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    Plexiglass or Mdf. for speaker baffles??

    I need to make some custom baffles for my door to fit my 6" mid. Thing is I can only fit 1/4 inch material so I need to use the strongest out of the 2. Do you guy's recommend making the baffles out of Plex. or mdf. Witch is stronger? I don't mind the extra work of plexi.







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    Re: Plexiglass or Mdf. for speaker baffles??

    mdf, and I would make 1/2 work at the least.




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    Re: Plexiglass or Mdf. for speaker baffles??

    Plexi is too flexible. And as mentioned, find a way to go thicker. If you absolutely can't go thicker, consider soaking the MDF in resin to stiffen it up.



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    Re: Plexiglass or Mdf. for speaker baffles??

    Can you mount the baffle behind the panel and cut out the metal around the speaker?




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    Re: Plexiglass or Mdf. for speaker baffles??

    That MDF resin thing sounds like a great idea and so is the idea on ^^^^ but my doors are made out fiberglass and seem brittle. Thanx for help so far.




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