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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By king_arthur
Two and a half or Three feet should be good. ...

Two and a half or Three feet should be good.

Ken
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 195,037
Posted By king_arthur
The theater is 11' wide in the seating area and...

The theater is 11' wide in the seating area and 13' wide at the front. Some suggested that the narrow end should be the screen, but I find it works great other than I had to purchase seating that is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 112,676
Posted By king_arthur
Utah, What did you do to help with...

Utah,

What did you do to help with acoustics? It appears that the walls are sheet rock over your concrete and I'm sure you have insulation in them, but what about all the reflections in there? I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 195,037
Posted By king_arthur
My room is about 11' by 21', but has a "L" on...

My room is about 11' by 21', but has a "L" on the east wall of about 2 feet. It works very well and looks good to me. I spent about four or five months part-time (weekends and nights) in the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-14-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,647
Posted By king_arthur
I agree with the antique gold. I used gold spray...

I agree with the antique gold. I used gold spray paint for the base and then used half black, half faux base to paint over it, then after a minute or so wiped off the black to give an antique gold...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-29-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,015
Posted By king_arthur
Did you put anything on the front wall, or is...

Did you put anything on the front wall, or is the screen going there?

Some put Linocoustic on the front wall, and then move the screen out from the wall an appropriate distance. When I did that,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-03-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By king_arthur
With all the weight, I hope it is in the...

With all the weight, I hope it is in the basement!!
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-24-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,790
Posted By king_arthur
I agree with ScottyB, that carpet can be too...

I agree with ScottyB, that carpet can be too much of a focal point in a theater room. Sometimes the wild carpets give the "theater look", but then if you think about it, the wild carpets in a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-08-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,719
Posted By king_arthur
I think this is the one Bud uses most......

I think this is the one Bud uses most... http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
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Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   10-06-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By king_arthur
I suggest that you purchase the new "journey to...

I suggest that you purchase the new "journey to the center of the earth" movie when it is available. It is a 3D movie, designed for 3D, not just modified to make it look 3D. It uses the polarized...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-24-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,604
Posted By king_arthur
I agree with Cathan, you are not making friends...

I agree with Cathan, you are not making friends by insulting.

Where is your question about home theater? You don't even ask anything about that, in fact, you are just asking about sound...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-12-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 112,676
Posted By king_arthur
Utah - Good to have you back! The pictures look...

Utah - Good to have you back! The pictures look good so far... Keep 'em coming.

Ken
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-27-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 51,657
Posted By king_arthur
javadoc, Just a couple of comments. The...

javadoc,

Just a couple of comments. The "kids row" can be bean bags in front of the first real row of seating. I have used that with great success in my theater. I agree very much with Dennis...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2008, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By king_arthur
Okay, here is an initial comment. It will be...

Okay, here is an initial comment. It will be very hard to have two rows of seating in a 17' space, although it can be done. And in addition, you will only be able to get three seats across in the 11...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,942
Posted By king_arthur
I have Coaster Showtime seats as well, and they...

I have Coaster Showtime seats as well, and they will allow you to have four seats in your space without giving up too much. I would have gone with Berkline 088's if I had the space, but I didn't....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By king_arthur
I can't tell from the photos what your width is,...

I can't tell from the photos what your width is, but what about making a column around each pole? You could fill the column with insulation, and there is the ability to use it for speakers, lights,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-11-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,948
Posted By king_arthur
I have my theater set up with the 120 inch...

I have my theater set up with the 120 inch screen on the short wall. The only thing that I may eventually change is an AT Screen which will give me better speaker spacing from the walls, but even as...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-20-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,105
Posted By king_arthur
From one of your questions, it seemed to...

From one of your questions, it seemed to indicate that you put the two sheets of drywall up at the same time... I hope that you don't think that is the way to do it. You put up the first layer, then...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-09-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,368
Posted By king_arthur
On the DLP thing... There is a short clip...

On the DLP thing...

There is a short clip and a long clip here:
http://www.dlp.com/includes/demo_flash_short.aspx

I don't think it is what you are talking about, since there is dialog in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-05-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By king_arthur
One inexpensive (but less effective) way to...

One inexpensive (but less effective) way to de-couple the ceiling is to use furring strips perpendicular to the floor joist, then double drywall with GG between layers. There should be adequate...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 112,676
Posted By king_arthur
After all, he finished the Garage first, so he...

After all, he finished the Garage first, so he needs to fill it up first! :-)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-22-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,701
Posted By king_arthur
I used one method that I got from this forum. I...

I used one method that I got from this forum. I have a drywall lift, so it was easy. You use some bright red lipstick on the very rim (only) of the light. Then use the lift (or two people) to place...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-20-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 68,446
Posted By king_arthur
Use more thin coats and keep it smooth all the...

Use more thin coats and keep it smooth all the time, then the sanding is minimal!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,129
Posted By king_arthur
I think you will need to rotate it 15 degrees or...

I think you will need to rotate it 15 degrees or so to prevent the moire effect that will most likely be there. I would contact someone who is using one to verify the angle that you may have to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,044
Posted By king_arthur
One more vote for the PS3... You are getting one...

One more vote for the PS3... You are getting one of the best BD players around and it is upgradeable with a software download, unlike any of the others that I have read about. The upgrades are...
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