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titanle
09-04-2008, 03:11 PM
Just about finished my first box ever, sealed enclosure for 10" Audiopulse Revo & VMP. What do you guys think?

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix067.jpg

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix066.jpg
All that **** on top is just holding down the piece of carpet i gorilla glued. Im gonna be glassing over that.

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix065.jpg
no terminal cup, just siliconed around the wires

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix062.jpg
i know...its bumpy :(

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix061.jpg
the front was my main concern since its the only part thats gonna be visible

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix058.jpg

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix056.jpg
mat and resin from homedepot

http://i117.photobucket.com/albums/o79/604shizzle/IphonePix055.jpg

Pickler
09-04-2008, 03:15 PM
two different subs?

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:16 PM
two different subs?

the one on the right is a sub, the one on the left is a variable mass passive radiator. It functions as a port, and just makes the sub louder. It doesnt have a motor or anything.

endofdays89
09-04-2008, 03:19 PM
honestly, the front looks good but everything else is kind of sloppy.

cjcrook
09-04-2008, 03:19 PM
the one on the right is a sub, the one on the left is a variable mass passive radiator. It functions as a port, and just makes the sub louder. It doesnt have a motor or anything.

Why did you decide to do this rather than actually building a ported box?

snoopdan
09-04-2008, 03:22 PM
not too bad if you hide it in the trunk.

endofdays89
09-04-2008, 03:22 PM
why is it bumby, isn't that what sandpaper is for? I think the box is a failure.

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:26 PM
Why did you decide to do this rather than actually building a ported box?

i wanted to keep the box as small as possible since its going under the back seat of my truck

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:27 PM
why is it bumby, isn't that what sandpaper is for? I think the box is a failure.

Yeah i sanded it down but then got kinda lazy. Its the fiberglass filler thats not smooth.

endofdays89
09-04-2008, 03:29 PM
before i even attempted to paint my box i sandpapered every end for over an hour to make sure it was perfect, and why the fiberglass?

dman4486
09-04-2008, 03:29 PM
post a vid after install....I would like to see the PR in action

wu501
09-04-2008, 03:30 PM
that box is rough....lol.



You will get better with practice :)

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:30 PM
before i even attempted to paint my box i sandpapered every end for over an hour to make sure it was perfect, and why the fiberglass?

the magnet sticks out of the top so i had to cut a 2"x5" section on top. Im going to glass over that.

kentb
09-04-2008, 03:31 PM
is this a joke?

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:31 PM
post a vid after install....I would like to see the PR in action

will do :)

snoopdan
09-04-2008, 03:32 PM
no trunk eh :crap:

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:32 PM
that box is rough....lol.



You will get better with practice :)

when i started i was all excited and had all these visions in my head...then as time progressed i just started getting lazy and annoyed with my ****** progress lol. **** i might just get my dremel and sand down the sides and repaint the whole **** thing.

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:32 PM
no trunk eh :crap:

nope

TurdFergueson2
09-04-2008, 03:32 PM
Better than what I can do.

lvjeffro
09-04-2008, 03:33 PM
fail

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:33 PM
Better than what I can do.

lol then u must really **** :p:

just kiddin bro

lowriderram_95
09-04-2008, 03:42 PM
the one on the right is a sub, the one on the left is a variable mass passive radiator. It functions as a port, and just makes the sub louder. It doesnt have a motor or anything.

do these work near as well as a port? I'm kinda new at this stuff so I'm just curious...

snoopdan
09-04-2008, 03:45 PM
do these work near as well as a port? I'm kinda new at this stuff so I'm just curious...


Sort of, its main application is to provide a similar porting methodolgy without having the build issues for the length of the port if you dont have room for a big box.

You dont see passive radiator setups much these days in lets say, production car audio speaker enclosures. They used to be really popular back about 1986-88, but are still used fequently in home applications.

dman4486
09-04-2008, 03:45 PM
do these work near as well as a port? I'm kinda new at this stuff so I'm just curious...

passive radiators are the shiz in home applications, but I have never heard one in mobile

lowriderram_95
09-04-2008, 03:47 PM
hmmm ok thanks, never seen one before. might look into it if I ever get around to puttin my **** into the malibu

Freelander
09-04-2008, 03:47 PM
eh who cares what it looks like...I want to see how it performs :)

connersdad19
09-04-2008, 03:53 PM
eh who cares what it looks like...I want to see how it performs :)

x2

Anniku989
09-04-2008, 03:55 PM
Have fun sanding that down for hours with the dremel

titanle
09-04-2008, 03:57 PM
Have fun sanding that down for hours with the dremel

Hmm i dont think it would take that long, i have those drum sanding attachments. But then again the fiberglass filler is a hell of a lot harder than the mdf i was sanding.

miker
09-04-2008, 04:25 PM
fail


Lets see your box?

defiantly "rough" but it looks sealed up! and sturdy... I am interested in that "port substitution" deal you've got going as well.

titanle
09-04-2008, 05:03 PM
its very well sealed. i used silicone on the inner and outer parts of the joints. and then i put fiberglass resin on top of the silicone. I know it looks kinda crappy but as long as it functions im happy.

mlstrass
09-04-2008, 05:18 PM
what was the reason for using fiberglass, did you have big gaps to fill?

titanle
09-04-2008, 05:36 PM
no there was one hole I had to cut so the magnet could fit. That's what I glassed over.

mlstrass
09-04-2008, 05:40 PM
got ya. Sanding with a dremel is NOT the way to do it. Get a palm or orbital sander...

titanle
09-04-2008, 05:54 PM
hmmm I think I can get a hold of one,.

81elocd
09-04-2008, 05:58 PM
i think it looks ok... but it should sound very good

titanle
09-04-2008, 06:07 PM
I really hope it sounds good!

81elocd
09-04-2008, 06:09 PM
then put it in and find out

thorshammer1
09-04-2008, 06:14 PM
then put it in and find out

x2

titanle
09-04-2008, 07:52 PM
sanded down the top and also scuffed up the back to repaint. Gave it a shot of scratch filler/primer and now I'm gonna paint and then clear. Should be installed tonight or tomorrow.

Pioneer~Saturn
09-04-2008, 10:28 PM
Lookin a little sloppy but as long as it performs it's all good :)...that's what really counts

Black-Gorrilla
09-04-2008, 10:39 PM
t's gonna be under the seat... so who cares what the **** looks like. as long as it hits hard... thats what counts.