you might have a computer or media devise. I did every room and multiples for a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-20-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
Posted By just jim
You are scaring me! The amp requirement for your...

You are scaring me! The amp requirement for your system, which I'm fantasizing about, has got to spin the power meter. What do you pay for a kWh of power? In Ontario, we used have some of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
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, 01:26 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,197
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, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
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, 01:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
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, 10:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
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, 10:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
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, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,575
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, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
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, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
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, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 151,302
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...
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