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Poll Results: What wood for the baffle

Poll expired: Oct 25, 2011  
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    Red Oak
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    Cedar
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post #11 of 39
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heres what i got done today. new mdf baffles on and cut out. mainly need to get the tweeter hole sanded to fit and cracks filled.

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post #12 of 39
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did some more today. filled and sanded the joints, got the tweeter holes sanded and the back side countersunk so the tweeter sits flush to the front, and also got the woofer area beveled out around the back side so that the woofer gets more air.




speakers test fit to show what it will look like. the whole speaker is going to most likely to be gloss black. if not satin.

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post #13 of 39
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well got the back done and a layer of primer on drying. next is getting it sanded with some 220-320 grit and some more coats of primer.

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post #14 of 39
I am loving this.
post #15 of 39
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well got some cheep 99c black paint and some krylon satin clear. got them put on with a little wet sanding with 400 between coats and here's how it turned out. not the best pics nor a professional paint job but i am pleased with it. just going to wait a day or two for the paint to cure then start making the crossovers and put it all together.

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post #16 of 39
Good job, waiting for progress on this.
    
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post #17 of 39
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just have to wait for a last few parts for the crossover and should be done.
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post #18 of 39
So much for waiting a day or two for the paint to cure Looks great though!
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So much for waiting a day or two for the paint to cure Looks great though!
haha ya im impatient. the paint was surprisingly dry.
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post #20 of 39
How's the tweeter mounted? Press fit?

Looks great by the way. Are you planning on building grilles for them too, or leaving them naked?
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