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    thicker mdf better box?

    so im buildin a box for my xcon
    and was wonderin if i should maybe double the 3/4 board?
    to a 1' and 1/2 board glued together? what would this do if anything?







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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    stiffer=better




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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    but note you can buy 1" mdf




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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Quote Originally Posted by kmanian View Post
    but note you can buy 1" mdf
    yea i kno alright well how would 1 1/2 inch sound vs 3/4?
    what would the difference be?




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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Properly braced 3/4" is all you need for 99% of boxes out there. Maybe double up the baffle if you're messing with some big, heavy woofers and a pretty large box.



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Quote Originally Posted by RAM_Designs View Post
    Properly braced 3/4" is all you need for 99% of boxes out there. Maybe double up the baffle if you're messing with some big, heavy woofers and a pretty large box.
    this




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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Bracing > multiple thickness. Brace well and use double thick baffle if you have very heavy woofers.




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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Quote Originally Posted by hispls View Post
    Bracing > multiple thickness.
    x2, if doubling up you still need to brace.



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    I have a BL 18 in 7 cubes with no baffle.. just used 4 threaded metal rods bolted down through the box..used washers to seal the hole of the rod.. i haven't seen my box flex yet



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    no baffle or a single baffle?
    btw got the MO ty



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    thicker means less flex. hell mine is braced inside with 2x4's



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maxipads View Post
    I have a BL 18 in 7 cubes with no baffle.. just used 4 threaded metal rods bolted down through the box..used washers to seal the hole of the rod.. i haven't seen my box flex yet
    eh?



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    SIngle baffle lulz. my bad



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Quote Originally Posted by RAM_Designs View Post
    eh?
    sub just floats there= no flex



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    Re: thicker mdf better box?

    Quote Originally Posted by marcotheclepto View Post
    sub just floats there= no flex
    Thats how i roll.. i use gravitational pull from 4 sides and it floats in place.. and i just built a box around it .. Shits hella beast



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