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10-15-2011, 09:22 AM
I was looking for some 1/2" MDF speaker spacers/baffles for 6.5" speakers. I know some people on here make them, but I can't remember who. So, who can make me some? :)
10-15-2011, 09:53 AM
I've got some extra 1/2" MDF..whats the inside Dia and outside Dia
10-16-2011, 01:05 AM
They're for Focal Polyglass 165 VB's, but I don't have them right now. Waiting on an exchange cuz 6ave sent me an open box ;(!
10-16-2011, 01:08 AM
Cut-out is 5 9/16, not sure on the O.D.
10-16-2011, 02:53 AM
Thanks. Here's the diagrams from Focal. http://www.focal-america.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/165VB.pdf
It's a little confusing but I'm pretty sure the outside diameter is exactly 6.5 inches.
10-16-2011, 09:21 AM
165mm (6-1/2") outside diameter
141mm (5-9/16") inside cutout diameter
screws are on a 155mm (6-1/16") diameter ring.
i want a new plunge router to mate up with my Jasper Jigs. But i've always made them with a simple jig saw. you just have to be steady and take your time. I can usually make a pair in about 30 minutes once everything is measured out.
i also recommend they be coated in resin before you drill out holes for t-nuts or hurricane nuts.
10-17-2011, 01:26 AM
Thank you! Your replies are always so helpful. I will just do them myself with a simple jig saw.
As far as using t-nuts, are these just for mounting the speakers to the baffle, or should I also use them when mounting the baffle itself to the door?
Finally, what is a good type of resin to use? I assume this is simply for waterproofing?