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Old 07-06-2010, 02:02 AM   #21
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They work at Mr. Tunes. Which is known for building Comp systems. Hey hold monthly BD Drags. I agree Clipping is hell on subs... but some of the other stuff... Im not a pro im an enthusiast so u should stay out of it.
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I already built the box, if it doesnt sound good ill use it as fire wood and figure something else out.
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They work at Mr. Tunes. Which is known for building Comp systems. Hey hold monthly BD Drags. I agree Clipping is hell on subs... but some of the other stuff... Im not a pro im an enthusiast so u should stay out of it.
ha sorry if i sounded rude mang i had a few lastnight and, well they get me so i cant get my words out right and i can sound a jerk lol. and Bonny99 ya built it already? if so that was fast lol let us know how it sounds. some changes might be able to be made to that box if need be before scrapping it. ha i just recenlty burned my old level 4 15 box lol. was a good weekend lol
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ya built it in four hours.
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They work at Mr. Tunes. Which is known for building Comp systems. Hey hold monthly BD Drags. I agree Clipping is hell on subs... but some of the other stuff... Im not a pro im an enthusiast so u should stay out of it.
What is a BD Drag? I've heard of a dB drag... but no BD...

and really, you should stay out of it.

And OP if you could maybe post the specs on the box and Cracker and I could share some of our experience ... maybe make the next one better if this one doesn't turn out right.
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I meant dB! Why u telling me to stay out of it? Ur a newbie that thinks he knows what he is talking about. I was disagreeing and being polite about it.
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I meant dB! Why u telling me to stay out of it? Ur a newbie that thinks he knows what he is talking about. I was disagreeing and being polite about it.
... You know what, I'm done with this. This isn't my thread, this isn't about me, and there'* no place on this forum for your BS.

OP, I apologize. If you want\need real help, PM me, cracker, or another audio guru.
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Im building a new box and need a little help. The specs that my sub gives for a 2.0 Cubic feet box are- Internal height 19.5, internal width 13.5,internal depth 16". The 19.5 inches tall will not fit in my trunk, the most i can go is like 17" high.Any thoughts on what i should do?
What size are your subs? 12'*, 15'*? Just adjust the width and depth specs until you can get your recommended internal volume with your max height at 17.

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The owners manual says to tune the box to 32 hertz but people keep telling me to tune it to 38 hertz, what do you think?
Not gonna be a huge difference but since most music has bass in it that'* upper 30'* to mid 40'* I think you'd be safe tuning your box to mid to upper 30'* for daily on music.

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Well if u tune to 32 hz. U will get deep bass but u will miss alot of "notes". Sealed or Ported? Just remember if u go with a ported enclosure u cant push them as hard. It actually lowers ur subs Max power handling abilities.
LOL. Miss alot of notes? How do you figure that? My box is tuned to 30 and I can play well into the upper 90'*. Can't push them as hard with a ported box? Lowers max power handling? Where are you getting your info from? I don't know anyone who worries about max ratings on audio equipment. You ever seen anyone at SPL comps running sealed boxes? Need I say more?

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I wouldnt put more that 750 watt max to these subs in a ported enclosure. Ive blown 2200w subs in ported enclosures with about 1000w max going to em. That was with 3.5 or 4 inch voice coils
First thing that stands out is that you've blown multiple subs in multiple enclosures with less than half of their rated power going to them. Interesting. So how did you conclude the speakers blew due to the type of box they were in? The subs that I know of that have 4" coils and can handle 2200 watts ONLY SOUND GOOD IN PORTED BOXES and surely won't be blown by less than half of their rated power UNLESS THEY'RE GETTING A HORRIBLY CLIPPED SIGNAL OR THE SS FILTER IS SET WAY TOO LOW AND THEY'RE BEING RUN AT FULL TILT WHILE TRYING TO PLAY FAR BELOW THE TUNING FREQ OF THE BOX.

My last setup, my subs were rated at 250rms, had 2" voice coils and were in a ported box that was easily twice as big as it should have been and I was giving them about 870rms for the pair of clean unclipped signal and never had a single problem. Matter of fact, i've been building and installing systems for about 17yrs and have yet to smoke an amp or subs

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Ok OK.. LOL... I have buddies that r professional installs in car audio shops and are looking at this post and pointing and laughing.. There is little truth to this.
Actually, there'* alot of truth to it
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