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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-22-2017, 12:59 PM
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Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Sounds interesting. but in my mind coffee shop...

Sounds interesting. but in my mind coffee shop chatter and audiophile listening is not a compatible marriage. You either want to make it a gathering/meeting place or a come in sit down and shut up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-22-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
example specifications for holes on page 9 of...

example specifications for holes on page 9 of this pdf

http://www.weyerhaeuser.com/files/document-library/1488927548_TJ-4000.pdf
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-22-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
this family of cabinet cooling systems that came...

this family of cabinet cooling systems that came up in another thread is worth your consideration

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=node%3D9977442011&field-keywords=airplates
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-22-2017, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Have you checked the Manufacturers...

Have you checked the Manufacturers specifications. Usually the existing knock out holes are there for a time saving feature, You bang them with a hammer BUT other holes are permitted per design...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-19-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 131
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I see a channel and a duct. I'm not sure exactly...

I see a channel and a duct. I'm not sure exactly what the wood pieces are doing.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-18-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 167
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
At this stage don't just look at the floor plan,...

At this stage don't just look at the floor plan, have a discussion of where all the duct work, plumbing and electrical will go. We've all seen too many builders floor plans ruined by a massive duct...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-18-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 167
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
explain 9 versus 7 inch ceilings? If you...

explain 9 versus 7 inch ceilings?

If you have them do the walls, they likely won't use aggressive sound isolation methods and you may pay handsomely for any inwall pre-wiring. Also they may not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-17-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 131
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
like this

like this
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-17-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,824
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
My local building supply house stocks this which...

My local building supply house stocks this which I have used.
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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-17-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Sorry Reader fatigue, Tell me the three most...

Sorry Reader fatigue, Tell me the three most important questions out of the 20 listed and I'll take a stab at it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-17-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 93,038
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I see your pals are headed for the stairs, they...

I see your pals are headed for the stairs, they must not like it. It looks fine but I don't know what you originally picked.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
probably a happy compromise is a glass door. ...

probably a happy compromise is a glass door.

https://images-cdn.9gag.com/photo/a8WEADd_700b_v1.jpg

for what is is worth my first (only) theater was an open ended concept. Never again, the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 175
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Just a heads up on your plans: with a 200...

Just a heads up on your plans:

with a 200 diagonal 16:9 screen the screen image is 98 inches tall. Assuming a 3 inch border on the screen frame (it actually may be 3 1/2) the highest you can hang...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 179
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Actually your size is under $20 delivered...

Actually your size is under $20 delivered tomorrow on amazon prime. I assume you already have a standard hole saw mandrel.

https://www.amazon.com/DEWALT-D180062-8-Inch-Bi-Metal-Hole/dp/B0012C4R5Y
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-16-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
at 12 ft you will be fine, you should not see the...

at 12 ft you will be fine, you should not see the weave, If this is a concern at all opt for the tighter weave 4K options at Falcon or Seymour.

I'd lay the carpet over the hardwood unless the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 175
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Wrong. read about flanking on the...

Wrong. read about flanking on the Soundproofing.com website.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Actually some building codes require fire rated...

Actually some building codes require fire rated backer boxes for recessed lighting particularly in multi-family units, I suspect your guys are feeding you a line of bull excrement because they don't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
depends on the position of the door in the room...

depends on the position of the door in the room and whether you would normally want a piece of OC703 hanging there.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-15-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 374
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I use a feather duster all the time on my AT...

I use a feather duster all the time on my AT screen. Test the duster by whacking your face. If you feel anything stiff or scratchy. don't use it.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-15-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I did a little research on small quiet...

I did a little research on small quiet refrigerators thinking of one for my bedroom. What I found was basically pretty weak reviews. Cooling capacity, defrosting, noise, longevity were issues that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Commercial interior doors come in two flavors 1...

Commercial interior doors come in two flavors 1 3/8 and 1 3/4. I've added one inch of material to a 1 3/4 door so that door was 2 3/4. Your biggest challenge will be the door lever (Knob) mechanism....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I've spent countless hours attaching door seals...

I've spent countless hours attaching door seals to doors to improve sound isolation. Yes there is a benefit.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   05-14-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Batteries fail, 2 in 10 years. The expected life...

Batteries fail, 2 in 10 years. The expected life span is 3 to 5 years.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-14-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Where are the plans? don't see them

Where are the plans? don't see them
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-14-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
the fastest pathway might be a couple of stock...

the fastest pathway might be a couple of stock cherry kitchen wall cabinets, They come in 12x12x42 inches with a finished door, Stack two. That would give you a 7 ft tower. They also come in wider...
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