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The seal on all four of my UXL-18's are perfect too. Now I'm starting to think I did something wrong!...lol
But the seal looks great and you can't hear any leaks.
Its fine.
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I never rely on screws into MDF. On everything I build, I use 3/4" MDO for the inner baffle, so that the screws have something to bit into. MDF sucks for holding a screw. Most likely a good sub would loosen the screws over time, if into MDF and cause a leak.
Good idea.

I'll remember that and I need to do that on future enclosures.
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Here is bossobass's method:
The paint can opener tip would have been exactly what I needed at the time. Might have damaged my boxes a bit more than I wanted, but would have definitely saved me some trouble. Thanks for posting.

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The rubber gaskets on mine stuck to the paint on my old enclosures. Took some paint and ply off with it when I pulled them out. Can I just tell you how difficult it is lifting out a 90lb lms ultra that's basically glued in place?
Well, since you were able to beast your new ported boxes on top of each other without any type of assistance, I have to assume a single 90lb driver wouldn't be "that" big of a deal...

That said, If I had LMS-U's I would not dare attempt to unmount them in the vertical position without using extreme caution. Not sure what made me more uncomfortable when handling them, their weight or the $ investment...

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The paint can opener tip would have been exactly what I needed at the time. Might have damaged my boxes a bit more than I wanted, but would have definitely saved me some trouble. Thanks for posting.



Well, since you were able to beast your new ported boxes on top of each other without any type of assistance, I have to assume a single 90lb driver wouldn't be "that" big of a deal...

That said, If I had LMS-U's I would not dare attempt to unmount them in the vertical position without using extreme caution. Not sure what made me more uncomfortable when handling them, their weight or the $ investment...

it took four people to lift that enclosure once the subs were in. i moved it solo until then. thing must weigh over 400lbs.

i pulled the lms drivers out of the old enclosures straight up. was hard, ended up using some pry bars to break the seal.
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Some needle nose plyers is how I always grab mine. The SI's have a lip on the outer edge of the mounting flange under the gasket. you can reach it with or without it on by just stretching one of the mounting holes a little bit. Get a firm grip on that lip with the needlenose and you can pull pretty darn hard to get them out. I think Austin actually saw me do this when we were switching out the D2's
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I was only hoping members from around the country hosting GTG's will own some 24's and post videos. BUT I can wait for Austin's if nothing else turns up.

Regardless I still wish I could have a pair in sealed cabinets with a SP12000. Someday.
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ill have videos galore when I build my 24 box, and lots of pics along the way
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ill have videos galore when I build my 24 box, and lots of pics along the way
What is the holdup! Get going! Lol
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Good idea.

I'll remember that and I need to do that on future enclosures.
I use MDO, because I probably have a lifetime supply of it laying around.
I am down to two stacks about 6' high each.

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What is the holdup! Get going! Lol

Yeah!

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I use MDO, because I probably have a lifetime supply of it laying around.

I am down to two stacks about 6' high each.

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What is the holdup! Get going! Lol
i suck at google sketchup
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I haven't been following along so please pardon the question, are you getting rid of your 16 drivers?
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Thus ends this chapter...



I'm sure the structure of your house is breathing a sigh relief!....lol
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I haven't been following along so please pardon the question, are you getting rid of your 16 drivers?
No, not selling...just storing for now.

Maybe you'll follow along for the next episode.



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How long did it take to set those up to take the pictures?....lol
And where's the youtube clip to go along with it Pop?
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No, not selling...just storing for now.

Maybe you'll follow along for the next episode.



This is my new pic to show the wife when she says "another subwoofer?" Unreal
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How long did it take to set those up to take the pictures?....lol
And where's the youtube clip to go along with it Pop?
Hahaa... Definitely could have utilized my time better elsewhere.

Dude, I had an idea for a quick vid, but ran out of time. How about a subwoofer penis for consolation?

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That is literally a ton of speakers!
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Seems like you spent your packout day productively! Never seen a sub penis before, now I have seen everything.

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That is literally a ton of speakers!
pretty damn close. assuming the SI18 weighs in ~45lbs like the dayton 18. 32 of those + 2 SI 24s is ~1600 lbs
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Pops,

I stated in a thread that I'm a bassaholic!
You, well you're a subaholic and insane!

Good luck buddy

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There were 40 in the Matterhorn and that was designed as a military weapon.
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Seems like you spent your packout day productively! Never seen a sub penis before, now I have seen everything.
Yeah, priorities right...

I tried to put one together with a bit more girth, but I didn't have the room to make it look proportional...
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There were 40 in the Matterhorn and that was designed as a military weapon.
Ivan won't cough up the plans either...

Who knows what the future holds though.
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^^^You could could run them out of phase with a Blackhawk chopper blade noise and make your own stealth copter.

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I tried to put one together with a bit more girth, but I didn't have the room to make it look proportional...
Here is the more girthy one...

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LOL....too funny.
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