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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    A jet engine at 100' is 140 dB so you're ready for the Laguardia Airport tarmac.




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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    As loud as 140dB on treble.



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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Quote Originally Posted by neonblack View Post
    A jet engine at 100' is 140 dB so you're ready for the Laguardia Airport tarmac.
    Lol those comparisons are never fair, compare the frequency that a jet engine emits sound at and the low frequencies a sub puts out



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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    not loud enough



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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    140db at say 3khz would hurt your ears pretty fucken bad



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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Quote Originally Posted by jdawg View Post
    140db at say 3khz would hurt your ears pretty fucken bad
    No it wouldn't and you wouldn't even be able to hear it....




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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Quote Originally Posted by RangerDanger View Post
    tickles my ears. not as bad as say 45hz though.
    Exactly, mid/upper 40's can be VERY painful on the ear drums...




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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Quote Originally Posted by mlstrass View Post
    No it wouldn't and you wouldn't even be able to hear it....
    Really? I think you may have read that too fast, lol...



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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    mid to high 50's at 30ish just makes it hard to breathe. Stupid loud mids is what makes my ears ring.

    140 Is loud enough to be annoying. but not from too far away.



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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Quote Originally Posted by av83 View Post
    Really? I think you may have read that too fast, lol...
    i hope he did, if not...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phoenix Risen View Post
    i hope he did, if not...

    worst troll ever..
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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    OP, 140dB is pretty **** loud but it all comes down to how "well trained" your ear is. As mentioned in a few posts above, the actual peak frequency of your bass makes all the difference...




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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Quote Originally Posted by av83 View Post
    Really? I think you may have read that too fast, lol...
    Duh, reading forums and working fail on my part. YES that would be excruciatingly loud, kinda like the mids/highs in my van...




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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Quote Originally Posted by mlstrass View Post
    No it wouldn't and you wouldn't even be able to hear it....
    Our ears are most sensitive at 1khz, 3khz at 140db would cause permanent hearing damage after mere minutes. You would be very able to hear it...

    NVM, I was late to the party.

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    Re: How loud is 140DB on bass?

    Asking this is like asking how long 3 centimeters is.



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