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Offline Bill

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Home theater
« on: Mar 03, 2012, 12:18 PM »
In the process of some audio research I stumbled across the AVS forum which I might have mentioned before.  There is a dedicated thread to building HT s from scratch.  Many are impressive, most very long and quite technical.  But the link below is an extreme in both effort and result and I enjoyed it, particularly the photos.  Lots of info too.  It's really worth looking/reading all 35 pages!

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1117148

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Re: Home theater
« Reply #1 on: Mar 03, 2012, 12:46 PM »
Wow.

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Re: Home theater
« Reply #2 on: Mar 03, 2012, 02:50 PM »
The really astounding thing is they started with a crawl space and excavated for a basement room!

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Re: Home theater
« Reply #3 on: Mar 04, 2012, 07:32 AM »
I'm only about half way through that post, but all I can say is what an amazing amount of work that is. I would have thought an addition or separate free standing building would have cost less.

That's way more work than I would want to take on by myself.
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Re: Home theater
« Reply #4 on: Mar 04, 2012, 07:49 AM »
It was 2+ years in the making.

Somewhere in the thread he ( Moggie) said the cost of excavation alone was about equal to the cost of a 500~sq. ft. addition.  I'd estimate between excavation and equipment he spent $ 60k on the finished project.  Must really, really like to watch movies and I'd wager no one else in his family could watch a movie or listen to music while he's away.  I'd be very impressed if he created a one button macro on the controlling IPad!  Wait 'till you get to the automation.

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