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ryanbssc29
03-30-2009, 06:41 PM
Some of you have probably seen these, but for those of you who haven't, it's essentially a ice chest with speakers, and a head unit all running off a car battery. I'm going to be building one and I was just looking for some speaker suggestions. I'm thinking probably marine but I know people who have used both. My price range is around $100 per set (ebay prices). I'll be using two sets of whatever is decided. It will not be running off of an amp, so keep that in mind.

fasfocus00
03-30-2009, 06:44 PM
i built one a while back and sold it to one of the guys that saw me with it while tubing. used MB Quart 6.5in Marine speakers and a Clarion Marine headunit with an Optima blue top. amazed. i might do another this year.

blackdragonaudi
03-30-2009, 06:50 PM
I enjoy the polk marine grade speakers.

Trey803
03-30-2009, 06:53 PM
you mean a cooler

Zxcvtypo
03-30-2009, 06:58 PM
i built one a while back and sold it to one of the guys that saw me with it while tubing. used MB Quart 6.5in Marine speakers and a Clarion Marine headunit with an Optima blue top. amazed. i might do another this year.

not to jack the thread, but did you just charge the battery before you went out?

Pioneer~Saturn
03-30-2009, 07:01 PM
not to jack the thread, but did you just charge the battery before you went out?

Chyea, and ive seen people put one or two of those solar panel trickle chargers on them as well

Zxcvtypo
03-30-2009, 07:02 PM
Chyea, and ive seen people put one or two of those solar panel trickle chargers on them as well

pretty sick..i'm definitely looking into this soon haha

ryanbssc29
03-31-2009, 02:25 AM
I'm considering some of these:

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_1086902M/Infinity-6902M.html?tp=3384

They are pretty cheap on ebay and they have good reviews. One thing that I was thinking about is the whole speakers w/o an amp pushing them. Is it even worth it to get speakers that are like 100w when the only thing that is driving them is a head unit?

fasfocus00
03-31-2009, 02:28 AM
not to jack the thread, but did you just charge the battery before you went out?

pretty much. it lasted me the whole trip down the river. it wasn't turned all the way up just enough for everyone in the group to hear it.

Louisiana_CRX
03-31-2009, 02:53 AM
any pics?