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woodsball_delig
12-09-2008, 10:45 AM
Hey, I just bought some type r's which came with a box from the previous owner... I'm still working on getting a new one made - so for now i want to use this box temporarily.

I just have a quick question.... the previous owner drilled 2 holes to run speaker wire from the subs to the amp and filled them in with what looks like glue? ( i have no clue why he did this as there are clips at the back for 2 channels). Would I be able to remove this and seal it or should i just leave it temporarily.

Also, he screwed down a fuse block which I will be removing, what should I fill the screw holes with?


Any help is appreciated!

DBBOOM
12-09-2008, 10:48 AM
Liquid nails will fill and seal all the holes, use it carefully, its hard to remove after it sets.

mcsoul
12-09-2008, 11:20 AM
Stuff wood-glue mixed with sawdust into the
holes using wood toothpicks, break off the toothpick
into the hole, let set. sand.

Trey803
12-09-2008, 11:23 AM
why not just leave the screws in the holes?

DBBOOM
12-09-2008, 11:25 AM
why not just leave the screws in the holes?

Leave it to Carl to always think of the simplest thing first.

mcsoul
12-09-2008, 11:33 AM
why not just leave the screws in the holes?

The man has a point.

woodsball_delig
12-09-2008, 01:23 PM
hmm okay, im going to post up a pic - the wholes he drilled for the speaker wire are pretty big (almost the size of a quarter)

mcsoul
12-09-2008, 01:41 PM
hmm okay, im going to post up a pic - the wholes he drilled for the speaker wire are pretty big (almost the size of a quarter)

You may be better off patching that with a small piece of scrap mdf, some wood glue, a couple of brads.

woodsball_delig
12-09-2008, 01:51 PM
thanks for your help

gotparts90
12-09-2008, 01:57 PM
you said the holes are filled in? just cut the wire. sounds like a POS box anyway you are getting a new one soon so as long as the holes don't leak what does it matter. When you get your new box keep it pretty.

woodsball_delig
12-09-2008, 10:42 PM
by filled i meant... he took hot melt glue and put it in there.... i removed the wiring... it was in so weakly that it required no effort to slide out