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10-07-11, 11:20 AM
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Not to complicate things more but some one with...

Not to complicate things more but some one with bad intentions could easily put their hand through the lower corner of the window pain and reach in and unlock the door. (just sayin')
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I don't see the 4ft distance from the back of the...

I don't see the 4ft distance from the back of the sofa as being an issue. I'm not an acoustician but this may actually help expand the 'sound field' created by the surround system.
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Maybe it's just me but I don't see anywhere where...

Maybe it's just me but I don't see anywhere where this says "Can be used in place of a vapor barrier." It states that it is moisture-resistant but that is not a vapor barrier.
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Posted By njnorsky

to my knowledge there is nothing wrong with a...

to my knowledge there is nothing wrong with a repeater, I was just throwing out another possible option.
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Posted By njnorsky

Agree with Rick - run some type of conduit to...

Agree with Rick - run some type of conduit to 'future proof' any needs down the road. I'd also run a network cat-5 (or whatever the latest # is) so if you ever have an internet enabled TV you'll...
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HDMI carries both audio and video so not sure why...

HDMI carries both audio and video so not sure why you'd use RCA jacks for audio, unless I'm mis-reading this and the RCA jacks are used to connect to your stereo (AV receiver).
Have you tried a...
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Posted By njnorsky

When you say 'irregular' I'm assuming you mean...

When you say 'irregular' I'm assuming you mean boards/planks that have been cut and are not full length pieces. I would think you would want to do the opposite, afterall are you going to be sitting...
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I'm a plasma fan. The main tv in our house is a...

I'm a plasma fan. The main tv in our house is a 50" Panisonic plasma that's been going strong for over 3 years, no issues with burn in or fading black levels. That being said we also have a couple...
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Not to confuse things even more, but a lot...

Not to confuse things even more, but a lot depends on the types and number of connections available on the different components. So here's my best guess in trying to keep it simple ...
Coax cable...
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Posted By njnorsky

what makes you think its the TV and not the DVR...

what makes you think its the TV and not the DVR from the cable company? HDMI carries both audio and vidieo signals could the problem be the DVR's HDMI out? does the DVR have component out...
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Views: 1,846
Posted By njnorsky

My appologies up front but let me ask a couple...

My appologies up front but let me ask a couple stupid questions:
Does the receiver work with other devices hookied up via HDMI, for example Blu-Ray/DVD player, game system, cbl box ... and they all...
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Posted By njnorsky

Not sure if it matters to you or not, but keep in...

Not sure if it matters to you or not, but keep in mind the DVD recorder will NOT be recording in hi-def. So while you may be receiving an over the air HD signal (720p / 1080i) your recording will at...
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just wondering but ... do you have easy access to...

just wondering but ... do you have easy access to the splitter, if so can you take the line going to the 'bad' tv conection and connect it to one of the splitter connections going to a 'good'...
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Views: 1,059
Posted By njnorsky

One thing I always consider is does the set have...

One thing I always consider is does the set have enough inputs to handle what I need today as well as 1 or 2 more for the next "must have" device that will come out tomorrow. If I were buying a new...
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Posted By njnorsky

and the next question is - how do plan on running...

and the next question is - how do plan on running the power and AV cables to the TV? Were you planning on running them behind the wall, adding an outlet behind the TV, installing a channel on the...
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if the picture and audio from the dvd player are...

if the picture and audio from the dvd player are fine, can you run a test where you connect the cable box to the same audio input that the dvd player is using? do you have another cable box in the...
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Posted By njnorsky

I would agree with you to clean out the grooves...

I would agree with you to clean out the grooves and tounges of the old adhesive. Perhaps some type of scrapper would would work best on cleaning off the tounges and might be able to get into the...
09-02-10, 11:21 AM
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Posted By njnorsky

Before I'd do anything I'd make sure that if I...

Before I'd do anything I'd make sure that if I wanted these to be legal bedrooms I'd ensure each room has a proper emergency egress.
You don't mention the supply runs to each of these locations is...
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Is the cable box volume controlled seperately...

Is the cable box volume controlled seperately from the TV volume? On my fios box, the box volume is set at '35' but when watching TV and controlling the volume it is the TV's volume that displays...
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Views: 1,318
Posted By njnorsky

You mention cable channel vs. digital channels, I...

You mention cable channel vs. digital channels, I have to admit I find it odd that your cable service doesn't provide even in the most basic package the over the air channels that you need an antenna...
08-08-10, 08:41 AM
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Views: 1,197
Posted By njnorsky

I wouldn't take the issues of lead paint too...

I wouldn't take the issues of lead paint too lightly. I had a friend who was replacing some windows in his 80+ year old house, scrapped down the sills and trim for fresh paint in the process. Turns...
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Views: 1,318
Posted By njnorsky

I have to admit I'm a bit confused on your set...

I have to admit I'm a bit confused on your set up.
Are you using a cable box or not?
When the coax comes out from the wall, what input is it attached too?
Are you using the appropriate...
08-05-10, 10:41 AM
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Views: 6,205
Posted By njnorsky

I've done it in the past with various trees that...

I've done it in the past with various trees that I've had cut down. What you might encounter though is wherever you spread this mulch, you may start to see are 'little trees' begining to grow. Easy...
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Views: 1,120
Posted By njnorsky

I have a similar situation that was resolved by...

I have a similar situation that was resolved by my home's previous owner (after living in the house now for about 5 years I'm pretty sure this was his only good idea!)

We have an electric...
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