View Full Version : Question about polyfill?

11-07-2004, 02:40 PM
polyfill is the same stuff as pillow filling they sell at craft stores right? Also, I have built 2 0.4 ft^3 boxes and would like to get them up to 0.6 ft^3 each. Roughly how much polyfill should i add, and does it matter where in the box it is, like just laying on the bottom? thanks

11-07-2004, 05:38 PM
maybe be im wrong but isn't polyfill filler what you put on something 2 sand it down? i think your after fiber fill? and if it is i dont know how much sorry

maybe you guys have different words than me. (rob from the UK)

11-07-2004, 06:20 PM
polyfill is what he means robbie =P

body filler n eetc is what u thinkin of... putty sht

11-07-2004, 07:35 PM
well we call that putty **** filler in the UK. sorry

see polly in greek mean very / lots / many

so i thought it might have been lots of filler

11-07-2004, 08:41 PM
yeah, same thing. sometimes, generally polyfill isnt as silky..

11-07-2004, 11:10 PM
could somebody answer my question pleez im getting confused lol

11-08-2004, 12:32 AM
1. Yes, it's the stuff you stuff pillows with, available at Wally Worlds or craft stores.
2. The rule of thumb is around a pound per square foot...
3. No, it doesn't matter how it's put in the box, unless it's blocking the pole vent or something.

11-08-2004, 08:09 PM
1 pound is probably a lot though huh? like i cant compact it or it wont work right?

11-08-2004, 08:24 PM
You can get big 20 oz bags at Walmart for around $2 in their crafts department.

I don't know if cramming it in a box helps. I put about 10oz per sub in my last enclosure. You'll get deeper bass, but it's not as loud in some cases.

It's not recommended for ported or bandpass boxes.

Hope that helps. Can't go wrong trying a $2-$4 upgrade. If it doesn't work, make a pillow.