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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17,300
Views: 1,111,502
Posted By NickTheGreat
I finally figured out after a long time, that my...

I finally figured out after a long time, that my sub problem or AVR problem was a bad cable problem. So my PB-1000 is rocking again. It reminded me of how much I love this sub. :D
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-10-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By NickTheGreat
Monoprice mounts are fine. But he doesn't sell...

Monoprice mounts are fine. But he doesn't sell those. So . . . :rolleyes:

Where are you running these wires to? Across the house, or just up the wall? Because if you can use a screwdriver and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-10-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By NickTheGreat
Drywall is probably one of the...

Drywall is probably one of the cheapest/easiest/most effective thing to change in your house. I'd only use raceways if it were a rental. Your contractor sounds lazy or incompetent. :(
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10,437
Views: 1,023,511
Posted By NickTheGreat
My electric retractable PJ screen is a real...

My electric retractable PJ screen is a real crowdpleaser. I can only imagine what people would think of this :D
Forum: Home Automation   07-09-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
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: 13,234
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: 197
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: 20
Views: 696
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: 127
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: 13,234
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: 425,355
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: 722
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: 2,154
Views: 881,011
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: 81,620
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: 1,004
Views: 107,893
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: 365
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: 1,004
Views: 107,893
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: 53,808
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: 6,938
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: 2,260
Views: 101,254
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: 75,365
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: 53,808
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: 485
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: 303
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: 485
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.
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