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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 06:57 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Also keep in mind that if your iNuke is on a...

Also keep in mind that if your iNuke is on a typical 15-amp breaker, the max you're getting out of it is 1,800 watts, no matter what ohm load you have on it. And if you're dividing that 1,800 by...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 06:53 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Why the posts? Because I'm trying to help. And...

Why the posts? Because I'm trying to help. And you seem more than a bit ungrateful. Good luck to you.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
From the pic on the first page of this thread it...

From the pic on the first page of this thread it appears to go in the center. But I'll defer to those who have built one. That said, aside from a balancing standpoint (top-heavy/bottom-heavy cab)...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Thanks very much, smcmillan2. That's the concise...

Thanks very much, smcmillan2. That's the concise answer I needed. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 06:13 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
If the driver goes in the middle of the baffle,...

If the driver goes in the middle of the baffle, simply draw an "X" with a straightedge from corner to corner. The intersection of the lines is dead-center on the panel.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By michaelddd
Ported sub question

I'm designing a slot-ported box for a UXL-18. It's been so long since I designed my own slot-ported box that I cannot remember:

Do you count the airspace INSIDE the port as part of the box...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-02-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By michaelddd
I have a Grizzly G0690 and have been very happy...

I have a Grizzly G0690 and have been very happy with it. As has been said, Grizzly always stocks parts for their machines and their support is top-notch (the one time I needed to call). The April...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By michaelddd
I have seen some on this board using 1" MDF; I'd...

I have seen some on this board using 1" MDF; I'd love to know where they get it! It's seems pretty common up in Canada, but have noted a few here in the states using 1" MDF as well.


So each cab...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Any thoughts on my questions? Not sure if the...

Any thoughts on my questions? Not sure if the attached graphs will copy over with a post quote, but they are attached above in post #1324...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By michaelddd
Never, ever use particle board for speakers. It...

Never, ever use particle board for speakers. It is brittle and weak. Forget the stuff even exists. MDF is what you want to use. Being these speakers are 60" high, I'm thinking they are a classic...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2015, 02:08 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Really like the form factor of your subs. I am...

Really like the form factor of your subs. I am thinking that might be the way I should go too...looking at 16cf boxes.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2015, 02:02 AM
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Posted By michaelddd
Iron Maiden: That's a good deal you've got with...

Iron Maiden: That's a good deal you've got with your buddy and very similar to the deal I've got with my buddy when I build him bookshelves, end tables, etc for his house. He buys all the supplies...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By michaelddd
Yeah, I was looking at your build at the pic of...

Yeah, I was looking at your build at the pic of the internals with both sides off. I saw the pocket screws for screwing the braces to the side panel and thought "How do you get in there?" Only one...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 11:37 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Bill is WAY smarter on this stuff than any 10 of...

Bill is WAY smarter on this stuff than any 10 of us put together. I've built two of his designs and they deliver. If it's audio-related, he's the one to trust.


You will LOVE working with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By michaelddd
Great build quality; I'm also considering pocket...

Great build quality; I'm also considering pocket screws for my next sub build. The combination of window and solid braces make that one solid box. Really like the finish you put on it, too. Very...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 10:46 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Awesome. Thanks, DevonDeyholos for putting this...

Awesome. Thanks, DevonDeyholos for putting this together. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 10:16 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
If Bill Fitzmaurice says Group Delay is a...

If Bill Fitzmaurice says Group Delay is a non-issue at sub frequencies, then I believe him. :) OK, I put in 2,000 watts and here is what the graphs look like. 119dB @ 20Hz is pretty freaking...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 07:39 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
When I get home later I will post the 2K numbers,...

When I get home later I will post the 2K numbers, but I will ask you guys to please keep me on the right track with things like port size/noise, etc.

I know there are other considerations like...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Got it, thank you. I PM'd my info to...

Got it, thank you. I PM'd my info to DevonDeyholos yesterday. According to the first post in this thread, Devon states that you'll be contacted concerning payment. I was just curious about how...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 04:53 PM
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Views: 65,136
Posted By michaelddd
Well, I changed my mind on what drivers to use. ...

Well, I changed my mind on what drivers to use. I got in for two on the UXL-18 Group Buy. :) I plan on powering them with two EP4000s, 4-ohms bridged to each amp. Should provide enough oomph in a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-28-2015, 04:31 PM
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Posted By michaelddd
Hi, About how long did it take the seller...

Hi,


About how long did it take the seller (Mark Seaton, I believe?) to contact you once you signed up for this group buy? I only signed up yesterday, but I would like to know about how long it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 07:33 PM
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Views: 25,406
Posted By michaelddd
Thanks for the speedy reply. Off to read the...

Thanks for the speedy reply. Off to read the first post.


*edit*
IN FOR TWO!! PM with all my info sent. Thank you, DevonDeyholos!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 06:54 PM
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Views: 25,406
Posted By michaelddd
Is this group buy still open? The IST webpage...

Is this group buy still open? The IST webpage shows out of stock for the UXL 18. I'd like in on two. How do I participate?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By michaelddd
I've got probably 75 feet of 1/2" (or maybe it's...

I've got probably 75 feet of 1/2" (or maybe it's 3/8"?) gasket tape from PE left over from past builds, so I can use that. Definitely don't feel confident in that strip of cardboard that's on there,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,535
Posted By michaelddd
Got the backs done (no pics...who cares about the...

Got the backs done (no pics...who cares about the back?) and the second coat on all cabs. I also painted the inner lip of the driver cutouts to ensure no MDF will be seen peeking through. I...
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