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Hello all. I move about every two years for my job so I'm looking for recommendations on DIY sound panels, bass traps, diffusors,...

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Bushman 10th November 2017
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Hi guys. Thanks to the huge amount of information on this forum I managed to improve very significantly the acoustics of my...

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GRBoomer 6th November 2017
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I'm building some framed superchunks for front corners of my control room out of pink fluffy with a wood frame, and plywood tops...

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kgveteran 3rd November 2017
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I’m trying to treat a 20x12’ room using 2” auralex wedgies. I understand the limitations of acoustic foam, however, I...

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jikky 30th October 2017
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Hello guys, I am in a little place to record my sound a 2x2 ( only for mic), i am wondering what is the best bass trap i could...

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mirochandler 25th October 2017
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Hi All, Do you need to HANG acoustic clouds from the ceiling (as opposed to mounting them flush) for them to be effective? ...

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DanDan 24th October 2017
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ok, i searched an hour, i give up now. i'm sure the info is somewhere but i can't locate it... i want to hang some panels as...

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bottombunk 24th October 2017
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I called Home Hardware who is an Owens Corning dealer and the lady got back to me with some weird answer she relayed from the rep...

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Gar 20th October 2017
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I'm now itching everywhere. I have taken the usual precaution when stuffing the fiberglass into the Ready Bags (the fabric is...

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jazztronaut 18th October 2017
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Has anyone tried fixing their studio foam to the walls using 3M Dual Lock? I'm renting an apartment and I have 6 Auralex bass...

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OrphicTrench 17th October 2017
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So kind of a stupid question. I'm going to be building some hanging bass trap panels for me control room. I'm going to order...

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Bushman 15th October 2017
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I'm looking to treat my room better than I have right now. I have foam right now. And YES I am aware it's not very effective so I...

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BarcelonaMusic 15th October 2017
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I am treating out of control bass in a large room with 20' tall ceilings. There is a hung ceiling with standard 1/2" 2x2...

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bgood 15th October 2017
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Hey everyone, I have recently moved into a new house in canada and need to deal with proper treatment of my only room option....

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tibasse 11th October 2017
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Hi all, Wondering who makes this corner trap? The white one with the pattern. I don't actually think it's vicoustic. I just...

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Miguel Almeida 11th October 2017
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I'm looking to get some better acoustic treatment. Right now I'm using cheap foam. I've seen kits from Primeacoustics which seem...

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Miguel Almeida 11th October 2017
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Hey guys, possibly a stupid question: About a year ago I took an acoustics class and the teacher talked about "free...

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DanDan 9th October 2017
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ATS acoustics advertises their rigid fiberglass as "an exact substitute for Owens Corning 703. Sound absorption, density,...

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805Room 5th October 2017
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Hi, I foud this research paper about a new way of absorbing sound energy and foud it really interesting. From what I...

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c0nnect3d 1st October 2017
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Hello! I've made gobos. They are 39,5 cm thick. (15 9/16 Inches) They are filled with rockwool that sum up to 39 cm. (15...

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ostfisk 30th September 2017
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What's supposed to be better or different about ASC Tube Traps, compared to regular panel traps? I spent 5000 euros on 12 Tube...

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chet.d 30th September 2017
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Products with density and air flow resistivity data: Terminology: Air Flow Resistivity (in Norwegian: strømningsmotstand) is...

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avare 30th September 2017
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Hi there Had a good look around on the net and have not been able to find it. I'm after the figure for RS60 specifically,...

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chrismeraz 25th September 2017
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I got 4 of these 8` x 20" sheets(complete with old baby-blue fancy fabric) that they were just going to throw away for a...

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BarcelonaMusic 21st September 2017
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I have a 2' x 4' 2" thick absorption panel made of OC703 that I want to hang on my ceiling above me. My celing is a drop...

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Wayne 17th September 2017
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Hello! I have a question: Which is the temperature of melting a custom gobo? :facepalm:

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aslight 15th September 2017
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I'm a newbie to the gearslutz board and this is my first review of a recent purchase. I'll try to keep it short and simple. I...

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hiphop24360 10th September 2017
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Now and again a client comes back with an inspired idea or process. This is from John Crone of Manor Studio Cobh in Ireland....

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DanDan 7th September 2017
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hi, i have a lot of 24kg knauf earthwool leftovers from my bass traps project, now i'm building a panels and thought that i can...

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gm446 6th September 2017
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Hey guys, Making techno and trying to create some DIY bass traps for my studio. Live in Australia and found these options...

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simlimsd3 6th September 2017
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I am planning to build first reflection panels (that also help with flutter), and would like to know, how thick the panels need...

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DanDan 6th September 2017
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So I did a bunch of research and built this helmholtz resonator a couple years ago and was underwhelmed with the results and...

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DanDan 6th September 2017
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Hi everybody, so after i build my 3 super-chunks...

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gm446 5th September 2017
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So the fabric is ugly, my studio is way full, so they're going in the living room which has a nice surround and 18`ceilings. I...

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BarcelonaMusic 4th September 2017
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I've got a tiny 3.5m x 2.6m room and I want to stick wideband absorbers all around to get a more dead and neutral sound. Rockwool...

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anticipation 2nd September 2017
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Preface: So I really wanted to build my own panels, but all of the hardware stores near me don't sell the insulation I'd need at...

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cozy_robinson 30th August 2017
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Hi all, I have a little music room set up in my apartment and lately as I've begun reading about acoustical treatment I've...

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frusc_25 29th August 2017
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Hi all ! I hope this will be a "simple" answer.... I will be building some bass traps in the corners of my room...

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saurumanx 29th August 2017
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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

replies: 22 views: 12,494
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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...

replies: 23 views: 2,135
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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...

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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...

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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...

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Old Goat 11th August 2017


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