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lil_will
02-14-2007, 10:39 PM
I was offered a sponsorship that would involve a ported fiberglass box. My question is will this sound as good as my current box? I have a 12" XXX in a 2.5 cu ft box tuned to 32 hz. The box was built by Mr. Marv and it sounds great. I haven't ever really heard any fiberglass setups, I just don't want to lose anything!!
thanks for the help.

PowerNaudio
02-14-2007, 10:41 PM
its all really dependent on the build, fiberglass enclosure sound just as good as an mdf enclosure. build it solid and it wont fall apart.

lil_will
02-14-2007, 10:43 PM
Its a reputable company. I just have never heard a fiberglass ported enclosure, I don't want to down grade. I know it will look nice but I don't want to sacrifice the tunes lol.

stayTUNED
02-14-2007, 10:58 PM
just build a mdf enclosure and fiberglass over it. you wont even need any fiberglass, just resined fleece, and its alot less work.

lil_will
02-14-2007, 11:01 PM
I wouldn't be building it, it's a sponsorship deal. I just wanted to make sure that I would not lose anything. I know they do good work, I just wasn't sure how a ported fiberglass box would sound.

azbass
02-14-2007, 11:02 PM
what sponsor?

azbass
02-14-2007, 11:03 PM
and i have built plenty of vented FG enclosures. they sound fine, no diff from a plain mdf box.

lil_will
02-14-2007, 11:04 PM
Its a company called glassmasters.

lil_will
02-14-2007, 11:05 PM
Thanks for the replies fellas! I think I have what I needed.

azbass
02-14-2007, 11:06 PM
Its a company called glassmasters.

:uhoh:

i should be doing it. lol

lil_will
02-14-2007, 11:07 PM
I agree!!!

phantom240
02-14-2007, 11:09 PM
How would you calculate volume and port length requirements?

ricoshay
02-28-2007, 05:44 PM
How would you calculate volume and port length requirements?

no idea on the ports...but find volume using packing peanuts. make a cardboard box that is 1ft^3.fill it with them and keep dumping until the enclosure is full.