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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 12:52 PM
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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: 180
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
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Views: 180
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: 180
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: 103
Views: 2,377
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
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Views: 2,377
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: 68
Views: 2,903
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: 103
Views: 2,377
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: 103
Views: 2,377
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...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,445
Posted By Gorilla83
SUBBED! Man, I wish we lived closer. Either way,...

SUBBED! Man, I wish we lived closer. Either way, excited to help out where I can. :)
Luke - Do you happen to have a rough sketch of the entire box? I can help with sketchup where I can.

Matt ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 05:14 AM
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Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
Haha, I thought of tagging you in that post...

Haha, I thought of tagging you in that post actually. :)



Thanks David!



John - I should be able to use my DATS to pull an impedance sweep. I can't be 100% the room wasn't marginally...
Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23,433
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Posted By Gorilla83
Dave - photocopy the back of the speaker and use...

Dave - photocopy the back of the speaker and use as a template to line up the keyholes. :)

And very sorry to hear about the dog, man. :( hope everything works out ok.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 720
Posted By Gorilla83
Consider this the official "Thanks to Johnny"...

Consider this the official "Thanks to Johnny" thread.

You are man, John! :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
Did them manual as it takes like 20 seconds per...

Did them manual as it takes like 20 seconds per port, haha. It would take me 3-4 minutes to pull the bit and rezero on the machine. :)



Very cool. I think you will have fun with it. Sealed...
Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Dave did you switch back to the 4520 for power...

Dave did you switch back to the 4520 for power yet? When having ANY type of issues, eliminate as much complexity and as many variables as possible. If you insist on keeping the inuke in the chain,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 05:11 AM
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Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
That is definitely a coffin. Perhaps you could...

That is definitely a coffin. Perhaps you could find a substitute for polyfil? :eek:



Thanks!



Thanks Nick. Looking forward to getting the second one together this weekend as well as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,542
Posted By Gorilla83
B - Why not match 'em to the Corinthians? Looking...

B - Why not match 'em to the Corinthians? Looking good though!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
Well I missed my window for a cranking session,...

Well I missed my window for a cranking session, but I did manage to capture a sweep or two. :D

I would love to get something outside, but I settled on something inside, close range. One sub,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
Haha, 200lbs on a balanced barbell is certainly...

Haha, 200lbs on a balanced barbell is certainly easier to maneuver than a 3 foot wide 200 lb coffin. :) it can be done when needed, but I'll save my energy for building the second box. :)



I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
Luckily I brought the cabinet into the basement...

Luckily I brought the cabinet into the basement "unloaded" once it had dried in the shop for a day. My wife helped me carry it in and she said "I'm not doing that again." :D I told her she's lucky...
Forum: Speakers   09-17-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23,433
Views: 1,018,572
Posted By Gorilla83
Dave - Try running them directly from the 4520. ...

Dave - Try running them directly from the 4520. Do they sound fairly normal in that scenario?
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   09-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,903
Posted By Gorilla83
I'd vote for the ported if you have the space. :)...

I'd vote for the ported if you have the space. :) That is a significant difference in the 15-20hz region. You could almost get away with just running one sub! Any reason you're modeling the ported...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
Just for about 10 minutes. I played some music...

Just for about 10 minutes. I played some music and 20hz sine waves through them at -10 or so just to check for leaks. The little guy was already asleep so couldn't really go too crazy. Seems to be...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,998
Posted By Gorilla83
Thanks bud! For now I just have...

Thanks bud!



For now I just have blinds along with a couple makeshift treatments sitting in front of the windows wrapped in black cloth. My long term plan is to build proper fitting...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,377
Posted By Gorilla83
IMO if the box is sized correctly in either case...

IMO if the box is sized correctly in either case they should sound nearly identical in blind testing when played within their limits. Yes, the UXL will have better sensitivity, but the HST will have...
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