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Caleb9107
12-08-2009, 12:34 AM
Well over the past few weeks I have been working on designs to get exactly what I wanted to fit in my vehicle. This box is built purely for music and I just wanted something to hit the lows. I am not looking to get numbers out of this box or subs because I know they aren't amazing. Since I am only 18 years old and don't have my own tools, my uncle helped me build this whole thing so I could learn how to do alot of woodworking with his tools. Well on to the stats/pics.

External Dimensions: 41.5W x 18H x 19D
Each chamber is 2.2 Cu Ft tuned to 35 Hz.
Green LED's for the extra Dbzzz.

All comments are welcome and appreciated.

The table saw

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1201091958a.jpg

Test kerf #1

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1130092026a.jpg

Test kerf #2 (FAIL)

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1130092026c.jpg

Success!

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1130092026.jpg

Drilled holes for the resin

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1130092036.jpg

Me drilling holes

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1201091921.jpg

First resined up

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1130092102.jpg

One side mocked up

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1201091957.jpg

One kerf with the divider

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1201091922.jpg

The bottom painted

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1201091958b.jpg

Caleb9107
12-08-2009, 12:35 AM
All mocked up minus the sub holes being cut

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1203092003.jpg

Routing the holes

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1204091947.jpg

Top being painted

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1205091850.jpg

Box minus the baffle

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1205091955.jpg

Clamping it all together

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1205092239.jpg

1/2" roundover on the baffle

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1205091710.jpg

The LED's in

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee39/Caleb9107/1205092320.jpg


I will have the finished pictures tomorrow because it is too dark out now to take any. So far I love it! It hits the lows pretty well and it really rumbles the car. I'm going to bondo the whole thing, smooth it out and paint the whole thing satin black pretty soon. So let me know what you think.. :crap:


Side note: Anyone with an SUV.. How do you dampen your rear window from rattling. I have a 2000 Ford Explorer and my window now seems to rattle around a good bit.. Any tips for quieting this down would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks,
Caleb

Ray21
12-08-2009, 12:46 AM
Very nice. What subs?

Caleb9107
12-08-2009, 12:48 AM
Currently I am running Audiobahn AW1200's. :eek: They are the older models, but I will probably be upgrading pretty soon.. These are just a set I have had for a year or so and finally decided to make something for them that can be used for whatever I choose to go with next! :D

WrenchGuy
12-08-2009, 01:02 AM
Cool.

The trick to the window is copper pipe foam/insulator(like a pool noodle but softer) from the hardware. Wrap it around the weather seal and the window should close tight against it. It eventually keeps the shape too.

Worked for my Tahoe but you'll get the idea if you need smaller.

BushJ311
12-08-2009, 01:04 AM
Very nice

soloXgt
12-08-2009, 01:07 AM
looks good

DB-Audio
12-08-2009, 01:10 AM
great job like the leds

patotay
12-08-2009, 09:00 AM
looks good..goodluck

djarmy2004
12-08-2009, 03:53 PM
**** nice first box, my first one def wasnt as pretty. Good Job

Caleb9107
12-08-2009, 07:57 PM
Thanks everyone! I was really excited to get it under way and when we finally finished it up, I was really impressed! I can't wait to build more in the future! If I go back out to the car tonight I'll take pics of the box in the car!

JohnnyStan
12-08-2009, 08:03 PM
be happy you can take advantage of all those nice tools, it ***** when you dont have good equipment to make your cuts :D

very nice box by the way

Caleb9107
12-08-2009, 08:15 PM
Thanks man! I know, I was really lucky he has all that stuff from over the years!

-Leister-
12-08-2009, 08:22 PM
Very nice.