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    mdf vs. partical board

    i always 10+ yrs ago used partical board for enclosures whats the difference between the 2 beside the price and which is better to use







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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    Mdf is way better. Its a lot stiffer and won't fall apart from using good equipment.



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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    mdf




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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    mdf is an acoustically dead material and is a lot stronger.



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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    lutz i've seen partical board enclosures actually blow apart from the pressure. just spend the extra 10 bucks or so on a sheet of mdf. you will be happier



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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    yea... particle board enclosures went out a LONG time ago... just get mdf bro... otherwise you'll spend time and money, only to have it most likely fail.



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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    mdf all the way




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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    Get MDF.



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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    as a matter of fact id put both of them together to get 3" of thickness!




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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    i actually prefer oak or burch



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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    Quote Originally Posted by bgowdy31 View Post
    i actually prefer oak or burch
    Birch.



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    Birch.
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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    birch>mdf>particle




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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

    Birch is accoustically different than MDF, and a properly built MDF box is plenty strong, and real birch (not the cabinet grade at home depot) is expensive as fck.




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    Re: mdf vs. partical board

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    Birch.... expensive as fck.

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