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MellowHype
04-26-2012, 06:28 PM
Ive nearly finnished building an enclosure for the first time, for my 12" Type R. I was just wondering, what do i need to seal around where the sub mounts onto the box? Do I need to do this? does it make a big difference if i dont seal it?

Thanks for any help.

cyn
04-26-2012, 06:29 PM
weather stripping works , butyle rope? spelling is messed up on that more than likely

Jerhemy
04-26-2012, 06:31 PM
shouldn't need anything between the sub and box as long as the surface is flat, and you get it good and tight.

Moble Enclosurs
04-26-2012, 07:18 PM
Weather stripping is great. It can compress very well when the sub is mounted and can wrap around the cutout very well. I use the 3/4" or 3/8" stripping for everything.

DDtC
04-26-2012, 07:20 PM
shouldn't need anything between the sub and box as long as the surface is flat, and you get it good and tight.

It helps

bhsdriller
04-26-2012, 07:24 PM
I'll have to try weatherstripping.....If the sub doesn't have a gasket on it, it can be tough sometimes to get a good seal

They have it at homedepot or lowes?

cyn
04-26-2012, 07:26 PM
remove said gasket, the weather stripping or butyle rope is better by far..

Moble Enclosurs
04-26-2012, 07:35 PM
Lowes has them in the window section. :D

MellowHype
04-26-2012, 08:01 PM
Cheers for all the replys!!!
Im gonna have a look around in my local hardware stores for weather stripping tomorrow.

Moble Enclosurs
04-26-2012, 08:55 PM
kewl man. Good luck to you!

keep_hope_alive
04-26-2012, 09:05 PM
I use closed cell weatherstripping on every mount. Parts Express has speaker gasketing that is thinner. I use it also. Gotta seal around the sub or speaker.