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    Box Sealing?????

    Question, I am building a custom box for my kappa perfect out of 1 inch MDF. I am going to seal the seams with silicon caulk, but what do I seal the seam around the sub with where it drills to the box????







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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    shouldn't be a problem, but if it does become one, you can use window weatherstripping.




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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    there is this product that is basically putty. comes rolled up like string its called "rope putty" or "rope seal"



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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    Kappa with 1" MDF, way way overkill.
    weather stripping is really cheap.




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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    Quote Originally Posted by supa_c
    Kappa with 1" MDF, way way overkill.
    weather stripping is really cheap.

    i'd say over kill




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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    All I have guys is 1/2 inch MDF, so im going to glaze two layers and feather joint the corners. Why should I go buy more wood when I have lots of 1/2 inch lying around?? And I'd say 1/2 inch isnt enough. So weather stripping for sealing the sub to box eh?




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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    your fine man i would do the saem thing in your situation if all i had was boat load of 1/2 laying around i would double wall it as well.

    as for sealing the sub you can put down weatherstriping but you usualy don't need to try it without first ad you will proably not need to do anything.

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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    thanks OldSchool




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    Re: Box Sealing?????

    Overkill is usually the best with audio. If you don't want to bother with glueing up all the double panels, you could probably get away with just making some cross braces for inside the box. That should keep the box from flexing.




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