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    Austin Movie Nights!

    Does anybody in the Austin area have a Sony vw60 or a JVC RS1 they'd be willing to let me see? I'm in the market for one of the two real soon now (my theater is coming together). Meyer Home Theater
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    Does anybody know of a good drywall supply place around Austin? Specifically I'm looking for flexible cornerbead for a non-90 degree corner (135 or so). The big box stores only carry 90. I'll be doing the yellow pages thing, but I thought somebody my have a recommendation. Paul
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    September Austin meet?

    I'm up for it. My HT is stalled at the mudding/taping stage, so I have plenty of time... Paul
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    Austin HTF Poker Thread

    Saturday works better for me, but I'm up for either night.
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    Austin Movie Nights!

    If that is an open invitation, I'm possible for Friday, busy Saturday. It'll be a nice break from my insulation work (framing inspection tomorrow! see pictures in my link below) I've been told that I've GOT to see your theater. How serious are you guys on the poker front? What stakes...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    I stopped by the billiard store. They had two different sets of three chairs each. Pretty similar, very comfortable, very expensive. Not much selection in the store. Thanks the tip, though. I'm looking for 4 chairs that can fit in 12' if possible. I'll probably end up going with Berkline or...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    Cool, that is about 1/4 mile from my house. Never thought of looking in a billiard store for theater seating. I'll try them out. Thanks!
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    Anyone have good Texas sources of home theater seating? I'm looking at two rows of 4. I like the look/size of Berkline 088's, but I'm not up for a huge investment without a tryout first. I'm willing to drive to San Antonio or even Houston (we'll combine it with another space center trip and...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    I've built a model in CARA. Modelling surface treatments such as 703, carpet, etc. was straightforward: just get the absorption coefficients and play with placement and area. It was less clear to me how to model something like a deep bass trap. For now I made the wall within ~ a foot of the...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    I need advice: As you can see in this picture, I have three cabinet cavities across the screen wall and one on the front of the right wall. The right front corner (where the TV hole is now) is going to be squared off. Options: a) remove the cabinets completely and drywall the wall...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    Very cool. Thanks for the useful information. Assuming the two woofers are matched and in phase, I assume that the center-line wouldn't have this problem. The primary listening spot (assuming it's centered on the speaker) wouldn't see any effect. Sketching it out, 5" off the center 10' away...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    Jonathan, total noob question here: My current horizontal center has a single tweeter and a matched pair of mid-range drivers, one on each side, with a crossover around 2KHz. I would estimate the two mids are about a foot apart. How do they avoid comb filtering issues? Is it more of an issue...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    Actually, the one I was thinking of is called the "Home Consignment Center" in Bee Cave. (World Market is a few stores to the right). I stopped by just for the heck of it to take a pic in case anybody wants it, but they are open 10-8 on weekdays. I can stop by there tomorrow night on the way...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    Weird, I live about two blocks from there. I'm tempted to run over, but I'm resisting. From what I can see of Bello racks, they are attractive furniture designed to be out in the room. I'm looking for more along the lines of bolt on rack mount equipment closet stuff that will not be visible...
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    Austin DIY HT Projects

    So no dual speakers then. I guess my thinking is colored by my current horizontal center (woofer-tweeter-woofer). If I mounted it (or my new center) vertically, the offset wouldn't be too bad. As for the beam, my only hesitation is that I would be into structural work (structural engineer...