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    aluminum in a sub box?

    Should i try lining the inside of my box with aluminum sheeting?It should make it real smooth for better air flow.



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    Good luck keeping it noise-free, though.




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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    i was thinking real strong contact adheasive and a **** load of pressure



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    I could see it resonating really funky if not done right. Your better off glassing it and painting it.



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    i dont think it will resonate,if its laminated to several inches of mdf and 3x4's.Im just wondering if it will make a difference.It should be smooth enough and i could paint it and then wax it,It will also be about 100x's cheaper then glassing it.



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

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    i dont think it will resonate,if its laminated to several inches of mdf and 3x4's.Im just wondering if it will make a difference.It should be smooth enough and i could paint it and then wax it,It will also be about 100x's cheaper then glassing it.
    Glassing it would cost you merely the cost of resin. Which is like 40 bucks for an entire gallon. Im sure the cost of aluminum would exceed it, not to mention the cost of securing the aluminum and cutting it.

    How much smoother is aluminum compared to mdf anyways? Its not like its a world of difference that is going to get you 5 dbs. If it makes any difference at all it will be minimal, just like resining the inside would be.

    With the proper steps you can paint bare mdf and make it look magnificent



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    I have the glue allready and metal dont cost me any thing I'd probly need over a gallon of resin.Depending on the finish it will be much smoother then mdf. Mirror finish is very smooth.What is the typical gain from smoothing the inside of a box?



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    Im a supervisor at a specialty metal warehouse so material and cutting is free for me



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    Send some of that aluminum my way then

    You could see as much as a 1-2db increase I am sure.
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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeyB View Post
    Send some of that aluminum my way then

    You could see as much as a 1-2db increase I am sure.
    Highly doubtful. If its for burping than try it. I have seen weirder things gain a couple tenths on the meter but not 1 or 2 dbs.

    If its for daily its not going to make it difference.



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    what do you need? as in size's? shipping will probly cost a bunch lol



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    burp only, tuneing for 63Hz peak



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    Quote Originally Posted by pr-festiva View Post
    burp only, tuneing for 63Hz peak
    Give it a shot. It cant hurt to try.



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    Im just looking for any thing to get me closer to 155Db



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    Re: aluminum in a sub box?

    I have made enclosures with stainess and aluminum in them...

    it looks cool and all but metal just makes for a weird sounding box
    regardless if it's properly attached or not..it acts like a mirror for the
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