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Heeman - WI Basement HT Build

Discussion in 'DIY Projects' started by heeman, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    Yeah... I have a little DIY project for Heeman to solve some of the problems he would like to see dealt with. More on that later.
  2. JeffMackwood

    JeffMackwood Maxi-Me

    Attaboy Keith! :thumbsup:
  3. Barney

    Barney Longhorns, Cowboys, Spurs, & Rangers...love Texas

    Must be nice.
  4. Botch

    Botch I.Y.A.A.Y.A.S! Superstar

    So, when's the AA Debut??
  5. malsackj

    malsackj Well-Known Member

    The visit up to Keith was great. Loved the music, and videos. Too Many goose bumps from good music and sound.
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  6. heeman

    heeman Well-Known Member Famous

    So one of Flint's recommendations was to get some diffusion behind the seats. I started this little project a while ago, however the nailer died the first day and then I had business travel and a very important GTG.

    So here are some pic's from the build. Nothing real scientific, other than the spacing between the vertical slats. It is symmetrical. We tried it without absorption and with absorption. The performance was better with the built in absorption. 2" OC703 with a 1.5" airgap. The dimensions are 4' x 6'. All as it need now is some fabric and paint. It did change the sound in the room. I am pretty sure for the better, put this stuff is so subjective. Still trying to achieve improved audio!!!

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    Last edited: Aug 11, 2017
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  7. heeman

    heeman Well-Known Member Famous

    A few more Pic's




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  8. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Famous

    Nice work!
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  9. malsackj

    malsackj Well-Known Member

    Yes mesa likes.
  10. yromj

    yromj Well-Known Member

    Looks cool!!

  11. heeman

    heeman Well-Known Member Famous

    So last weekend we decided to finally finish the diffuser. We filled all the nail holes and reinforced the top board that was under stress when hanging on the wall. We got a good coat of primer on. Then it snowed and couldn’t get out to buy the paint. I have a little out patient thing going on Friday, however I hope to finish this up this weekend. It’s about time.

    I will post some pics over the weekend.
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  12. Randy

    Randy Well-Known Member Famous

    Best of luck with the sex change (I had no idea they could do that on an outpatient basis) and good luck with finishing up the diffusors.

    Seriously though, best of luck with the "outpatient thing" whatever it is. Wishing you happiness, health, and audio nirvana for the rest of your days.
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  13. heeman

    heeman Well-Known Member Famous

    The outpatient thing involves some tubes with camera's and 2 orifices.

    Halfway through the prep, haven't eaten anything in 24 hours......................f'n starving.
  14. Towen7

    Towen7 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

    Gross ... but fingers crossed that all goes well.
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  15. heeman

    heeman Well-Known Member Famous

    So 20 days later and we are almost there.

    Painting this thing was NOT FUN!!

    Now the speaker cloth for the absorption and the OC703. Should finish this upcoming weekend.
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  16. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Famous

    Great pics!! :suspicious:
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  17. JeffMackwood

    JeffMackwood Maxi-Me

    Back on Feb 8th he said where his camera was going to be - and you still want pics?!
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  18. heeman

    heeman Well-Known Member Famous

    Luckily those pics and samples showed nothing major!
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  19. JeffMackwood

    JeffMackwood Maxi-Me

  20. Randy

    Randy Well-Known Member Famous

    YUP, what he said!^^^

    Hey brother, I am hoping that we can manage enough time to stop by in June if we can work it out timing wise, I sure hope you have those diffusors done by then. SHEESH!!!

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