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    Sealing around the sub

    Ive nearly finnished building an enclosure for the first time, for my 12" Type R. I was just wondering, what do i need to seal around where the sub mounts onto the box? Do I need to do this? does it make a big difference if i dont seal it?

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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    weather stripping works , butyle rope? spelling is messed up on that more than likely



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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    shouldn't need anything between the sub and box as long as the surface is flat, and you get it good and tight.




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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    Weather stripping is great. It can compress very well when the sub is mounted and can wrap around the cutout very well. I use the 3/4" or 3/8" stripping for everything.





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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerhemy View Post
    shouldn't need anything between the sub and box as long as the surface is flat, and you get it good and tight.
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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    I'll have to try weatherstripping.....If the sub doesn't have a gasket on it, it can be tough sometimes to get a good seal

    They have it at homedepot or lowes?



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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    remove said gasket, the weather stripping or butyle rope is better by far..



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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    Lowes has them in the window section.





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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    Cheers for all the replys!!!
    Im gonna have a look around in my local hardware stores for weather stripping tomorrow.




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    kewl man. Good luck to you!





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    Re: Sealing around the sub

    I use closed cell weatherstripping on every mount. Parts Express has speaker gasketing that is thinner. I use it also. Gotta seal around the sub or speaker.



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