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    Now that is a useful thing to know! :)

    Now that is a useful thing to know! :)
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    [search query = "irony"]
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    Sorry I'm going to disagree with Doc here. Aiming...

    Sorry I'm going to disagree with Doc here. Aiming for 0/-1 is fine for analogue systems but for digital you need to give yourself waaaay more headroom because you've got no margin for error. You need...
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    What's the actual rode mic you're using?

    What's the actual rode mic you're using?
  5. Indeed, plasterers arriving tomorrow, two weeks...

    Indeed, plasterers arriving tomorrow, two weeks until it's all done.
  6. Yep, I'm not planning on recording any drums in...

    Yep, I'm not planning on recording any drums in there - that might push the tolerance of the neighbours a bit too far. I've got plans for bass trapping the corners, treating the reflection points, a...
  7. Something tells me this space is going to require...

    Something tells me this space is going to require a lot of treatment!
    https://youtu.be/pJnGeDsly6M
  8. Today has mostly been caulking...

    Today has mostly been caulking
    https://i.imgur.com/kKVaHbD.jpg
  9. That's the plan, obviously a bigger room to fit...

    That's the plan, obviously a bigger room to fit the whole band in would have been nice, but then i'd be moving house. And as soon as you start talking about real drums then you're into real...
  10. floor will be laminate with rugs if I need to...

    floor will be laminate with rugs if I need to tame the reflections. I'm going to be building a moveable structure that will hold nine 1.2m x 0.6m x0.01m rockwool absorbers. This will mostly sit at...
  11. End of day two and they're done with this bit of...

    End of day two and they're done with this bit of the build. Back in a fortnight for caulking and plastering (once everything's had time to settle.

    Outside:
    https://i.imgur.com/Wdbe9H8.jpg
    ...
  12. Double-glazed, laminated acoustic glass. Will be...

    Double-glazed, laminated acoustic glass. Will be doing some measurements when it's done.
    First stage of the build completes in the next couple of days but it'll be another couple of weeks before the...
  13. Yep, not too shabby! They're doing all the...

    Yep, not too shabby! They're doing all the internal acoustic stuff tomorrow. Vinyl layer, ply, green glue and acoustic plasterboard.
  14. et voila Main build day 1: Panels coming in...

    et voila
    Main build day 1:

    Panels coming in
    https://i.imgur.com/0FpezQl.jpg

    Bolt together
    https://i.imgur.com/oTDb4Mq.jpg

    Walls!
  15. Yeah, my first approach was to look at a proper...

    Yeah, my first approach was to look at a proper concrete base and a room-within-a-room approach. However the council put a kybosh on the concrete base which then scuppered using my builder friend to...
  16. God yes! The prep was enough for me. I've got a...

    God yes! The prep was enough for me. I've got a technical background and I'm ok with my hands but I'm no builder. It's basically a pre-fab unit.
  17. Thread: August GOTM

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    Congratulations to the winners and to all the...

    Congratulations to the winners and to all the other builders. The quality we see here month on month is incredible. :)
  18. All I'm going to say is that we're currently...

    All I'm going to say is that we're currently within budget... ;)
  19. Yes on piles (@1m intervals), the floor is in...

    Yes on piles (@1m intervals), the floor is in four 1m wide strips that lock together. No crane involved, just a couple of burly guys and a flat-bed transit. I would have got some more photos but...
  20. Believe it or not it's taken a lot of effort to...

    Believe it or not it's taken a lot of effort to get this far.
    Laid out for this morning:
    https://i.imgur.com/qczGPkp.jpg
    Base installed:
    https://i.imgur.com/K9nIZNq.jpg
    Coming back next week for...
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    Best thing I've heard recently is the ToneDexter...

    Best thing I've heard recently is the ToneDexter pedal. Worth a Google to see if it's available where you are.
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    Looks gorgeous!

    Looks gorgeous!
  23. As a combo 'bummer dude' does express a wealth of...

    As a combo 'bummer dude' does express a wealth of sentiment though. :)
  24. Not stable or flat enough for that unfortunately....

    Not stable or flat enough for that unfortunately. They've not be laid, just dumped.
    Which I was obviously very happy about... ;)
  25. Like a log! Digging up the bricks was bad enough,...

    Like a log! Digging up the bricks was bad enough, digging up the bricks to get at the slabs underneath...
    ;)
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