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Dozy_production
02-21-2006, 09:39 PM
well im truly making me own box and i kinda ran into a problem... for some odd reason, there isnt a 90 degree angle with the baffle and the side walls. I went on to glue them together and there is a slight gap about 3-4 inches long. is this a big problem, and what to do to fix it. thanks for anything.

Buckshot
02-21-2006, 11:07 PM
Hpw big is this gap? Width wise, not height wise. It would be best if you could just fix whichever piece isn't straight, but its very possible it's usuable..

imaspaceguy90
02-21-2006, 11:08 PM
If its sealed yes because of eair leakeage, if its ported yes becuas eof tuning, i woudl try to redue the project and cut straight lines, its worth it i nthe end, But igive you props for trying, most people odnt even try, and for that props mang, GL o nthe rest of the project

-Imaspaceguy90

Dozy_production
02-22-2006, 01:43 AM
The gap is about 3 inches long and about a milimeter at the most extremes of it tall. couldnt i caulk the hell out of the insides to prevent the leak?

Ingleside
02-22-2006, 01:55 AM
you can mix up some glue and saw dust and fill in the gap a bit. gule and seal it.
clamp and screw it to keep it tight.


good stuff though.. i was off by alot more the first time i made a box back in highschool.

Alaxan
02-22-2006, 01:56 AM
You could attempt to caulk it, but honestly the caulk is likely to not hold. It is possible to use liquid nails in an attempt to patch it a bit better, but... what I would do is use clamps to bring it as close together as possible, w/ liquid nails inbetween each sheet, and then screw it firmly in place. (that will typically get rid of minor cracks like that.

Dozy_production
02-22-2006, 02:16 AM
just took another spin at it... and the gap is gone, a friend added another clamp during the drying process. theres little holes here and there but are really tiny, i think i could live with that. get some caulk in there.

just want to ask, would i be able to use resin to seal off the joints?

Alaxan
02-22-2006, 03:21 AM
You could seal off the joints w/ a resin as well if you want to.

See... the clamps are god when it comes to this stuff :D

ramos
02-22-2006, 09:04 AM
just took another spin at it... and the gap is gone, a friend added another clamp during the drying process. theres little holes here and there but are really tiny, i think i could live with that. get some caulk in there.

just want to ask, would i be able to use resin to seal off the joints?


Resin will seal, but not add any strength. If it needs bracing I would do it before you resin it. :)

Dozy_production
02-22-2006, 11:28 AM
thanks you guys for some quick response.

Alaxan
02-22-2006, 08:03 PM
Let us know how it comes out! Post pics if you can :D

86yota
02-22-2006, 08:27 PM
Liquid nails>Cracks

lubetek
02-22-2006, 09:25 PM
try this stuff. works AWESOME for sealing joints. and very strong.
http://img73.imageshack.us/img73/1993/caraudiobuild269eh.jpg

Dozy_production
02-23-2006, 01:34 AM
definitley will post pics. thanks ill take all suggestions to mind on my next trip to home depot. :)

Alaxan
02-23-2006, 01:43 AM
definitley will post pics. thanks ill take all suggestions to mind on my next trip to home depot. :)
Looking forward to it! Best of luck!

ramos
02-23-2006, 09:13 AM
try this stuff. works AWESOME for sealing joints. and very strong.
http://img73.imageshack.us/img73/1993/caraudiobuild269eh.jpg


Side note :
I know what kind of table saw you got ;) Had to beat the fence into submission before I got it to cut accurately. But works great now :)