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Building a man cave...advice needed

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Probably an upstairs bonus room type thing. Not sure yet.

If its a place with minimal (Like 2 or less.) or no windows I'd say go HD projector, then have a side TV. I've seen it done before. That way you can have the game on the projector, and can play xbox or have another game going too.

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looked at 4 houses today...one had a massive bonus room upstairs. literally enough room for a pool table as well as a theatre area and a work area. The other 3 had typical bedroom sized extra rooms.

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If its a place with minimal (Like 2 or less.) or no windows I'd say go HD projector, then have a side TV. I've seen it done before. That way you can have the game on the projector, and can play xbox or have another game going too.

I like this idea

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I recently bought a new house, 4th room FROG turned into the Man-Room.

-46 inch Sharp HD LCD

-Direct TV with NFL Ticket and all movie channels.

-Xbox 360, Wii - with Rockband setup

-Sony receiver with 5 speaker 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound.

-5 disc Sony DVD player (blu-Ray upgrade whenever they get cheaper)

-Shaper Image Message Chair

-Fooseball Table (full size)

-I built a dartboard set up, a 3x3 corkboard, halogen spotlight shinning on dartboard, old school chalk board for keeping score.

-I built a bar, which I stained and polyed. It measures 10 ft long.

-I found a bunch of unique, hand-painted wooden beer signs from a closed down bar. They are very unique looking. Classy, something that you dont see everyday.

I have 2 crawl space attic access doors located on either side of the room. I am eventually going to run all the wire through the walls. Also, I am going to mount the TV on the wall and hide all the boxes in the closet.

As far as an office, I have converted a room downstairs, I guess it should be a formal living room. I bought a huge U-shape wooden desk. It is quite large, and very nice.

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How big is your room?

One of my top five purshases was a projector. 105 incher at faction of price. i used avsforum (may still be golden). the nerds over there are serious and have lots of ideas and information. I can dig up other websites, if you want me too. I HIGHLY recommend buying a projector. pros/cons to all. #1 is always money. goodluck

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All you really need is a Brass Pole to the ceiling and a kegerrator.

Oh, yeah, almost forgot........hookers!

:D

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How big is your room?

One of my top five purshases was a projector. 105 incher at faction of price. i used avsforum (may still be golden). the nerds over there are serious and have lots of ideas and information. I can dig up other websites, if you want me too. I HIGHLY recommend buying a projector. pros/cons to all. #1 is always money. goodluck

My preferred spot has a 500-600 s.f man cave room. If this becomes a reality I will post a floor plan.

I have shied away from the projector setup but I am open to ideas

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All you really need is a Brass Pole to the ceiling and a kegerrator.

Oh, yeah, almost forgot........hookers!

:D

I do like the kegerator idea

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you really shouldn't call it a work area.......no work will ever get done when it is in a Man Cave way too many distractions, you would be better off making another room or closing a litle section off in the bonus room for a work area

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