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    well today i was in woodworking class and i told my teacher to buy some MDF because i was going to make a speakerbox for my brother, and he said he would go to ACE and get speakerbox wood i told him MDF, he said ok, and today he came with some **** called flakeboard i havent told him anything but can i still make my box out of this, it is for 2 xxx 12's if it matters, o and he also wants to use joints is this the right way to do it, or do i just screw it together
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    Quote Originally Posted by sbcaprice305
    lets see..........

    2 guys + alot of booze +hotel room + 0 females = 2 soar @ssholes
    My Current Setup
    subwoofers: 2 12" xxx's dual 4ohm
    sub amp: orion 2500d soon to be RF t30001bd
    head unit: alpine 9833
    speakers: stock
    wiring: stinger 0/1 gauge amp kit
    enclosure: 4.5 cubic ft. tuned to 34hz
    all wrapped in a 99 town car with 22's O yeah.




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    Re: wood question?

    my sealed box is made out of chipboard... i didnt build it... i couldnt tell any difference when it was in and it held up ok. so i mean its gravy/



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    Re: wood question?

    If you can do joints there alot stronger than just a simple screw.
    They make a " sealed" box




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    Re: wood question?

    MDF is preferable. Less flex. Cheaper. Easier on the saw blades.

    Just brace your box quite a bit.




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    Re: wood question?

    so if i brace it a bit will it be around the same thing



    Quote Originally Posted by sbcaprice305
    lets see..........

    2 guys + alot of booze +hotel room + 0 females = 2 soar @ssholes
    My Current Setup
    subwoofers: 2 12" xxx's dual 4ohm
    sub amp: orion 2500d soon to be RF t30001bd
    head unit: alpine 9833
    speakers: stock
    wiring: stinger 0/1 gauge amp kit
    enclosure: 4.5 cubic ft. tuned to 34hz
    all wrapped in a 99 town car with 22's O yeah.

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    Re: wood question?

    no i spend $862 on subs and my woodworking teacher says its the right wood to make a box and now i'm going to tell him to return the wood and get the right wood, MDF, not no **** wood that ACE told him was the best wood for speaker boxes



    Quote Originally Posted by sbcaprice305
    lets see..........

    2 guys + alot of booze +hotel room + 0 females = 2 soar @ssholes
    My Current Setup
    subwoofers: 2 12" xxx's dual 4ohm
    sub amp: orion 2500d soon to be RF t30001bd
    head unit: alpine 9833
    speakers: stock
    wiring: stinger 0/1 gauge amp kit
    enclosure: 4.5 cubic ft. tuned to 34hz
    all wrapped in a 99 town car with 22's O yeah.

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    Re: wood question?

    i bet you can watch the chips fly off that thing when those subs start to get down good.



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    Re: wood question?

    dammit this ***** my teacher better return the **** wood and get some real wood



    Quote Originally Posted by sbcaprice305
    lets see..........

    2 guys + alot of booze +hotel room + 0 females = 2 soar @ssholes
    My Current Setup
    subwoofers: 2 12" xxx's dual 4ohm
    sub amp: orion 2500d soon to be RF t30001bd
    head unit: alpine 9833
    speakers: stock
    wiring: stinger 0/1 gauge amp kit
    enclosure: 4.5 cubic ft. tuned to 34hz
    all wrapped in a 99 town car with 22's O yeah.

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