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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-30-2015, 05:43 PM
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You're right. This is some serious weight...

You're right. This is some serious weight already and I'm not done. Then there's the 75 pound driver. My neighbor has already volunteered to help me move them when the time comes. For now, I'm...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-30-2015, 02:50 PM
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Posted By PassingInterest
@LTD02...

@LTD02 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7426121) - I love it when you give a great, detailed technical explanation like that. You have got to be a scientist in an R&D lab. If not, you...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-30-2015, 12:12 PM
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Posted By PassingInterest
I want a smooth surface for the veneer. ...

I want a smooth surface for the veneer.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-uQ4XxmieTHA/VRmft2MIXQI/AAAAAAAALYw/1wiZ3ecsVsY/s800/114.JPG
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-30-2015, 08:03 AM
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Posted By PassingInterest
Trim some waste. ...

Trim some waste.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-d-SDZcKt0mw/VRllRru0miI/AAAAAAAALYg/uNO-iv9SoU8/s800/113.JPG
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-29-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By PassingInterest
I installed the 1/4" front. ...

I installed the 1/4" front.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-MWbcVzP_Knk/VRhxnKrNJsI/AAAAAAAALYQ/ZWfh18YPyJM/s800/112.JPG
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-29-2015, 11:46 AM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Thanks, guys! I can't believe it has been 5...

Thanks, guys! I can't believe it has been 5 months already since I started these. Winter and other issues introduced a lot of delays. But I think I am finally building up some momentum toward my...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-28-2015, 05:20 PM
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Posted By PassingInterest
The HornThatHz! Very nice!

The HornThatHz! Very nice!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-28-2015, 02:23 PM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Vertical braces installed. I am assembling one...

Vertical braces installed. I am assembling one cabinet at this time. I'll play catch-up with the other one later.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-27-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By PassingInterest
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ARusupeMqFA/VRX...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ARusupeMqFA/VRXWKnf85eI/AAAAAAAALXk/Bi_SvsYUlBw/s800/109.JPG


Here is my clamping scheme for the frame assembly.
I checked and made sure that I can get all the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By PassingInterest
Set a stop for multiple cuts. ...

Set a stop for multiple cuts.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ELG7R_y3Uig/VRRPig7ZQmI/AAAAAAAALWU/SIUGMNxSe2w/s800/100.JPG


I wanted a quick visual check before proceeding, so I drilled...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 06:11 AM
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Posted By PassingInterest
Yes. Not for acoustical reasons. Just for the...

Yes. Not for acoustical reasons. Just for the fit. It would of course make no difference at these wavelengths. I'm glad you asked, so I could clarify it for everyone else.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 06:08 AM
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Posted By PassingInterest
I think I saw a thread like that here not long...

I think I saw a thread like that here not long ago.




It is the Mite-R-Slide by JessEm (http://jessem.com/MITE-R-SLIDE.html).
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 04:59 AM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Unfortunately, the Bosch sale ended.

Unfortunately, the Bosch sale ended.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 06:36 PM
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Posted By PassingInterest
The DIY Sound Group forum at AVS has gone live! ...

The DIY Sound Group forum at AVS has gone live! It looks great, too! I'm so excited! I haven't used this many exclamation points in years!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
I cut a bunch of these vertical braces today and...

I cut a bunch of these vertical braces today and rounded the edges. I haven't cut them to length yet. The tops are assembled and the bottoms are as well. I hope to do a partial frame assembly...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2015, 07:58 PM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Tux - Max knows about my vacuum press. I think...

Tux - Max knows about my vacuum press. I think he was being instructive for others. I love the way the math works out on that pressure.

But, let's not forget that I got very nice results with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2015, 12:09 PM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Trim and bevel the backs. ...

Trim and bevel the backs.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-tEtO12zyIyw/VRBjOeNfpFI/AAAAAAAALVo/7Ttvxa2XabM/s800/096.JPG


Mark the layout lines and transfer them to a narrow strip, to make it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Great tip, Mr. Tim! Great bargains--half price! ...

Great tip, Mr. Tim! Great bargains--half price! I'll look more closely after dinner.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 01:00 PM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Use your new crosscut sled to square one end of...

Use your new crosscut sled to square one end of your workpiece.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ZrEHq_ql9hQ/VQsqEo9uIGI/AAAAAAAALVI/VEljr-HHTmE/s800/094.JPG


Then place your newly squared...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 12:11 PM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Making a crosscut sled (conclusion) Move the...

Making a crosscut sled (conclusion)

Move the fence away, so you can't bind against it, since you will now be using the miter slot.
Raise the blade and trim the edge. This trimmed edge will...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 12:04 PM
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Posted By PassingInterest
Like Tux said. Plus, the miter gauges I have are...

Like Tux said. Plus, the miter gauges I have are too small for these large baffles.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 10:43 AM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Making a crosscut sled (continued) Draw a...

Making a crosscut sled (continued)

Draw a line for shooting nails.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Geug3uJI1_M/VQsG7K0CKBI/AAAAAAAALUA/-GHdG_du0IY/s800/087.JPG


Apply some glue.
...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By PassingInterest
Making a crosscut sled I already cut the...

Making a crosscut sled

I already cut the base from 1/2" (metric equivalent) Baltic Birch (background in the photo).

Now, I cut a .75" strip from the same ply. It was a fraction too wide, so I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-19-2015, 10:32 AM
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Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Thanks, Nick! Front baffles--trim the sides....

Thanks, Nick!

Front baffles--trim the sides.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ta8NVVqO4aA/VQsG3Wfsx5I/AAAAAAAALTc/4x6fu1zhlDQ/s800/082.JPG


Well, I was about to square the ends when I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-18-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 16,099
Posted By PassingInterest
Mfusick - Publish! That is great! Oh, we...

Mfusick - Publish! That is great!

Oh, we need to include LTD02's contribution to the song, so he won't sue us for plagiarism. How about it, LTD02?
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