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psych0ticnemes1
03-12-2006, 04:59 PM
I built this today for PhayTonyDemarco... been at it since 7am... finally finished at 4:30
FRIGGN 100LBS!!! stupid double baffle

I only messed up one measurement, but thank god it doesn't affect anything...

here are some pics...

Thought this one was funny... not snow, a friend threw dust in the air
http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/4598/dcp00124gh.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img126.imageshack.us/img126/6080/dcp00148qq.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img126.imageshack.us/img126/3259/dcp00160la.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Here's where i messed up by the thickness of the wood... has no affect cuz it's double baffle, but to be sure i calked it, glued it, and mixed some saw dust in as well on both the inside and outside.
http://img373.imageshack.us/img373/2962/dcp00197zk.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/1563/dcp00234mg.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

here's the 18" hole compared to a drinking glass
http://img376.imageshack.us/img376/7384/dcp00242vo.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

bibby
03-12-2006, 05:00 PM
Looks Good.

Lakota
03-12-2006, 05:03 PM
How many cubes is that?

psych0ticnemes1
03-12-2006, 05:06 PM
about 4, he wanted it small for his trunk, about 85" of port

PV Audio
03-12-2006, 06:06 PM
You should take a sander to those edges to clean them up. Either that, or scrape the caulk off with a hobby knife before you send it out. Besides that, nice work.

Rodeo91
03-12-2006, 06:12 PM
Looks nice man.

PhatTonyDeMarco
03-12-2006, 11:22 PM
:D Very happy with the job you did. I can not wait to hear the 18 in the new enclosure, should sound much better than what it does now...

lslugz
03-13-2006, 09:25 AM
looks really nice, take some videos when you get it.

psych0ticnemes1
03-13-2006, 12:26 PM
looks really nice, take some videos when you get it.

thank you sir :)

orion4life
03-13-2006, 08:34 PM
looks nice. i would clean up the caulking/glue on the sides

PowerNaudio
03-13-2006, 09:43 PM
@psych0ticnemes1 :

nice looking box!.
whats the W x H x D externals on that box, whats are the port dimensions? , whats the tuning on it? what size mdf did you use?

it looks interesting!

i hope you don't mind me asking, i'm just curious.

psych0ticnemes1
03-13-2006, 10:03 PM
@psych0ticnemes1 :

nice looking box!.
whats the W x H x D externals on that box, whats are the port dimensions? , whats the tuning on it? what size mdf did you use?

it looks interesting!

i hope you don't mind me asking, i'm just curious.

35.5 x 23.5 x 15, port dims = 2.5 x 22 i believe
tuned to 35, 3/4" mdf

mazdakid
03-14-2006, 05:58 PM
are you shipping that box?

PhatTonyDeMarco
03-14-2006, 05:59 PM
are you shipping that box?

It's been shipped. $82 later :crap:

Oh well, I am happy, should be here by this weekend :D I will post some pics and let you guys know how it sounds.

mazdakid
03-14-2006, 06:02 PM
so how much was it total for the box shipped

PhatTonyDeMarco
03-14-2006, 06:04 PM
so how much was it total for the box shipped

$165, not too bad IMO.

PV Audio
03-14-2006, 06:43 PM
82?????

Good god, what carrier did you go through?

trow100
03-14-2006, 06:57 PM
I think if you exceed a certain volume and/or certain dimension they jack it up to a special delievery or some stupid thing like that and if i remember correctly i think it was right around 4cuft that they do this.

PhatTonyDeMarco
03-14-2006, 11:08 PM
82?????

Good god, what carrier did you go through?

UPS, he doesnt have a DHL local, but no biggie...

And yes, with UPS anything over 70lb the price is rediculous per added pound.

psych0ticnemes1
03-15-2006, 11:38 AM
UPS, he doesnt have a DHL local, but no biggie...

And yes, with UPS anything over 70lb the price is rediculous per added pound.

sadly yes... under 70;bs = 35 for shipping... 71 is like 60...

i tried saving weight wherever i could but still ended up being riduculously heavy...

He almost got this box for 110 shipped if it wasn't for the double baffle :P

psych0ticnemes1
03-15-2006, 11:41 AM
so how much was it total for the box shipped


165 shipped... but paypal fees make it 160, materials were 30 and shipping was 82... which makes profit a little under 40$ for 8 hours of work... I try to be as cheap as possible without taking a hit... i figure 5$ an hour isn't bad...

hope my prices seem reasonable, i try :(

PhatTonyDeMarco
04-11-2006, 07:42 PM
Well it arrived to me and appeared to be well built. It was a very solid enclosure... But now is kind of falling apart. The bottom port wall has a few screws that ripped out and is flexing apart from rest of the box. So I double layered it with another sheet of 3/4" and then found other pieces that are coming apart, as well as the now double layered wall.

Was wood glue used?....

hofulstrof
04-11-2006, 09:00 PM
lol.

PhatTonyDeMarco
04-11-2006, 09:30 PM
lol.
:eyebrow:

PowerNaudio
04-11-2006, 11:43 PM
Well it arrived to me and appeared to be well built. It was a very solid enclosure... But now is kind of falling apart. The bottom port wall has a few screws that ripped out and is flexing apart from rest of the box. So I double layered it with another sheet of 3/4" and then found other pieces that are coming apart, as well as the now double layered wall.

Was wood glue used?....

that ***** that your new enclosure just fell apart. i bet you would of been better of buying a prefab enclosure.

are you going to get another one? or are you going to try and fix it

chubby
04-11-2006, 11:57 PM
sooooo lame.

maldecido33
04-12-2006, 12:23 AM
that ****ing blows

James Bang
04-12-2006, 12:46 AM
wtf. falling apart? maybe the predrilling holes were too big for the screws? And was this before or after you put the sub in?

KngOfThePkngLot
04-12-2006, 12:48 AM
wtf. falling apart? maybe the predrilling holes were too big for the screws? And was this before or after you put the sub in?
probably after....that woofer is huggggeeeee

James Bang
04-12-2006, 12:51 AM
wow... even w/ a double baffle.

Vincent9515
04-12-2006, 12:55 AM
Pretty sure wood glue wasn't used if that's happening.

PhatTonyDeMarco
04-12-2006, 07:52 AM
Of course this happened after it was installed, I wouldnt have used the box if it fell apart before hand...

I am having guy022077 build me an enclousre. He is semi local (about 5 hours away) and he is willing to meet me so it will save me from having to pay out the *** in shipping again.

James Bang
04-12-2006, 09:09 AM
:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

psych0ticnemes1
04-12-2006, 06:49 PM
i used tons of wood glue... if they didn't stick than i don't know what could have happened... unless during shipping someone dropped it and jarred stuff loose... i made that box as solid as i could... i aplogize... i'm done building boxes for people.
I'm the only person who seems to have good luck with them and i spend less time on mine... :(

PV Audio
04-12-2006, 07:33 PM
Eeeeh, that probably does wonders for business. Sorry to hear that psycho, I'm sure it was just something simple. :)

hofulstrof
04-12-2006, 07:34 PM
what kind of glue? not all glue is created equal.

PowerNaudio
04-12-2006, 09:37 PM
titebond 2 works great for me. gorilla is also pretty good.