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24th November 2017
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I have just finished DIY'ing my first reflection panels . And am now in the process of building bass traps... some 4" and...

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jazzclub 10th July 2011
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Will ceiling bass traps for 7' ceilings take away the room nodes coming from the ceiling? Would 4" thick mineral wool with...

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DanDan 10th July 2011
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I cant find rigid fibreglass or mineral fiber in my country. Is there any other material which is easily available everywhere...

shani haider
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PaulP 10th July 2011
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I've just built some bass trap looking contraptions for my little recording room. I've attached some photos of the build and an...

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Tom Higgins 9th July 2011
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Hello, It seems to have been confirmed that following slabs do not require a frame to be rigid: OC 705 RS100 RW5...

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btroberts 9th July 2011
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Hello, I'm having a very annoying problem where basically the waves outputted by my sub woofer are way too concentrated in the...

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PaulP 8th July 2011
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Just happened across this idea : Just fill with fluffy and...

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localhost127 8th July 2011
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Hey everyone at Gearslutz - A newb question. I just finished building my superchunks 34" faced bass traps. I used 2.5 pcf...

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jazzclub 7th July 2011
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FINALLY found OC703 in Winnipeg, I just finished the first one of these. What do you guys think?

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jordanvoth 5th July 2011
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I was doing some research looking for S. Colam's PhD thesis on the web and came across the attached document. Not only is Dr....

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boggy 4th July 2011
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I'm in the final stages of room redesign and treatment and am still struggling with a hump centered around 115 hz. 1/4 of that...

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Ruby 4th July 2011
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Build an awesome bass trap Just saw this insanely simple corner tube design. Does this actually work?

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btroberts 30th June 2011
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Greetings all! My name is Phil Farrand. I live in Springfield, MO, USA. I'm a computer consultant by day and a struggling...

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Glenn Kuras 29th June 2011
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Hi all, I searched and read a lot, but am still a little unsure how to deal with pattern shifts. The standard QRD 11 Pattern...

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T1M0N 29th June 2011
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I can't seem to find any places that sell 703 or mineral wool in Memphis. Does anyone know of a place that sells it memphis?

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Glenn Kuras 28th June 2011
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Hi, here you can see some photos of my studio. Webpage is in development. Krachwerk Audio Production Before I start building...

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ThomasT 28th June 2011
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Formaldehyde, styrene among substances deemed carcinogens or likely to cause cancer - The Washington Post The government has...

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ritelec 27th June 2011
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Does anywhere make much smaller panels that people can use to place in awkardward places or places where boundaries stop...

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Arksun 26th June 2011
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I want to build a QRD diffusor with smaller diffusors inside like the flutter free strips inside a normal diffusors. When I...

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boggy 25th June 2011
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Hi everybody. I hope somebody could help me to decide... I have to treat my new recording room. The situation: 2 walls from...

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Jens Eklund 25th June 2011
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Hi all, As most, I've been searching internet and suppliers for OC or rockwool. Turns out there's a local supplier a couple...

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avare 24th June 2011
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any ideas on how to make a way to stand up some bass traps. these are simple 703 traps with fabric covered and simple frames. i...

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Torea 23rd June 2011
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hello, Around Christmastime I built 4 nice gobos. I want to put them on casters, but have had a hard time finding the best way...

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mhch 23rd June 2011
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Hi all Unfortunately my internet went down at home and I'm now at work so I cannot post the graphs until later. But...

Max Dread
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Dange 23rd June 2011
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Well, I am about to buy the materials for the superchunks I am planning to build and I have a quick dilemma; The dimensions I...

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DaVogi 21st June 2011
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Situation: My basement room has a 1.5 ft. dia. air conditioner return duct running horizontally into the room at a corner near...

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waveheavy 21st June 2011
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Hey all, I have an odd question What would be the best type of diffuser to use in a very small space only two inches deep?...

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Torea 21st June 2011
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I've been reading acoustics material and forms for quite a while and have some questions as I am really missing something. I am...

Julian Croft
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Julian Croft 20th June 2011
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Hi Guys, I am currently in Phuket, Thailand and am building a studio here to do me for a year or so. Thread about my studio here...

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ritelec 20th June 2011
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the ceiling fan is off but when standing under it and clapping i can hear bad echo. i am not handy and cant remove it now. its...

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NoPro 20th June 2011
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I just moved to a new house I really like, but I have a problem with the acoustics in the room I've set my studio in. It's a 9x5...

Oli P
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Oli P 19th June 2011
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I'm NOT a DIYer. And I'm not a pro musician. I'm looking at treating my home studio and will need some broadband absorbers and...

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Lights 18th June 2011
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I am going to be building a QRD Diffuser hopefully and while researching designs, I came across something at SoundScapes web site...

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Jens Eklund 17th June 2011
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I'm shopping around for panels and found a local company (Minnesota) which fits my budget. Does anyone have experience with, or...

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Tizzo 17th June 2011
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How would you rate these results? Room with empty corners vs DIY panel absorber (70x80x30cm) in one of the...

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JP__ 16th June 2011
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HI Chaps I want to build some of those silencer boxs for my Air suply t teh control room, you know the ones where its a box...

Steve Honest
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Steve Honest 16th June 2011
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I've got a few panels of 2" rockwool left over after my last absorber project, and I'm thinking, hey, wouldn't it be great...

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ritelec 16th June 2011
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Hi all, first time poster and general layman here (be gentle!) who's got himself into a DIY quandry I'm building some simple DIY...

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localhost127 15th June 2011
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I thought I'd put up a quick thread to document my building of 4 x N13+4 QRD diffusers, then ask the community to recommend...

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hsal 15th June 2011
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Hi Slutz I'm in the process of treating my ultra compact recording/mixing room for the first time. I've bought 12 100mm thick...

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PaulP 15th June 2011
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I was on the verge of building my own but got stuck on the material to cover them with. Camira fabric is recommended but where do...

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musikmaschine 14th June 2011
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Anybody know anybody suppliers in this area? Preferably in the LA/OC area. Thanks!

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Dizzy 14th June 2011
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I know there is a TON of information out there about making bass traps and sound absorbing panels, but I have done hours and...

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lurxtlifeson 14th June 2011
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Hi, I'm building an screen to sit behind me to stop reflections on the window behind my head. To cover the absorbing material I...

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GuitarGod 14th June 2011
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How well does buying something like the pink fiberglass in the following link work with it left in the bag and placed in the...

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ritelec 12th June 2011
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Hi. I've just built my first bass traps (broad band absorbers) using FlexCL. I'm getting serious amounts of fine grey dust...

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Northward 12th June 2011
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I know most of the members are here because of their involvement in designing/building recording studios. On the other hand, I am...

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localhost127 12th June 2011
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I have some cool looking fabric and 4 sheets of 703. I know I saw a site somewhere with black metal frames for around $80 for a...

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btroberts 11th June 2011
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Hi, I've been planning to build some bass traps for a long time now, and next week I'll buy some rockwool. I figured I had to...

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Jens Eklund 8th June 2011
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I've four 244 panels from GIK and want to wrap a new fabric around them. I know they already have a membrane, but comparing them...

Bjorn Omholt
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Glenn Kuras 8th June 2011


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