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After several threads here on the relative safety of rockwool, fiberglass, and organic fibers, I did a few days of digging...

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DanDan 25th August 2017
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I started out with auralex foam before becoming informed. I outfitted my small home studio with good quality bass traps in the...

dreckdirect
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dreckdirect 21st August 2017
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So i decided to go out and get everything i needed to build my own 24x48" bass traps for my rear corners. I built 4 traps...

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Koolcam3 19th August 2017
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I have an order of GIK's gridfusors coming in the mail, and they are a finless 2x2 QRD diffusor with mirrored root 13 QRD...

blenny
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Kiwi 18th August 2017
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hello, on the weekend i finally finished my latest DIY room acoustics project. due to the absolutely great improvement the...

airmate
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Animadigital 17th August 2017
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From what I have read there may be several suitable substitutes for Owen Conrning 703. However, I need to know what is good but...

intellijel
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thequietroom. 16th August 2017
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I have my rock wool sheets in a wooden frame and spaced from the wall using two wooden studs going across the bottom and top of...

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bowzin 16th August 2017
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Hi everyone, I'm about to buy my acoustic stuff and I'm having a bit of doubt now. I thought 50mm rockwool 221 was the way...

Ferio
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Tonato17 15th August 2017
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Hello Fellow Gearslutz, Today 6 Hofa Basstraps arrived. On first look they seem very nice build quality. Very rigid. They are...

Tigri
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dbot 14th August 2017
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Hello - I have a question about the relative benefits & drawbacks of a plan I recently concocted, which doesn't seem to have...

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DanDan 13th August 2017
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Hi everyone. I just made several broadband absorbers and bass traps for my room, and everything seems to be okay, but when...

horsound
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DanDan 13th August 2017
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I'm building giant bass traps (2 foot thick from wall, 8 foot high) that will be filled with OC pink fluffy. This question is...

NathanEldred
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Old Goat 11th August 2017
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Hey guys. I was wondering if anyone has ever tried and compared corner mounted broadband absorbers with and without air gap in...

Cocobolo81
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DanDan 9th August 2017
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Hi slutz. I was asked to post my email below as a new thread due to the following answer: "Hey man, Thanks for the PM,...

HookedOnHardware
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Vini 9th August 2017
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i got room treatment made out of basotect and some bass traps (BASF – Products & Markets) link to set - not mine but...

duvalle
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Vini 9th August 2017
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I am trying to suck the energy out of some ugly wobbly bass around the 24 Hz and 43 Hz...

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PsyQ 9th August 2017
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hi im sorry in advance for my bad english.. i want to place a few straddle bass trap in my bed room basement\studio. i only...

taltal
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taltal 5th August 2017
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Hey guys, I need some advice on how to set up the acoustic treatment in my room given the materials I currently have. I...

goobysan
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Bushman 4th August 2017
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This looks pretty amazing, although more difficult as a DIY build, they look like they would take up less room than conventional...

playon
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Waoooompfh 3rd August 2017
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New study came out on the safety of rockwool, was thinking of putting this in my bedroom but currently concerned. What do you...

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DanDan 3rd August 2017
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HI guys, first of all, thank you so much for reading, for all the info provided in other threads and kind of apologies if this...

Tonato17
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DanDan 2nd August 2017
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Hi JWL.GIK , Was wondering about the difference between the two panels if there was any, other than the type of scatter plate...

Temple of Light
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Temple of Light 29th July 2017
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Hi All, The only thing I can do with my space is try to put some corner traps up on one side of the room in one corner where...

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elvtnedge 25th July 2017
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Hi, I've got some Rockwool, 45kg/m3 density, I've cut them into triangles and i am going to put them in the corner of my home...

elasticc
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DanDan 23rd July 2017
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Hi. I would be very grateful for a categorical answer regarding the space between my foam 'bass' traps and my ceiling walls...

Jimpanzee Salt
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bowzin 20th July 2017
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Hi! My room is 6,5x3x2,5m with concrete walls. Ive found by measuring that my optimal listening position is somewhere around...

pimo
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pimo 20th July 2017
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I've been building acoustic panels for my studio for a while now (I'm using rockwool and my room is about 15x15ft). The panels...

DynamicDonald
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Jens Eklund 18th July 2017
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I've finally started to build my studio. It sure is 90% planning and 10% building as the quote says! The acoustic designer...

ostfisk
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ostfisk 16th July 2017
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First off, I'm not handy at all really lol. So I'm wondering if I'm doing anything wrong with this method of starting my room...

Kwic_Draw
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Kwic_Draw 15th July 2017
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Hello, everyone. I have a question about Thermafiber Safing mineral wool insulation. My local big box stores didn't have any...

Rob Babcock
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Daniel Bloch 13th July 2017
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Hey guys, I am planning to built some mobile DIY skyline diffusers and had an idea for simplifying the building process....

kjulian
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kjulian 5th July 2017
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How do you mount foam on a wall? The wall is painted sheetrock...the foam is cheapo Auralex-looking stuff. I've tried two...

springs
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humbucker 2nd July 2017
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I'm the happy owner of a couple pieces of GIK acoustic treatment. I have several 242 panels in various sizes (including two...

blunktimothy
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blunktimothy 2nd July 2017
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Hello Im currently treating my recording studio. im looking to cover all 4 corners with bass traps. Here at my hometown we can...

Ahmad alqarawi
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Ahmad alqarawi 30th June 2017
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Just got my samples this stuff is high quality, however £7.60 per metre, not sure if i can afford it I went to a few stores...

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horsound 30th June 2017
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Hey folks, after reading many threads I've learned that for deep bass traps (corner superchunks and whole back wall treatments)...

Copilco
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Tonato17 29th June 2017
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Hi Everyone, I know this stuff has been covered to death in the forum, I’m manly looking to see if anyone can spot any...

benferrari
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Tonato17 28th June 2017
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I have this Hometheater im building and im nearing the acoustic treatment portion of the build. My plan is to use 4" OC703....

kgveteran
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boggy 28th June 2017
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So I am in the process of making panels for my closet which is 6 foot long ( this is the direction im facing when im...

MattyC12
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jikky 25th June 2017
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I'm building some acoustic panels like GIK 242s, and I was wondering what other people use for covering these? The GIK /...

JamieOxford
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johnnyc 25th June 2017
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Hi, I'm building a mix room. There'll be some live stuff once and a while, such as drums and singers for sure. It's a square...

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radlid 24th June 2017
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Anybody in the pnw know of a supplier of oc 703/705, knauf etc in the Seattle/Tacoma area? Thanks!

bgood
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craigb 22nd June 2017
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I am building some absorbers for the rear of my room. My frames have a depth for 7.5" of material and the air gap will be...

Pultzar
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Pultzar 19th June 2017
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I am building a Hometheater and my side surround speakers are small twoway sealed speakers 8"woofer/1"dome Tweeter that...

kgveteran
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kgveteran 19th June 2017
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Has anyone read this: SHUNT LOUDSPEAKERS FOR MODAL CONTROL IN ROOMS Hervé Lissek, Romain Boulandet I did a forum search,...

Jabs
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Zek 17th June 2017
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If I have plain OC 705 are there alternates to FRK that can be used to cover one side to get a low end absorption response...

RCM - Ronan
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flicka 14th June 2017
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ok..here is the challenge i've got 12 1" 705 frk panels that i have had in storage for years. at the suggestion of the...

ejsongs
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Ethan Winer 12th June 2017
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QRDude is a great utility for designing 1D and 2D quadratic residue diffusers. Its only for Windows only, however here is a free...

freshtapescent
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drewharris 8th June 2017
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Hi everyone, I'm treating my room but I have a question. I built really small superchunks with the sides of the triangle...

Nothing Left
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dinbhh 7th June 2017
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Hi everyone I'm about to start build few acoustic panels. I've got IZOCAM BGT faced glass wool as a material. It's a black...

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dinbhh 7th June 2017

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