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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-01-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,724
Posted By jimmyk36
Just read through all of Jeff's (BIGmouthinDC)...

Just read through all of Jeff's (BIGmouthinDC) Build Threads. That is how I learned. :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-27-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 86,583
Posted By jimmyk36
Hey Jeff - The link to this set doesn't work...

Hey Jeff - The link to this set doesn't work anymore (Discontinued Model?) Just wondered if you know what would be the current equivalent or if you have built any of the newer kits lately?
Forum: Speakers   09-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39,203
Views: 1,886,919
Posted By jimmyk36
I have 3 Polk Rti A9s and am running a Crown XLS...

I have 3 Polk Rti A9s and am running a Crown XLS 2500 for the Left and Right and a Crown XLS 1500 for the Center Channel.

Works and sounds great!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-20-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
YARDSTICK SOFFIT MAGNET NOTE: if you move the...

YARDSTICK SOFFIT MAGNET NOTE: if you move the magnets a little further down from the corners it is much easier to staple the fabric around the corners. Also - some of my pictures show Non-Rare...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-20-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
So I am thinking of putting pink fluffy in there...

So I am thinking of putting pink fluffy in there after I install the recessed lights. I have had to take a break from the finishing touches (Work Projects and Kids Sports/Activities)

Once I do I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,501
Posted By jimmyk36
I have lots of pictures in my build thread which...

I have lots of pictures in my build thread which cover the fabric frames and covering the insulation on the doors here...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-25-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Love the size! I was thinking of going with...

Love the size! I was thinking of going with 120" but my wife insisted on going larger. 135" is perfect!

I have this set up with an Epson 6010 projector and watching movies like Gravity in 3D...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By jimmyk36
I built my 135" 16:9 screen out of the Seymour AV...

I built my 135" 16:9 screen out of the Seymour AV Center Stage XD Fabric and it turned out great! I built my frame out of 1x4 Pine.

I also did the grommets myself. - More info on the screen...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Most of the walls are covered with Fabric ...

Most of the walls are covered with Fabric

See post Number 41 above for more paint information and to see which is Fabric and which is paint. I also tell you how I ended up getting the Burgundy in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Oh yeah - I would have put the left and right...

Oh yeah - I would have put the left and right speakers behind the false wall (still outside the screen area on either side) but they are too deep and the corner bass traps don't allow for that - not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
I believe that it is standard to leave a gap...

I believe that it is standard to leave a gap between the stage and the walls so that any vibrations from the stage are not transferred to the walls.

For the front stage I used 2x8s on their sides...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 85,950
Posted By jimmyk36
Looks great! What color did you paint the walls?

Looks great! What color did you paint the walls?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-25-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,197
Posted By jimmyk36
What color paints did you use?

What color paints did you use?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Way Way Back - Very First Screen

Way Way back - my first screen was a DIY Spandex Screen. Turned out OK but the picture wasn't as sharp as it is on the Seymour AV Material. The Seymour AV Material is a tremendous improvement.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Pre-Wiring

Found some more pictures from when I ran speaker, ethernet, sub, and coax cables before the drywall was put up:

You can also see the PVC Pipe I ran from the utility room by the media cabinet to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
You reminded me of when we painted the ceiling. ...

You reminded me of when we painted the ceiling. I did have a helper for this :) My Daughter insisted on helping paint the ceiling. Actually she did most of it. We do plan to go back and add...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
So I have been working on this for a while. I am...

So I have been working on this for a while. I am looking back through the pictures and the dates they were taken - here are the approximate dates for each task (Working on the theater nights and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Also found some construction pictures from when...

Also found some construction pictures from when the basement was finished. Here is one showing where the screen should go. Also was trying to see how 120" and 135" would look:
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Just found some old pictures from over 2 years...

Just found some old pictures from over 2 years ago when I was "conceptualizing" the theater - came in pretty close... Ended up with an air hockey table instead of a pool table.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Gravity was great - a big hit! My daughters love...

Gravity was great - a big hit! My daughters love having the theater - they have a lot of fun playing with the HUE Lights.
Forum: Audio Gear   07-14-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By jimmyk36
yup ...

yup


http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/1.jpg


http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/2.jpg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
LOL - That's funny - I like it! I just added...

LOL - That's funny - I like it! I just added it to the Title of the first post! :D
Not sure how/if I can change the thread title....



Yeah - I just bought a couple more to finish up the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
So in keeping with the yardstick theme - I am...

So in keeping with the yardstick theme - I am using two yardsticks for the fence on my Miter Saw:

http://www.nedlwonk.com/Pictures/saw001.jpg


I just put the yardstick flush against the blade...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 14,674
Posted By jimmyk36
What kind of lights are you using on the ceiling?...

What kind of lights are you using on the ceiling? LED strips, rope lights,...?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,005
Posted By jimmyk36
Fabric and Paint Color tip - If anyone is...

Fabric and Paint Color tip - If anyone is interested in the colors used for the room - I used DMD Fabric - Black and Burgundy from
http://www.acoustimac.com/dmd-acoustic-fabric/

As I mentioned...
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