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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-06-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,413
Posted By maxcooper
I've got a few Harbor Freight ones that are dirt...

I've got a few Harbor Freight ones that are dirt cheap and work just fine:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1864673-mtg-06-ows-bookshelf-build.html#post31611089
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-05-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,413
Posted By maxcooper
I'm a biscuit newb, but they really worked out...

I'm a biscuit newb, but they really worked out well for me when gluing up my truncated-pyramid bookshelf speaker cabinet:...
Forum: Headphones   03-27-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By maxcooper
Dynamic drivers (like you describe) are...

Dynamic drivers (like you describe) are relatively simple devices, but look at the measured performance. They are all imperfect. Some more than others. There are also more kinds of drivers, with...
Forum: Headphones   03-19-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By maxcooper
Also interesting:...

Also interesting: https://splurgebook.wordpress.com/2011/02/21/everything-you-need-to-know-about-iems/
Forum: Headphones   03-19-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By maxcooper
A lot of people do that. Including me. You can...

A lot of people do that. Including me. You can fall asleep with IEMs, too.

Head-fi.org is the best place to go for discussions.

The innerfidelity wall of fame is a good source for...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By maxcooper
Lol. I came to the site tonight just to post that...

Lol. I came to the site tonight just to post that video. So good.

-Max
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-05-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,413
Posted By maxcooper
I also own a few abrasive cut-off saws for metal,...

I also own a few abrasive cut-off saws for metal, including a 14" DeWalt. A co-worker mentioned that he was using a miter saw with a speed control and a ferrous-metal blade, so I tried it. The miter...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-04-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,413
Posted By maxcooper
You'll probably end up with two -- one for small...

You'll probably end up with two -- one for small wires and another for large. I read a bunch of posts on electrician forums and ended up with these:
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,297
Posted By maxcooper
It's sort of pricey, but I have this RA1173AT...

It's sort of pricey, but I have this RA1173AT dust collection attachment for my Bosch 1617EVSPK router:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00005RHPN/

-Max
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-12-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 16,240
Posted By maxcooper
Shake it off, shake it off. -Max

Shake it off, shake it off.

-Max
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By maxcooper
Done. After I inline the images, is it safe...

Done.

After I inline the images, is it safe to remove the "attachments"? It seems like the images could get deleted if they are no longer attachments.

-Max
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 16,240
Posted By maxcooper
It does seem like a nice opportunity to compare...

It does seem like a nice opportunity to compare them (at least A/Bing them, and maybe learn more trying to integrate). Listen if you got 'em. :-)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-09-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By maxcooper
Tonight I cut the biscuit pockets in the tops,...

Tonight I cut the biscuit pockets in the tops, did a dry test-fit and test-clamp, and then glued up one of the cabinets. The glue-up went pretty well, even though I used the wrong glue. I got some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,677
Posted By maxcooper
Have I got the sub for you! ...

Have I got the sub for you!
http://cdn.avsforum.com/b/b1/b1ce9a14_vbattach220211.jpeg
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-28-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 16,240
Posted By maxcooper
Did Erich make any SEOS-15s in black gloss? That...

Did Erich make any SEOS-15s in black gloss? That might be an easy option if you want gloss. I remember that he had SEOS-12 waveguides in both matte and gloss.

Forgive me if you already mentioned...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By maxcooper
DIY Sound Group has some DIY speaker kits...

DIY Sound Group has some DIY speaker kits at/under your price point:
http://www.diysoundgroup.com/speaker-kits.html

Here are some high-value commercial speakers that have been popular, though...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-26-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By maxcooper
I've got a 108" kit, which is two 54" tracks plus...

I've got a 108" kit, which is two 54" tracks plus a connector kit. I do most cuts with a single 54" track, so it's nice that it splits. The connector kit does a nice job aligning the tracks, too --...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By maxcooper
I also got to have some fun tonight using a...

I also got to have some fun tonight using a rabbet bit with my router. I wanted to rear-mount the woofers, like MTG did in the original build. That means that I needed a woofer hole the same size as...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By maxcooper
MTG-06-OWS bookshelf build

I've been sitting on the parts to build new main speakers for my living room for way too long. I've got SEOS waveguides, CDs, and woofers in 12 and 15 inches (more indecision!) ready to build, but...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,413
Posted By maxcooper
http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-ROS20VSC-5-Inch-Random...

http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-ROS20VSC-5-Inch-Random-Carrying/dp/B00BD5G9VA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1421946644&sr=8-1&keywords=bosch+random+orbit+sander

A little over your $50 budget, but it's been...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-05-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 692
Posted By maxcooper
Yup:...

Yup: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0012JJZQS/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

-Max
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-02-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 16,240
Posted By maxcooper
BWaslo's active and passive (aka "redo")...

BWaslo's active and passive (aka "redo") SEOS-15/DE250/TD15M files are available here:
http://libinst.com/SEOS/SEOS15/

(Thanks Bill! I used both, first active then passive, for my...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-17-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By maxcooper
I think you might be asking in the wrong...

I think you might be asking in the wrong section/forum.

This is the DIY forum. We make our own speakers and subs from parts.

It sounds like you want recommendations for commercial speakers.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-12-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By maxcooper
More interesting speaker grills: ...

More interesting speaker grills:
https://www.google.com/search?q=sonus+faber+speaker+grill&safe=off&source=lnms&tbm=isch
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By maxcooper
Really cool idea. There are challenges to making...

Really cool idea. There are challenges to making them sound good (that are mostly beyond my understanding to help with :)), but I like the idea of making sculpture that also makes pretty good sound....
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