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DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 05:24 PM
i see evryone talking about it but how is this acomplished? all the walls doubled up with wood to make sure theres 0 flex in it?

406er
12-04-2005, 05:31 PM
nope.its internall braces. like this
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/759000-759999/759285_65_full.jpg
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/759000-759999/759285_63_full.jpg

if u double up on the walls thats called double baffle

DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 05:33 PM
ok and this does what? compared to not haveing it?

406er
12-04-2005, 05:34 PM
if u dont have it. the wall could flex
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/759000-759999/759285_71_full.jpg
http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/759000-759999/759285_83_full.jpg

406er
12-04-2005, 05:36 PM
depending on the size of the box, it might not be needed. but i like to overbuild my boxes. it ensures the best quality posable!

DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 05:37 PM
ok Thank you for your help...1 more thing would it matter if you just put a 1in board acrross the middle whould that be ok?

406er
12-04-2005, 05:41 PM
ok Thank you for your help...1 more thing would it matter if you just put a 1in board acrross the middle whould that be ok?


i usaly try to brace the baffle/board in wich the sub actly sits on. if a pannles gonna flex it would be the front pannel. what kinda box are u building a brace might not be necessary

DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 05:42 PM
15" SX with 8-1000 watts

DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 05:43 PM
3/4 mdf 4ft^ @48hz

406er
12-04-2005, 05:47 PM
3/4 mdf 4ft^ @48hz


man thats tuned HIGH, i would brace that up, and maybe double up the MDF on the front where the sub sits. also what kinda port. tube or slot

DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 05:49 PM
slot port i was told to tune a lil higher i would really like to get into the 140's

HiAmplidude
12-04-2005, 05:52 PM
http://66.93.220.59/outastep/DSC01265.JPG

DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 05:55 PM
nice...is the black stuff to help get the tune you want?

HiAmplidude
12-04-2005, 05:58 PM
Do you mean the foam? No. That enclosure is seled (no tuning per-say). The foam is to help with killing resonation.

slim j
12-04-2005, 06:01 PM
very nice boxes 406...What do you use to cut the holes out?

DaGh0st
12-04-2005, 06:01 PM
oh it looked like there were ports in the back of the box.. so how many braces is recomend for about a 4cubed box

btnhfan
12-04-2005, 06:01 PM
I say if your going to do it, threaded steel rods is the way to go.

slim j
12-04-2005, 06:10 PM
In your experiences, do you make the rods go through both sides and have a nit on both side of the box? Or do you use those sleeve-coupler type deals for the rods to screw into. (They kind of have a round base)

Meka
12-04-2005, 06:57 PM
Threaded rods are the pwnzorz

bdawson72
12-04-2005, 07:02 PM
why did u want to stop the resonation

406er
12-04-2005, 07:18 PM
very nice boxes 406...What do you use to cut the holes out?


thank you. i use a jasper jig and a plunge router. i bough it just for my own needs, but ended up make boxes for some of the local bassheads

JeffyZ33
12-04-2005, 08:55 PM
Very nice boxes in this thread.

Insomniac119
12-04-2005, 09:30 PM
Here's how I brased mine. Those are little right trangles.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v257/Insomniac119/sub024.jpg

dleccord
12-08-2005, 11:16 PM
http://66.93.220.59/outastep/DSC01265.JPG

where did you get that foam at and is the stick on foam sprayed on?

Moe Lester
12-08-2005, 11:25 PM
this thread = hello SPL reducing turbulence IMO.

HiAmplidude
12-08-2005, 11:46 PM
Parts Express <dot com>. Sonic barrier is the best stuff I've used yet. Better than the egg crate material by a HUGE margin http://www.partsexpress.com/webpage.cfm?&Webpage_ID=3&DID=7&CAT_ID=48&ObjectGroup_ID=137&SO=2

edit: fixed link

Goldtaz1
12-09-2005, 08:45 AM
this thread = hello SPL reducing turbulence IMO.

My sentiments exactly. I believe in bracing, but not like he's doing.

the_flatlander
12-09-2005, 10:56 AM
insomniac what kind of sub do you have in there

dleccord
12-09-2005, 05:19 PM
can we have both in the same box? sonic barrier and poly fill ?

Subz
12-09-2005, 09:17 PM
Awesome work 406er.

Mr. Opportunist
12-09-2005, 09:27 PM
this thread = hello SPL reducing turbulence IMO.
x2

PV Audio
12-09-2005, 09:43 PM
nice...is the black stuff to help get the tune you want?
eats standing waves for breakfast

406er
12-10-2005, 12:01 AM
Awesome work 406er.


thanks, this is one of the few things that i realy enjoy working on, i dont mind spending coutles hours buildin boxes for local car audio guys