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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By KickinAces
Awesome to hear. That is what everyone I have...

Awesome to hear. That is what everyone I have talked to has said as well. Nice to hear it from an expert. And have no fear....plenty of screws are going to be used! Thanks for the fast response!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By KickinAces
It has been slow going these past few weeks with...

It has been slow going these past few weeks with getting sick and in turn getting the kids sick. But I have managed to get a bit more framing up. Now I am working on installing the clips for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-21-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By KickinAces
Love the idea! Looking at the website, would...

Love the idea! Looking at the website, would only need to put like a 2'' soffit above the screen to fit them. What size did you go with? It looks like this is the ones that you got?...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-20-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By KickinAces
I like the design! So you have a basic tv in...

I like the design! So you have a basic tv in that cabinet and drop down a screen when you want the large screen? Does having the speakers enclosed like that cause any reflection issues or impact...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-18-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
If anyone is still following this thread, I have...

If anyone is still following this thread, I have made a new, fresh thread titled Windy City Theater Design and Build
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-18-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
If anyone is still following this thread, I have...

If anyone is still following this thread, I have made a new, fresh thread titled Windy City Theater Design and Build
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-18-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By KickinAces
Windy City Theater Design and Build

Hello AVS community! I tried starting a build thread a little more than a year ago and things blew up in my face. Specifically, I had another remodel project that took priority and then tore my...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-02-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,125
Posted By KickinAces
Thanks for clearing that up. I think it is an...

Thanks for clearing that up. I think it is an awesome idea and a great way to cut costs without cutting quality.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-02-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,125
Posted By KickinAces
So looking through all the posts, I think I...

So looking through all the posts, I think I notice that you have drywall on most of the walls with a few places that have plywood. Is there a reason why you put up the plywood or am I viewing the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-02-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By KickinAces
Thank you for the pictures and response. I am...

Thank you for the pictures and response. I am just glad to hear someone else has a similar issue and found a way around it. I think this might work for me. The hard part is the ceiling is very low...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-30-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By KickinAces
Pictures of the HVAC system

Pictures of the HVAC system
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-29-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By KickinAces
Help with ceiling support!

Hello Everyone! I was very active on my plans to build a new theater about two years ago before disaster hit in the form of a torn achillies tendon. Needless to say it set me back in my plans...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
Would love to say I have made a ton of progress...

Would love to say I have made a ton of progress and the room is almost done, but I would be lying. Sadly, real life created major detours and the movie room got put on the back burner. Had to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 30,224
Posted By KickinAces
I'll trade you!  I am going to be forced to deal...

I'll trade you!  I am going to be forced to deal with half the room at 7'3'' and the other half (screen side) at 6'9''.  Not happy at all, but as you said: it is what it is.  Does your second row...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 30,224
Posted By KickinAces
Quamosa, Love the build so far.  Looking very...

Quamosa,
Love the build so far.  Looking very good and jealous of the progress.  I started my build about 6 months ago, but everything got put on hold due to other projects (mainly gutting a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-11-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,687
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1352726/4pi-crossover#post_20801514)

Nichol1997 put this together it is for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-06-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,335
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mfusick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1503695/dedicated-theater-owners-please-share-your-audio-video#post_24033486)

Sony...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501042/building-ht-in-basement-from-scratch-advice-needed/30#post_24005565)

need...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
So it is going to cut into the height of half of...

So it is going to cut into the height of half of my room, but going to create a complete room inside a room using 2x6's.  The one question is securing to the floor.  Can I nail directly into the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1501042/building-ht-in-basement-from-scratch-advice-needed/30#post_24001957)

no...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-27-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,065
Posted By KickinAces
DD = double drywall   And I believe I saw...

DD = double drywall
 
And I believe I saw similar tiles on sale this weekend at either home depot or menards, if those are near you, for 49 cents each.  Might be worth looking at.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
After some thought, I am leaning to just...

After some thought, I am leaning to just rebuilding all the walls with the exception of the one wall that is shared currently. I am going to build a double wall in front of it. Don't think I will...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
The walls that are already up are nailed into...

The walls that are already up are nailed into the concrete directly.  How big of an issue will that be?  I was thinking of taking a sawzall to the 2x4's that connect the wall to ceiling.  One of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,065
Posted By KickinAces
While I am by no means an expert, and still...

While I am by no means an expert, and still building my own HT from scratch, everything I have read makes me think those panels will not work out as well as you would like.
 
Quote:
Originally...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-26-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,618
Posted By KickinAces
Alright, so finally home and able to get some...

Alright, so finally home and able to get some photos to post.  This first one is of the p-trap that drops about 3.5 inches below the ceiling joists!!!...
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