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AgEnT
12-05-2006, 11:29 PM
I drilled a hole in my sealed box to have series wiring but changed back to parallel wiring. Ill be getting my amp this week so i want to make sure my box is air tight and sealed in order to have the best sound. What are some good ways to seal the hole? I was told to use **** glue. I have JB weld at my house if that will work. Any opinions on what would be the best way?

Worlddre
12-05-2006, 11:30 PM
silicone foo!

acold7dusta
12-05-2006, 11:43 PM
wood glue and mdf dust, work wonders

AgEnT
12-05-2006, 11:53 PM
silicone? wood glue seems to be pretty nice :D

Twistid
12-05-2006, 11:54 PM
gorilla glue expands as it drys

AgEnT
12-05-2006, 11:55 PM
can i get wood glue at walmart? and is it expensive?

AgEnT
12-05-2006, 11:56 PM
how much are these that you guys are telling me about?

AgEnT
12-05-2006, 11:58 PM
where do i get those types of glue at?

bdawson72
12-06-2006, 12:01 AM
uhhhh lowes and home depo(titebond II)....a hot gluegun works 2..noobsauce lawl

AgEnT
12-06-2006, 12:02 AM
lol sorry i just dont wanna screw up my box :D lowes is close ill go there and see what i can find.

colgatekillaa
12-06-2006, 02:46 PM
i run a bead of calking along the cracks as well just as a precaution, any window or bathroom sealant should work.

ramos
12-06-2006, 03:35 PM
How big is the hole ?12ga Wire size or so ? Take a wood golf tee , slap a little glue on the pointy end . Then put it in the hole , smack it a couple times to seat it good with hammer. Then when the glue dries , cut off the excess tee and sand smooth . Odds are though, if it's a small hole your not gonna notice a difference :)

AgEnT
12-06-2006, 04:32 PM
yes its very small hole, only enough to run 2 speaker wires that are prob like 12-16 gauge. what should i stick in there so it covers up the hole or should i just put enough glue there to cover the hole?

AgEnT
12-06-2006, 04:33 PM
i got gorilla glue today so im wondering what i should try to glue to make it sealed.