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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2017, 05:54 PM
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Yeah from Neutrik, the NL4MP's are air tight and...

Yeah from Neutrik, the NL4MP's are air tight and the NL4MP-ST's are not. The ones I bought are the ST's. One detail I didn't think about looking into when ordering. I don't know why Neutrik would...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2017, 02:30 PM
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Yeah I'll give PE a call Tuesday morning. For the...

Yeah I'll give PE a call Tuesday morning. For the Neutrik I was thinking about putting globs of caulk to try and seal it up.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2017, 01:23 PM
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I don't think it's going to help because the...

I don't think it's going to help because the cabinets are all glued and ready to go. I had to enlarge all 4 cabs using the dremel. On top of it all, I just found out the Neutrik 4-pole speakon...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2017, 12:16 PM
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That sucks. Oh well the dremel is working. It's...

That sucks. Oh well the dremel is working. It's not perfect but it works.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2017, 11:19 AM
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Views: 142
Posted By thisgsx
It's off by this much. How can PE sell a cabinet...

It's off by this much. How can PE sell a cabinet with a sub that doesn't fit?!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170527/a97be1f033cb1042a51436a776aa9e9d.jpg

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2017, 11:15 AM
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Posted By thisgsx
Um18-22 Parts Express flat pack cutout to small

So I'm trying to finish it up this weekend and ran into the problem of the sub not fitting the cut out. Has anyone had this problem? If so, what did you use to widen the hole? I'm currently using a...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-18-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By thisgsx
I did that mistake when I bought my units. It's a...

I did that mistake when I bought my units. It's a good thing though because the money saved will be used towards the minidsp and umik.

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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-09-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
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Good god! Sent from my LG-LS997 using...

Good god!

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2017, 11:51 AM
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Posted By thisgsx
Does that powerswitch work for multiple amps? ...

Does that powerswitch work for multiple amps?

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-13-2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By thisgsx
I'll keep that in mind for my next build Erich. ...

I'll keep that in mind for my next build Erich.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-12-2017, 04:40 PM
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Posted By thisgsx
Haha...good read guys! Here's a picture. All 4...

Haha...good read guys! Here's a picture. All 4 enclosures came out like that. So I'm guessing this "normal" and is to be expected? I'll grab an orbital sander and go to town then....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-11-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By thisgsx
Thanks for the help guys. First time so I learned...

Thanks for the help guys. First time so I learned my lesson. Hopefully my future builds are much better.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-11-2017, 08:25 AM
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Posted By thisgsx
I didn't sand it out but I thoroughly brushed it,...

I didn't sand it out but I thoroughly brushed it, making sure all the wood dust was gone.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-11-2017, 08:24 AM
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Posted By thisgsx
1 mm at the corners. Sent from my LG-LS997...

1 mm at the corners.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-10-2017, 06:12 PM
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Posted By thisgsx
Yes, I preassembled the enclosures before putting...

Yes, I preassembled the enclosures before putting it together. Could it be because I was clamping the panels too tight? Causing the panels to flex out of place/alignment?

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-10-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By thisgsx
Finished building the Parts Express flat pack

No pictures yet, but I have some problems. When I assembled the enclosures I made sure the braces were squared against the bottom of the enclosure. I thought since the braces were squared, the rest...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2017, 05:31 PM
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Views: 271
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Thanks for the correction! Sent from my...

Thanks for the correction!

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By thisgsx
It should be. With one 6k, each sub should be...

It should be. With one 6k, each sub should be receiving around 800 watts. I have 4 um18s with the parts express flat pack getting hooked up to 2 6ks still in the process of building the cabs. Can't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-20-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By thisgsx
Btw, to the OP, how many quarts or gallons of...

Btw, to the OP, how many quarts or gallons of durtex did you use for your two subs? I have 4 being built and I need to know how much I'll need.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-20-2017, 04:21 AM
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Posted By thisgsx
That means the subs need to be placed away from...

That means the subs need to be placed away from the TV?

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-17-2017, 09:38 AM
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Views: 1,206
Posted By thisgsx
Love your bar! Sent from my LG-LS997 using...

Love your bar!

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
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Thanks! Sent from my LG-LS997 using Tapatalk

Thanks!

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 121
Posted By thisgsx
Enclosure questions : 1st time diy'er

I recently ordered 4 Parts Express subwoofer flat pack and I have a few questions. I am using Titebond III to assemble the enclosures. Is the glue enough to hold the enclosures together? Do I need to...
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,096
Posted By thisgsx
The only way to know is if you buy every single...

The only way to know is if you buy every single one on your list and test it out in YOUR room with YOUR gear. Other than that, it's all subjective. I don't even know if these guys who recommended...
Forum: Speakers   03-11-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,096
Posted By thisgsx
Also, the bass from towers can only go so low....

Also, the bass from towers can only go so low. For me, I will never go back to bookshelves because of the need to buy separate stands (if you don't already own a pair or if you have a shelf you're...
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