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    sub validity


    right now, i have this subwoofer powered by a 350 watt plate amp from RA. its a whole better than my little jensen i have. the sub is 8 inches and i don't know what the box is tuned to but it's made of plywood.

    how much better, on a scale from 1-10 1= same 10=*******, what a diffrent 8" sub, say for instance an RE 8" for $50, be than this, especially in a box made of 3/4 mdf and tuned to like 25Hz?

    wanted to know cause i would like my tempest to be at least 6dbs louder than this sony i have.



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    Re: sub validity

    It probably wouldnt be that much better but im shure it would be an improvement.
    The tempest would be sweetness.




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    Re: sub validity

    Go to Apexjr.com and check out the 8's he sells. Those things would be an improvement. MCM has a helluva a little 8 too, it's got an XMAX of 16.6mm! I considered getting one but I modeled it a little and it seemed like a one note wonder. Probably could've made it better but I didn't feel like spending anymore time on it. Check it out and model it up and see what you think. Both of those subs are like $35.



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    Re: sub validity

    thanks guys. i know another sub would be an improvement but by how much, scale-wise 1-10?



    refs= springy101 <-- ultimate buyer, jmanpc(sold stereo), pwnt by pat <---the ultimate installer, PV audio and ionsql(box designs), toxic tuan (crystal comps), hazardous0388 (8" TB's), backthepack(jbl1200.1), bamavoo (sold profile ap1000M), rashadd (box plans in time of need), bassaddictj (jl xr mids), louisiana_crx(traded amps for DD comps), revrider1 (traded tc sub for RE sub and amp), jcldallas24 (bought jbl 1200.1), boomsday (2.3 cu ft tuned to 32hz), UMWDawg92 (sold kenwood stereo)
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    Re: sub validity

    Maybe like 3-4
    If it were a RE RE 10 then prob about a 6-7




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    Re: sub validity

    Quote Originally Posted by Eldorado
    Maybe like 3-4
    If it were a RE RE 10 then prob about a 6-7
    yeah, i was thinkin of an RE 8. wow, 2 inches would knock it up that much? my tempest would probably kill it then



    refs= springy101 <-- ultimate buyer, jmanpc(sold stereo), pwnt by pat <---the ultimate installer, PV audio and ionsql(box designs), toxic tuan (crystal comps), hazardous0388 (8" TB's), backthepack(jbl1200.1), bamavoo (sold profile ap1000M), rashadd (box plans in time of need), bassaddictj (jl xr mids), louisiana_crx(traded amps for DD comps), revrider1 (traded tc sub for RE sub and amp), jcldallas24 (bought jbl 1200.1), boomsday (2.3 cu ft tuned to 32hz), UMWDawg92 (sold kenwood stereo)
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    Re: sub validity

    Dude, the tempest would be like 20+
    That sub was made for HT




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    Re: sub validity

    Quote Originally Posted by Eldorado
    Dude, the tempest would be like 20+
    That sub was made for HT



    refs= springy101 <-- ultimate buyer, jmanpc(sold stereo), pwnt by pat <---the ultimate installer, PV audio and ionsql(box designs), toxic tuan (crystal comps), hazardous0388 (8" TB's), backthepack(jbl1200.1), bamavoo (sold profile ap1000M), rashadd (box plans in time of need), bassaddictj (jl xr mids), louisiana_crx(traded amps for DD comps), revrider1 (traded tc sub for RE sub and amp), jcldallas24 (bought jbl 1200.1), boomsday (2.3 cu ft tuned to 32hz), UMWDawg92 (sold kenwood stereo)
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    Re: sub validity

    Anything would be 4-5 pts better than that thing lol.... Well almost anything.







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    Re: sub validity

    hahaahahahhah, my jensen is about a 2. this sony is about a 6 - 6.5. just waitin on pv to make my box for me



    refs= springy101 <-- ultimate buyer, jmanpc(sold stereo), pwnt by pat <---the ultimate installer, PV audio and ionsql(box designs), toxic tuan (crystal comps), hazardous0388 (8" TB's), backthepack(jbl1200.1), bamavoo (sold profile ap1000M), rashadd (box plans in time of need), bassaddictj (jl xr mids), louisiana_crx(traded amps for DD comps), revrider1 (traded tc sub for RE sub and amp), jcldallas24 (bought jbl 1200.1), boomsday (2.3 cu ft tuned to 32hz), UMWDawg92 (sold kenwood stereo)
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