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#360443 - 12/08/11 12:45 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: SirQuack]
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Hey, don't jinx me...
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#360447 - 12/08/11 01:59 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: SirQuack]
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I never seen an I-beam like this before. It seems to me that the 2x12 in my older construction would be much sturdier.

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#360448 - 12/08/11 02:06 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: CatBrat]
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That is just a picture representation. The I beams in our house are pretty beefy. Engineered I beams are supposed to be better as long as they are the right ones.
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#360464 - 12/08/11 04:11 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: nickbuol]
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Engineered beams are supposed to be more dimensionally stable. Which means fewer squeaks from the subfloor resting on it over time, among other benefits.
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#360469 - 12/08/11 05:24 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: pmbuko]
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Dang you and your bacon avatar...
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#360483 - 12/08/11 08:36 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: nickbuol]
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I built my bulkheads that way, 2x4's notched out to fit onto the joists etc.
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#360495 - 12/09/11 12:55 AM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: nickbuol]
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Originally Posted By: nickbuol
Dang you and your bacon avatar...


Indeed!

Bacon makes everything better too

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Sorry saw that today and had to share, heh.
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#360497 - 12/09/11 01:40 AM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: INANE]
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LOL
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#360667 - 12/11/11 07:25 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: nickbuol]
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Nick,
What are you using for your remote?
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#360688 - 12/11/11 11:27 PM Re: Maybe I should start a v4.0 build thread somewhere [Re: Hansang]
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Harmony One remote... Worked great for V3.0 of the theater.

By the way, I just got done spending the afternoon/evening on Friday, a good part of Saturday, and then about 6 hours today finishing things up and getting the whole basement cleaned up in hopes of a successful inspection tomorrow. I REALLY hope that we get the stamp of approval and then we can start the drywall process. Things will really start to take shape then....
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