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Can someone comment about using sand clay pot as sub enclosure? For ported design with a strict budget.


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Probably crack once you crank the sub, and mounting the driver could be tricky... I suppose you could try an epoxy seal. I'd probably just buy a sheet of 1" MDF and screw and glue together a box.

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What's cheaper, a sheet of MDF or a sonotube build?

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Can you comment on the SQ on this? I understand that mounting as well as porting is going to be difficult but just wanted to give it a try. I can always go back to MDF if this cracks as pot is very cheap in my area.
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pot is very cheap in my area.

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All that usually matters for SQ is a stiff enclosure with enough volume and proper port size. From that standpoint pot away.

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It won't crack, not from the SPL inside.
Maybe an LMS Ultra might be able to manage to, if feed 4kW, but that's about the only driver that could...
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I was thinking more about the vibration, not SPL, but I don't know since I've never built a sub in a clay pot.

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