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"Fake" sound bar

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by Keith G, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Keith G

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    I purchased this very nice entertainment system for my new TV and it has this cutout for a sound bar. Since I have tower speakers and didn't like looking at that empty space I built a "fake" sound bar. Cheesy or not?

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    Looks ok to me.
     
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    Appropriate. As soundbars are fake surround sound! :D
     
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    We had a Packard Bell TV set when I was a kid that came in a big overwrought wooden box like that. Ours was "Mediterranean style" through. It would have gone good with crossed swords and bullfighting posters on the wall.
     
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    What's wrong with cheese? Freshly grated Parmesan on crapes is particularly good on a Sunday morning.

    The other possibility would be putting your center speaker there.
     
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    It looks like a great space for the PVR, or Blu ray player.
     
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    XBOX 1S or Playstation 3 or 4 ... ;)
    or maybe bluray storage :D
     
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    To each their own. I might have used it for disc storage or devices. Or filled it with small curios coordinated with the side displays :)
     
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    What would be truly funny would be if Keith G didn't tell his friends it was fake.
    Then, after his guests got inspired by the great sound, he could watch them go out trying to replicate it all;
    with the extra monies spent of an additional and unneeded sound bar.:rolling-smiley::laugh::rolling-smiley:
     

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