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    Some Box Questions

    Okay, well I'm building the box today and have a few questions.

    First, my box in total will be 20" Deep by 34" Wide by 16" Tall. It's for a 15" Sub, so I heard when making a baffle so close to the size of the sub it is best to sandwich the top and bottom inbetween the front and back, as opposed to the normal top and bottom being the biggest ones that sandwich everything. Is this true? If not then the front will only be 14.5" tall, which may still work but it would sort of get bolted to the top/bottom as well as the front, lol.

    Secondly, do you need the second wall in the L port? You know how one would go from the front to the back, then the other one from the left to the right for tuning? If I go with 4.5" wide port, leaving no wall on the second place would give me the tuning I'd prefer, but is it needed?

    I'm sure I'll have a couple more questions as I think of them, I'll post if so

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    Re: Some Box Questions

    nobody? I'm sort of in the process of cutting the wood now so the sooner the better



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    Front Stage : (2) Eminence Delta 10" mids, 2 Power Acoustik NX-5s
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    Re: Some Box Questions

    i would put the top and bottom as biggest pieces cause the front is where the port is correct??


    no that 2nd pc of the wall is to adjust tuning u dont need it

    i have no calc how much air space ya got there



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    Re: Some Box Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by hemi=22s View Post
    i would put the top and bottom as biggest pieces cause the front is where the port is correct??


    no that 2nd pc of the wall is to adjust tuning u dont need it

    i have no calc how much air space ya got there
    It's about 4 cubes, a bit more

    And so even if the sub is bigger then the height of the front panel i should sandwich it like that?

    And thanks for the answer on the tuning piece



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    Front Stage : (2) Eminence Delta 10" mids, 2 Power Acoustik NX-5s
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    Re: Some Box Questions

    it shouldnt' be bigger than the mounting diameter,

    u got 4 cubes before sub and bracing so figure 3.75 tuned to 39 is where u want it at?? thats what i got with ur dimensions and 4.5" wide port

    mounting hole is 14" which would be kinda tight on ur front panel restrictions



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    Re: Some Box Questions

    u could make the front screw to the top/bottom but, it will stick out1.5" further than the port does if u get what im saying.

    i did mine 4.3 @ 33 hz punds the lows and still does great#'s



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    Re: Some Box Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by hemi=22s View Post
    it shouldnt' be bigger than the mounting diameter,

    u got 4 cubes before sub and bracing so figure 3.75 tuned to 39 is where u want it at?? thats what i got with ur dimensions and 4.5" wide port
    Yeah I mean I'm going for high 30's, just don't wanna pass 40hz.

    And it's 4.25 or so before sub / brace, so yeah it should end around 3.8-4 cubes

    and umm okay so I'm gonna have to recut some panels. Good thing I got 3 sheets of mdf!

    So my cut sheet is looking like this :

    Top: 34x20
    Bottom: 34x20
    Left: 14.5x20
    Right: 14.5x18.5
    Front: 29.5x14.5 (times 2, wanna double baffle the front)
    Back: 34x14.5

    I think, that's off the top of my head, gonna check it once more.

    Actually maybe I won't double baffle, idk. Should I tune lower? Like 35ish?



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    Sub Stage : 18" Custom Sundown Nightshade D2 Tuned to 30 Hz
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    Front Stage : (2) Eminence Delta 10" mids, 2 Power Acoustik NX-5s
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    Re: Some Box Questions

    i did one flush with top/bottom mount and then one on top of that so it sticks out .75 more than the port, but when i wrapped it gave it a nice edge on top and bottom of the front of the box






    and lots or bracing, then i lined the inside with egg crate lookin foam does quite well



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    Re: Some Box Questions

    I don't know, I'm so confused!



    The System :
    Electrical: Big 3, Powermaster D1200 and D3100.
    Sub Stage : 18" Custom Sundown Nightshade D2 Tuned to 30 Hz
    Sub Amp : Sundown SAZ-3000D
    Headunit : Alpine 9887 (ACTIVE )
    Front Stage : (2) Eminence Delta 10" mids, 2 Power Acoustik NX-5s
    Rear Pro Audio: (4) 8" Selenium 8W4P, (2) Selenium ST350
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    Re: Some Box Questions

    Hm, so I guess I will just do it normally where the top and bottom are biggest. Only thing is the bolt circle for the 15" MT as you know is 14.75", and the front panel would only be 14.5" tall. . Would I be fine doing it that way? It'd be 10000 times easier to build and keep the dimensions in my head.



    The System :
    Electrical: Big 3, Powermaster D1200 and D3100.
    Sub Stage : 18" Custom Sundown Nightshade D2 Tuned to 30 Hz
    Sub Amp : Sundown SAZ-3000D
    Headunit : Alpine 9887 (ACTIVE )
    Front Stage : (2) Eminence Delta 10" mids, 2 Power Acoustik NX-5s
    Rear Pro Audio: (4) 8" Selenium 8W4P, (2) Selenium ST350
    Pro Audio Amps: Hifonics ZXi6010, Hifonics ZXi1010, Kicker ZX350.4
    Wiring : Kicker Hyperflex/Knu 0ga/RCA's
    Refs : Apocalypse Boy, Brian Owens, JBLCamry, ABSOLUTEAUDIO, BushJ311, tEh koRnDog(x2), blackbonnie, ProjectPat06, ampjunkielikeme, DownSouth954, Tapout, PaulThompson229, Mrogowski, Team H&K (Kent), andrewmoore13, slam, 100% eBay

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    Hm, so I guess I will just do it normally where the top and bottom are biggest. Only thing is the bolt circle for the 15" MT as you know is 14.75", and the front panel would only be 14.5" tall. . Would I be fine doing it that way? It'd be 10000 times easier to build and keep the dimensions in my head.

    it will be fine all the bolt holes will still be in wood and it will look better, rember ur total front is going to be 16" still



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    Re: Some Box Questions

    Alright cool then, thanks for the help hemi, you've answered like 80% of my threads asking questions. Haha!

    Going to fab up another cut sheet right now using the new specs



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    Front Stage : (2) Eminence Delta 10" mids, 2 Power Acoustik NX-5s
    Rear Pro Audio: (4) 8" Selenium 8W4P, (2) Selenium ST350
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    Re: Some Box Questions

    Quote Originally Posted by x2o View Post
    Hm, so I guess I will just do it normally where the top and bottom are biggest. Only thing is the bolt circle for the 15" MT as you know is 14.75", and the front panel would only be 14.5" tall. . Would I be fine doing it that way? It'd be 10000 times easier to build and keep the dimensions in my head.

    it will be fine all the bolt holes will still be in wood . rember ur total front is going to be 16" still



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    Re: Some Box Questions

    double post



    The System :
    Electrical: Big 3, Powermaster D1200 and D3100.
    Sub Stage : 18" Custom Sundown Nightshade D2 Tuned to 30 Hz
    Sub Amp : Sundown SAZ-3000D
    Headunit : Alpine 9887 (ACTIVE )
    Front Stage : (2) Eminence Delta 10" mids, 2 Power Acoustik NX-5s
    Rear Pro Audio: (4) 8" Selenium 8W4P, (2) Selenium ST350
    Pro Audio Amps: Hifonics ZXi6010, Hifonics ZXi1010, Kicker ZX350.4
    Wiring : Kicker Hyperflex/Knu 0ga/RCA's
    Refs : Apocalypse Boy, Brian Owens, JBLCamry, ABSOLUTEAUDIO, BushJ311, tEh koRnDog(x2), blackbonnie, ProjectPat06, ampjunkielikeme, DownSouth954, Tapout, PaulThompson229, Mrogowski, Team H&K (Kent), andrewmoore13, slam, 100% eBay

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    Re: Some Box Questions

    pics when done lolz,

    u will love that ****in sub i am so impressed i have had at least 40 systems and this kills all but 2 of em



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