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Old 03-27-2012, 07:38 PM - Thread Starter
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I going to build a sub box 17x17x17 sealed 10in front firring driver and thinking of using a down fire 12in passive radiator. good/bad?

Also: was thinking of using auto paint w/ clear coat. will it look the same as lacquer?
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:43 AM
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Don't do it that way with the PR firing up and down. That's bad. Have the active driver bottom firing with the PR facing out.

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"Don't do it that way with the PR firing up and down. That's bad. Have the active driver bottom firing with the PR facing out [one of the sides, the front, or the back]."

+1

"Also: was thinking of using auto paint w/ clear coat. will it look the same as lacquer?"

if you really know what you are doing. however, since you are asking...

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Old 03-28-2012, 08:36 AM - Thread Starter
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I was going to build with the pr down, I have a REL R328 w/10in active front and a 12in pr down.
.... so what is the reasoning for it being "bad". IDK

... "since I was asking" about the paint was, The look, depth and gloss.
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I always link people to the PR FAQ. This will give you a basic understanding of what you need from a PR system.

http://www.aespeakers.com/PRFAQ.php

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