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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-25-2015, 10:13 PM
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Posted By tyee
Finally decided how to elevate these guys. Nice...

Finally decided how to elevate these guys. Nice tight bass. Getting the sub out and set up tomorrow. Watched Predator for a bit and really liked what I heard especially with dtshd-ma audio,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-18-2015, 10:55 PM
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Posted By tyee
That was Lepages PL Premium I believe.

That was Lepages PL Premium I believe.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-16-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By tyee
Anyone know what the 1099's weigh when fully...

Anyone know what the 1099's weigh when fully assembled typically? To get the tweeter at ear level I need a 21" stand. Just got some bar stools and finally got one speaker on it doing it alone using a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2015, 08:20 PM
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Posted By tyee
Yeah, I will. Both are finished now. Great sound,...

Yeah, I will. Both are finished now. Great sound, seems to show the quality of the source very easy. Just for fun I ran the Interstellar docking scene and I noticed (from what I remember) was a sort...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 10:12 PM
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Posted By tyee
Finished the first one and it sounds like...

Finished the first one and it sounds like everything is wired ok. Even listening to one speaker sounds really good.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 07:21 PM
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Posted By tyee
I just removed that stuffing totally on the top...

I just removed that stuffing totally on the top side by the ports. Now there is only wood showing. I will re-install some but not cover the ports this time.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 06:55 PM
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Posted By tyee
Is the midrange/tweeter chamber supposed to the...

Is the midrange/tweeter chamber supposed to the totally sealed? I suspect so because the stripping would do that. But when I installed the stripping for the horn, I cut pieces to place around the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 06:03 PM
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Posted By tyee
.25" for the tweeter, .187" for the others I...

.25" for the tweeter, .187" for the others I think. I was going to use .205" for the others, because it was handy, but have decided to solder instead. Much better connection and will not oxidize over...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By tyee
If I should not block the ports then do I not use...

If I should not block the ports then do I not use any stuffing on that top surface, just leave bare wood?

If I use stuffing below the ports then doesn't that block the movement of air to the ports?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By tyee
Yes, I sealed them with Duct Seal. You know that...

Yes, I sealed them with Duct Seal. You know that pliable sort of putty electricians use. Seems to work good instead of hard to remove silicon sealant.

Ryan mentioned to use about 2" thickness...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By tyee
Just finishing up the assembly of these. I've...

Just finishing up the assembly of these. I've decided to solder to the drivers and the input speakon instead of using push on terminals. See pic of the amount of stuffing. I think it's ok. Question...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-09-2015, 08:47 PM
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Posted By tyee
Many thanks to Ryan today for assistance in...

Many thanks to Ryan today for assistance in building the 1099's. I don't know how I would have done it without a shop and tools like he had. Nearly finished but not quite. I need to get some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By tyee
I have 2 speakers only so we are good then.

I have 2 speakers only so we are good then.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-05-2015, 08:49 PM
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Posted By tyee
What are you guys using for connections on the...

What are you guys using for connections on the back of the speakers? Bananas, Speakons, ??? I couldn't find a recessed banana connector in town today but picked up a couple of Speakons because they...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-03-2015, 09:12 PM
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Posted By tyee
Sounds good.

Sounds good.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-03-2015, 08:58 PM
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Posted By tyee
Mine's about 10"x10". I'll make it fit...

Mine's about 10"x10". I'll make it fit somehow!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-03-2015, 06:43 PM
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Posted By tyee
Spent today doing the xovers when it was nice and...

Spent today doing the xovers when it was nice and sunny. Hmm...should have been kayaking! Oh well, I soldered on the deck too so actually it was quite relaxing. Just need the terminal strips which...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-01-2015, 03:52 PM
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Posted By tyee
That sounds like a great idea Ryan, it's a date....

That sounds like a great idea Ryan, it's a date. I tried to get together with Donny yesterday but our time schedules wouldn't work. PM me and we can set up something.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-01-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By tyee
I'm about to start too. I have no woodworking...

I'm about to start too. I have no woodworking experience except one class in high school many moons ago. What size and length of clamps are recommended? There is the squeeze grip type and the push...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-21-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By tyee
Just got my shipping notice, thanks Erich!

Just got my shipping notice, thanks Erich!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-18-2015, 10:31 PM
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Posted By tyee
I paid full too, nothing yet.

I paid full too, nothing yet.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-26-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By tyee
Any orders shipping yet?

Any orders shipping yet?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-19-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By tyee
That's how some are describing Interstellar also!

That's how some are describing Interstellar also!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-14-2015, 05:20 PM
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Posted By tyee
So how do we get these done by mtg90? Just PM...

So how do we get these done by mtg90? Just PM him? How does he get the parts?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-08-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By tyee
Hi Erich Silly me. Sorry for the comment. I...

Hi Erich
Silly me. Sorry for the comment. I sent you a note in my order to hold my flatpack order until the 1099's ship. I'm just repeating it here in case you miss it. Can this be done?
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