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post #121 of 261
It wouldnt take much, not even a penny-sized gap, just to prevent wire-pinch
post #122 of 261
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Reason I might not is I planned on putting those little brown plaistc circle feet on the bottom and they will be on carpet. Like I said. I might anyway.
post #123 of 261
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Stained



post #124 of 261
Wow, good job. That turned out really nice.
post #125 of 261
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Thanks. Just have to get 3-4 coats of satin finish on them then i can get them assembled
post #126 of 261
Your in the home stretch!



I like the stain. I am going for the boring black look.. My wife actually started mentioning wrapping the subs in some slick vinyl patters she has come across.... If I can get the wife involved, I might be able to build four more subs smile.gif
post #127 of 261
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Ordered one of these to trigger the power for the amps.


http://www.amazon.com/Furman-MP-20Q-Accessory-Electrical-Maintained/dp/B0002JSY34
post #128 of 261
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Ordered one of these to trigger the power for the amps.


http://www.amazon.com/Furman-MP-20Q-Accessory-Electrical-Maintained/dp/B0002JSY34

What are you going to use to turn it on?
post #129 of 261
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The 12 volt trigger from my receiver.
post #130 of 261
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The 12 volt trigger from my receiver.

Wasn't sure that had enough kick for some reason. (Flashback of Inception just popped into my head, lol). I might pick me up one of those. smile.gif
post #131 of 261
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Yup. It only needs 8
post #132 of 261
You should look at the niles one also. about the same price. If you are good with electrical wiring you can easily make one yourself. All you need is a 12VDC relay and you are good to go.
post #133 of 261
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I saw the Niles one. That's actually an external outlet and it costs more. I also could not find its amp rating anywhere. I like the clean look this one gives me. I have to install outlets anyway.
post #134 of 261
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im going to be testing these for leaks etc. in my living room Friday. i would like to have them both in there, but i think i can only run 1 EP4K in there right now. that would only give each driver about 300 watts if i ran them all off one amp. im wondering if that is too low?
post #135 of 261
Brian your cabs turned out great. I think the finishing step is the most rewarding - it's the first time a project starts to look like what it's intended to be.

Nice man!
post #136 of 261
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I saw the Niles one. That's actually an external outlet and it costs more. I also could not find its amp rating anywhere. I like the clean look this one gives me. I have to install outlets anyway.

BTW I'm going to be building one of these boxes shortly - I will get some pictures and part numbers up if you're interested. I've been using a 20A power conditioner with a 12V switch on it up until now and the breaker constantly trips prematurely. When I connect straight to the outlet I have no issues. Pretty annoying so I'll take care of that by selling it off and building my own relay box.
post #137 of 261
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thanks! ill put the 3rd coat of Arm-R-Seal on tonight. i love that stuff. you just wipe it on. no streaks. hard as a rock. its made by General Finishes.
post #138 of 261
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BTW I'm going to be building one of these boxes shortly - I will get some pictures and part numbers up if you're interested. I've been using a 20A power conditioner with a 12V switch on it up until now and the breaker constantly trips prematurely. When I connect straight to the outlet I have no issues. Pretty annoying so I'll take care of that by selling it off and building my own relay box.

that would be cool, thanks! i already ordered that one i linked to, but i know others would be interested.
post #139 of 261
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finished them up today. i have them in my living room right now. they are in the front corners being EQ'ed by MultEQ only and powered by just one of the EP4K's. i have not gotten a lot of time to listen to them and i dont have a easy way to measure whats going on but i can tell it would need more EQ if i were keeping them in this room. LOTS of output even with one amp right now. If your using bags of polly, be careful. they put a paper wrapped stick in each bag i had. Like the chopsticks you get with takeout, only with one stick. Good thing i had to go back into one of them or else i might not have noticed. Definitely not something you want near your speaker cone!! Excuse the mess in some of the pics. i had not cleaned up my tools or the empty poly bags yet.
















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post #140 of 261
Looks great man! Great work and very nice match to the Klipsch. Crank em up and enjoy them. biggrin.gif
post #141 of 261
Brian,

Great job, those turned out sweet!
post #142 of 261
+2. Very nice job, they really match your speakers and integrate well. I am sure you will have a whole new dimension for movies and music now.
post #143 of 261
Sweet those turned out great! My inspiration is growing daily biggrin.gif

Scott
post #144 of 261
Beautiful job! How are they hitting?


Keep cranking,

Robert
post #145 of 261
Great job on them Brian! Classy looking and they have to sound awesome!
post #146 of 261
Nice! Matches your Cornscalas real well.

Now crack em up! biggrin.gif
post #147 of 261
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Thanks for the kind words everyone!

I still haven't gotten to crank them up. The wife and kids are watching the damn Disney Jr. Channel frown.gif

The fan on the amp is kinda loud so I dont even have them on at the moment. The amps will be on the other side of a wall once I get everything done downstairs so I'm not bothering swapping the fan out. It's not crazy loud. My old Playstation 3 would get louder.

Ill do some quiet music listening tonight over a couple of beers. Tomorrow ill have the house to myself so ill stretch their legs then.
Edited by brian6751 - 1/17/13 at 3:35pm
post #148 of 261
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Ill do some quiet music listening tonight over a couple of beers. Tomorrow ill have the house to myself so ill stretch their legs then.





post #149 of 261
Yes, hope you peel your eyelids back. If the Damn RE XXX18's cutouts werent so oversized, I would already have 4 running as we speak... Boxes are JUNK now
post #150 of 261
No! Just make a new face plate. Yeesh. So lazy. tongue.gif
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