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post #81 of 367
dam looking sexiiii XXD carnt wait 4 moreee

i wanna see how it all gets setup in the end keep it up X)
    
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What are you using for a router?
I think I am using a Netgear WNR3500 right now for my main router, and a Linksys WRT320N as my second router for upstairs... I have bunch of routers in my storage, so when one breaks or starts to have issues, I just pull one out and start using it.

I am thinking of using my home server as a DHCP server, and breakout my Netgear Proline 24Port Gigabit Switch, but I haven't made up my mind yet...

I have been eyeing some other routers, but I usually pretty low tech when it comes to routers. I don't like messing with it, and as long as it gives me an IP address, I just usually let it do it's thing.

Perhaps a DDWRT upgrade later once I feel like messing with it some, but I have been contemplating some fancy mod for that using a mITX case...

Also, as much as it saddens me, I think I might have to change it out for a Airport Xtreme, since I have to support it for my clients.
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post #83 of 367
I didn't like the colors at first but seeing the furniture in there, it looks great. They complement each other wonderfully. And the lights go with it too. can't wait to see it done
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Can't wait to see it all finished. Lend me $300 for desks . Just kidding on that.
    
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I didn't like the colors at first but seeing the furniture in there, it looks great. They complement each other wonderfully. And the lights go with it too. can't wait to see it done
Thanks! It was a gamble for me too... The dark color was a bit too blue than I originally anticipated, but after it was all said and done, it turned out pretty good.

GODDDDD... I just want this to be done so I can start installing my computers, but these tedious details are soaking up all my time...

On a brighter note, I found a unit with shelves for me to put my TV on, so I will be assembling that tonight... Thank God I have bits for my drill... It would have taken me forever with those dinky little tool they give you...
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post #86 of 367
Those desks are amazingly sexy.
Perhaps since still images do not do justice, you could take a video of the final completion?
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post #87 of 367
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UPDATE 3-23-10: TV and Storage Unit In!!!

I spent the better part of the evening putting together this drawer unit for storage. Although the desks are nice, it doesn't have any storage, which makes stowing away small little stuff very difficult. This will make organizing, and keeping the place neat and tidy much easier...

It's actually a dresser I bought from Target... I wanted to get something nicer, but I ended up running out of money on this project long time ago, and my wife's understanding has it's limits...

It would have also helped if I didn't buy a $1200 TV yesterday, which was about double what I WAS going to spend... Or at least that's what I told my wife when I started...

I bought this for around $179, and although the unit I wanted was MUCH nicer, it was around $500, which wouldn't have flown well with the wife.

It's fine though, and it actually looks pretty nice. The TV fits really nicely, and although it doesn't leave much room for other stuff, I am going to use the one of the book case as a AV rack.

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This TV is ridiculous... Glass screen, glass base, and only 1.7" THICK!!! It's a shame I am putting this on a pedestal, but don't worry folks... Once the storm dies down after the project is completed, this baby is going on the wall.

I can't wait to turn this sucker on and try out the picture quality...

Here are the specs:

LG 47SL80
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post #88 of 367
Congrats on the LCD / TV and that is one SeXy LCD!
LG makes a wonderful product. I own a 50" Plasma for about a year now and would not trade it for anything! The picture is worth a million words and the remote / setting was easy using my Avia calibration disc. I have mine hooked up to a PS3 / HDMI.
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post #89 of 367
It beats my tv by a long shot . I only spent $649 on my 40" and it was a Dynex . Though I guess I can't argue for a free TV now can I?
    
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post #90 of 367
These are the kind of things that make me wish I could keep my room clean.

Great job so far I must add!
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