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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2015, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Erich H
A friend of mine works at a cabinet company and...

A friend of mine works at a cabinet company and will assemble and sand any of the flat packs for pretty cheap. My dad has been painting many of them with Duratex. At that point all you need to do...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-26-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,282
Posted By Erich H
I'd just go right to the Duratex. I don't think...

I'd just go right to the Duratex. I don't think I'd worry about a 2nd coat of the latex.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-26-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,330
Posted By Erich H
Makes you wonder if something like that is in the...

Makes you wonder if something like that is in the works or not! :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
It's a good compression driver, but most of what...

It's a good compression driver, but most of what you hear is the work of the crossover and how the designer wants it to sound in the speaker.

I think Jeff and Curt design their speakers to be a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
You might want to watch out how loud you're...

You might want to watch out how loud you're actually listening. Your other speakers might seem 'loud' because at high volumes they have more distortion.

But one thing about these speakers is that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
Those look great!

Those look great!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
Just don't worry about putting it under the port.

Just don't worry about putting it under the port.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
It won't really cause any problems unless it's...

It won't really cause any problems unless it's actually blocking parts of the port entrance.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
With this speaker you would really have to be...

With this speaker you would really have to be cranking them up to some high levels before you'd have any chuffing noises with the port. And at that point you wouldn't hear it anyway because your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-20-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
If you get a good photo of the assembled...

If you get a good photo of the assembled crossover I'll remove part values and post it on the site to help out people that build them later.
Forum: Speakers   02-19-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 64,161
Posted By Erich H
That's not correct. You sent a Fusion-8 and...

That's not correct. You sent a Fusion-8 and MTG90 and I looked it over and worked on it....not a Fusion-10. Don't take this the wrong way but you didn't build any part of that speaker correctly. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Erich H
Stuffing and lining inside of speakers is usually...

Stuffing and lining inside of speakers is usually pretty vague because it's not really an exact science and people use different materials. Plus you don't need things to be exact either.

If...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Erich H
Putting foam or polyfill behind the waveguide...

Putting foam or polyfill behind the waveguide doesn't do anything to the highs coming from the compression driver.

It's recommended that polyfill is put up behind the waveguide simply because...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-19-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By Erich H
Will the 88-Special fit?

Will the 88-Special fit?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-18-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12,189
Views: 827,001
Posted By Erich H
I thought about doing a B-Stock kit. One or two...

I thought about doing a B-Stock kit. One or two that used some waveguides that have imperfections that don't actually effect sound quality and some DNA-205's that have a little blip in their...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-18-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 143,661
Posted By Erich H
Dang, looks like you'll need about 10 watts of...

Dang, looks like you'll need about 10 watts of power sitting that close. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-18-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,004
Posted By Erich H
If it's closer and facing right at you it...

If it's closer and facing right at you it probably will stand out a bit more than the other speakers until you get your settings adjusted properly.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 10,524
Posted By Erich H
Notnyt might be talking about the newer model...

Notnyt might be talking about the newer model that uses the SEOS-15.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12,189
Views: 827,001
Posted By Erich H
No decisions on the dual woofer model yet. The...

No decisions on the dual woofer model yet. The woofers were designed to hit 80hz in a small sealed enclosure or killer midbass in small ported enclosures. And of course can run 'full range' in a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 637
Posted By Erich H
I had RTi8's for a couple years. They're okay...

I had RTi8's for a couple years. They're okay for full range music and the Polk towers will play lower frequencies under 60hz better than the Fusion-8 towers. Of course that's because the Fusion-8s...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-16-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,282
Posted By Erich H
Looks great! Quick suggestion my...

Looks great!

Quick suggestion my friend.......a nail punch. :D ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-16-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,011
Posted By Erich H
It's a newer model and not listed on the website...

It's a newer model and not listed on the website yet. I do have some but can't recall how much they were right now. It will certain allow for a lower crossover than the one for the 1" driver. It's...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-16-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,011
Posted By Erich H
The SEOS-18 for the 1.4" driver looks much more...

The SEOS-18 for the 1.4" driver looks much more like the SEOS-24, not the SEOS-18 for the 1".

It's about 9.5" deep. I haven't measured it exactly but I think it's even a little bit deeper than...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-15-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 108
Posted By Erich H
The installation instructions have been there...

The installation instructions have been there since I put those up. ;)

The smaller binding posts only have one washer and one nut per post.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-15-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 108
Posted By Erich H
Remove the nuts and washers. Then loosen up the...

Remove the nuts and washers. Then loosen up the part with the red and black marks. Just keep loosening those until they come off.

Now put them into the 1/4" hole you drilled, cover them with...
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