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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 88,892
Posted By just jim
Just wondering if you could drill a 1" hole at...

Just wondering if you could drill a 1" hole at the bottom and top of the window space and insert a piece of PVC pipe with a 90 and a length of horizontally oriented pipe behind the breathable(?)...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-30-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 88,892
Posted By just jim
Only one concern with sealing up the...

Only one concern with sealing up the windows...Does the sun ever hit the windows? Heat build-up between the glass and the interior plywood could cause the glass to break. Could you replace the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 355,987
Posted By just jim
Use some kind of baffle like shown above and dim...

Use some kind of baffle like shown above and dim them. During a movie the room is fairly dark, so your irises are dilated and don't need a lot of light to see the stairs.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,075
Posted By just jim
me too. :(

me too. :(
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,075
Posted By just jim
I only kept enough space for the stairwell and...

I only kept enough space for the stairwell and hallway away from the HT. The screen end of the HT is outside under the 8.5' wide terrace. The storage room is outside under the exterior stairs and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,075
Posted By just jim
Thanks! Cellartracker is what I have signed on...

Thanks! Cellartracker is what I have signed on to. Do you use the scanner and labeler? I was wondering if I could just get away with the UPC code already on the bottle? Here in Ontario, the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-17-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,075
Posted By just jim
The most popular Q's about the window boxes are,...

The most popular Q's about the window boxes are, "How much did this cost you?...and how much are herbs at the store?" and "Are you insane?" :rolleyes:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-16-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,075
Posted By just jim
3 shots of the cellar. The standard space will...

3 shots of the cellar. The standard space will fit all regular wine bottles. I have two columns for Magnums (They will also fit Scotch bottles Bjorn, there is one!) and weird shaped bottles, 3 for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-14-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,075
Posted By just jim
Well I got something done that is related to the...

Well I got something done that is related to the theater, in that it is one more pile of wood gone from the space.

I had done two roof decks with a Brazilian wood sold as Abaco which is actually...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-21-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 355,987
Posted By just jim
You can also make these sweeping bends by...

You can also make these sweeping bends by patiently heating the conduit while rotating the pipe and continually moving a heat gun (or more carefully, a plumber's torch) over a section of the PVC pipe...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-18-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 118,668
Posted By just jim
Don't sweat it Eyleron, the 1/2" will be fine. ...

Don't sweat it Eyleron, the 1/2" will be fine. You have made the thermal break so there is no direct contact between the Plywood/floor finishes and the concrete. Remember, insulation has a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-18-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 118,668
Posted By just jim
He's alive! My painter is on holidays this...

He's alive!
My painter is on holidays this week, but...
You do not want the paint reservoir attached to your gun because the gun then has to kept level which limits how you can spray around curved...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 43,195
Posted By just jim
Ikea? :)

Ikea? :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 43,195
Posted By just jim
Yikes! That is about the weight of my 42" wide...

Yikes! That is about the weight of my 42" wide front door. If they don't have recommendations for hinges...I have 3 - 5" ball bearing hinges on mine. Four wouldn't hurt. Pre-drill the screw...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-20-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By just jim
Good to know. I was going to use a dedicated...

Good to know. I was going to use a dedicated desktop PC, but someone had me convinced that I could use my regular PC and be doing this laborious task on the side. I think I'll go back to plan A. ...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-19-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By just jim
Up dating the answers. Changes in bold. Thanks...

Up dating the answers. Changes in bold. Thanks all.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-16-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By just jim
Thank you all for your input!!! I have to...

Thank you all for your input!!!

I have to say I feel like I've been operating in a bubble. In high school in the early 70's, I had a small group of friends (2) that were into audio. We used to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-15-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 538
Posted By just jim
Thank you! To copy LP's, what is the highest...

Thank you!

To copy LP's, what is the highest Bitrate/frequency that can be used before no difference can be heard or "felt"? Sorry to ask here. I started a thread asking about this, but nobody...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-15-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 538
Posted By just jim
But I have to play the CD on something. Is the...

But I have to play the CD on something. Is the DVD/BDP drive in the computer the best bet so there isn't any analog circuitry?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-15-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 538
Posted By just jim
One consideration for buying a vintage piece is...

One consideration for buying a vintage piece is whether or not it has IC chips. Many were proprietary and hard to find, if at all. I had to toss a beautiful 1990 Revox receiver because the 2 chips...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-15-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By just jim
Looking for help in making quality Flac's. What equipment makes a difference?

I'm looking for advice on making high quality FLAC's from Vinyl and CD's. Where does the quality of the equipment in the chain really make a difference and which parts just don't matter.

The...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-14-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,460
Posted By just jim
I like "yardsaling" in the summer. Pickings have...

I like "yardsaling" in the summer. Pickings have certainly decreased in quantity and quality because of the "on-line" venues, but there is still stuff out there. I picked up a nice looking TT at...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-11-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By just jim
What is important in making high quality copies from LP's and CD's in FLAC?

I'm looking for advice on making high quality FLAC's from Vinyl and CD's. Where does the quality of the equipment in the chain really make a difference and which parts just don't matter.

The...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 355,987
Posted By just jim
3-M makes window films that stick with a film of...

3-M makes window films that stick with a film of water and are removeable.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 166,994
Posted By just jim
I have it, but it is .xls which can't be attached...

I have it, but it is .xls which can't be attached below. If you haven't gotten it from someone else that knows how to use a ^$% computer to get around these things, send me a PM and I 'think' I can...
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