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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By jbrown15
If you are referring to my GTG only the Funk...

If you are referring to my GTG only the Funk 8.2P's cost more then the 228HT's, and I've reread the results thread and no one referenced the 228HT's as having too much "bite". That comment was made...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By jbrown15
I never said it was unlikely that someone would...

I never said it was unlikely that someone would like the Tempest better then the 228HT's. And you're right everyone has their own tastes, I just think there are a few distinct things the 228's do...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 02:53 PM
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Posted By jbrown15
I never said that the Tempest were not...

I never said that the Tempest were not comparable, I've always maintained that they are probably 90% of what the JTR's are. But I can definitely hear a difference between them and the 228HT's and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 02:17 PM
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Posted By jbrown15
Do you have a link to the GTG that you're...

Do you have a link to the GTG that you're referring too where the Tempest were directly compared to the 228HT's? I could be wrong but as far I know the GTG that I hosted is the only one that has a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 146
Posted By jbrown15
If you go electric you'd need to spend a good...

If you go electric you'd need to spend a good amount to get a good nailer, like Bill said you want pneumatic. Pick up a cheap compressor and a good nail gun, I've had great luck with Porter Cable...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 08:54 PM
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Posted By jbrown15
I completely agree with this, not too mention...

I completely agree with this, not too mention that I think we sometimes get caught up with calling one speaker better then another without really dialing them in. I'm sure if I spend some time trying...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 08:43 PM
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Posted By jbrown15
I guess I could be partially to blame for that...

I guess I could be partially to blame for that even though I never intended it to be like that. Although my speakers are only 3x more then the Tempest, but I've always maintained that for the price I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2014, 06:23 PM
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Views: 29,554
Posted By jbrown15
Yeah sorry but I'm going to have to call BS on...

Yeah sorry but I'm going to have to call BS on this one, other them my GTG show me where the 228HT's and Tempest were even in the same room?


I've read about a few of the GTG's where the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-25-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,512
Posted By jbrown15
Sand dunes aren't nearly as much fun as riding my...

Sand dunes aren't nearly as much fun as riding my dirt bike on our sweet mountain trails!....lol
And I'll take fishing for Salmon out in the ocean over river fishing for stealhead any day of the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-25-2014, 10:34 PM
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Views: 1,512
Posted By jbrown15
Oh ya for sure, the TDI gets almost 40% better...

Oh ya for sure, the TDI gets almost 40% better fuel mileage compared to the 3.6L VR6 engine that comes in the Touaregs.
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,504
Posted By jbrown15
So I think the only two guys that we haven't...

So I think the only two guys that we haven't heard from is WarrenBerry, well beside his posts about how he built his Tempest. But it would be nice to get some of his impressions and some from Giraffe...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 09:25 PM
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Views: 485,831
Posted By jbrown15
A couple more FV15HP's should help out with that!...

A couple more FV15HP's should help out with that! lol :D
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 13,399
Posted By jbrown15
Yeah I started to get listening fatigue, the one...

Yeah I started to get listening fatigue, the one good thing was that the Funk speakers were a totally different sound. So when we switched to the compression driver style speakers it was like we hit...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 13,399
Posted By jbrown15
Oh well I still enjoyed them! Heck IMO they still...

Oh well I still enjoyed them! Heck IMO they still sounded better then the Tempest!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By jbrown15
Take a look at my build thread and you can see...

Take a look at my build thread and you can see what I did, I don't consider my subs a "Marty" sub though...lol :D


they also have a side firing port because they are behind my AT screen.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 08:29 PM
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Views: 13,399
Posted By jbrown15
So how would that change how they sound compared...

So how would that change how they sound compared to how they were at my GTG? I actually thought they sounded pretty good, just a little bit on the bright side at times.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By jbrown15
I was going to build a dual driver front firing...

I was going to build a dual driver front firing sub like this:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=178306&stc=1&d=1406222571

But ended up finding it would be easier to build...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-24-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 27,877
Posted By jbrown15
Archaea, 12 wouldn't be that bad if they only...

Archaea, 12 wouldn't be that bad if they only invoiced you for four :D
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21,607
Views: 940,193
Posted By jbrown15
Even my 228HT's seem to be more sensitive then...

Even my 228HT's seem to be more sensitive then other speakers that I have checked against. The Tempest are 98dB rated and the were about 1.5dB down from the 228's. And even the new 1099's which are...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21,607
Views: 940,193
Posted By jbrown15
Yes. Nathan also said it is 2ohm stable, but is a...

Yes. Nathan also said it is 2ohm stable, but is a little happier to operate at 4ohm.
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21,607
Views: 940,193
Posted By jbrown15
carp, if you're still looking for an amp to use...

carp, if you're still looking for an amp to use with the 215's and you have the budget for it you should take a serious look at the new amps that Nathan from Funk Audio now has available. Very nice...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,504
Posted By jbrown15
Top secret!...lol Just kidding, we're...

Top secret!...lol

Just kidding, we're talking about a couple different designs. Either way it'll be more high end. I want something that'll easily handle anything my 228HT's can do. I'm shooting...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,504
Posted By jbrown15
Get in line Mfusick!.....lol :p

Get in line Mfusick!.....lol :p
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-23-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 57,111
Posted By jbrown15
Yes, when the speaker are behind my false wall/AT...

Yes, when the speaker are behind my false wall/AT screen it's basically 11ft from speakers to ears.
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,504
Posted By jbrown15
Tux, ST can't be enjoying his 1099's because...

Tux, ST can't be enjoying his 1099's because they're still at my house!...lol
He needs to figure out a way to sneak them past his wife!...lol :p
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