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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I see you made it really hard to park anything...

I see you made it really hard to park anything close to the cabin, smart.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
just a FYI I no longer build fabric frames less...

just a FYI I no longer build fabric frames less than 1 1/4 thick. I use ripped 5/4 stock, glue and screw the corners.

sketch attached
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-21-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,283
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Rumor has it that Triad will have their Atmos...

Rumor has it that Triad will have their Atmos speaker concept at CEDIA I will report back. For that matter I will try to get details on what everyone is hyping on the subject.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 90
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
a whole lot less

a whole lot less
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I didn't hear any specific suggestions in Dennis'...

I didn't hear any specific suggestions in Dennis' video. Certainly not a do nothing suggestion actually the opposite.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 90
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Also Falcon screens will sell you fabric with or...

Also Falcon screens will sell you fabric with or without grommets.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Now try that standing on a ladder with two feet...

Now try that standing on a ladder with two feet of cable hanging down from the ceiling in a dark room. Then tell me how easy it is. I'd rather punch and patch a few holes in the ceiling to run a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
instead of the gap at the bottom of the door...

instead of the gap at the bottom of the door return you could install a powered dead vent sucking air out of the theater space and discharging it in to the room next door by way of a sound...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 303
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Dennis isn't the only one that can make a video,...

Dennis isn't the only one that can make a video, I made one a couple years back showing the spring action of a truly decoupled drywall assembly. This is a clips, hat channel and two layers of 5/8...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 303
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
BassthatHZ "Double 5/8's GreenGlued with...

BassthatHZ

"Double 5/8's GreenGlued with soundboard, on Hat Channel, double studded, double insulated with R20 & Roxul"

I've looked at your build thread and my conclusion is that you did not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Then I would consider just building portals in...

Then I would consider just building portals in your fabric panels and install the outlets in wall. Size the openings so they just surround the outlet. If you need a panel framing sketch let me know.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
then use one of my other alternative solutions.

then use one of my other alternative solutions.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
more information needed, thickness of the...

more information needed,

thickness of the panels, locations of these outlets/wires Will they be visible or hidden behind speakers.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 65,143
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
did you ever figure out why the sump motor kept...

did you ever figure out why the sump motor kept tripping the breaker?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 65,143
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Nothing about that looks easy or fun.

Nothing about that looks easy or fun.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
either a 2x2 or 2x3 glued and screwed to the wall...

either a 2x2 or 2x3 glued and screwed to the wall level with the bottom edge of the ladders.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
1)because you are talking to idiot installers ...

1)because you are talking to idiot installers

2) installing an HDMI plug end is not a homeowner task. Your options are to pull a factory made HDMI cable, Install a Rapid Run brand cable with snap...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 65,143
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I hope they put it on the other side of that...

I hope they put it on the other side of that drain pipe, more concrete needs to come out
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 181,641
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If you use another drop ceiling, attach the...

If you use another drop ceiling, attach the drywall directly to the studs and only do the walls not against a foundation wall you will be significantly disappointed in your results.

attaching...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
put the TV on the wall opposite the windows and...

put the TV on the wall opposite the windows and the seating in front of the windows.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
For 100ft I think you need to use quad shield RG6...

For 100ft I think you need to use quad shield RG6 with solid copper core. If any of the cable is buried you will need to be sure the jacket is rated for such use. Then you will need to attach the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 65,143
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you are not hosed I've done several that way,...

you are not hosed I've done several that way, just plan on making sure the door is well hung in a sturdy frame.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Lunch time

Lunch time
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Memmos walls are the same as yours I'll have to...

Memmos walls are the same as yours I'll have to draw you a sketch, when I'm in my office.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Just a data point on add on extras in new home...

Just a data point on add on extras in new home construction. My builder had a very simple formula for pricing add-on-extras. Whatever his sub charged he doubled it. I suspect the same here. The time...
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