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Matt0528
01-23-2003, 12:54 AM
im building a standard rectangular <b>sealed</b> box
WxDxH = 36" x 12" x 10"
its holding my 3 jl audio 10w6's
i was wondering if anyone had any pointers on carpeting the box
and i also wanted to put a piece of plexiglass on it so u could look inside and see the magnets
any suggestions will be appreciated... thanx

paikiah
01-23-2003, 01:23 AM
Originally posted by Matt0528
im building a standard rectangular <b>sealed</b> box
WxDxH = 36" x 12" x 10"
its holding my 3 jl audio 10w6's
i was wondering if anyone had any pointers on carpeting the box
and i also wanted to put a piece of plexiglass on it so u could look inside and see the magnets
any suggestions will be appreciated... thanx

Just use strong staples in the beginning nad if you have af riend to hold it while you pull the carpet, then all the better...if you don't, then lie down and pull while your legs push on the box...and use 3M's 77 spray-on glue...end the caprets at the sides for a concealed end...

If you want to add plexi, well, there's thread that was just aorund here today...have a look at it...:)

picklekx
01-23-2003, 07:31 AM
I owuld make the box tall er then 10 inches prolly 11-12 cause the subs are tens but in actual size there prolly a litllbe bigger.

JoeM
01-23-2003, 01:11 PM
Carpet the top, bottom, front, and back. Then, trim the sides just enough to cover an inch or two down. Then, make false sides for the box, to the same dimensions of the box. Carpet those sides, then screw them onto the side of the box, from inside the box. You won't see any sloppy carpet seems that way.

I usually, build the box with the sides sunk in about an inch, then make the false sides, so the box is flush. There is a thread floating around on this. I'll look around. The pics explain it much better than I can.

buster
01-23-2003, 02:03 PM
Definetly get the 3M spray adhesive, don't get the cheaper stuff because it doesn't work very well.

ridered36
01-23-2003, 02:06 PM
Hey pickleKx

What do u ride?

Grateful
01-23-2003, 10:18 PM
You didn't ask but....I ride a RM 250,can't wait till spring.

ftgu
01-23-2003, 10:28 PM
Use 3mSuper90 only, the other stuff sux.
Roll a giant peice onto the floor(or big work table)
- - -Spray the bottom of the box, and place it on the carpet, so that only HALF of the bottom is covered.(this way only the bottom will have a seam.)
- - -Then spray some more glue on the next side of the box(and on the carpet)and roll the box on to the glued side.
- - -Repeat untill the bottom, back, top, and front are covered.
- - -I can't really explain the sides, I'd have to show ya.
make the seams as tight as you can and then use a wire brush to blend the seems(if you need to)

ridered36
01-23-2003, 10:31 PM
Originally posted by Grateful
You didn't ask but....I ride a RM 250,can't wait till spring.

Sweet man. Me either. I race quads. You race motocross?

crhye250r
01-24-2003, 02:21 AM
SWEEEEEEEET I race quads too. I have a decked out R' i ride MX. Good to see a fellow quad rider on the site! :D

Grateful
01-24-2003, 06:36 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by ridered36
Sweet man. Me either. I race quads. You race motocross? [/QUOTE

Not for competition...but with my friends i do at small local places.I actually am looking into getting another quad again i love them alot more than bikes.My last one was my favorite one it was a 87' TRX250R.Hard t come around a nice one here though.

ridered36
01-24-2003, 07:09 PM
i will pry be selling my R this spring. gonna go four stroke. They are way easier to ride. My mom has a Z400 and i absolutely love it.

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:16 PM
I have a KX85. I race Cross-country, and motocross. (for the Cross-Country clubs, check out my sig!:)

Randy Savage
01-24-2003, 10:16 PM
Originally posted by BigBoomer
I have a KX85. I race Cross-country, and motocross. (for the Cross-Country clubs, check out my sig!:) Yo boomer your sig is way too long;)

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:18 PM
Originally posted by snova031
Yo boomer your sig is way too long;)

HaHaHa... :D I like it that way... U hatin?

Randy Savage
01-24-2003, 10:20 PM
Originally posted by BigBoomer
HaHaHa... :D I like it that way... U hatin? You gonna do anything about it ******? I'll get the Star Trek Crew on ya ***.

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:21 PM
Never mind the last post. Thinkin about makin it say:

lClAlRlAlUlDlIlO
My Anti-Drug

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:25 PM
Originally posted by snova031
You gonna do anything about it ******? I'll get the Star Trek Crew on ya ***.

Okay "******"... How about a nice can of...

http://www.humorweb.net/pictures/0955.jpg

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:25 PM
Did it work???? Here it is again:
http://www.humorweb.net/pictures/0955.jpg

Randy Savage
01-24-2003, 10:28 PM
ummm

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:30 PM
10 oz. OF ALL NATURAL WUP-@$$!!!!!!!

Randy Savage
01-24-2003, 10:31 PM
Originally posted by BigBoomer
10 oz. OF ALL NATURAL WUP-@$$!!!!!!!

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:32 PM
Lets move this to the flaming forum...

BigBoomer
01-24-2003, 10:40 PM
Oh yea???
http://www.humorweb.net/pictures/0971.jpg

Randy Savage
01-24-2003, 10:43 PM
Originally posted by BigBoomer
Oh yea???
http://www.humorweb.net/pictures/0971.jpg Not seeing jack ****...

bass_mekanik
01-25-2003, 08:38 AM
a box fabrication tute for yall (http://www.caraudioaustralia.com/tutorials/tutorial.cgi?action=viewtute&tutename=Covering_Boxes_with_Vinyl_Carpet&displayname=Covering%20Boxes%20with%20Vinyl/Carpet&num=554962&NewTuteAuthor=Oscar%20Gonzalez&NewTuteCategory=Fabrication) try that idea out on ur next box

AudioNutz
01-25-2003, 10:58 AM
Originally posted by paikiah
Just use strong staples in the beginning nad if you have af riend to hold it while you pull the carpet, then all the better...if you don't, then lie down and pull while your legs push on the box...and use 3M's 77 spray-on glue...end the caprets at the sides for a concealed end...

If you want to add plexi, well, there's thread that was just aorund here today...have a look at it...:)

He said staples...LMFAO i bet you do nice carpet jobs.

paikiah
01-26-2003, 09:30 PM
Originally posted by AudioNutz
He said staples...LMFAO i bet you do nice carpet jobs.

kk, I meant those strong staple guns with air compression...when it sticks into the wood, the MDF actually sinks in... well, industrial strength staples if you like.. but if you don't have a compressor, then use a handheld one...it'll be a pain to squeeze the hand-trigger, but it does the job very well... use 12mm staples..

and I didn't mean leave it there... once the glue is dry, remove it...duh~;)