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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-29-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
The shake on the low notes was much more potent...

The shake on the low notes was much more potent than I would have expected. From the quick sweep I did I appear to be getting a bit of room gain as well. Not as much as up front, but still decent...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-29-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Didnt get a chance to play any of the demo disc...

Didnt get a chance to play any of the demo disc just yet. We are away for the week and will be back Friday to continue playing. :) I did get a chance to crank up bass I love you which sounded...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
On a 30 amp dedicated line like we have, I wonder...

On a 30 amp dedicated line like we have, I wonder if 2 of our amps running in 4 ohm mode would be ok? They seem pretty efficient, guess it would depend on how hard they are pushed.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
It is on my floor direct behind the seats. I set...

It is on my floor direct behind the seats. I set it up so that we can fully recline and be right next to the woofs. :) I had plans to couple it but after watching a movie last night it's working...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Good deal, thanks for the info to experiment...

Good deal, thanks for the info to experiment with. I'm sure we will be playing quite a bit next weekend too. :)



My main LP in the second row is right on top of these guys. I did a few quick...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Thanks! Well, got her fired up! Got about 10...

Thanks!

Well, got her fired up! Got about 10 minutes to listen so far, but it's certainly a drastic difference. The tactile feeling on the rear seats on the riser increases exponentially with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Peavey says needs 2.25V for full power at 4 ohms....

Peavey says needs 2.25V for full power at 4 ohms. I've driven mine to the clip lights using the 2V output of the minidsp as well. Most AVRs will have no trouble with this. We were using a Marantz...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
We used my IPR7500 at the January GTG to power a...

We used my IPR7500 at the January GTG to power a half dizen different setups, all sounded great.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Few more shots of the box: Recessed speakon...

Few more shots of the box:

Recessed speakon connector

http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u12/aschutsky/basement%20rear%20sub/IMG_1031_zps3e479503.jpg

Back view showing small roundovers
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Got to get it done. Have some visitors coming...

Got to get it done. Have some visitors coming next weekend that might want to check it out in action. And we are away on vaca this week so doesn't leave many choices. :)



You could say that....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Did you get a hold of the CD or crossover parts?...

Did you get a hold of the CD or crossover parts? Subbed! Nice work. :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-26-2014, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Since you requested: Prep, fill, sand,...

Since you requested:

Prep, fill, sand, repeat
http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u12/aschutsky/basement%20rear%20sub/th_54054A50-8F79-4A4F-B825-22DDB1CE24C1_zpsuevrnzlv.jpg...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-26-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Pillows or fiberfill from Walmart, joann fabric,...

Pillows or fiberfill from Walmart, joann fabric, etc. available lots of places including craft stores.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-26-2014, 04:05 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
I plan on getting filling and sanding done...

I plan on getting filling and sanding done shortly, so they will be painted soon. They should be ready in no time! We had some family over last night and now this morning, but as soon as I get a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-25-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
She's drying now. :) Inner and top on: ...

She's drying now. :)

Inner and top on:
http://i164.photobucket.com/albums/u12/aschutsky/basement%20rear%20sub/1C8E2E79-B11D-4F50-B4CF-57D82B0F913C_zpsvwhjfonv.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2014, 04:56 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Keep in mind when comparing sensitivity ratings, ...

Keep in mind when comparing sensitivity ratings, especially across different manufacturers, different methods are used to develop a figure.

For example:

JTR uses 2.0 Volts (equivalent of one...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Looking good Dave! You have most of the heavy...

Looking good Dave! You have most of the heavy lifting done now, the fun can start. :)
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2014, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
We could have p-lock bring his (my old) FP10Q on...

We could have p-lock bring his (my old) FP10Q on the 2nd? I have a fresh Inuke6K ready to play. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Should I press the repeat button for you? :D ...

Should I press the repeat button for you? :D



That is what Sibuna is doing. ;)
Forum: Audio Gear   07-24-2014, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
popalock you know you want to. ;)

popalock you know you want to. ;)
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Carp - Don't you (like me) calibrate a little...

Carp - Don't you (like me) calibrate a little 'hot' with respect to the normal 75db at ref? ;) I thought I remembered us chatting about that in January. It would also depend on where in the room...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2014, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Heh, understood. The best thing would certainly...

Heh, understood. The best thing would certainly be to measure same day, place, location, equipment. I'm HOPING that Dave (reefdvr) gets his 215's before August comes around. :)
carp - Did you...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2014, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
At my GTGs we always used several Omnimics (most...

At my GTGs we always used several Omnimics (most were very close to each other) as well as at least 3-4 of us (experienced users) present during calibration/tweaking. Mic and speaker placement was...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Hey Kevings, Yeah, just about an acre of my...

Hey Kevings,

Yeah, just about an acre of my own and a little bit extra of 'common' area on 2 sides which is nice. :)

Thanks for the complements, it seems to be coming together nicely. :) You...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-23-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Started assembly tonight - didn't get a ton of...

Started assembly tonight - didn't get a ton of time but I managed get the base/frame built. Bottom/bracing/sides are now drying. Glue and brad nail makes for a quickie assembly. :)
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