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So it begins

chlngr1970

"Project Man"
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#1
Starting the planning of the loft for the theater in the shop. Putting together a list for the supplies. I'm starting with a 2X6 wall along all three sides. Left, rear, and right. I fugure a 7-8' ceiling height under the loft would be enough for a garage, right? That will leave me with enough height to have a high ceiling in the theater room. I'm looking at about a grand for 2x6 walls. I just need to find appropriate joists for the floor to span 36 feet. The shop has footings for supports in the middle at a few locations, and I may need to use them.
 

chlngr1970

"Project Man"
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#6
Silent Bob said:
Any idea on new theatre equipment you’re looking at upgrading too?
Starting with the AVP 8200 I found, going to be adding 3 Outlaw Audio Model 5000X amps when the time comes. I have the Samsung UDB-M9700 UHD Blu Ray Player, and will probably add an Xbox Series X as soon as I can find one. I'm debating on even putting DirecTV in there. I'm hoping to be able to afford an 8K projector by the time I'm done with construction. Speakers I haven't decided on either. I'm leaning toward in wall for surround and surround back. But, a 24x36 room, 9-10 foot ceiling, risers for rows 2 and 3. Three reclining couches in the back, two reclining love seats and a reclining couch in the center, and three reclining love seats in the front. 154" 2.4:1 fixed screen. I'll look into an anamorphic lens when things come together.