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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 05:11 AM
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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: 153
Views: 5,640
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: 74
Views: 1,675
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: 74
Views: 1,675
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: 74
Views: 1,675
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
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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: 65
Views: 2,764
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: 74
Views: 1,675
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: 16,802
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: 74
Views: 1,675
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...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
Thanks guys! Haha, wouldn't you hit the...

Thanks guys!


Haha, wouldn't you hit the ceiling if you add any more subs in your front stage? :p



Heh, I suppose there is a way, but it probably wouldn't be worthwhile or practical. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-16-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
Had a little time after dinner so I figured I'd...

Had a little time after dinner so I figured I'd drop the driver and speakon connector in. :) I fired it up briefly to check for leaks, etc but the little guy was sleeping so didn't get to do any...
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 45,565
Posted By Gorilla83
Sounds like quite a lineup! Still the rest of my...

Sounds like quite a lineup! Still the rest of my travel schedule for the rest of the year is fairly uncertain. I'm hoping to get a better picture sometime soon, but we've been so busy I hadn't...
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23,382
Views: 1,016,212
Posted By Gorilla83
Haha, yes I can, but there are many different...

Haha, yes I can, but there are many different types of CAD output, DXF being one of the most common.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-16-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By Gorilla83
If you're looking for the most cost effective...

If you're looking for the most cost effective setup and are not space limited, I would choose the SI HT18s. At 159+s/h you simply cannot beat the displacement per dollar. If you are space limited...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-16-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
Haha, it may be pretty close around port tune but...

Haha, it may be pretty close around port tune but the Triax should have a decent advantage above ~30hz and below 16hz. 3 x very capable 15" drivers and a 4000w amp does pretty well according to the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
I'd gladly take each Friday as a DIY day. :cool:

I'd gladly take each Friday as a DIY day. :cool:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
If I recall this build I've got down to about...

If I recall this build I've got down to about 12-13 minutes a sheet. Most of that time is eaten up by all the dado and recesses. If it were just straight cuts it would be a bit faster. :) the cleanup...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 22,890
Posted By Gorilla83
Following this logic, one has to wonder the...

Following this logic, one has to wonder the impact of eight ported.

*plants seed and runs away*

:D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
It's a struggle for me not to spend every spare...

It's a struggle for me not to spend every spare minute tinkering with this stuff as I really enjoy it. Got to work that balance with family, exercise, job, and friends. Someone needs to make each day...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
:) Hoping to fire this up later this week or...

:) Hoping to fire this up later this week or weekend latest.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
Thank you! I think his eight UM18s in...

Thank you!



I think his eight UM18s in similar enclosures would certainly Git-R-done. God, I can't even imagine having to build and finish eight of these beasts. This box HAS to be 200+lbs...
Forum: Front Projector   09-15-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By Gorilla83
Epson 8700UB, low hours, excellent condition

Hi All,

I have my Epson 8700UB (ultra black) projector in excellent condition for sale. This is a very nice projector and easily lit up my 130" AT seymour screen. I purchased the unit as bstock...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By Gorilla83
I can only imagine what N8's setup sounds like. ...

I can only imagine what N8's setup sounds like. Awesome! :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-15-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,675
Posted By Gorilla83
Thanks Nate! Hope you're getting to enjoy the...

Thanks Nate! Hope you're getting to enjoy the Shelby while we've still got some nice weather. :)



Hmm, should I be disturbed by this comment? :D
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