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    Another satty enclosure build

    Hey guys,

    Just started another enclosure for another fellow saturn-driver, this one will be 2 cubic feet per sub, tuned to 32Hz and painted matte black.

    I got all of the pieces cut today, rabbited the edges of every corner of the front and back plate instead of just the front face where it connects to the port walls. Also got the 45 degree angle pieces cut for the corners like the last one.

    Here's some pics from today..






    Rabbited edges..





    ^a rare glimpse of the saturn in its natural habitat...look how free it roams about..



    Clamping the port wall and part of front face together and squared up with square clamped onto them..





    Clamped and set...Titebond III...only the best...






    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.




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    Inserting 45 degree angle pieces in corners..











    Getting things setup for the enclosure to start coming together..








    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    I then cut my hand on another project using a jointer...stupid mistake and was my fault...was trimming down a small piece of wood (too small) and it slipped...lost .5" off my pointer finger and .25" off my middle finger (right hand)..

    I was a bit shakin up from this but i'll live, just kinda sux..



    Rounding the inner edges of the port wall (couldnt use the router...only had one hand, haha...so hand sanding took over)



    got the other side..



    Bringing it together..









    Inside..






    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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    Sanded smooth the outside and most of the spots on the inside that had glue wiped on it..



    A day after my hand got the blade...one of my D3100's came..cheered me up a bit...but this darn thing is a freakin tank to be carrying around with just my one arm..



    Putting on remaining 45 degree inserts in corners...





    Wiped port clean with damp paper towel and painted black...







    Now its the top's turn..




    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    Looks good so far. ***** about the hand though.



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    Re: Another satty enclosure build





    Shop tried to pawn this cup terminal off on me for the enclosure...had to take it back, was obviously used in a previous box, had mdf dust all over it and the terminals had been cut up and pulled apart..



    Outside paint..



    Looks horrible i kno, still drying...



    Rounded over the port opening with round-over bit on router...a friend have me a hand here since i didnt have one ..





    Paint came out a bit better after light sanding and another coat...shouldve primered it really, o well...and i had to sand down parts of the port opening...my friend's kinduva noob when it came to that, haha..






    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    Quote Originally Posted by bigbangtheory View Post
    Looks good so far. ***** about the hand though.
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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    just saw the finished product, looks good




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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    Still dirty, but here are the cup terminals...



    Getting ready for shipping to texas (from ohio..haha)...





    ^there was plenty more ontop of that, just no pic..

    And the hand is healing up a bit, ya



    And that's that



    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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    Thanks guys



    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
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    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    nice, looking good, great job on the build.... idk why but i lol'd at the weights on top of the box...




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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    Finished product looks good. I would have fleckstoned it or whatever it's called, but looks good.



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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    Looks great. Hand does not look so good.



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    yea..when it comes to painting ive got work to do...I should have atleast grabbed my body filler and slathered that on there and sanded smooth...wouldve turned out better....but I shipped it to texas for next to nothing...i barely made any money off of this, haha



    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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    Re: Another satty enclosure build

    Quote Originally Posted by JUHL View Post
    nice, looking good, great job on the build.... idk why but i lol'd at the weights on top of the box...
    Haha, i wasn't lol'ing when I had to make 3 trips to get those up there with my one hand....haha



    <First and only dual-alternator 'real' Saturn (pre 2002) on the planet>
    Team Concepts, Team Shok Industries Team XS Power
    Soon: Mystery subs + AQ20k
    12.75 cubes net ~25Hz tuning 200 sq inches of port (lowz?)
    AC position- 250 amp alt
    Stock alt position- 225 amp alt
    (2) XS Power D3100's
    4 power+ 4 ground runs of 1/0-gauge to rear
    152.1 @ 40Hz legal, certified...just getting started.

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