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    Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    is anyone unhappy about going from 12" to 15" subs

    please state why and what the difference in sound was

    i'm considering going from 2 12" to 2 15" subs but dont want to sacrifice SQ

    although i heard that its just a myth that 12's are faster than 15's, apparently the box determines this

    please help me out







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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    15's are sexier.




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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Ok, here's the deal. 12's are not tighter or faster then 15's. 15's do not go lower then 12's. 15's are a tiny bit louder then 12's, that is the only difference, well except for needing more airspace and sometimes a little more juice to make em get down. Everything else you hear is all b/s.



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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Going from a 12 to a 15 of the same model, you don't generally sacrifice any SQ, you get louder, and you extend lower. The reason for the latter two being that you increase displacement.

    SQ does not have to be lost going from a 12 to a 15, but it depdends on the type of sub. I guess if you read between the lines and decipher that, it means that the size doesn't determine the sq or "quickness" of the driver, but rather the type of sub does.

    I switched from 2 12's to a single 15 ~3 years ago and have bounced back and forth between 15's a few times...never wishing to go back to 12's. Personal preference I suppose.



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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Quote Originally Posted by swimfreak26
    I switched from 2 12's to a single 15 ~3 years ago and have bounced back and forth between 15's a few times...never wishing to go back to 12's. Personal preference I suppose.

    i did the same, and i feel the same way.



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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    well i went from 2 12's to 1 18. they are different brands, but my xxx hasn't disappointed me at all




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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Quote Originally Posted by QualityCarErock
    Ok, here's the deal. 12's are not tighter or faster then 15's. 15's do not go lower then 12's. 15's are a tiny bit louder then 12's, that is the only difference, well except for needing more airspace and sometimes a little more juice to make em get down. Everything else you hear is all b/s.
    ?dude, everything you just said is wrong, except for 15s needing more airspace.

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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Quote Originally Posted by toaster
    ?dude, everything you just said is wrong, except for 15s needing more airspace.

    learn before you speak, not afterwards.
    ???? what.
    i didnt see anything that was wrong. except a 15 is definently louder than a comprable 12



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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Quote Originally Posted by chubby
    ???? what.
    i didnt see anything that was wrong. except a 15 is definently louder than a comprable 12
    a 15 has much more low end extension than a 12, except for some specialty drivers.



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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    hmmm i'm going from 1 15" XXX to 2 12" XXX's...can't wait.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    What Car?




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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Quote Originally Posted by QualityCarErock
    Ok, here's the deal. 12's are not tighter or faster then 15's. 15's do not go lower then 12's. 15's are a tiny bit louder then 12's, that is the only difference, well except for needing more airspace and sometimes a little more juice to make em get down. Everything else you hear is all b/s.
    ok here's the deal. No.




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    Quote Originally Posted by bonesninja
    hmmm i'm going from 1 15" XXX to 2 12" XXX's...can't wait.
    thatll be a little louder. gainging a little over 50 sq inches of cone area. isnt fs higher on the xxx 12s, tho?



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    Re: Dissappointment going from 12" to 15"

    Quote Originally Posted by Meka
    What Car?
    my 81 cutlass supreme.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by toaster
    thatll be a little louder. gainging a little over 50 sq inches of cone area. isnt fs higher on the xxx 12s, tho?
    it should be quite a bit louder since i'll be adding a second autotek 1400.1, one per sub. So twice the power plus more cone.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    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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