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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-22-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 323
Posted By Mr.Tim
Depends what strips you are using 3528 or 5050...

Depends what strips you are using 3528 or 5050 and how many LEDs/meter. Once you choose those we will know how much power handling you need.

Tim
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-22-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Mr.Tim
Just search this forum and you will find numerous...

Just search this forum and you will find numerous complaints about Comcast and bonding of their systems. I lost a TV to them.

Anybody dealing with comcast needs to check the install themselves.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 639
Posted By Mr.Tim
I think a quality gun will be a quality gun for...

I think a quality gun will be a quality gun for most all finishes. Just change the needle/nozzle/aircap.

As for viscosity I think a plastic ford cup would be fine. Sure, you can spend $150 on a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-20-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 22,280
Posted By Mr.Tim
Looks a bit like: ...

Looks a bit like:

http://images.monoprice.com/productlargeimages/46191.jpg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By Mr.Tim
Given the advent of AFCI, metal conduit in a...

Given the advent of AFCI, metal conduit in a residence is completely archaic.

But it won't change unless the constituents direct the legislature to change the regulations. The only people that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-20-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Mr.Tim
Free air has to do with the grill. So that would...

Free air has to do with the grill. So that would be A x B. The second concern would be duct size, but there are plenty of online duct calculators for that. Last is plenum size, which was addressed in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-17-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Mr.Tim
Also keep in mind that is free area. Most...

Also keep in mind that is free area. Most registers will have a data sheet showing you the Ak. If not, assume 50% (therefore a register having an area of 2.5 sf would be required in the above...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-16-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 762
Posted By Mr.Tim
With the soil pressure against the foundation,...

With the soil pressure against the foundation, will it (the foundation) actually resonate?

If anything all that subwoofer pressure is counteracting the soil pressure :)

Tim
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-16-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Mr.Tim
Black Cat Theater...

Black Cat Theater (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/952113-black-cat-theater-now-going-big.html) was the thread I was thinking about.

His testing begins at...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-16-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Mr.Tim
I had one supply and one return. When I...

I had one supply and one return. When I calculated the CFM that was all I needed to meet the noise criteria I was looking to achieve.

Your room is 1786 cubic feet * 4 = 7144 cubic feet per hour....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-15-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Mr.Tim
Can't really do anything but guess without some...

Can't really do anything but guess without some hard numbers.. but I would say 7" would be ok for 3 people with no equipment in the room. That's because I had 7" in my theater and I designed it that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-15-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Mr.Tim
The first issue is having the theater tied into...

The first issue is having the theater tied into the first floor.

Cooling is going to be what you need; unlikely you will need much heat even though the first floor will be calling for it all...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By Mr.Tim
I would screw into the studs with hex head self...

I would screw into the studs with hex head self tapping screws.

How much it will hold depends on what gauge the studs are (likely 25), but I don't see an issue as long as you arfe using more than...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-12-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 66,614
Posted By Mr.Tim
http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/4433...

http://treasure.diylol.com/uploads/post/image/443313/resized_the-most-interesting-man-in-the-world-meme-generator-i-don-t-always-see-but-when-i-do-it-s-what-you-did-there-ef102a.jpg

Tim
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-12-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 17,818
Posted By Mr.Tim
They were actually intended as two separate heads...

They were actually intended as two separate heads up (heads'), but now that you mention it some people have had success using the 20% coupon at home depot. You could try using the 25% at home depot,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-12-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By Mr.Tim
Despite what the mfr says (maybe buried exterior...

Despite what the mfr says (maybe buried exterior electrical raceway?), I wouldn't recommend putting it inside. I can say from experience that black irrigation pipe isn't rated for use with pools as I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 17,818
Posted By Mr.Tim
more heads' up.. Harbor Freight has a...

more heads' up..

Harbor Freight has a printable 25% off coupon (http://widgets.harborfreight.com/wswidgets/common/displayCoupon.do?week=5014&campaign=b&page=25Offcoupon.html&hftref=cj)


Home...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 165
Posted By Mr.Tim
2" greenfield (FMC) will be much easier to...

2" greenfield (FMC) will be much easier to source. My local supply house would cut to length.

Or I would go with the sch40 PVC electric conduit. Not much you could do with ENT that you couldn't do...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-11-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,420
Posted By Mr.Tim
Yeah, definitely overkill considering that wall...

Yeah, definitely overkill considering that wall is parallel with the ceiling trusses!

Tim
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-11-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,420
Posted By Mr.Tim
Nah, non-load bearing walls separating the...

Nah, non-load bearing walls separating the kitchen from the dining/living area.

House has trusses that span front to rear, which is pretty amazing for a 2x4 truss. I was skeptical.

However,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,420
Posted By Mr.Tim
Thanks, Brad! I think I am gonna need some...

Thanks, Brad!

I think I am gonna need some of that luck when my wife gets home!

View from where I type this:
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-11-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 45,420
Posted By Mr.Tim
I am pretty sure you can understand.. I am...

I am pretty sure you can understand.. I am totally swamped with projects around the house. Framed in for a new fireplace (with dreaded TV above, but got the bottom of the tv to 40" above the floor)
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-09-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 252
Posted By Mr.Tim
The only reason I am aware of that you can't...

The only reason I am aware of that you can't paint the covers is they are UL listed as they come from the factory. Well, other than something crazy like you roll over the top of it with a 3/4 nap...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-08-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Mr.Tim
No, just normal fill. No need to jam pack it. ...

No, just normal fill. No need to jam pack it.

If your joists are 2x12 use R-30 unfaced.

Tim
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-08-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 17,818
Posted By Mr.Tim
The only improvement I made to mine was upgrading...

The only improvement I made to mine was upgrading the small mandrel. The original one from the kit had a round shank and would spin in the chuck sometimes. I bought the hex shank mandrel.

It looks...
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