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    Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    Ok im gonna be fiberglassing and enclosure for 2 JL 10w0's, and the rear of the enclosure is just going to be a flatwall... would it be best to just use MDF for that flat part and attach fiberglass to that, or to make it a one piece fiberglass enclosure with the flatside glassed as well?



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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    I'd use MDF... Cheap and easy...



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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    Use MDF. MDF is stronger than 'glass when flat. 'Glasses strength advantage is only when curved.




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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    alright then what is the best way to attache the two together?



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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    staples and resin.




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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    staples will go through fiberglass??? lol sry but i havent ever really worked with mdf, and im not real sure of it properties with fiberglass



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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

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    staples will go through fiberglass??? lol sry but i havent ever really worked with mdf, and im not real sure of it properties with fiberglass
    Yes. But just to clarify.....you staple the 'glass mat to the MDF before resin is applied to the 'glass mat.

    Sorry, just wanted to make sure you weren't trying to staple hardened 'glass to the MDF.




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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    alright... well thats what i was wondering... lol

    thanks for the help

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    oh and one amall off topic thing here, would the alpin mrd-m301 amp 250W x 1 @ 2 Ohms power 2 JL Audio 10w0 125W RMS @ 4 Ohm??



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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    Quote Originally Posted by djXternal
    alright... well thats what i was wondering... lol

    thanks for the help

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    oh and one amall off topic thing here, would the alpin mrd-m301 amp 250W x 1 @ 2 Ohms power 2 JL Audio 10w0 125W RMS @ 4 Ohm??
    Thats only 63 wrms per sub, id send those atleast 150wrms each.





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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    hmmmm... If i wire them like the first pic on this page (parrallel i think it is)... wouldnt they be getting 125W each?

    and if im completely wrong, then what would a good amp be?



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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    You can add ridges to flat panels to add a bit of strenght... Kinda like they do in flat steel panels on cars (ie floor pans)..




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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    You can wire those subs to 1, 4, or 8 ohm, and im gunna say im sure that amp isnt 1 ohm stable so you would be stuck wiring them seperate at 4 ohms each and therefore losing half your power from the amp, then it has to split that half between the two subs giving you only 62 watts per sub.




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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    alright so i need to find an amp with power of 300W RMS x 1 @ 4 Ohm? and that would give me 150W to both subs? how would i wire the subs together with the amp in that setup?



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    Re: Flat Side Of Glassed Enclosure

    are the subs single 4 ohm? if so, 250w @ 2 ohm will be 125w per sub




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