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04-18-2003, 12:47 AM
whats the best way to attach a plexi front on an MDF box, sealed enclosure, to ensure the front doesn't leak?

04-18-2003, 01:03 AM
i would use some type of caulk. and hope that the plexi is thick enough.

04-21-2003, 07:41 PM
I used a foam weatherstrip that is sticky on one side, worked well for me.

04-22-2003, 09:38 PM
make sure it is thick enough, my friend said his plexi cracked due to the amount of pressure being exerted

04-23-2003, 12:28 AM
Go to home depot, it's 3/4" wide and like 1/2" thick.

04-23-2003, 12:51 AM
Originally posted by SirSteve
Go to home depot, it's 3/4" wide and like 1/2" thick.

we're talking about plexiglass, not weather stripping.

04-23-2003, 01:05 AM
Gotcha... BTW - the reason I used the weather stripping instead of caulk was in case something went wrong and I had to remove the glass to get to the speakers. I didn't want a big mess with the caulk. There are pictures of my box in the Photo Gallery (using 3/4" plexi for 3 JL audio 12w3v2-D4's with a JL 1000/1 pushing them.