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Author Topic: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)  (Read 32225 times)

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #160 on: August 10, 2019, 09:51:57 pm »
Thanks Laythe. I appreciate it and am closely following your unconventional build.
Your craftsmanship is phenomenal. We can both own our fun designs. I may copy you in the future 😉

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #161 on: August 10, 2019, 11:00:45 pm »
Yeah - don't sweat it. Like what was said earlier, opinions are like buttholes. Some are stinky and shouldn't be shared. :)

That's quality craftsmanship. The design is well executed. It's well documented and done pretty quickly judging by the age of your kids, your workshop, and level of detail. It's an ideal project for BYOAC. If there were awards being handed out, this would surely be a contender, if not a winner!

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #162 on: August 10, 2019, 11:30:32 pm »
To be fair, Iím a purist.
So my opinion will have a basis in that.

Also, to further the fairness, I did praise the craftsmanship here. Thereís no dispute about that, the work is fantastic.

So however you or the peanut gallery wants to portray it is fine.
My opinion stands that itís not worth the hassle of designing a cabinet that A. The main purpose is to save ďchair spaceĒ, and B. Is restricted to locations were studs are present. You lose the flexibility of relocation all in the name of ďtucking your chairs inĒ? Yeah, no...

Now Lewís statement is concerning. He would rather people shut-up and drink the kool-Aid rather than give you real opinions. If all you want is a pat on the head, you came to the wrong place. But if you want real non-facetious feedback, stick around. There are still some members here that wonít beat around the bush and tell you something straight-up.
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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #163 on: August 11, 2019, 01:33:47 am »
Now Lewís statement is concerning. He would rather people shut-up and drink the kool-Aid rather than give you real opinions. If all you want is a pat on the head, you came to the wrong place. But if you want real non-facetious feedback, stick around. There are still some members here that wonít beat around the bush and tell you something straight-up.

I don't know why anyone would make a harsh negative comment on someones finished product. It's just not civil.

Say what you want about me, no one has ever left the forum from a comment I made on their project.

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #164 on: August 11, 2019, 02:35:45 am »
Hypocrite.
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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #165 on: August 11, 2019, 04:15:40 am »
I don't know why anyone would make a harsh negative comment on someones finished product. It's just not civil.
My intent wasnít malice. My apologies to meltman, if you think Iím trying to degrade EXPANSE, I wasnít trying to. Itís superbly built. The construction aspects, the planning, the vision, execution, all fantastic.

I was just stating the justifications that weíre presented for choosing this kind of design isnít something Iíd go for. Sorry for the aggressive tone.

I would say that one of the benefits of this style of cab is that it looks less bulky, even as melt pointed out, has the specs as a standard cab. You get more -Feng Shui- for a cab that is mounted, and a bit less materials used to house it. Itís a good halfway between a full standup, and a sit-down cab. But it just lacks the ability to relocate. I think thatís part big of this hobby, and should be pointed out as a tradeoff if others were to follow this style of cab.

Say what you want about me, no one has ever left the forum from a comment I made on their project.
Me too?
I dunno, I donít pay attention to who comes and goes here. But if I ever made someone leave from my comments then Iím truly sorry about that. No one should take my opinion as ďthe rulesĒ, or as an influencer. I just a passionate dude about this stuff.

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #166 on: August 11, 2019, 01:56:28 pm »
Get it ALLLL out of your systems guys.

 :laugh2:

I'm cooking up some plans for an unorthodox bartop (actually going to make three) so get your torches and pitchforks ready!

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #167 on: August 11, 2019, 02:50:48 pm »
You need to come out to one of my parties. I can smuggle a bunch of Spotted Cow over the border for you.

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #168 on: August 11, 2019, 03:28:55 pm »
Lol any time. Moon man is where itís at though!  :lol

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #169 on: August 11, 2019, 04:00:42 pm »
I like uff da, but it is seasonal.

The big one is coming up. My birthday is in September.
Details are imminent.

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #170 on: August 31, 2019, 12:04:26 am »
Hello meltman,

Got a quick question for you. I see the marquee setup you've got going on. Turns out I just bought the exact same LCD monitor for my cabinet as well! And I'm using Launchbox/Bigbox for my frontend too.

My question....these LCD bar monitors are seeming to me very difficult to configure. Basically, it's displaying half a 1080p screen. So....how are you getting your marquee images in BigBox to display properly in the screen, instead of being displayed at the bottom, cut in half? Did you change the resolution of the display? Is there a way to orient the marquee image to display more at the top of the monitor, etc, etc.

Any information would be most helpful, and thank you.

Craig - Atlanta, Ga.

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Re: EXPANSE - A wall mount space themed cabinet (5-12, Cabinet Complete)
« Reply #172 on: December 18, 2021, 12:37:59 pm »
I know his one has been done for a while and no comments since 2019 but I haven't been on here regularly for many years.
Very nice build here. Artwork, style, execution, all perfect.  :applaud: