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Forum: What's Your System Configuration   09-20-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
If he sticks with the port size recommendation he...

If he sticks with the port size recommendation he has listed above in a slot port configuration, there is a good chance actual/realized tuning will be a few hz lower anyway. This pretty much is...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorilla83
I was thinking the same thing. I'm glad I ran the...

I was thinking the same thing. I'm glad I ran the sweep as it really gives some insight as to current demand.



The port is 44" long. I spec'd it actually to hit 18hz in a 8.5 cube enclosure in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
John - Looks like a hair under 17hz? ...

John - Looks like a hair under 17hz?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=271130&d=1411231660
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorilla83
Thanks Brian! Thanks man. It's got...

Thanks Brian!



Thanks man. It's got plenty of room for travel, that's for sure. :)
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 08:08 AM
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Views: 1,020,574
Posted By Gorilla83
No way in heck I'd want any part of that...

No way in heck I'd want any part of that opportunity, haha. I'd run far away. :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-20-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Box #2...

Box #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) assembled this morning MUCH more quickly! Some close ups of the roundovers this time since you guys liked them so much....
Forum: Speakers   09-20-2014, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Hardly a baller. :( Taking on just the one...

Hardly a baller. :( Taking on just the one daycare payment meant quite a bit of change to lifestyle. This area is getting expensive! On the plus side, at least I'm not in the NYC area. My brother...
Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Dave - photocopy the back of the speaker and use...

Dave - photocopy the back of the speaker and use as a template to line up the keyholes. :)

And very sorry to hear about the dog, man. :( hope everything works out ok.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 772
Posted By Gorilla83
Consider this the official "Thanks to Johnny"...

Consider this the official "Thanks to Johnny" thread.

You are man, John! :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,824
Posted By Gorilla83
Did them manual as it takes like 20 seconds per...

Did them manual as it takes like 20 seconds per port, haha. It would take me 3-4 minutes to pull the bit and rezero on the machine. :)



Very cool. I think you will have fun with it. Sealed...
Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Gorilla83
Dave did you switch back to the 4520 for power...

Dave did you switch back to the 4520 for power yet? When having ANY type of issues, eliminate as much complexity and as many variables as possible. If you insist on keeping the inuke in the chain,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,824
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: 182
Views: 6,891
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: 124
Views: 2,824
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: 124
Views: 2,824
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: 124
Views: 2,824
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: 72
Views: 3,021
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: 124
Views: 2,824
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: 17,097
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: 124
Views: 2,824
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: 124
Views: 2,824
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: 124
Views: 2,824
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
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Views: 46,150
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: 23,468
Views: 1,020,574
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.
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