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    My first FG attempt... :-/

    Well I'm using bonbo fiberglass resin and bondo fiberglass mat. I didn't get the mat tight enough on first layer so there are some saggy areas but will fix once the layers are dry.

    Here it is..




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    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    you should use fleece for the first layer because it stretches really well




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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Quote Originally Posted by Moe Lester
    you should use fleece for the first layer because it stretches really well
    wel this is my first "attempt" lol so on the box that actually counts I will cuz I did notice the mat is hard to get tight cuz it just stretches and doesnt stay tight...but no holes in the mat tho which is good


    I have alot of sanding and bondoing to do...



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    i think it looks good cause i haven't messed around with fiberglass.




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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Yeah go for the fleece the next time. I tried just using the matte and cloth the first time i did fiberglass, and i ended up trashing the project. The nextime i used fleece, and the job came out great, i even got it smooth enough to paint




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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Quote Originally Posted by lemans23
    i think it looks good cause i haven't messed around with fiberglass.
    thanks...it is alot easier than I imagined it to be...I wish I would have started it earlier..like last year...hard part is gonna be getting it smooth and symmetrical



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

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    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Quote Originally Posted by negativezeroz
    wel this is my first "attempt" lol so on the box that actually counts I will cuz I did notice the mat is hard to get tight cuz it just stretches and doesnt stay tight...but no holes in the mat tho which is good


    I have alot of sanding and bondoing to do...
    thats because fiberglass is not ment to be "stretched" it is ment to either mold around areas or reinforce resin soaked materials. I would just stretch a t-shirt or something over it and resin it then lay mat on top of that. Will be easier than having a 200lb bondo box.




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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    id strongly suggest you rip that off, and use some hot-glue (high temperature) and glue stretched fleece down, and re-resin.

    you will seriously be happy you did. if you dont, you will be spending at least two more hours applying bondo and sanding (possibly more if this is your first time)




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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Quote Originally Posted by req
    id strongly suggest you rip that off, and use some hot-glue (high temperature) and glue stretched fleece down, and re-resin.

    you will seriously be happy you did. if you dont, you will be spending at least two more hours applying bondo and sanding (possibly more if this is your first time)
    well ive made it this far im just gonna sand and bondo away this week so it iwll be a learning experience for me...my next box (within 2 wks will be replacing my current ~1.7ft^3 ported at ~29Hz enclosure for my (3) 804's).....that one I will use fleece and mat...thanks tho guys



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    hey its ok man my first was a disaster too. just strech fleece next time. it is a learnin thing



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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Quote Originally Posted by req
    id strongly suggest you rip that off, and use some hot-glue (high temperature) and glue stretched fleece down, and re-resin.

    you will seriously be happy you did. if you dont, you will be spending at least two more hours applying bondo and sanding (possibly more if this is your first time)
    i use 3M spray adhesive (only 3M) it works really well and is easier to use then hot glue



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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Quote Originally Posted by negativezeroz
    well ive made it this far im just gonna sand and bondo away this week so it iwll be a learning experience for me...my next box (within 2 wks will be replacing my current ~1.7ft^3 ported at ~29Hz enclosure for my (3) 804's).....that one I will use fleece and mat...thanks tho guys
    suit yourself.

    i still highly recommend tearing it off while you still can. you have no idea how hard thats going to be to fix.




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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Quote Originally Posted by req
    suit yourself.

    i still highly recommend tearing it off while you still can. you have no idea how hard thats going to be to fix.
    and how heavy caked on bondo weights lol.




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    Re: My first FG attempt... :-/

    Getting there brother man. Like was said previously that's gonna take a crap load of filler. Which isn't a good thing. If you really don't want to redo it fleece, t-shirt, grill cloth, trunk liner or what have you ( I personally would ). Instead of plain jane body filler you really should use some glass reinforced filler. A whole lot stronger. body filler by itself that thick is just asking for trouble. Don't get discouraged though your getting it



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