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Is anyone else able to make the PennyNike1’s GTG on the 21st or the 28th?

The days are fast approaching!
The first gtg will take place 1 week from today. If you are on the maybe list and do plan to attend, please @ me in this thread or via pm

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Update as we approach the 1st GTG on 7/21...

The system has now been calibrated by @Mark Seaton of Seaton Sound! The theater space has 7 primary seats (3 in the first row and 4 in the second row).

Thanks to @Mike_WI and @majek 60 for contacteing me pursuant to my last post. Still hoping to hear from the following members who had previously expressed interest:

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the system has now been calibrated by @ mark seaton of seaton sound!

super jealous!!!!!

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Update as we approach the 1st GTG on 7/21...

The system has now been calibrated by @ Mark Seaton of Seaton Sound! The theater space has 7 primary seats (3 in the first row and 4 in the second row).

Thanks to @Mike_WI and @majek 60 for contacteing me pursuant to my last post. Still hoping to hear from the following members who had previously expressed interest:

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I unfortunately have to bow out. The same work issues that require me to be in WI this week also require me to be back in IA by Thursday. Sorry for the late notice, I just got word of my updated travel arrangements this morning when I read my work email.

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I unfortunately have to bow out. The same work issues that require me to be in WI this week also require me to be back in IA by Thursday. Sorry for the late notice, I just got word of my updated travel arrangements this morning when I read my work email.
I appreciate you confirming! It helps to get a head count. Hopefully we can meet some time in the future.

I have now heard back from trammer, and he is going to do his best to attend. He is flying in to Wisconsin that morning.

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super jealous!!!!!
Thanks! I am super excited about it! Completing the room + Adding the Berkline theater seating + a Seaton calibration
isa great way to get my first gtg started in the right direction.

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Been a long time coming. I'm happy you are finally here.

After the GTG's you'll finally be able to slow down a little and enjoy it all. Maybe

For your GF's sake!

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Been a long time coming. I'm happy you are finally here.

After the GTG's you'll finally be able to slow down a little and enjoy it all. Maybe

For your GF's sake!
Much appreciated! Thanks for the helpful tips and suggestions along the way! It had been quite the journey

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Update as we approach the 1st GTG on 7/21...

The system has now been calibrated by @Mark Seaton of Seaton Sound! The theater space has 7 primary seats (3 in the first row and 4 in the second row).

Thanks to @Mike_WI and @majek 60 for contacteing me pursuant to my last post. Still hoping to hear from the following members who had previously expressed interest:

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The chances of me making it are looking slimmer and slimmer by the day, unfortunately. So I would not plan on me making it.
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The chances of me making it are looking slimmer and slimmer by the day, unfortunately. So I would not plan on me making it.
I appreciate your letting me know. I definitely appreciate the interest. Please do pm me if something changes!

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Getting excited for the GTG! Woot Woot!

Why is it only Tuesday?

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Getting excited for the GTG! Woot Woot!

Why is it only Tuesday?
The days are flying by for me! Taking off of work on Friday (again) to make sure all is ready for the first gtg!

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The days are flying by for me! Taking off of work on Friday (again) to make sure all is ready for the first gtg!
Really wish I could make one of these but we are travelling. Why do wives cousins get married on all the cool weekends!
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I'm getting married tomorrow and unfortunately there was just no way to get out of that. Otherwise I would be there

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Sounds like you have a cold.. You sure you can make it into work that day?

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Sounds like you have a cold.. You sure you can make it into work that day?
No no, he's got a sickness all right, but it's a sickness only bass can cure.
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First gtg odficially starts up tomorrow at 3:00 pm. Look forward to seeing all attendees on Saturday!!

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I will say for those who like bass.... WOW. Alex's system is on a whole other level now.


I've had the pleasure of hearing Alex's system many times over the years, but the work and effort that both Alex and Mark Seaton have put into the audio calibration is unbelievable.


Alex has the ability to play his system at three levels.


Guest mode
Alex mode
Earthquake mode


My preference falls into the "guest mode" where you get an impactful hit on all bass notes and whooshes of pant flapping air when the scene call for it
Alex mode increases that bass hit two fold and adds the whoosh of air to every bass scene.
Earthquake mode is just raw all out power where even scenes that don't have bass become a steamroller of power. When a scene with bass happens to be played it's foundational shaking, windows upstairs bend and bow out from the sheer pressure waves, neighbors ask what is happening to the home as all they see is it jumping up and down like one of the cars on hydraulic suspensions.


Its not just about the bass now too as the rest of the system sounds crystal clear with no harshness to the highs and at no time fatiguing to the ears at the guest level. At Alex level and Earthquake mode its not your ears that will be fatigued... your whole body will be.



All in all it is a very fun and exciting experience at Alex's Home Theater now.



It is the best I have ever seen or heard your system Alex.



My hat comes off to you good sir.

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I will say for those who like bass.... WOW. Alex's system is on a whole other level now.
You said it!

Thanks to Alex for sharing your setup with us all. I was seriously impressed with not just the raw bass power, but the delicate calibration was evidence throughout!

It was a wonderful Saturday!
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Another reminder that we have a second GTG at PennyNike1's this Saturday. If you missed the first one or even want to come back for a round two please let PennyNike1 or I know.

Sorry we dont have photo's from the last GTG, but we will be sure to take some at the this upcoming one.

Take this opportunity to meet new like minded people and just have an all out good time.

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Another reminder that we have a second GTG at PennyNike1's this Saturday. If you missed the first one or even want to come back for a round two please let PennyNike1 or I know.

Sorry we dont have photo's from the last GTG, but we will be sure to take some at the this upcoming one.

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I'm also trying to see if Wayne can make this one on the 28th as well.

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I'm also trying to see if Wayne can make this one on the 28th as well.
Would love to see him after many years.

I have competing family events during the day and at night, but might (???) be able to squeeze it in.
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I'm really looking forward to this weekend! I'm sure I saw it before but can't remember, what is the time frame? I'll probably grab something from Costco to bring, if that's okay.... livin' that Costco life...

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I'm really looking forward to this weekend! I'm sure I saw it before but can't remember, what is the time frame? I'll probably grab something from Costco to bring, if that's okay.... livin' that Costco life...
Really whenever. But "official" start is 3:00

I tend to get there earlier than start.

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I'm really looking forward to this weekend! I'm sure I saw it before but can't remember, what is the time frame? I'll probably grab something from Costco to bring, if that's okay.... livin' that Costco life...
The gtg starts at 3:00. No need to bring anything. I will take a voluntary $5 to $10 if you wish, since I will be ordering pizzas. We will also will have the famous Garrett's popcorn from chicago, along with other snacks and sodas. Still also have some beer left over from the gtg last week.

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