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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 03:45 PM
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Views: 51,380
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I think I would move them nearly into position...

I think I would move them nearly into position then install the drivers.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 47
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I've tried really hard but I've never been able...

I've tried really hard but I've never been able to install carpet 6 inches off the floor, it seems to want to fall down and sit directly on the floor.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
what questions?

what questions?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 12:43 PM
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Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Yes, I'm also wondering since most strip lights...

Yes, I'm also wondering since most strip lights come in 15 ft segments about running it up one side and down the other, Then I also had a notion of bridging the gap from panel to panel with a strip...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
read through this entire thread as my designs...

read through this entire thread as my designs have evolved over the years,

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/837848-minimalist-approach-screen-wall.html
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Any diffuser would need to be good enough at...

Any diffuser would need to be good enough at diffusing so that you can't identify bulb location.

RedStripe, I would want the light to totally fill the gab between panels so we need to tuck the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 53
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
A typical AT screen is hung on Z clips along the...

A typical AT screen is hung on Z clips along the top edge, you lift the screen up 1/2 inch and out 1/2 inch and it is free, I can remove and set the screen aside in under 30 seconds, can't really see...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
"@redstripe...

"@redstripe (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8064657-redstripe.html) 77 invented an awesome technique in his Hidden in Bethesda theater--I cannot recall (code for "My feeble mind cannot...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 465
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
IMHO you need a little more of a technical area...

IMHO you need a little more of a technical area of expertise coupled with business administration. A bachelors in engineering coupled with a masters in business administration is pretty much a meal...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
reclining HT seats need 6 1/2 ft of riser depth....

reclining HT seats need 6 1/2 ft of riser depth. I'd like to see some sections of solid walls at the back to hang rear surrounds.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
can you change the swing direction of the door,...

can you change the swing direction of the door, opening into the room rather than the theater?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=807490&d=1435797827

Now just need to figure out the design of the light strips,

final surface 6 inches from the wall
1 inch landing...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Time for beasts dreams to meet reality

If you have been following this thread you know that there have been 20 iterations of the visual design dreams on the interior of this theater. Time for some hammer time. Basically Beast wants some...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,748
Views: 323,862
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
time for a lock on the door

time for a lock on the door
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
No but we need to plan for them. I was working...

No but we need to plan for them. I was working this morning on the vertical light strip placements and design. Problem is how to pull it off with minimal width interference with the acoustical...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 180,436
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Brain surgery is as simple as cutting a hole in...

Brain surgery is as simple as cutting a hole in the skull, taking out the parts you don't want. Matt, nothing in your theater has been simple other than bagging the drywall from the demo.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 465
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/files/2014/02/SDT-h...

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/files/2014/02/SDT-higher-education-02-11-2014-0-01.png
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.definitivetech.com/images/products/larg...

http://www.definitivetech.com/images/products/large/093207017544.jpg

the good news is that those speakers are essentially enclosed in a speaker box that can be mounted in a hole in the wall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
DIY speakers, and never use two center channels...

DIY speakers, and never use two center channels on each side of the screen because of the Comb Filtering Effect. Expanding on Tedd, DIY acoustically transparent fabric from Seymour or Falcon...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=803706&d=1435636693

Looking at the diagram what is in that room at the bottom right?

That door swing makes using the wall above as a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 465
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
You should be focused on college at this stage of...

You should be focused on college at this stage of life.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
be sure you are using the frame of reference of a...

be sure you are using the frame of reference of a commercial theater not your historical viewing habits of a large TV in the family room, there is a HUGE difference. Run down to your favorite theater...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
your don't want a step down/up at the threshold...

your don't want a step down/up at the threshold of the door, it is a tripping hazard. Move the door up to riser height and have a platform landing outside the theater. with an 11 foot wide theater...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 465
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
It's OK to get married, just not to a woman who...

It's OK to get married, just not to a woman who wants to tell you which socks you can wear that day.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Venting directly to the attic is not a good idea,...

Venting directly to the attic is not a good idea, you should take the air out through the roof or out of the house under the soffit of the house, just like a bathroom or dryer vent. You can put in an...
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