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    wood thickness question?

    would it be alright if i used 1/2" mdf for the back side of a box? if i use 3/4" for the whole box i will be off by .1 cft in order to have the box to the sub's specs, or would that .1 cft even really matter?

    also this is a ported box if that makes any difference? it would be great if i could use 1/2" for the whole box but wouldnt that make it to weak

    oooh and i am just crunching some numbers to see what all kind of setups i could put in my truck this box would be for 6 re 8's ported tuned to 30 hz







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    Re: wood thickness question?

    It should be just fine.





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    Re: wood thickness question?

    I never use 1/2" MDF, 5/8" minimum
    .1ft^3 will probably not make a difference that you will audibly notice




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    use 5/8" all around perhaps. that should give you the airspace you need



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    Re: wood thickness question?

    You could try some 1/2" birch ply with some braces, that should work well since birch is stronger than MDF.




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    How many cubes you need? If its not a lot, id say use 5/8 all around and brace it.




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    yea .1 wont really make a diff



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    Re: wood thickness question?

    use sheetrock. it makes a great box




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    Do not use sheetrock.




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    omg what kinda rock glue do i use!




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    1/2 is fine for a small box.etc, used it all the time, and with braceing, its solid.




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    I have a feeling that enclosure is going to be going across the entire width of the truck's seats. 1/2" MDF isn't going to like stretching that far. 5/8" should be alright as long as it's braced.



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    Re: wood thickness question?

    X2, azbass knows nothing about wide enclosures




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    Re: wood thickness question?

    Quote Originally Posted by supa_c View Post
    Do not use sheetrock.
    i used sheetrock for my 40 inch sub




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