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saywhat?
10-20-2005, 09:51 PM
how do u guys get your dowels strong enuff to stretch fleece over. i hot glued mine and to no avail they collapse after a little stretching. im trying resin/sawdust right now, dont know how that will do. but i know for sure they arent going to be identical on each side. this *****

iceteebone
10-20-2005, 09:55 PM
hot glue worked for me. don't be shy with the glue.

saywhat?
10-20-2005, 09:58 PM
i wasnt lol, thats the thing, it just like.....worked for a little bit then collapsed.im thinkgin go over the resing with hot glue.....

InhumanAcura
10-20-2005, 09:59 PM
ca glue

saywhat?
10-20-2005, 10:07 PM
too expensive and well....yah.

azbass
10-20-2005, 10:17 PM
its why you dont use dowels and hot glue, cut some angled pieces of wood to prop the speaker ring etc up, and screw it in to place. will be very sturdy for the fleece. also the resin drying makes heat, which can met the hot glue.

Chevyaudio
10-20-2005, 10:18 PM
I use hot glue, and one precisly placed brad nail.

saywhat?
10-20-2005, 11:17 PM
resin went on before hot glue. and a have no "brad nailer" of my own or CA glue local. and i will do the angled piece tomorrow and see what happens....volume is limited though thats my problem.

ruckus
10-20-2005, 11:47 PM
I used construction adhesive. Takes awhile to set but once it does it will hold alot more than fleece stretching.

dbornotdb
10-21-2005, 12:07 AM
I showed you how to do it before with the 2 x 4. Nothing can beat it.

progression
10-21-2005, 12:20 AM
im not really sure if it really makes a difference, but i used high temp hot glue over low temp. i made somewhat of a mess on my base mdf where the dowels sit and had a hard time even scraping it off.

PowerNaudio
10-21-2005, 06:47 AM
im not really sure if it really makes a difference, but i used high temp hot glue over low temp. i made somewhat of a mess on my base mdf where the dowels sit and had a hard time even scraping it off.

that's what i was just going to suggest. the high temperature glue will hold Way better then the low temp.

ramos
10-21-2005, 09:10 AM
I showed you how to do it before with the 2 x 4. Nothing can beat it.


Once again I'm with you 2 x4, 1x2. I like something with more surface area. It only makes since the more stable the brace by itsef is. The more stable the baffles will be when pulling a fleece over them :)

ramos
10-21-2005, 09:11 AM
resin went on before hot glue. and a have no "brad nailer" of my own or CA glue local. and i will do the angled piece tomorrow and see what happens....volume is limited though thats my problem.


Ca glue is super glue brother man . :)

ruckus
10-21-2005, 11:12 AM
I showed you how to do it before with the 2 x 4. Nothing can beat it.
^^ the best way but if your rings are already cut with the center missing not gonna be applicable for this box, thats why I said construction adhesive.

ruckus
10-21-2005, 11:13 AM
Ca glue is super glue brother man . :)

I was thinking that yesterday. I was saying on the way home I should post a question asking the differnce between ca glue and krazy glue.

saywhat?
10-21-2005, 01:32 PM
my bad, i thought CA glue was the stuff u squeeze out then come back with the spray bottle (like alpine uses)

ruckus
10-21-2005, 01:43 PM
the spray bottle is zip kicker, an activator that makes the glue dry instantly. but ca glue would dry on its own without it.

ramos
10-21-2005, 02:29 PM
Yep just a ca accelerator spray, there are several different brands of the stuff. You can get that at most hobby shops if you really want it. :)