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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-28-2015, 08:54 PM
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Posted By BasementBob
Watched Flight To Mars (1951)...

Watched Flight To Mars (1951) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000648YD)
2/5 (amazon 3.8/5, imdb 5.2/10)
A newspaper reporter and a bunch of scientists fly a rocket to Mars just to find out that...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-28-2015, 08:38 PM
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Views: 750,645
Posted By BasementBob
Watched Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric...

Watched Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women (1968, Planeta Burg 1962) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000AGWND)
1/5 (amazon 2.9/5, imdb 2.6/10)
I saw a preview for this on some other Roger...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-28-2015, 08:25 PM
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Views: 750,645
Posted By BasementBob
Watched Last Train From Gun Hill (1959)...

Watched Last Train From Gun Hill (1959) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BTYPW8G)
2.9/5 (amazon 4.7/5, imdb 7.4/10, rotten tomatoes 80%)
Western. The wife of marshal Matt Morgan is raped and murdered....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-28-2015, 08:13 PM
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Posted By BasementBob
Watched Seventh Son (2014)...

Watched Seventh Son (2014) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TEEKKY4)
2.9/5 (amazon 3.1/5 middle distribution, imdb 5.5/10, rotten tomatoes 37%, AVS Ralph Potts: 3/5...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-28-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By BasementBob
Based on RTROSE's manly recommendation ...

Based on RTROSE's manly recommendation

Watched Fifty Shades of Grey (unrated) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NCDVVLY)
2.0/5 (amazon 3.3/5 (love it or hate it spread), imdb 4.2/10, rotten tomatoes...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-28-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
Interesting thread. I didn't see him test various...

Interesting thread. I didn't see him test various 'off axis response' with the 'screen' various distances from the speaker.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 10:40 PM
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Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
Yep, that was my first concern when I saw your...

Yep, that was my first concern when I saw your stretch technique -- I'd be worried about curves of moire.
The other concern was with the material -- does it reflect all colours equally. I'm not sure...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 08:41 AM
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Posted By BasementBob
What would the changes you recall, be? (Or do...

What would the changes you recall, be?
(Or do you think they're using more math/acoustics specific to each installation, rather tweaking a generic design. Thus no consistent new generic design.)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-23-2015, 11:42 PM
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Views: 750,645
Posted By BasementBob
Watched Black Sea (2014)...

Watched Black Sea (2014) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TOSG9EU)
3/5 (amazon 3.4/5, imdb 6.4/10, rotten tomatoes 82%/63%)
Brave the deep. Find the gold. Trust no one.
A submarine adventure thriller...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-23-2015, 11:00 AM
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Posted By BasementBob
That's why soundproofing is important. If the...

That's why soundproofing is important. If the noise floor of the room is low enough, you can keep the volume down and constant throughout the movie. With a low noise floor, there's less masking noise...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-23-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By BasementBob
http://www.bobgolds.com/Mode/RoomModes.htm

http://www.bobgolds.com/Mode/RoomModes.htm
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-23-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8,116
Views: 750,645
Posted By BasementBob
Watched The Undefeated (1969)...

Watched The Undefeated (1969) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FLML6OQ)
2.9/5 (amazon 4.5/5, imdb 6.6/10, rotten tomatoes 66%)
At the end of the US Civil War (1865), Confederate Colonel James Langdon...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-23-2015, 12:11 AM
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Posted By BasementBob
RTROSE: Funny Or Die's: Fifty Shades of Blue...

RTROSE:
Funny Or Die's:
Fifty Shades of Blue with Selena Gomez:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MKWIqRAW_WI
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-19-2015, 02:46 PM
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Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
May 31 2015 is the 85th anniversary of the first...

May 31 2015 is the 85th anniversary of the first talking Mickey Mouse cartoon, 'The Karnival Kid'.
(Probably not a statutory holiday)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-18-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By BasementBob
Paddington (2014)...

Paddington (2014) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SCEET1M)
3.5/5 (amazon 4.5/5 heavily squeued towards 5, imdb 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes 98%/83%, AVS Ralph Potts: 3.5/5...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-18-2015, 01:21 PM
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Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
The two tone looks very nice as a final product. ...

The two tone looks very nice as a final product.


But the black looks better.


23 inches of vertical strip of that Velcro will hold up 75 pounds. I've tried it. No nails or screws, just...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-17-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,239
Posted By BasementBob
The shootout scenes were good -- a hallmark of a...

The shootout scenes were good -- a hallmark of a Mann film.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-17-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,239
Posted By BasementBob
The first thing I noticed was -- given that...

The first thing I noticed was -- given that traditionally the reactor is in the containment building and the roof of the containment building blew off (which that type of containment building is...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-17-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,239
Posted By BasementBob
http://i40.tinypic.com/ok6c10.jpg

http://i40.tinypic.com/ok6c10.jpg
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-16-2015, 09:43 PM
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Posted By BasementBob
Watched Blackhat (2015)...

Watched Blackhat (2015) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SG1353E)
2.8/5 (amazon 2.8/5, imdb 5.4, rotten tomatoes 34%/25%, AVS Ralph Potts: 2.5/5...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-16-2015, 01:16 AM
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Views: 750,645
Posted By BasementBob
Watched Mortdecai (2015)...

Watched Mortdecai (2015) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00V37CE2Q)
2/5 (amazon 3/5, imdb 5.5/10, rotten tomatoes 13%/34%)
There are films with Johnny Depp, and this is one.
Rotten tomatoes consensus...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2015, 06:29 PM
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Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
I've seen some black 4" thick foam that's...

I've seen some black 4" thick foam that's opaque
but a lot of foam is translucent.

Foam can be cut cleanly with a hot wire.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2015, 11:54 AM
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Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
Nifty

Nifty
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
Another way with plywood is to cut it to fit less...

Another way with plywood is to cut it to fit less a bit on all sides, put weather stripping on all sides of the plywood, and put a handle in the middle so you can take it out -- then just push it in....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 47,545
Posted By BasementBob
1) double-face-carpet-tape and some blackout...

1) double-face-carpet-tape and some blackout curtains for about $20 each panel.
Walmart and HomeDepot and lots of other places carry these:
http://eclipsecurtains.com/technology/default.aspx

2)...
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