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x2o
07-21-2008, 02:48 PM
Just wondering how much space is needed from the sub to the end of the box.
For example, my RE MT has an outer diameter of 15.5", what's the smallest I can go on the height for the box? 16.5"?

Trying to figure this out as my original plan of 18" tall didn't work.

Thanks!

ngsm13
07-21-2008, 02:50 PM
The smallest you can go is the cut-out diameter dimension for the INTERNAL height.

So, for a 15" I usually go with 14.5"

nG

x2o
07-21-2008, 02:59 PM
The smallest you can go is the cut-out diameter dimension for the INTERNAL height.

So, for a 15" I usually go with 14.5"

nG

How would that work considering the 15" MT's bolt hole diameter is 14.75"?

I'm not sure I got what you were saying correctly :confused: Maybe I phrased my question incorrectly.

http://www.ajdesigner.com/images/speaker/psexboxcalculator.png

For example, in that image it is labeled as W.

How much farther must the box go on the W axis in that image then the sub cutout?

ngsm13
07-21-2008, 03:08 PM
I've built COUNTLESS boxes for 15" twelve spoke baskets man...

The minimum internal dimension I'd go with is 14.25-14.5" (considering the cut-out dimension is 14.125"). This means the external dimension of the box is 15.75-16" leaving you room for the gasket OD... and to screw the sub in.

:fyi:

nG

x2o
07-21-2008, 03:09 PM
I've built COUNTLESS boxes for 15" twelve spoke baskets man...

The minimum internal dimension I'd go with is 14.25-14.5" (considering the cut-out dimension is 14.125"). This means the external dimension of the box is 15.75-16" leaving you room for the gasket OD... and to screw the sub in.

:fyi:

nG

Okkkaayyyy I understand now. You was talkin internal :p:.

Thanks a lot for the quick answer nG, you can always be counted on :D

Alright then cool I'll try 16" external.

Have a great day, I'm goin back to my build :) Thanks again!

ngsm13
07-21-2008, 03:10 PM
:woot:

nG

ultimate157
07-21-2008, 04:44 PM
How about clearance for the pole vent?

Twice the diameter of the vent?

ngsm13
07-21-2008, 04:49 PM
MT doesn't have a Pole Vent. :fyi:

nG

ultimate157
07-21-2008, 05:24 PM
MT doesn't have a Pole Vent. :fyi:

nG

Was asking generically

ngsm13
07-21-2008, 09:44 PM
~2" minimum IMO...

nG

ultimate157
07-22-2008, 12:16 AM
~2" minimum IMO...

nG

Good to know, thanks.

Matt.