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Is quiet rock worth it?

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#1 of 4 hbk842



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Posted April 14 2008 - 07:31 AM

I just finished pricing out the quiet rock and it is considerably more expensive. Has anyone installed this in their basement or at home? I am just trying to figure out if I should just increase the thickness of normal drywall or not. Thanks for any input.

#2 of 4 Robert_J


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Posted April 14 2008 - 09:35 AM

It wasn't worth it to me. The lower the frequency, the less it attenuates the sound. I'm a bass nut so it was useless. To keep the peace in the family, I have a single 12" sub that I use when I want to keep things quiet. For full blown action movies I use my dual 15's.


#3 of 4 troy evans

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Posted April 14 2008 - 09:44 AM

I can't speak for anyone else here, but, I like my rock loud, not quiet. Posted Image Seriously, you may be better off looking into sound absorbtion materials. Rather than putting up sheet rock.
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#4 of 4 Ted White

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Posted April 15 2008 - 01:01 AM

The low frequencies is where it all either happens or it doesn't. The quiet rock is a bit expensive for what you get. Or what you could get with other techniques and materials.
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