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Logan Miller

1/2" MDF for dual 10" sub box?

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I have two kicker 10" 150rms subs and I was wondering if I could build a sub box out of 1/2 mdf. I don't know if it would tear up the box, just not sound right or if I would be ok with doing so.

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its harder to work with if your using screws. .75 is like $5 more/sheet. why you wanna go with .5?

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Well I've already made the box. But if I need to build a different one I want to do that before I install it. I've silliconed, glued and screwed it together, it looks pretty stable.

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did you use any bracing? is it ported or sealed? U may be ok with low powered subs.

install the drivers and crank it up and see whaqts up

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I haven't braced it any, its sealed and the subs are only 150rms so there really not that high powered. photostream

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Why would you ask if you already have it? Try it out and you will have your answer.


Head unit: Kenwood Excelon KDC-X996

Front stage: Alpine Type X PRO mids Vifa Neo 1" silk tweeters

Front stage amp: PPI Bk800.4

Subs: SSA XCON 12's in 4.5 cubes tuned to 34hz

Sub amp: PPI Bk1300.1

Sound Deadening: Second Skin Damplifier Pro, Spectrum, and Sludge

 

 

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Because i can add more support to it, but it will take some time and money to do so. I didn't want to destroy the box if i can just add more support first, but only if needed.

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Because i can add more support to it, but it will take some time and money to do so. I didn't want to destroy the box if i can just add more support first, but only if needed.

 

If it is built properly you will not destroy it, even if it is .5".


Head unit: Kenwood Excelon KDC-X996

Front stage: Alpine Type X PRO mids Vifa Neo 1" silk tweeters

Front stage amp: PPI Bk800.4

Subs: SSA XCON 12's in 4.5 cubes tuned to 34hz

Sub amp: PPI Bk1300.1

Sound Deadening: Second Skin Damplifier Pro, Spectrum, and Sludge

 

 

Team SSA

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I would just try it out and see if it flexes or anything. If not, then you are ok..but more then likely you will need to add some bracing.


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You should be fine with that power.


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You're fine, there is barely any pressure with those subs.


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Headunit: Pioneer DEH-P9800BT

Mids: Pioneer ????

Tweets: CDT DRT-25

Fronts Amp: Memphis M-Class 4x50

Sub Amp: Diamond D3 400.1

Substage: 2x 12" Dayton HO's

Electrical: 160 Amp Alt, Kinetik HC2400, Interstate DCM0100, 2/0 Throughout

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try and see, useless post here


Head Unit: Pioneer avh-4300dvd,

Front Stage: Ascendant Audio 6.75", Massive Audio 28mm tweeters

Rear Fill: Massive Audio CK6-3 6x9 Woofers

Amps: PPI Phantom P900.4, Sundown Audio SAZ-2500D

Sub: RE Audio XXX 12" 2.25^3 Tuned to 32

 

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You should be fine with that power.

 

Exactly what I was thinking. I've made smaller enclosures out of thinner wood before with no ill effects.


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You can always add the 1/2 wood on top,to make it thicker/add a new Face to it so to speak,Those subs will get down in a well made box.Though they are entry level subs, I had a pair of tens on an Autotek Mean Machine 99, and in 1.4cu ft ea sealed, and they sounded pretty good


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