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post #31 of 96
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Too bad I had to pay a small fortune in shipping...

April 7, 2008
-Update again...Mitres completed, Xover about to get soldered together.









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post #32 of 96
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Sorry for the crap pictures...every single on of them were taken by my cell phone. Soldered maybe half of the Xover together...will get some Masonite to mount the components to tomorrow.



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post #33 of 96
That's a pretty good cell phone camera. I wanna see a pic of you sexy.
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post #34 of 96
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April 9, 2008
-Xover boards cut out from Masonite, going to be friction-fitted in the cabinet



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post #35 of 96
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No, your eyes are fine, this is a same-day update...One Xover done...several sticks of hot glue and a couple zip ties later. Will start on second one tonight.









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post #36 of 96
nice work on the Xovers, even heat shrinked them too eh solid effort
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post #37 of 96
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UPDATE!!!!

April 10, 2008
-Finally finished both Xovers, they are guaranteed no to fall off...REMINDER TO PEOPLE WHO WANT TO BUILD XOVERS, DO NOT DO WHAT I DID AND ROUTE THE WIRES ABOVE EVERYTHING...IT WAS A PAIN IN THE ASS TO SOLDER AND GLUE TOGETHER. MOUNTING IT USING THE TYPICAL PCB MOUNTING METHOD (IE. DRILLING HOLES LIKE A PERFBOARD) IS MUCH, MUCH EASIER. Some pics, along with my naked speakers & tweeters.









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post #38 of 96
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Another update! (God, don't you just love them?)
April 11, 2008
-One enclosure done, and mocked-up with baffle & Xover as reference; the other one will be completed on Tuesday, as I don't have class until then. Oh, and a small change in plans...originally I was aiming for varnish, but after trying it out on a scrap piece, I can safely say that it looks like crap. So, no varnish, but staining is the next option. Going to pick up some of this Golden Oak stuff next time I go to Home Depot, as well as my carpet padding.













I'd say it turned out pretty nice, all the mitres came out perfectly, everything is square...all that's left is to route the roundover/chamfers and drill out the holes.

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post #39 of 96
this is the first time ive seen the thread and all i have to say is... wow. Good luck. Looks like its turning out nicely
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Very nice project and great all around craftsmanship. +
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