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post #31 of 163
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Originally Posted by dsl1 View Post

Hard to argue with the price vs performance of the UXL 18's though. I'm sure he will get the parts in eventually.

No doubt, when they exist.

I am guessing that the dual 15s might even have a slight edge for less money though.

$400 including shipping (2 X Type R) is really tough to beat too.
Edited by jpmst3 - 4/1/13 at 12:00pm
post #32 of 163
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Where are you seeing that price? I haven't cut my baffles yet.
Edited by dsl1 - 4/1/13 at 2:02pm
post #33 of 163
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Where are you seeing that price? I haven't cut my baffles yet.

Ebay, all day long.

LINK
post #34 of 163
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Ebay, all day long.

LINK

Four available....

Asking Ricci about the difference in the design and how they will compare to the UXL version.
post #35 of 163
Those are the older generation type Rs- the one where the R is on the bottom of the cone has more xmax.
post #36 of 163
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Those are the older generation type Rs- the one where the R is on the bottom of the cone has more xmax.
Either way, it is still a deal with those specs.
I think the latest gen is going for around the same price, but I have not looked lately.
post #37 of 163
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I know Mark built N8DOGG some custom UXL-18's for his Gjallarhorns. I'll ask him about those.
post #38 of 163
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Originally Posted by dsl1 View Post

I know Mark built N8DOGG some custom UXL-18's for his Gjallarhorns. I'll ask him about those.

Yeah, I would stick with the UXL if I was you. That way if you change your mind and want to do something different down the road you still have a hell of a good driver to use.
post #39 of 163
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Originally Posted by ozziedog View Post

Yeah, I would stick with the UXL if I was you. That way if you change your mind and want to do something different down the road you still have a hell of a good driver to use.

Yea I was thinking the same. I just get excited and want to get them wired up and rocking and rolling asap.

Got about 1/4th of the way done with the bracing yesterday on the 3 Ghorns. The distances on each sub aren't perfectly exact so I need to cut custom braces for each one frown.gif
post #40 of 163
Really there shouldn't be a huge difference in max output between 2 R15's and one UXL. The UXL should have a better response shape. The R's a little cheaper and more widely available.


Btw I neglected to mention this before but anyone using the UXL in the GH you must get the CF dust cap on them. The paper one is really flimsy and will probably fold up when subjected to the pressures in the horn throat at high volume.
post #41 of 163
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Really there shouldn't be a huge difference in max output between 2 R15's and one UXL. The UXL should have a better response shape. The R's a little cheaper and more widely available.


Btw I neglected to mention this before but anyone using the UXL in the GH you must get the CF dust cap on them. The paper one is really flimsy and will probably fold up when subjected to the pressures in the horn throat at high volume.

I'll wait on the UXL then. You did mention the carbon fiber dust cap in the other thread. I told Mark and he said the new UXL's will have them.
post #42 of 163
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Originally Posted by dsl1 View Post

I'll wait on the UXL then. You did mention the carbon fiber dust cap in the other thread. I told Mark and he said the new UXL's will have them.

Good call.
post #43 of 163
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Bracing done on 1 of 3. About half way done with the other two.

AppleMark

Next up after finishing the bracing:

1. Cut driver holes
2. Attach piece G (driver mounting piece) and piece O (angled front piece)
3. Finishing bracing bottom
4. Cut out driver hatch / route panel
post #44 of 163
Looking good. Swift work.
post #45 of 163
GO GO GO!
post #46 of 163
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Looking good. Swift work.

Thanks Ben :-)
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GO GO GO!

That 90 degree attachment worked great for the pocket holes in the bracing. Didn't even need the flex extension with some creative drill angles. Your build certainly helped mine go faster.
post #47 of 163
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Originally Posted by dsl1 View Post

Thanks Ben :-)
That 90 degree attachment worked great for the pocket holes in the bracing. Didn't even need the flex extension with some creative drill angles. Your build certainly helped mine go faster.

Excellent. Glad it helped!
post #48 of 163
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Excellent. Glad it helped!

I'm thinking to use the old design bracing at the bottom. The new one seems like a pain to cut.
post #49 of 163
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Originally Posted by dsl1 View Post

I'm thinking to use the old design bracing at the bottom. The new one seems like a pain to cut.

For both that back corner and the bracing at the mouth, i'm using the old design. The back corner will obviously have two wedges evenly spaces instead of one though.
post #50 of 163
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For both that back corner and the bracing at the mouth, i'm using the old design. The back corner will obviously have two wedges evenly spaces instead of one though.

Gotcha I'll do the same.
post #51 of 163
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Cut driver panels and the angled O piece. Tomorrow hopefully I can get the driver cutouts done and those panels glued in the with bracing. Then it's just cutting out the bottom hatch, attaching the bottom panel, bottom bracing, and putting the side on. Thinking to finish with Duratex after a flush trim / sand.

post #52 of 163
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Haven't had much time the last few days.

Had some time yesterday afternoon and got the driver holes cut, access panels cut / fitted, and bottom panel glued in on the 3 Ghorns:

Cutting out hatches:
AppleMark

After routing the dado / rounding edges, perfect fit!:
AppleMark

Coming together: Notice how the cabinet makes the LMS 5400 look normal sized.....


Access hatch installed. Still need to put bolts.


Need to do bracing and get the driver panels installed.
AppleMark



So close!
post #53 of 163
Looking AWESOME! I don't want to start on my cabs until the XL's are in my grubby little hands. It's easier for me to be patient that way. biggrin.gif

Between your build and Luke's build, I don't think I want to post any pics - the bar is set too high!
post #54 of 163
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Originally Posted by steve71 View Post

Looking AWESOME! I don't want to start on my cabs until the XL's are in my grubby little hands. It's easier for me to be patient that way. biggrin.gif

Between your build and Luke's build, I don't think I want to post any pics - the bar is set too high!

My woodworking "skill" still revolves a lot around "Woh that worked" and "humm looks close enough"
post #55 of 163
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Originally Posted by steve71 View Post

Looking AWESOME! I don't want to start on my cabs until the XL's are in my grubby little hands. It's easier for me to be patient that way. biggrin.gif

Between your build and Luke's build, I don't think I want to post any pics - the bar is set too high!
+100. No sloppy cut pics from me going to be posted. biggrin.gif
post #56 of 163
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+100. No sloppy cut pics from me going to be posted. biggrin.gif

Yeah, I'm thinking I'll just take some fuzzy iphone pics when everything is sealed up. tongue.gif
post #57 of 163
lol....good plan.
post #58 of 163
Just to be clear, I had the parts for the UXL's and the cones were phallus cones that we took off the prototype drivers Mark built before newer versions were designed. Mark still doesn't have the parts to make any UXL's yet.
Man you work fast on those boxes!!!! Awesome work!!!! I'm starting to want mine to mess with. Still a bit of a wait.
post #59 of 163
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Originally Posted by N8DOGG View Post

Just to be clear, I had the parts for the UXL's and the cones were phallus cones that we took off the prototype drivers Mark built before newer versions were designed. Mark still doesn't have the parts to make any UXL's yet.
Man you work fast on those boxes!!!! Awesome work!!!! I'm starting to want mine to mess with. Still a bit of a wait.

The festool saw was great. Quite speedy on all the cutting.

Just gotta finish up the bracing. Figuring another couple of hours to get them sealed up. Finishing shouldn't take long, just planning on Duratexing.
post #60 of 163
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Waiting on threaded inserts. Hoping to finish them up this weekend.

Next project: CNC Machine
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