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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-03-2015, 09:03 PM
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Posted By mobeer4don
Every email to you should generate an auto-reply...

Every email to you should generate an auto-reply that includes something like this..

Thank you for your interest....blah blah blah...I simply cannot read and reply to every email in a timely...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 09:03 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
If I were doing this I would start with the...

If I were doing this I would start with the enclosures and work from there. To me this is more of a construction project with 20-24 holes and boxes in the ceiling to get done efficiently and neatly....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2015, 04:46 PM
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Part of the problem is that finding an...

Part of the problem is that finding an inexpensive 12" woofer that will do the job isn't easy. If anyone can find a $25 woofer that performs like the "budget" Eminence drivers ($85?) and somehow...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2015, 05:28 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
Bull. They were just too cheap to pull the...

Bull. They were just too cheap to pull the trigger and order them. ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By mobeer4don
Another vote for the yellow glue and the iron-on...

Another vote for the yellow glue and the iron-on method.

Practice with the paint before you do the front baffle. A smooth paint job is a lot harder than it looks....at least it is for me. I bet...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-04-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By mobeer4don
I think you are missing at least half the fun of...

I think you are missing at least half the fun of DIY....getting in over your head and having to get yourself out of it through some combination of blood, sweat, tears, education, cash, and new power...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2015, 05:32 PM
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Posted By mobeer4don
Plywood and deck screws. Why mess with anything...

Plywood and deck screws. Why mess with anything else?

Nice build, BTW.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-30-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
Check the JBL "Goes Into List"...... ...

Check the JBL "Goes Into List"......

http://www.jblproservice.com/pdf/Goes%20Into%20List/Goes%20Into%20List.pdf

There is a 2216 listed but it is not the 2216nd...could be typo or other since...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By mobeer4don
Used is the way to go if you can meet all these...

Used is the way to go if you can meet all these conditions:

A. You know exactly what the seller is selling.
B. You know what you want and why.
C. The seller will let the gear go for a bargain...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-29-2015, 06:35 PM
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Posted By mobeer4don
You forgot to include "digital ready" and the...

You forgot to include "digital ready" and the frequency response curve ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-21-2015, 05:34 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
Yeah, you have to watch out for the guys that...

Yeah, you have to watch out for the guys that keep telling you that twin 18 subwoofers with 3 kW power is an entry-level system :rolleyes: It is around here but we're mostly nuts.

Pick your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-19-2015, 07:50 PM
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Views: 1,142
Posted By mobeer4don
No, it really isn't. It just takes a few minutes...

No, it really isn't. It just takes a few minutes of reading and playing with cords and adapters and understanding bridged vs mono vs stereo input and output connections on the iNuke. The...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-19-2015, 05:25 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
You are supposed to tell the wife/SO to buy new...

You are supposed to tell the wife/SO to buy new pillows and then use the old ones in your speakers :rolleyes: The extra drool and dust mites really helps ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By mobeer4don
Being a little bright is a design choice...

Being a little bright is a design choice primarily driven by the fact that likely buyers are over 50 and not hearing the high end like they used to. Some other designs take this to an extreme...
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-16-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
Add half a brick and couple of broken bottles to...

Add half a brick and couple of broken bottles to the (large) box. The key is to get a really good crunch sound if the box is tilted or shaken. Works great on kids Christmas presents that tend to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-12-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
I haven't looked at many of the SEOS crossovers...

I haven't looked at many of the SEOS crossovers closely but I assume many of them have a similar topology and it should be possible to work up a generic board that would work for multiple crossovers....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-09-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 380
Posted By mobeer4don
Here is a really nice place to start on the hows...

Here is a really nice place to start on the hows and whys of speaker design and construction.

http://techtalk.parts-express.com/showthread.php?219617-The-Speaker-Building-Bible

Keep in mind...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-08-2015, 05:16 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
No good deed goes unpunished ;)

No good deed goes unpunished ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-07-2015, 05:31 AM
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Views: 318
Posted By mobeer4don
Off to a very nice start. Keep on building!

Off to a very nice start. Keep on building!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-07-2015, 05:23 AM
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Views: 2,177
Posted By mobeer4don
It would be easier to help with (and document) a...

It would be easier to help with (and document) a crossover build if the crossover wasn't a secret. Secrets are counterproductive.

Beautiful work by Likelinus, by the way.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-06-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By mobeer4don
You should stop now. If you don't you may find...

You should stop now. If you don't you may find yourself debating whether or not 2500 W is enough power for your subs. It only takes about 18-24 months to slide completely into DIY HT insanity ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-04-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 681
Posted By mobeer4don
Panasonic Thrusters. They sound awesome when...

Panasonic Thrusters. They sound awesome when drinking Pabst Blue Ribbon.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-23-2014, 05:25 AM
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Views: 2,001
Posted By mobeer4don
High efficiency, low distortion, smooth (possibly...

High efficiency, low distortion, smooth (possibly flat) response, and rather budget-friendly. Pretty good goals for music or HT if you ask me.

Perhaps you could say they are voiced like many...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-20-2014, 09:32 AM
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Posted By mobeer4don
This would be a case where shipping a template...

This would be a case where shipping a template (or templates as the case may be) to allow the end user to route the baffle recesses using a pattern bit makes a lot of sense.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-15-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 766
Posted By mobeer4don
The JBL 8320 are not dipoles. Nothing magical...

The JBL 8320 are not dipoles. Nothing magical about diploes so unless you have a very good reason for why you think they are best for your room...

Speaking of the JBL 8320...are you picking...
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