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Old 08-08-2017, 01:16 AM
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Bob,

It is obvious your next project will be to turn the attic into a new lisenting room.
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Old 08-08-2017, 06:34 AM
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Bob,

It is obvious your next project will be to turn the attic into a new lisenting room.
Funny you should mention that -- last Tuesday, I had my builder stop by and walk the area over and we discussed what's involved to turn 3/4ths of the area into a 'man attic.' Rest of area would be storage & retain access to the split HVAC system.

Problem is, I want a pool table up there and not enough room for a dedicated listening area and a separate area for the table.

So...I ponder. The wife isn't too keen on it; but, I have to go s l o w.

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Old 08-18-2017, 09:11 PM
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I just put Schlage Georgian knobs in Satin Nickel throughout my home in March of this year. I bought a foreclosed home in a nice neighborhood September 2016 and I'm a master bath project away from completing a whole house renovation. Maybe a thread with some before and after photos would be worth the time to post?

We've spent most of the summer working on the outdoors as this heavily wooded lot had fairly succumbed to Mother Nature's reclamation project.

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Just swapped all the old Bed & Bath & closet door knobs with Schlage Georgian knobs, Satin Nickel.

Hinges will be next -- but not in a hurry.

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Old 08-18-2017, 09:32 PM
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I just put Schlage Georgian knobs in Satin Nickel throughout my home in March of this year. I bought a foreclosed home in a nice neighborhood September 2016 and I'm a master bath project away from completing a whole house renovation. Maybe a thread with some before and after photos would be worth the time to post?

We've spent most of the summer working on the outdoors as this heavily wooded lot had fairly succumbed to Mother Nature's reclamation project.
Sure thing. Everyone loves pictures no matter the subject -- so definitely start a new thread of your own.

Looking forward to it -- bought my Georgian styled knobs at the orange big box store, then checked the blue box store & were on sale for $2 less. Returned them to orange and went to blue & with 10% military -- saved nearly $100 when all things considered. They are very nice & sharpen up the hallways & rooms/closets with a clean, modern look, etc.

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Old 08-18-2017, 09:56 PM
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Check out the web site Wayfair for vanities, mirrors, hardware for baths (have everything for the home BTW).

Since your next project will be the bath --

Bought a double sink 72 inch vanity --quality made IMO (360+ pounds out of the box) and came with two large wooden framed mirrors. Neighbor across the street runs the Francini Granite, Quartz, Marble, Stone Distributorship and said the marble was quality Carrera marble. Not man made, nor inferior product. Vanity was $4500 plus but on 4th of July sale for $1800 & change: delivered & no tax.

A surf of vanities yielded over 7,000 -- narrowed down by length, # of bowls, etc.

Hardware discounted significantly too & free shipping/no tax.

Best Sir,

Bob
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Digital Source: dCS Paganini 4 stack (Transport/DAC/Clock/Upsampler).
Analogue Preamp: VAC Renaissance SE Phono stage with XLR Output Option & with Nordost Tyr 2 P/C and Tyr 2 XLR's.
Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
Vibration Control: TT on HRS M3X 1921 shelf, Stillpoint Ultra SS under dCS Transport, Stillpoint Ultra-Mini's under dCS 3 Stack. HRS NA100's under Ansuz D8 Power Distribution Bar.
Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia in Argento Silver/Black grills.
Power Cables: 3 each 2.5M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference on amps & preamp. Nordost Valhalla V1 on dCS Transport.
Power Distribution Bar: Ansuz Mainz Diamond 8(D8) fed by Ansuz Diamond Power Cable.
Power Outlets:Furutech GTX-D NCF (R) duplex outlet, GTX Wall Plate & Duplex Cover (x2).
Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference with 4 Nordost Sort Lifts.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini and Mono amps. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
Clock Cables: 3 each 75 ohm 1.25M Nordost Valhalla BNC/BNC Digital
Headphones: Selling - 6M Cardas Clear HP cables. Vintage Koss Pro IV AA.
RCM: Audio Desk PRO
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Old 08-18-2017, 10:06 PM
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Bob, the master bath reno is in progress. We already have the vanity and tile in place. We simply paused to work on the outdoor while the weather was still good for new grass/sod. In Michigan, one must do those things during the small window of opportunity. But the youngest is heading back to out of state school (U of Kentucky) in the morning, so we'll soon be back in the house to hunker down for the cold season, and then the bath will be completed.
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Old 08-18-2017, 10:10 PM
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Okay -- maybe the info will be beneficial for someone else planning a bath redo. My sister has same issue regarding a weather window -- lives in Denver & likes for grow veggies in her leased 20x20.

Best to your youngest in college.

Best Sir,

Bob
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Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
Vibration Control: TT on HRS M3X 1921 shelf, Stillpoint Ultra SS under dCS Transport, Stillpoint Ultra-Mini's under dCS 3 Stack. HRS NA100's under Ansuz D8 Power Distribution Bar.
Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia in Argento Silver/Black grills.
Power Cables: 3 each 2.5M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference on amps & preamp. Nordost Valhalla V1 on dCS Transport.
Power Distribution Bar: Ansuz Mainz Diamond 8(D8) fed by Ansuz Diamond Power Cable.
Power Outlets:Furutech GTX-D NCF (R) duplex outlet, GTX Wall Plate & Duplex Cover (x2).
Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference with 4 Nordost Sort Lifts.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini and Mono amps. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
Clock Cables: 3 each 75 ohm 1.25M Nordost Valhalla BNC/BNC Digital
Headphones: Selling - 6M Cardas Clear HP cables. Vintage Koss Pro IV AA.
RCM: Audio Desk PRO
Tube Test Gear: Mint late '60's/calibrated Heathkit TT-1A & current SOTA MaxiMatcher Power and Preamp tube test sets.

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