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post #91 of 249 Old 08-04-2014, 05:30 PM
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So like 2 gallons of stain.
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So like 2 gallons of stain.
the TV stand i did was prob the same size and it only took 80% of the normal sized can. it was 60x30x30, open front and back but it had 3 shelves. I suspect this will have a similar area to cover


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Well it looks very good!! I have to build something very similar but only stain the top for our bathroom for the wife.
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Fun quotes from this weekend:

Gorilla: Hands Sibuna the air nailer. "Here you go."
Sibuna: "Nah, you better do that, I haven't used one before."
Gorilla: Shows Sibuna the gun and says "It's easy, give it a try."
Sibuna: Gets blasted by a shot of air in the face on the first shot (exhaust from the nailer), then smiles. Then proceeds to shoot 200+ nails into the box like madman, lol.

Good times.
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Yeah Sibuna was pretty happy with that nail gun. He almost didn't need glue, lol
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Lol didn't need glue. I hit every inside seam with pl last night just to be sure
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Dude, will be watching your process on getting that nice finish. I quit trying on my surround test box as it looked absolutely terrible after working on the poly. Just awful. Sanded back down to 220 and painted it flat black...Haha. Make sure and document your sanding/staining/poly process
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Lol beast it's not that hard

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I am missing something then
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got most of the rough sanding done last night but need to get some more paper today, should be able to finish it and start staining Friday/sat
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Look forward to your progress. This is going to be one sexy looking enclosure to go along with a sexy 24".
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got most of the rough sanding done last night but need to get some more paper today, should be able to finish it and start staining Friday/sat
Nice! Can't wait to see some pictures. You going with the same color as the TV stand?
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Nice! Can't wait to see some pictures. You going with the same color as the TV stand?
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Sibuna,

the color on that tv stand is so deep / gorgeous looking. Nice job.

The 24 looks devilish on its own, but in the enclosure with that same color applied, it's also going to look classy as well.

more pics, asap: )
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Love the PL



All sanded and ready to go




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Aren't you done yet?!? Lol. Can't wait to hear your impressions!
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ahh got it
I just found this thread tonight and your build looks really really good. So far the above pic is my favorite. Snug fit for sure! I love Gorilla's cabinet and I am VERY happy to see the use of a triple baffle. You'll need it.

PS: I stole you guys' [the inital clan at Beast's GTG] idea about using zip ties to pick up the 24. Now I include a zip tie in each screw hole opening when I ship out the 24's. It makes life SO much easier!
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Oh yes, zip ties are a life saver for me - and that's for 18" drivers. They are a must with that 24" beast if you want to keep all your fingers!!
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I just found this thread tonight and your build looks really really good. So far the above pic is my favorite. Snug fit for sure! I love Gorilla's cabinet and I am VERY happy to see the use of a triple baffle. You'll need it.

PS: I stole you guys' [the inital clan at Beast's GTG] idea about using zip ties to pick up the 24. Now I include a zip tie in each screw hole opening when I ship out the 24's. It makes life SO much easier!
Nick,

you should know that when i got mine all but 1 of this zip ties was broken in shipping
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I hate this thread. Naaa, I hate the SI 24. I'm having trouble resisting the urge to buy one before the price increase.

Great work so far. I want to hear one of these bad!
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you should know that when i got mine all but 1 of this zip ties was broken in shipping
And this is why I include a zip tie in each of the screw hole openings in the basket now. We have crates, boxes, a completely screwed down woofer, eight zip ties, a plastic bag to protect the woofer, etc, now included with each 24. I think we have it covered now.
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Looking good!
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That looks terrible!...lol




Awesome work, I can't wait to see how the finished product looks!
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2nd stain application done, just made it slightly darker and pulled out some more of the grain on the back. gotta flip it and do the bottom side tomorrow, then start the poly
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If it looks anything like the TV stand that you made I'm sure it'll look awesome!
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Was that a mess of speaker wire on the back table?

I need some more clamps.
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