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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

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    They don't look too hard to make if you got the tools man. Let's give it a shot next week?
    ok but where do u get the spheres ?







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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

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    ok but where do u get the spheres ?
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    what you doin in michaels????? maybe i should tell my girl to pick me up some of these with her uber stellar discount




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    what you doin in michaels????? maybe i should tell my girl to pick me up some of these with her uber stellar discount
    google is your friend




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    google is your friend
    you google'd "wood balls?"




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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

    ^^^^^^^^^^^
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    ok but where do u get the spheres ?
    That... or we buy blocks of wood and whittle them down.



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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

    haha nope getting spheres




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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

    michaels or hobby lobby or other craft stores carries them, as mentioned. a paddle bit can also make the hole you need. remember if you want to make a stepped hole - to start with the larger diameter then finish with the smaller diameter.

    the real trick is figuring out aiming and the angle at which you should drill for the threaded rod - relative to the angle of the apillar.

    i realized my angle is more than i intended, they will fire across more than i intended... so i may remake them. but for only a few hours - not a big loss. i'll run these for now. finish pics coming later tonight.



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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

    I used some rope caulk to temporarily hold the tweeters in place and also hold the grill on. i want to test before i make these permanant.

    i'm also taking a different approach. instead of having the grill flush with the sphere, i have the actual tweeter cone flush and the grill protrudes - should be better, we'll see.

    these vifa are tough since you have to make your own grill. normal tweeters are MUCH easier to finish off.










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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^

    That... or we buy blocks of wood and whittle them down.
    i have a plan to make large home audio spheres with the new Dayton full range or Fostex full range - i will make the sphere enclosures out of concentric rings of birch, so the inside is diffuse. then i need to finish the outside with either a router, sander, filler, or all of the above.



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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

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    i have a plan to make large home audio spheres with the new dayton full range or fostex full range - i will make the sphere enclosures out of concentric rings of birch, so the inside is diffuse. Then i need to finish the outside with either a router, sander, filler, or all of the above.
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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

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    :o pics!
    i have to buy the speakers first. :O



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    I think u have some business kha! Nice work man. I have only seen these utilized twice in many years and they both proved quite advantageous in both. Great thread starter





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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

    you need to find a ball joint so it doesn't matter where you cut the hole..



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    Re: Tweeter Spheres - pics and examples

    Quote Originally Posted by sacsking916 View Post
    you google'd "wood balls?"
    i googled "bed post wooden spheres" this came up.




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