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    Tinsel tap

    I believe im suffering from tinsel tap, on long bass notes I hear a little rattling coming from the left side of the box.. Don't hear it on quick hits, both subs are hitting so im assuming neither are blown.. If it is indeed tapping, how can I get a quick fix?







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    Re: Tinsel tap

    Take them out and free air them to be sure




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    I can't free air, I have no idea how to do that...




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    i use the fuzzy part of velco stickers
    take out the sub and play a 28Hz or so sine wave- you should see/hear if thats what the problem is.




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    Yeah just take them out of the box and play them and listen. If it dosent do it its your box.




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    Quote Originally Posted by darron016 View Post
    I can't free air, I have no idea how to do that...
    Take them out of the box and play them




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    So if I conclude that it is tapping, should I just tighten the wires?




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    What sort of basket is it?




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    No idea 2 sa 12's just bought em dual 2




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    you cant get lead slap from sa12. maybe its leaking around the sub to the box...




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    ^^ Why not ?? the wires seemed to be only millimeters away from the sub its self before I put them in..




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    cause lead slap comes from floating leads not done rite.




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    Re: Tinsel tap

    sa 12's have sewn leads no way its lead slap man



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    Re: Tinsel tap

    Its probably coil rub.

    You didnt test these subs out before buying them?

    Like said, SA's cant slap. They are built in leads.

    You should have just bought mine lol they are perfect



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