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Forum: Home Automation   07-09-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By NickTheGreat
Or at least offer an AVS commission? :D

Or at least offer an AVS commission? :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,147
Posted By NickTheGreat
Yeah I call them that. I think that's a fairly...

Yeah I call them that. I think that's a fairly standard term. ;)

You could try just the bottom horizontal. Being so tall, it may still want to wobble. But then again, I made a workbench out of...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-08-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By NickTheGreat
You're already 60% of the way to convincing...

You're already 60% of the way to convincing yourself that you need the expensive cables ;)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By NickTheGreat
That looks really good. What software package do...

That looks really good. What software package do you use?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By NickTheGreat
What hole? Most holes can be made bigger . . . :D

What hole? Most holes can be made bigger . . . :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,147
Posted By NickTheGreat
Yeah you at least need some knee braces like you...

Yeah you at least need some knee braces like you mentioned. You can see them in your example picture. I'd probably do some horizontal ones towards the bottom too, but you can see what you think.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-03-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,288
Views: 425,213
Posted By NickTheGreat
I always say that I should watch more of the...

I always say that I should watch more of the older movies. I'll have to check and see if we get this on Mediacom somehow :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 718
Posted By NickTheGreat
Good for you. That's my approach to my home. ...

Good for you. That's my approach to my home. Don't know how to tile a floor? Learn how. :cool:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 880,172
Posted By NickTheGreat
I have some of the Monoprice blanks and their...

I have some of the Monoprice blanks and their keystones, and have been happy with them.

My rack has holes in the back too, and I'm still struggling with the best way to manage it all! :eek:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 81,578
Posted By NickTheGreat
That looks outstanding. Before I realized which...

That looks outstanding. Before I realized which thread I was in, I was wondering how large that TV was! :eek:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 107,726
Posted By NickTheGreat
Oh I was just giving you a hard time. I was in...

Oh I was just giving you a hard time. I was in Australia in 2003, and LOVED the XXXX and Toohey's and such. Went back last year, with a far more sophisticated palate, I'd changed a lot.

I did...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-01-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By NickTheGreat
I would argue you don't need a curved screen in...

I would argue you don't need a curved screen in your setup. Like weaselfest said, it's really for scope viewing.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 107,726
Posted By NickTheGreat
I'll give you the prawn thing, but Australian...

I'll give you the prawn thing, but Australian beer is nothing to brag about . . . :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 53,540
Posted By NickTheGreat
I was in the third group, and one of the guys...

I was in the third group, and one of the guys coming out of an earlier group called it "a religious experience." And I'll agree with that! :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,877
Posted By NickTheGreat
Sounds like things could get started. Evil...

Sounds like things could get started. Evil laugh. :D
Forum: HDTV Programming   06-30-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 100,795
Posted By NickTheGreat
I just watched the first episode of this season...

I just watched the first episode of this season and was really confused for a while. It seemed like Tom was in his cage, and then not. :confused:

We got it straightened out eventually, though. ...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-30-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 75,276
Posted By NickTheGreat
Same here. I'd commented that I had no battery...

Same here. I'd commented that I had no battery indicator, but obviously I do. It's just really hard to see with a lighter background image.

And yeah, it was half battery on Tuesday night, and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 53,540
Posted By NickTheGreat
I'd never been to an AVS GTG. It was a great...

I'd never been to an AVS GTG. It was a great time. David has a lovely house, very understanding wife, and a helluva theater.

Was fun meeting some other AVS guys. I really learned a lot :)
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By NickTheGreat
No idea. And I may have to correct my previous...

No idea. And I may have to correct my previous post . . . mine is a Nostalgia Electronics brand. It was a gift, but we use it quite a bit.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-27-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By NickTheGreat
Yes, but a "drywall screw" is NOT a #8...

Yes, but a "drywall screw" is NOT a #8 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) wood screw. They are brittle and snap easily. Put one in a board halfway, and smack it...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By NickTheGreat
Our Sams has several things in this series...

Our Sams has several things in this series (popcorn, candy, cooler)

I have one of the smaller popcorn machine (on wheeled cart) by the same company and it works pretty well.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-27-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By NickTheGreat
Good luck. If he's okay with you lagging in the...

Good luck. If he's okay with you lagging in the window, he should be okay with you lagging into the studs. ;)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-27-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By NickTheGreat
I don't like to see people using drywall screws...

I don't like to see people using drywall screws for things like this. They are NOT designed to withstand much shear load. They are designed for lateral load.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By NickTheGreat
AHHHHH. I was taking it to mean horizontal. And...

AHHHHH. I was taking it to mean horizontal. And that seemed really odd to me.

This is still odd, but not nearly that odd.

Mount to stud as normal. :)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By NickTheGreat
If you can hit more than one vertically, which...

If you can hit more than one vertically, which probably isn't the case.
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