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    Gaps between speaker and door frame when mounting... suggestions?

    The way my door frame is structured I can't mount the new component speakers to it without there being gaps between the screw mounting points. I don't know how this affects sound quality but I know it can't be a good thing...

    I want a quick easy fix for sealing areas like this making them airtight. What could I layer between the speaker and the door that would do this? Maybe weather stripping or something?
    Also mounting the speaker onto something else isn't an option, seeing how there isn't clearance space.

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    Re: Gaps between speaker and door frame when mounting... suggestions?

    Actually i looked again and if the mounting baffle was short enough it would work... I just need some information..What is one of the best ways to go about this that doesn't take a lot of experience/knowledge? I don't know how to make a baffle exactly.




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    Re: Gaps between speaker and door frame when mounting... suggestions?

    We kinda need pics to advise you accurately, but I've seen peeps use weatherstripping to seal speakers to the door. If you want to make a mounting ring typically I use 1/4" plexiglass (need a jigsaw and a drill).



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    Re: Gaps between speaker and door frame when mounting... suggestions?

    A lot of DIY guys use modeling clay (the kind that's oil based and won't dry out). I can vouch for it.




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    Re: Gaps between speaker and door frame when mounting... suggestions?

    Quote Originally Posted by hispls View Post
    A lot of DIY guys use modeling clay (the kind that's oil based and won't dry out). I can vouch for it.
    After doing a bit of research i think I will use some clay and MDF rings... but I don't have a jigsaw or any of that or know how to make the rings. Any advice? Lol




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    Re: Gaps between speaker and door frame when mounting... suggestions?

    Quote Originally Posted by ckunke002 View Post
    After doing a bit of research i think I will use some clay and MDF rings... but I don't have a jigsaw or any of that or know how to make the rings. Any advice? Lol
    Go to a pawn shop, buy used jigsaw for 20$




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