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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 10:40 AM
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As a continuation of the above discussion, if...

As a continuation of the above discussion, if anyone is interested in my first foray into measurements after I got my first set of room treatments, check it out here: Brolic's First Measurement with...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
I can't wait to flex the surrounds man! I've...

I can't wait to flex the surrounds man! I've been going as loud as I dare with two right now, but they're hooked up to a DAC playing in full range, so 1) no movies, and 2) no bass heavy music (not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 08:20 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Planning for six speakers: ...

Planning for six speakers:

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag414/mblair104/PreliminaryLayout2_zpsd3b7c537.jpg

The PJ is currently slated to be 18' back from the screen. The seats...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Yes indeed, Nyal is working on the plan as we...

Yes indeed, Nyal is working on the plan as we speak (well, not literally, as it's still sleepy time over there in California). This is a very engineered plan. I took off axis measurements for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 06:57 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Well, the scree width would stay the same--it's...

Well, the scree width would stay the same--it's only the height that would change. I wouldn't want to go any wider than 12' at the moment due to the fact that I'm pushing the limites of modern-day...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 06:41 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
No problem! It'll defin(eberg)itely work!!!...

No problem! It'll defin(eberg)itely work!!! (crowd applauds at clever joke) lolol

Ah, great idea---drats...it'll be tough to get an image at the final screen location, which is 2.5-3" in front...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 06:04 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
LOL, wow--we're at 81 pages already, eh? lol...I...

LOL, wow--we're at 81 pages already, eh? lol...I knew I was forgetting something. lol. Carpet is quite a ways off--I need to get the room taped and mudded...and primed. I don't know if I'd put the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 05:27 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Greetings! Go to the 10:57 mark in the below...

Greetings! Go to the 10:57 mark in the below video. It's there!!! Same situation--building a soffit around duct work.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcYPr1PE4dg
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 05:24 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Oh yeah man--it's sometimes impossible to avoid...

Oh yeah man--it's sometimes impossible to avoid ductwork protrusions.

Ah, soffits--click on the video series link in my signature. In the first post, click on the Episode 5: Things that Go Sump...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-26-2015, 09:07 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Yup, toward the rear of the room.

Yup, toward the rear of the room.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-26-2015, 06:07 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Updated! Greetings! Soffits will be...

Updated!



Greetings! Soffits will be identical from the front of the room back to the 18 foot mark. Then, for feet 19 through 28, the left soffit bumps out to accommodate a duct that had...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
+1

+1
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 10:12 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Wow! I tried getting some contractors over to...

Wow! I tried getting some contractors over to give me a quote to do just that. only one person called me back, and he was a no-show.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 09:41 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
in line with what Mike said above, do I sense a...

in line with what Mike said above, do I sense a rotary sub in your future? Heh heh.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 06:33 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks for the encouragement, Mike! Oh man, I...

Thanks for the encouragement, Mike! Oh man, I need to update that owned/planned list. Half that list has changed drastically. The preamp, I'm starting with the Marantz 8802. Here's the plan now:...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 04:53 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Deadline: Memorial Day (1yr and one month total...

Deadline: Memorial Day (1yr and one month total build duration). The first movie we are going to watch is: Star Trek: Into Darkness(upmixed to Atmos). We LOVE that movie, and the 3D version is just...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 04:27 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
I updated Post 2 of this thread with the major...

I updated Post 2 of this thread with the major events of this build. In the thread for my last theater, it's difficult to track down milestones. I don't want that to be the case with this thread.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 04:20 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Got it! I'll measure the channel locations for...

Got it! I'll measure the channel locations for sure. Should I create a clip-o-matic 2000 fit the ceiling?



Ah thanks for the tip! On the anchoring, I leave that question to BIG.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
This was a good thread for me to read, because ...

This was a good thread for me to read, because as much time and money as its taken to soundproof, ive been wondering if I would have been happier buying a Tesla Model S and a nice pair of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2015, 06:59 AM
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Views: 83,370
Posted By BrolicBeast
Getting mine next week from Nyal....I can't wait!...

Getting mine next week from Nyal....I can't wait! I love this thread!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2015, 06:33 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks for the heads up. I'll be sure to paint...

Thanks for the heads up. I'll be sure to paint the ceiling up to the anticipated baffle wall location and stop so we can anchor the baffle wall. I"ll probably do velvet on the ceiling for a few...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-23-2015, 08:10 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
It's scary...I want my mommy! :(

It's scary...I want my mommy! :(
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-23-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Tim, Tim, Tim.... Dont do itttt!!!! I...

Tim, Tim, Tim....

Dont do itttt!!!!

I think triple leaf is only a problem if the gap is small. You have a pretty decent gap between the theater wall and the sheet material behind it. I could...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Ah, very true...I got 750ft of speaker wiring...I...

Ah, very true...I got 750ft of speaker wiring...I hope it's enough. Btw, will we need the channel lines on the wall and ceiling? Just want to know before I paint over them...painting is a long way...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-20-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Hinges are a great idea. If you went that route...

Hinges are a great idea. If you went that route with some sort of pocket insertion, That would be really slick. How do you think you would approach that? Sounds very complex to a non-expert like...
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