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I'm super PUMPED to be getting four of them. I would hope that four plus the two large ported cabinets will be enough for my 1800cubic/ft theater!..lol biggrin.gif

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PDX...at this point, I would ask that you email Mark at IST and wrap that up with him. Thanks.

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I'm super PUMPED to be getting four of them. I would hope that four plus the two large ported cabinets will be enough for my 1800cubic/ft theater!..lol biggrin.gif

LOL!!! Blow the roof off, dude!
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...unless Blah may actually get in on this now!

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If there are not enough takers for the woofers being given up, I may be interested. I am already in for two, but could probably talk myself into another two...unless Blah may actually get in on this now!

Contact Mark and see if this can happen, bt!
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Someone in this thread requested shots on the progress of this run, so I went out and splurged on a new camera to take the pictures with - a whole $58. So things begin here....

I ordered in about 1.5 tons of steel for this and a few other projects. Steel is fairly expensive up here so I usually try to order in bulk when I can.

The DoAll saw takes little time to rip through the 8 1/2" round steel.




A shot of a finished top plate in the turning center. I would kill for live tooling! you machine guys know what I'm talking about. Maybe next year tongue.gif




I was able to get through half the quantity today. I'm feeling pretty fatigued as a result. Time for a beer....
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Someone in this thread requested shots on the progress of this run, so I went out and splurged on a new camera to take the pictures with - a whole $58. So things begin here....

I ordered in about 1.5 tons of steel for this and a few other projects. Steel is fairly expensive up here so I usually try to order in bulk when I can.

The DoAll saw takes little time to rip through the 8 1/2" round steel.




A shot of a finished top plate in the turning center. I would kill for live tooling! you machine guys know what I'm talking about. Maybe next year tongue.gif




I was able to get through half the quantity today. I'm feeling pretty fatigued as a result. Time for a beer....

NICE work Mark! Once I get my four I'll buy you a case of beer! biggrin.gif

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Someone in this thread requested shots on the progress of this run, so I went out and splurged on a new camera to take the pictures with - a whole $58. So things begin here....

I ordered in about 1.5 tons of steel for this and a few other projects. Steel is fairly expensive up here so I usually try to order in bulk when I can.

The DoAll saw takes little time to rip through the 8 1/2" round steel.




A shot of a finished top plate in the turning center. I would kill for live tooling! you machine guys know what I'm talking about. Maybe next year tongue.gif




I was able to get through half the quantity today. I'm feeling pretty fatigued as a result. Time for a beer....

Mark...that's a real privilege viewing that part of the process. Very cool. Thanks! biggrin.gif
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Just came across this thread. Understand the group buy is closed but would like to add my name to the "fall-through" list.

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Someone in this thread requested shots on the progress of this run, so I went out and splurged on a new camera to take the pictures with - a whole $58. So things begin here....

I ordered in about 1.5 tons of steel for this and a few other projects. Steel is fairly expensive up here so I usually try to order in bulk when I can.

The DoAll saw takes little time to rip through the 8 1/2" round steel.

A shot of a finished top plate in the turning center. I would kill for live tooling! you machine guys know what I'm talking about. Maybe next year tongue.gif

I was able to get through half the quantity today. I'm feeling pretty fatigued as a result. Time for a beer....

Awesome!!! Thanks for taking the time for some build pics, looks beefy!
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I too and experiencing buyer's remorse...the remorse that I didn't buy in on this. Add me to a fall-out list as well. Lookin for 2 if possible. Thanks.

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I tried to drop down to one driver but the email I tried to send Mark failed. I took that as a sign I should stay with two biggrin.gif. More pictures at your convenience please! Looking forward to having two Gjallerhorns in a 11X12 room. cool.gif
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I tried to drop down to one driver but the email I tried to send Mark failed. I took that as a sign I should stay with two biggrin.gif. More pictures at your convenience please! Looking forward to having two Gjallerhorns in a 11X12 room. cool.gif

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Coil operations - putting the final touches on a coil (taping). As mentioned elsewhere in this thread, making a UXL/FTW coil takes about twenty minutes. Other coils don't take nearly as long, but these ones are special. Adhesive is applied to each winding layer and then heated. A final coating is applied to the outside and the coil is then baked in an oven.




I had a coil from an MJ-18 so thought I would snap a pic of them side by side. The MJ-18 had a rating of 800 watts RMS.

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those look nice!

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those look nice!

They sure do...smile.gif

Mark, thanks again for posting progress updates. cool.gif
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Here's a clip of my martysub with si18. Can't wait to see uxl moving some air
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crap. what a great deal!!! im pretty dead set on using a couple UXL's in my next build. lets do this group buy again soon ok?!!!!! tongue.gif

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Some of the top plates drilled, tapped, painted and baked. Many more to go...

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Which ones are mine? wink.gif
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Which ones are mine? wink.gif

None, those have my name on them!
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Well.......with the Ultimax debacle, I'm now regretting giving up my two UXL's. Guess that ship has sailed......maybe LMS-U's.......well, if in stock...rolleyes.gif
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not so much a debacle as a delay.

The Ultimax 18" ship date has been delayed till at least April as Parts Express has encountered a problem in the current 18" test models in their stress testing.
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