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#260836 - 05/19/09 07:26 PM acoustic panels
newkid2005 Offline
local

Registered: 07/23/05
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Loc: napa, california
any particular place to buy ?? any advantage of mineral wool over fiberglass ??

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#260878 - 05/20/09 10:13 AM Re: acoustic panels [Re: newkid2005]
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Loc: New Orleans
If you search the thread a bit (not easy) you will find several very good discussions of this topic and even some pics.
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#260948 - 05/20/09 06:25 PM Re: acoustic panels [Re: Zimm]
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Registered: 03/20/08
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Loc: Fishers, Indiana, USA
I bought mine here, and I love them:

http://www.atsacoustics.com/
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#260960 - 05/20/09 07:43 PM Re: acoustic panels [Re: SRoode]
newkid2005 Offline
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Registered: 07/23/05
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Loc: napa, california
i heard about them......they are supposedly good......however i asked them if they could replace the mineral wool with fibre glass and they said no......

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#261007 - 05/21/09 10:55 AM Re: acoustic panels [Re: newkid2005]
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Guitar Center actually has some decent prices on sound panels. I was surprised to see it, but I guess they aim for the home studio market and so you can get whole packages for $600. Seemed like a decent deal, but I did not price out each part.
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#261037 - 05/21/09 02:37 PM Re: acoustic panels [Re: Zimm]
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I think Menards carries the insulation board, similar to Owens Corning 703, at least visually it looks the same.
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#261056 - 05/21/09 06:46 PM Re: acoustic panels [Re: SirQuack]
newkid2005 Offline
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Registered: 07/23/05
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Loc: napa, california
thanks Randy.........but do they perform the same function ?? i found one local distributor for the oc boards but he wouldn't sell them to me unless he installed them !!!!!!!!!!111

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#261059 - 05/21/09 07:16 PM Re: acoustic panels [Re: newkid2005]
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Registered: 12/06/07
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Loc: Canada
Newkid. Whats important is the density. As long as its 3lb/cu.ft. or more it will perform the same. Mineral board is an equivelant as well. You might also look for other manufacturers. I found stuff from Ottawa Fibre locally.
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#261078 - 05/22/09 08:06 AM Re: acoustic panels [Re: fredk]
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I had to get my owens corning 703 at a local distibutor that sells to contractors. My buddy owns a welding business and had an account there...
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#261099 - 05/22/09 12:38 PM Re: acoustic panels [Re: SirQuack]
newkid2005 Offline
local

Registered: 07/23/05
Posts: 200
Loc: napa, california
now i need to find a contractor friend !!!!!!!!!!!

let me see........i have a audio friend, a computer friend

wanted a contractor friend who is also a handyman.......

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