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darkhunter139
02-08-2008, 10:54 PM
I am considering building a ported box for my kicker CVR. Where could I get some decent free plans to build one?

Also how much does it usually cost to build a single 12" sub box?

darkhunter139
02-08-2008, 11:59 PM
Or should I just buy one on ebay

99grandprixGT
02-09-2008, 07:28 AM
Or should I just buy one on ebay

your better off having someone on here build you one to the specs of the sub.

jj4475
02-09-2008, 07:31 AM
nah go to lowes or home depot watever and buy 4x8 sheet of mdf... Its like 20-25 bucks + 8 for glue + screws or if you got clamps... theres a sticky with box plans under box/plans thread...

bjfish11
02-09-2008, 08:09 AM
Do not buy a prefab box. Build your own if you can, if not, find something to build it for you.

And yes, there are some free plans stickied at the top of the enclosure section.

darkhunter139
02-09-2008, 12:52 PM
I decided to go sealed instead.

What about this one?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=300196822953&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=020

If not I guess ill try and make my own

dman4486
02-09-2008, 12:53 PM
do not buy anything if there are no specs posted

darkhunter139
02-09-2008, 12:54 PM
do not buy anything if there are no specs posted

One Premium Single 12" Sub Enclosure
High Quality Spring Loaded Terminals That Are Screwed In
3/4" American MDF wood
Volume is 1.25 Cubic Feet
12" Woofer Hole Is 11-1/2" In Diameter
Height: 14" / Length: 15-1/4" / Depth: 14"
Speaker Mounting Depth is 13-1/4"
Covered In High Quality Charcoal Gray Carpet

dman4486
02-09-2008, 12:59 PM
I am a fan of the vented enclosures, but the cvr is recommended for between 1 and 4.6 ft^3 sealed enclosures...i would go larger than 1.25(actually wouldn't use sealed but if this is what you want...)

darkhunter139
02-09-2008, 01:04 PM
I am a fan of the vented enclosures, but the cvr is recommended for between 1 and 4.6 ft^3 sealed enclosures...i would go larger than 1.25(actually wouldn't use sealed but if this is what you want...)

I wanted to go ported at first actually but someone said it would sound bad?

How much do you think it would cost me for a vented box? On ebay they all seem to go for a lot.

lilmaniac2
02-09-2008, 01:05 PM
Do not buy a prefab box. Build your own if you can, if not, find something to build it for you.

And yes, there are some free plans stickied at the top of the enclosure section.


buy one of this guy, his work is better than a prefab and cheaper than building it yourself :)

dman4486
02-09-2008, 01:06 PM
try posting under enclosures, and see who will build you one and for how much

darkhunter139
02-09-2008, 01:11 PM
try posting under enclosures, and see who will build you one and for how much

Alright will do.

If its to much I am going to try building one myself I guess.

Which of those free plans should I use? I am going to try ported first then if I dont like it ill get a sealed.

MyFartsStink
02-09-2008, 01:11 PM
I wanted to go ported at first actually but someone said it would sound bad?

How much do you think it would cost me for a vented box? On ebay they all seem to go for a lot.

a proper built vented box will not sound bad

darkhunter139
02-09-2008, 01:28 PM
Ok screw it I am building one myself.

Ok so I need wood from home depot (I can get them to cut it to the right sizes for me I think)

then box terminals, screws, and what kind of glue do I need?

Can anyone help me find a box plan for a single 12" kicker CVR

dman4486
02-09-2008, 01:31 PM
Ok screw it I am building one myself.

Ok so I need wood from home depot (I can get them to cut it to the right sizes for me I think)

then box terminals, screws, and what kind of glue do I need?

Can anyone help me find a box plan for a single 12" kicker CVR

wood glue, and yes...hd will cut it for a price and you will have to make the cutout yourself.

darkhunter139
02-09-2008, 01:35 PM
Alright cool. Now I just need some plans

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 12:43 AM
I still might be building a box I am getting a quote from someone that lives near me but if it is to much im gonna build it myself

Here is what I want to build

2.25 ft3 (63.7L) + port displacement
3 x 12.5” (7.6x31.8cm) port, 20.5” (52.1cm) long
Power Handling = 300W RMS

Here is my question, What the hell does that mean?

Am I suppose to be able to get the wood sizes I need outta that?

dman4486
02-11-2008, 12:53 AM
I still might be building a box I am getting a quote from someone that lives near me but if it is to much im gonna build it myself

Here is what I want to build

2.25 ft3 (63.7L) + port displacement
3 x 12.5 (7.6x31.8cm) port, 20.5 (52.1cm) long
Power Handling = 300W RMS

Here is my question, What the hell does that mean?

Am I suppose to be able to get the wood sizes I need outta that?

2.25 is your internal displacement, add your port displacement to that number and this gives you an overall displacement. all you have to do is come up with some dimensions that give you the overall displacement.

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 12:54 AM
2.25 is your internal displacement, add your port displacement to that number and this gives you an overall displacement. all you have to do is come up with some dimensions that give you the overall displacement.

How do I do that? lol

dman4486
02-11-2008, 12:56 AM
L X W X H....standard volume calculations

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 10:34 AM
Hmm could someone maybe build me a box plan for 4 dollars lol thats all I have in paypal and I have no idea how to calcuate what kind of box I need to build

Or is there one of those free plans I could use?

I have no idea how to tell which one I should use.

budget76
02-11-2008, 05:05 PM
http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=137804

take your pick. Just make sure the front baffle, where the sub will be, is tall enough for your sub.

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 06:29 PM
Ok I went to home depot and had them cut the wood for me (they did it for free so I figured why not)

I also got titebond II Wood glue and should have some screws in the basement or garage. Anything else I need? Where can I get stuff to carpet it? And should I put it together then cut the hole out or cut the hole out first?

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 06:35 PM
Heh I am a *******. I got the box cut to these specs........

Baffle: 23.75x11"
Back: 37.5x11"
Left Side: 12.5x11.75"
Right Side: 11x11"
Bottom and Top: 37.5x12.5"
Port 1: 8x11"
Port 2: 19x11"

2.25ft^3 at 36 htz.

I have a 12 inch sub.........

wow im a jackass

I think I have enough wood left over to make a 12.5 inch front, back and 2 sides. would that still work?

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 06:41 PM
Oh wait a min is that ok? The circle does not need to be 12 inches obviously and it should be about 12.5 inches tall if you count the edges of the other pieces of wood (which I can screw the sub into)

mrbomb
02-11-2008, 06:42 PM
why the 2 ports?

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 06:43 PM
why the 2 ports?

Thats what kickers site said to do

mrbomb
02-11-2008, 06:45 PM
ok im going to try and make a design for you, i feel bad

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 06:48 PM
ok im going to try and make a design for you, i feel bad

I already bought the wood....

DAMMIT(@%*()A@*%(*@%()* @()%*_)*@%

Think the design I got now will work or did I just waste 20 bucks

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 06:49 PM
Here is hte pic of it

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r27/cheechy___chong/Design.jpg

mrbomb
02-11-2008, 07:03 PM
ahh ok

i got it now and that looks like it should almost work, but the cut out needs to be 11 1/8

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 07:10 PM
ahh ok

i got it now and that looks like it should almost work, but the cut out needs to be 11 1/8

He already cut it at 11 should I get it all re cut for 20 dollars or think it might work at 11?

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 07:16 PM
I just went down and held it up to the s ub and it looks like I will be able to screw it in fine. Should I put together the box first then cut out the hole or do I need to cut the hole first? Also where should I put the hole in that box plan above and how big should it be?

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 07:38 PM
I got the baffle cut wrong I think. I got it cut at 23.5 inches like it said in the cut sheet but it really should be about a foot longer. Ill just cut that one peice tomorrow

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 08:23 PM
Ok so what else do I need

I have the wood, screws, and wood glue. I am probably going to use the terminals from my other box that doesnt matter right? And do I need caulk?

BobbyDD
02-11-2008, 09:52 PM
Use silicone, not caulk. Build the box before you cut out for the sub, but be sure not to put any screws where you'll be cutting. The cut out needs to be 11 1/8 inches. Drill pilot holes and don't screw close to the edges. Don't get discouraged if you mess up because most everybody does on their first box. Good luck.

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 09:54 PM
Use silicone, not caulk. Build the box before you cut out for the sub, but be sure not to put any screws where you'll be cutting. The cut out needs to be 11 1/8 inches. Drill pilot holes and don't screw close to the edges. Don't get discouraged if you mess up because most everybody does on their first box. Good luck.

So what do I do with the silicone? Put that on after I glue it or what?

BobbyDD
02-11-2008, 09:56 PM
Put enough glue on so that it squeezes out the sides as that's where the majority of your box strength comes in. Wipe off the excess while it's still wet. After the glue dries apply silicone to all joints. Once you get more experience building boxes the silicone may become unnecessary but I'd definately use it your first time. Spend some time searching old threads here about box building and it'll save you some problems.

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 10:10 PM
Ok sounds good.

Do I need to put anything else inside the box and do you think it would be ok to use the terminals from my old MA audio sub?

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 10:15 PM
Think I can get away with less then a 11 1/8th cutout? My wood is only 11 inches high

BobbyDD
02-11-2008, 10:15 PM
Ok sounds good.

Do I need to put anything else inside the box and do you think it would be ok to use the terminals from my old MA audio sub?

You don't need anything else as far as sealant goes. Your old terminals should be fine as long as you can get them out of your old box in good shape. post pics along the way and we can give you some tips on what to improve on. Have fun with it and don't let it stress you out.

BobbyDD
02-11-2008, 10:17 PM
Think I can get away with less then a 11 1/8th cutout? My wood is only 11 inches high

It might but you can probably get a little extra off the top and bottom piece with your jigsaw.

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 10:22 PM
Alright. I am going to start tomorrow. Ill post some pics as well

Think this will be enough carpet or should I order 2?

http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=261-700

BobbyDD
02-11-2008, 10:44 PM
Alright. I am going to start tomorrow. Ill post some pics as well

Think this will be enough carpet or should I order 2?

http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=261-700

I believe you need 2 linear yards if you get it from there. Wal-mart has 3' by 6' rolls for around $10 and you should be able to get by with one roll of that. Don't forget the adhesive. The 3m on the bottom of that parts express page is what I'd use. They have it at Wal-mart too. One can should be enough.

darkhunter139
02-11-2008, 11:19 PM
Alright thanks for your help

Ok so are these the steps to building the box

1. Secure peices with screws

2. After peice is secure glue with wood glue

3. Use silicone on the joints

4. Cut out hole for sub and terminals

5. Carpet box

BobbyDD
02-11-2008, 11:29 PM
Alright thanks for your help

Ok so are these the steps to building the box

1. Secure peices with screws

2. After peice is secure glue with wood glue

3. Use silicone on the joints

4. Cut out hole for sub and terminals

5. Carpet box

Switch number 1 and 2 around. You need to put the glue on both pieces of wood before screwing them together. You can use your finger to spread the glue so that you fully cover where the wood will go together. The glue is what bonds the wood together so it has to be between the pieces. Use lots of glue and just enough screws to keep things from moving while the glue dries. If you have clamps use them too.

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 11:21 AM
Alright sounds good. I am going to put it together today.

What is the purpose of using caulk/silcone? Ill do it but what is the point?

ryan8551226
02-12-2008, 11:24 AM
it helps seal any air gaps

Blove1991
02-12-2008, 11:38 AM
#5 is optional....Nakey boxes are ****

digitalrainman
02-12-2008, 11:40 AM
One quick thing, im not sure if it was mentioned or not.

PREDRILL: make sure you predrill holes for the wood screws, drill the size of the inner circular part of the screw.

I build my first box with help from these forums a few months ago, and i have to say i think i did a **** good job if you just follow what people on here say.

Another tip, assemble all but the back panel first, and use your silicon sealant from the open back panel to access the front joints. Then put on the back panel and silicon the back joints throught the sub hole. If you put it all together before using silicon it can be hard to get to the front joints through the sub hole and your hands will be *****ing at you when you are done.

Also for looks i suggest setting about a 1/4 inch inset on the side panels that way the four other pieces overlap the sides a little. I didnt do this on my first box, and the reason some do it is so that there is a lip to tuck the carpet under and staple, if you dont you may end up with some bunched up carpet on the side like i did. Its just cosmetic though, and it will decrease your dimensions a little.

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 11:41 AM
#5 is optional....Nakey boxes are ****

I know but I figured it was a pretty easy step and I could do it whenever I wanted to.

And ok ill use silicone on the box

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 11:43 AM
One quick thing, im not sure if it was mentioned or not.

PREDRILL: make sure you predrill holes for the wood screws, drill the size of the inner circular part of the screw.

I build my first box with help from these forums a few months ago, and i have to say i think i did a **** good job if you just follow what people on here say.

Another tip, assemble all but the back panel first, and use your silicon sealant from the open back panel to access the front joints. Then put on the back panel and silicon the back joints throught the sub hole. If you put it all together before using silicon it can be hard to get to the front joints through the sub hole and your hands will be *****ing at you when you are done.

Also for looks i suggest setting about a 1/4 inch inset on the side panels that way the four other pieces overlap the sides a little. I didnt do this on my first box, and the reason some do it is so that there is a lip to tuck the carpet under and staple, if you dont you may end up with some bunched up carpet on the side like i did. Its just cosmetic though, and it will decrease your dimensions a little.


Cool some good advice right there ^^ I plan on pre drilling the holes so that wont be a problem

And the back panel on last is a great idea, Thanks!

digitalrainman
02-12-2008, 11:49 AM
delete

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 12:27 PM
Im itchin to get out there and cut the final peice! Lol

Its snowing out but I am doing it today in the garage anways.

Ill get some pics and stuff up later today. How long do you think it will be before I can actually complete the box and use it? I am going to get it all glued together today (I guess i need to wait for it to dry before I cut the hole out or what? If so how long should I wait?

Then all I have to do is bolt the sub in and I am good to use it right? Ill carpet it later on

Punk In Drublic
02-12-2008, 01:16 PM
darkhunter139, you will save yourself so much time and effort not to mention money is you just let BJ Fisher build a box to spec for you.. his build quality is superb, and he will build a box to the specs of your speaker.

A ported enclosure that isn't properly designed and built has a good chance of sounding bad.

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 01:19 PM
darkhunter139, you will save yourself so much time and effort not to mention money is you just let BJ Fisher build a box to spec for you.. his build quality is superb, and he will build a box to the specs of your speaker.

A ported enclosure that isn't properly designed and built has a good chance of sounding bad.

To late, already got the wood.

And I want to do it myself anyway. I enjoy working on this stuff and it will be cool to say I built the box

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 03:38 PM
I should put it together before I cut the holes right

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 03:50 PM
Also how long should I wait to put the silicone on? Do I gotta wait for the glue to dry completly?? How longs that take?

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 07:58 PM
Here is my box so far what do you think? I am going to add the silicone and put the top on it tomorrow.


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2295/2261893096_8a13f3c770.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2361/2261100519_05d0697b90.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2394/2261101881_48e47454b0.jpg

Practice circle I cut out to make sure my sub fit, it didnt but I am gonna cut a whole just like this then sand it down until my sub fits in there.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2108/2261897246_aa47e9526d.jpg

BobbyDD
02-12-2008, 09:19 PM
You may have cut the front piece shorter than you were supposed to. The port is usually the same size all the way back, but you probably won't notice the difference. It looks pretty good so far. Be sure to get plenty of glue on it when you put the top piece on because you won't be able to get to a lot of it with the silicone after it's on.

edit..it looks like the left side piece changed from going on top of the bottom piece in your plans to going beside the bottom piece. That could account for the difference in port width. I think it'll turn out fine though.
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r27/cheechy___chong/Design.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2295/2261893096_8a13f3c770.jpg

darkhunter139
02-12-2008, 09:48 PM
Ok cool. Cant wait to get finished and try it out.

Ill take some more pics tomorrow

darkhunter139
02-13-2008, 01:35 PM
what kinda silicone should I get?

letgetemp
02-13-2008, 02:55 PM
Easy On The Shift Key Lol

BobbyDD
02-13-2008, 05:16 PM
what kinda silicone should I get?

I use GE silicone II window and door silicone. You can get it at Home Depot or Lowes and probably Wal-mart.

darkhunter139
02-13-2008, 05:42 PM
I use GE silicone II window and door silicone. You can get it at Home Depot or Lowes and probably Wal-mart.

Yeah I already had some left over from the windows lol

I put the top on today and will cut the circle out tomorrow! Ill post pics up then

darkhunter139
02-14-2008, 09:35 PM
Im done! I am gonna take some pics tomorrow after I throw it in my car!

BobbyDD
02-14-2008, 09:53 PM
:thumbupw:I look forward to seeing the pics. I hope it sounds good to you. Congratulations.

darkhunter139
02-15-2008, 12:00 AM
Here are the pics! I plan on carpeting it later on. I am going to try it out tomorrow though.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2055/2265637453_cf8456fdce.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2347/2265637071_2a56da8614.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2020/2265636603_5994956b86.jpg

budget76
02-15-2008, 12:47 AM
I see you screwed up when planning out the cuts. Other than that mistake, looks like a good first box. That's kind of a big screw-up though. Make sure you seal that section above the port WELL, lots of layers of silicone, or else it's gonna leak like a *****.

darkhunter139
02-15-2008, 12:53 AM
I see you screwed up when planning out the cuts. Other than that mistake, looks like a good first box. That's kind of a big screw-up though. Make sure you seal that section above the port WELL, lots of layers of silicone, or else it's gonna leak like a *****.

I have a little of the wood from the top covering it and I put a little rod in there and covered it with mad silicone, I think it should be ok but yeah that was a pretty ******* mistake.

My next box build will be much better as I know what I am doing now.

BobbyDD
02-15-2008, 08:20 AM
Looks pretty good except for the previously mentioned top piece being too short. How did that left side get changed from what you had to begin with? I see you took the left end piece off after you had it fastened and moved it. Did you cut 3/4 off the top piece after that for some reason? If you're gonna carpet it you can cut a 3/4 by 3/4 piece and glue on there first and you won't be able to see it. You always learn a few thing on your first box. Looks like it should be loud, post some installed pics and vids.

darkhunter139
02-15-2008, 10:39 AM
Looks pretty good except for the previously mentioned top piece being too short. How did that left side get changed from what you had to begin with? I see you took the left end piece off after you had it fastened and moved it. Did you cut 3/4 off the top piece after that for some reason? If you're gonna carpet it you can cut a 3/4 by 3/4 piece and glue on there first and you won't be able to see it. You always learn a few thing on your first box. Looks like it should be loud, post some installed pics and vids.

Im not sure what changed. I didnt cut anything off the top piece so idk what happened.

The cut cheet I had was messed up I believe.

Mr Cabinetry
02-15-2008, 11:01 AM
His mistake was that when he cut the parts, he did cut them all to the same size in terms of the width that created the height of the enclosure.

The left side part should of been cut to the same width as the Back, Right Side, Front Baffle and Port Walls - That was his first mistake.

The left side part was cut to the length based on the the depth of enclosure rather than the ID depth of the enclosure minus 3/4" for the back wall - That was his second mistake.

The first and foremost mistake he made was he didn't check his math vs the part sizes needed to that of the design he had right in front of him.

If he would of take a few extra minutes to check everything before putting it together, he would of discovered the left side part wasn't correct and trimmed 3/4" off the part to fit the height and depth.

darkhunter139
02-15-2008, 11:44 AM
His mistake was that when he cut the parts, he did cut them all to the same size in terms of the width that created the height of the enclosure.

The left side part should of been cut to the same width as the Back, Right Side, Front Baffle and Port Walls - That was his first mistake.

The left side part was cut to the length based on the the depth of enclosure rather than the ID depth of the enclosure minus 3/4" for the back wall - That was his second mistake.

The first and foremost mistake he made was he didn't check his math vs the part sizes needed to that of the design he had right in front of him.

If he would of take a few extra minutes to check everything before putting it together, he would of discovered the left side part wasn't correct and trimmed 3/4" off the part to fit the height and depth.


I didn't do the math, the person that did made the cut sheet wrong.

I measured all the pieces to make sure they were cut right and even pieced the box together before I glued it and somehow missed it. Its not that big of a deal though.

I just tried out the box and it sounds great! So much better then the sealed box I had it in before. Thanks everyone for helping me out!! I will be posting pics of it in my car in like 10 -15 mins

Mr Cabinetry
02-15-2008, 12:04 PM
I didn't do the math, the person that did made the cut sheet wrong.

I measured all the pieces to make sure they were cut right and even pieced the box together before I glued it and somehow missed it. Its not that big of a deal though.

I just tried out the box and it sounds great! So much better then the sealed box I had it in before. Thanks everyone for helping me out!! I will be posting pics of it in my car in like 10 -15 mins

Ohhh, come on, you posted the design up here and you didn't think or even bother to look at the design with all the dimensions shown and compare them to the cut list /part sizes.

How the he!! can you miss a mistake like that if you pieced it together before actually putting it together????

If I ever actually " trusted " someone else's designs without checking them over first to make sure it was " correct ", I'd have alot to " mistakes " piling up.

Never assume that someone else's work is right, because like ya said " He made the mistake ", next time, just take a few minutes to check math and don't be in such a all fired hurry to do it otherwise you'll just be compounding " mistakes ".

darkhunter139
02-15-2008, 12:09 PM
Ohhh, come on, you posted the design up here and you didn't think or even bother to look at the design with all the dimensions shown and compare them to the cut list /part sizes.

How the he!! can you miss a mistake like that if you pieced it together before actually putting it together????

If I ever actually " trusted " someone else's designs without checking them over first to make sure it was " correct ", I'd have alot to " mistakes " piling up.

Never assume that someone else's work is right, because like ya said " He made the mistake ", next time, just take a few minutes to check math and don't be in such a all fired hurry to do it otherwise you'll just be compounding " mistakes ".

I know that now.

and I dont know how I missed it, pretty bad mistake.

What happened is, in the design it has the demisons at 12.5 tall for the left side peice but that counts it sitting on top of the bottom piece which I did not realize. I got all the box put together except for the top so when I placed that on I realized it was short. Kinda pissed off but it still sounds good so no worries. Ill know not to make the same mistakes again next time.

I think I did decent for a first box

bjfish11
02-15-2008, 12:09 PM
For his first build, I think he did a fine job. Yea, he made some mistakes, but you cant expect a guy that has never done something like this before to catch some of the mistakes, and know the proper procedure. To builders, sure, it seems easy, but to a beginner, some things can easily be over looked.

darkhunter139
02-15-2008, 12:18 PM
Here are a few installed pics

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2063/2266633939_ba23406c3c.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2094/2267422746_96f938728c.jpg

Mr Cabinetry
02-15-2008, 12:20 PM
Did I say " Hey, The box build looks like azz??? " NO.

Questions were bought up as to what happened and all I did was point out the mistakes so in the future he'll know not to put complete faith in that whom ever does his next design or even maybe he'll do his next design that it always pays to take a few minutes to check it over and re-check it just to make sure everything is correct before he starts cutting material.

darkhunter139
02-15-2008, 03:55 PM
Lol wow this thing is so much louder in my new box! I love it!! Thanks again for all the help everyone.

BobbyDD
02-15-2008, 04:32 PM
Lol wow this thing is so much louder in my new box! I love it!! Thanks again for all the help everyone.

That's what matters man. You've got two of the best box builders in the business commenting on your box in bjfish11 and Mr Cabinetry so pay close attention to any advice they give you. I bet your next box will be even better. Let's see the vids.

sexyrex
02-16-2008, 12:15 AM
i think u did a pretty good job for ur first box. i just made my first box also. i havent listened to it yet cuz i want it to dry been drying for 2 days so far. how long did u wait?

btw how long is ur box? yourslooks really long. mines is 31"

darkhunter139
02-16-2008, 02:16 AM
i think u did a pretty good job for ur first box. i just made my first box also. i havent listened to it yet cuz i want it to dry been drying for 2 days so far. how long did u wait?

btw how long is ur box? yourslooks really long. mines is 31"

Mine is like 37

And I waited about 2 days before I put it in. Less if you count the top then about a day.

Got any pics of urs?

sexyrex
02-16-2008, 08:37 PM
yeah man in my thread right here http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=291906

i want to build another box but prob half the size of this one i wonder if itll sound as good?. know of any designs since i got alot of wood left

darkhunter139
02-16-2008, 08:57 PM
yeah man in my thread right here http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=291906

i want to build another box but prob half the size of this one i wonder if itll sound as good?. know of any designs since i got alot of wood left

sealed or ported?

sexyrex
02-16-2008, 08:57 PM
ported

somthing like this sub box on ebay but tuned for a kicker cvr http://cgi.ebay.com/12-SINGLE-PORTED-3-4-MDF-PREMO-SUBWOOFER-BOX-FREEGIFT_W0QQitemZ280199318493QQihZ018QQcategoryZ5 0568QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Height: 17-1/4" / Length: 15-1/2" / Depth: 15"

darkhunter139
02-16-2008, 10:53 PM
Looks nice. Have you put it in yet?

darkhunter139
02-19-2008, 12:37 PM
Question about my box, know its probably pretty stupid but...

could I cut a second hole out into my box and add another sub or would I need to build a new box to differn't specs?

Mr Cabinetry
02-19-2008, 12:54 PM
Question about my box, know its probably pretty stupid but...

could I cut a second hole out into my box and add another sub or would I need to build a new box to differn't specs?

Ya got to build a new enclosure to spec's for 2 subs ported.

darkhunter139
02-19-2008, 12:55 PM
Ya got to build a new enclosure to spec's for 2 subs ported.

Yeah figured.

Oh well I want to take another crack at building a box.

I am not ready to add another sub yet anyways though, ill probably wait till summer or so then give it another try.