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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-24-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Thanks Jeff!

Thanks Jeff!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-23-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Long speakers cables - short interconnects, or short speaker - long interconnect?

From my two channel days, the goal was always to keep speaker cables short. In my last house, I had equipment rack in another room and ran good quality shielded coax to the front of the room where I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-16-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 8,206
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Got me thinking. Is the problem with subs the...

Got me thinking. Is the problem with subs the transfer of mechanical energy into the surrounding structure? Is that why a stage with sand and significant mass was deemed desirable? The sand filled...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-13-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Sorry to hear about your hip. Hope your recovery...

Sorry to hear about your hip. Hope your recovery goes smoothly.

I hope my room size is OK. 2 rows and a back bar with an AT screen with 24-30" behind it. Tight. What did you do and what did you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-12-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Thanks for the offer. Still a ways off for sand...

Thanks for the offer. Still a ways off for sand and stage. I just moved all the duct work in my utility room back a foot and a half so I can complete the back wall. I will have double walls all...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-11-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Door opens in.

Door opens in.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-11-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Building a custom door myself

I have a 32" panel hardwood door to my theater that matches all of the house doors. It is 32" wide because of the original requirements of the room with the riser, but design has changed and I can go...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-09-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By Johnnymenudo
I would first identify and remove the screws. ...

I would first identify and remove the screws. Sure you will have to patch these holes, but you will end up patching them anyway and this is a controlled amount of damage. I like the rare earth...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 517
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Simple suggestion. Place some speakers and subs...

Simple suggestion. Place some speakers and subs in the room you are building out and crank the volume to a level that would be typical. Go upstairs and listen. If you are happy with that you hear (or...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-26-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Splitting and reducing ducts - rigid vs. flexible

To get the desired supply into my 3600 cubic foot room, the HVAC engineer spec'd one 10" rigid round duct into the room that I could split into four 6" flex for the supplies. He thought 4 supplies...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,218
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Personally, I would recommend just having your...

Personally, I would recommend just having your builder do the shell of the room only. Make it as large as possible, with tall ceilings, and make sure they do not run any HVAC or plumbing that is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-18-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,580
Posted By Johnnymenudo
I have a 22" X 55" space at front left of...

I have a 22" X 55" space at front left of theater. Was going to build dead vent enclosure off site and then put it in place. Will have intake from outside theater in rec-room and vent into theater...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Work on the room continues. Have an HVAC plan. ...

Work on the room continues. Have an HVAC plan. Theater will have it's own zone, 2 returns and 2 supplies. I will also be putting a dead vent type enclosure to bring air into the room into the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Johnnymenudo
I don't thing there is enough space for the r19...

I don't thing there is enough space for the r19 without really crushing it down. 8" duct almost fills the space between joists.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Options to address duct work passing through the room

I have a main hvac trunk running along my left wall at ceiling height. Off of this I have three 8" ducts passing from the trunk to the right side of the room. This is the supply for the floor above....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
I will do my best. If at any time you see me...

I will do my best. If at any time you see me planning or doing something stupid, feel free to say something.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Well I will just have to time one of your visits...

Well I will just have to time one of your visits to family with the delivery of the sand for the stage. ;)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Too funny. I just smoked my Ryobi 18V drill...

Too funny. I just smoked my Ryobi 18V drill driving 3" screws. Admittedly I was working fast. Impact driver here I come.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Thanks for all the suggestions. My front...

Thanks for all the suggestions.

My front wall to rear wall will be about 25 feet. I was thinking 2 - 2.5 ft. behind screen for speakers, subs.

That leaves with 22.5' workable space. First row...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
DeForest.

DeForest.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Just outside of Madison here.

Just outside of Madison here.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
I just read through your build thread. Glad to...

I just read through your build thread. Glad to see that you are back on course. I think we have similar ideas and goals and I am very encourage to see your room come to fruition. A really nice...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Great idea. I think that looks like a good...

Great idea. I think that looks like a good alternative to moving that pipe. Thanks.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
Posted By Johnnymenudo
First glitch to address. They ran the gas line...

First glitch to address. They ran the gas line and electrical line in through the theater in the upper right hand corner. I was thinking of just removing the clips for the electrical and renail them...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,361
Posted By Johnnymenudo
Could be a regional thing, but for comparison, my...

Could be a regional thing, but for comparison, my HVAC, electrical and building supplies alone are exceeding that, and I have to do all the work.
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