Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Outdoor Speaker Placement

Speaker Placement: Unusual Room Layouts and Elevating Speakers

Wall'O'Fame
Experimental Atmos
Greetings fellow Axiom owners...
Who's Online
4 registered (Stilljoe, Ian, bridgman, Ken.C), 74 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13317 Members
11 Forums
22876 Topics
404267 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17768
pmbuko 16273
SirQuack 13333
CV 11195
MarkSJohnson 10878
Meanwhile On Facebook

Love this comment from Doug T! "The M22 bookshelf speakers sound so clean and a...

󾓶 Andrew has spoken! Big update on the AxiomPlay Wireless Platform on the Axiom...

A New Look For Our Amps and Pre-amps? Adding yet another level of customization...

Hurry - sale ends Sunday!

Page 18 of 20 < 1 2 ... 16 17 18 19 20 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#396804 - 09/02/13 11:00 PM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: JohnK]
CV Offline
Founder, Axiom Upgrade Club
shareholder in the making

Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11195
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
John, I'm going to be making area rugs out of carpet and Instabind with padding underneath. I'll try to get creative with those for different looks. The main one will cover most of the home theater area, so I'm assuming that will be enough to tame reflections. While the design in the concrete will be mostly covered, I still want it there.

Top
#396806 - 09/03/13 07:35 AM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: CV]
Murph Offline
axiomite

Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 6813
Loc: PEI, Canada
I like the look as well Charles. I'd feel remiss though if I didn't mention that walking on concrete as part of your daily routine can be very hard on your joints. It can lead to long term foot, knee, hip and back issues. Just ask any mechanic why they never shortchange themselves on expensive work boots.
_________________________
With great power comes Awesome irresponsibility.

Top
#396813 - 09/03/13 10:24 AM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: CV]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8286
Loc: Tacoma
I'm sure the rug will really tie the room together.
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#396815 - 09/03/13 11:42 AM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: Murph]
CV Offline
Founder, Axiom Upgrade Club
shareholder in the making

Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11195
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
Originally Posted By: Murph
I like the look as well Charles. I'd feel remiss though if I didn't mention that walking on concrete as part of your daily routine can be very hard on your joints. It can lead to long term foot, knee, hip and back issues. Just ask any mechanic why they never shortchange themselves on expensive work boots.


Thanks for the heads-up. Peter was saying something similar when I posted about it on Facebook. I'll have to invest in slippers like he suggested.

Top
#396816 - 09/03/13 12:06 PM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: tomtuttle]
medic8r Offline
axiomite

Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 6390
Loc: Fredericksburg, Virginia
Originally Posted By: tomtuttle
I'm sure the rug will really tie the room together.

Duuuuude!
_________________________
"The Universe is the game of the self, which plays hide and seek forever and ever" - Alan Watts

Top
#396817 - 09/03/13 12:50 PM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: CV]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8286
Loc: Tacoma
I stand at work (good for my back). Get one of those commercial rubber mat thingies for your kitchen workspace (business Costco in Fife or a restaurant supply house or something).
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#396842 - 09/04/13 01:40 AM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: tomtuttle]
CV Offline
Founder, Axiom Upgrade Club
shareholder in the making

Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11195
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
Originally Posted By: tomtuttle
I stand at work (good for my back). Get one of those commercial rubber mat thingies for your kitchen workspace (business Costco in Fife or a restaurant supply house or something).


I was definitely planning on getting a couple of those for the kitchen, but I hadn't figured out what brand. Are the ones you're referring to different from the ones I can get from Amazon.com?

Top
#396843 - 09/04/13 01:45 AM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: CV]
tomtuttle Offline
axiomite

Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8286
Loc: Tacoma
Nah. Just get a good one.
_________________________
bibere usque ad hilaritatem

Top
#397463 - 09/29/13 02:15 AM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: CV]
CV Offline
Founder, Axiom Upgrade Club
shareholder in the making

Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11195
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
I suppose I only posted pics of my polished concrete floor on Facebook, not here. I decided against a design. I wasn't even going to dye it, but the guy suggested some color so the new concrete and old concrete didn't clash so much.







They're still coming back to put on one more coat of sealer and do one more buff. I'm happy with the look overall, but you can see parts of it look a little cloudier than the rest, so here's hoping that can be improved.

Top
#397485 - 09/29/13 09:47 AM Re: CV's Subterranean Adventure [Re: CV]
onn Offline
aficionado

Registered: 02/28/08
Posts: 903
Loc: Edmonton Alberta
Very nice Charles. I can't wait to see how the finished room will look
_________________________
My system

Top
Page 18 of 20 < 1 2 ... 16 17 18 19 20 >



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.