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    Quick Question

    do you need to seal ported boxes? and if so, do you need to seal around the ports as well?







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    Re: Quick Question

    Quick answer....
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    Re: Quick Question

    yes. the whole thing should be sealed. the only thing that should allow air out is the port. you also need to seal the port on the inside of the box also. i mean around the MDF......



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    Re: Quick Question

    what size drill bit should i use, i had one or two cracks in my last box? and does anyone now if silicone caulking comes in black or transparent colors?




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    Re: Quick Question

    Yes, it comes in many different colors.




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    Re: Quick Question

    i used 1 1/4" long drywall screws with a #8 or # 10 counter sink bit to make a good box. the first box i made did have cracks.... but i was using 1 3/4 inch drywall with no pre drilling.

    and yes they do come in different colors.



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    Re: Quick Question

    does anyone know if its ok to cut plexiglass with a table saw?




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    Re: Quick Question

    a band saw would be better ( i think)




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    Re: Quick Question

    i dont have one of those. my experience with plastics is when you cut them, they sorta melt on the edges too, not giving you the cleanest of cuts, but good enough anyway.




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    Re: Quick Question

    that problem goes away with a metal cutting blade---the teeth are very fine and closer together then multi-purpose blades. and a bandsaw is typically better but you can cut it with some success on a table saw.



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    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

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    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

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    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: Quick Question

    i used a table saw to cut some awhile back. it chipped it pretty good. maybe if you double up on the tape and go slow? i was pretty anxious...



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    Re: Quick Question

    yeah my stepdad taught me to use a layer of masking tape along where i was cutting. (so you cut down the center of the tape.) it help stop chips and it would not shatter as easily...... at least thats what he said....



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