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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-21-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
How appropriate, that looks like the house from...

How appropriate, that looks like the house from the book of Eli. :)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-21-2014, 08:48 AM
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Views: 24,425
Posted By Gorilla83
My main concerns would be the following: 1)...

My main concerns would be the following:

1) Time required to accurately convert plans into programmed files and cut/verify them
2) Availability of Baltic birch - it is VERY expensive in my area...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-21-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Couple of updates: 1) paint is drying on box...

Couple of updates:

1) paint is drying on box #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) . I feel like everything went much more quickly on this one. :) I could...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-21-2014, 08:12 AM
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Views: 24,425
Posted By Gorilla83
I have the solidworks files from Josh, but...

I have the solidworks files from Josh, but without knowing 100% the plans and how they will dry fit converting that into a toolpathed file (what I need to cut) would likely be a good amount of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-21-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,210
Posted By Gorilla83
I prefer to router my woof holes on the panel...

I prefer to router my woof holes on the panel before the box is together. That was if you make a mistake you can just redo that panel. Be sure to test fit!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-21-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Wait, are you taking requests for reccomended...

Wait, are you taking requests for reccomended amplifier pairings with this driver? :D
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   09-20-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,101
Posted By Gorilla83
If he sticks with the port size recommendation he...

If he sticks with the port size recommendation he has listed above in a slot port configuration, there is a good chance actual/realized tuning will be a few hz lower anyway. This pretty much is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
I was thinking the same thing. I'm glad I ran the...

I was thinking the same thing. I'm glad I ran the sweep as it really gives some insight as to current demand.



The port is 44" long. I spec'd it actually to hit 18hz in a 8.5 cube enclosure in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
John - Looks like a hair under 17hz? ...

John - Looks like a hair under 17hz?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=271130&d=1411231660
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Thanks Brian! Thanks man. It's got...

Thanks Brian!



Thanks man. It's got plenty of room for travel, that's for sure. :)
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 08:08 AM
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Views: 1,021,683
Posted By Gorilla83
No way in heck I'd want any part of that...

No way in heck I'd want any part of that opportunity, haha. I'd run far away. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Box #2...

Box #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) assembled this morning MUCH more quickly! Some close ups of the roundovers this time since you guys liked them so much....
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 07:12 AM
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Views: 1,021,683
Posted By Gorilla83
Hardly a baller. :( Taking on just the one...

Hardly a baller. :( Taking on just the one daycare payment meant quite a bit of change to lifestyle. This area is getting expensive! On the plus side, at least I'm not in the NYC area. My brother...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 8,811
Posted By Gorilla83
Very clean looking! What brand mills do you use?...

Very clean looking! What brand mills do you use? And what machine are you running?
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
1800 a month for three? Dude, in my area that is...

1800 a month for three? Dude, in my area that is nearly the rate for ONE infant. :(
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
I would ask the professionals. :D @tuxedocivic...

I would ask the professionals. :D @tuxedocivic (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=8221312) and @mtg90 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=8360357)
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Gorilla83
Still, can vary quite a bit haha. Dimensions,...

Still, can vary quite a bit haha. Dimensions, alignment (sealed/ported), style of woofer (perfect circle, hexagonal) , recess/no recess, layers, pre drilling of holes, style of tweeter/waveguide...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Gorilla83
The answer will vary entirely on what is being...

The answer will vary entirely on what is being built/cut. Cutting a simple circle or a rectangle will take me a few minutes to set up for the first time, and then it can be repeated after that. On...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Gorilla83
To be fair I usually try that with the pieces...

To be fair I usually try that with the pieces that have like a 2 square inch blemish and wind up with 30% off so not too bad. :) Lately though I've been getting 5-10 sheets at a time so no time for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 11:21 AM
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Views: 243
Posted By Gorilla83
I've never been able to get more than 20-30%, 50%...

I've never been able to get more than 20-30%, 50% would be awesome though!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Yes, get some pictures of that thing asap. :)

Yes, get some pictures of that thing asap. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Definitely - without reservation. Whether you're...

Definitely - without reservation. Whether you're looking for hobby, side business, or full production use it pretty much fits the bill.



Luke - 1/2 for the ports and front baffle of this box.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   09-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,101
Posted By Gorilla83
That port velocity looks WAY better. That is a...

That port velocity looks WAY better. That is a huge box but if you can swing 'em I'm sure they would be very effective. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Yes sir. Here are my steps: 1) Draw in...

Yes sir. Here are my steps:

1) Draw in sketchup including each panel as a separate component. I ensure all panels and and fit propertly into dado grooves.

2) Create new vcarve 7.5 file and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,110
Posted By Gorilla83
Yes. This is not advised during normal...

Yes. This is not advised during normal listening, but for reference, we threw both channels of a Speakerpower 8000 (one channel to each VC) and shut down the amp multiple times on the SI24 at...
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