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Actually, in hindsight, I should've purchased some rubber grommets at Home Depot (or similar) as that'll mask the rectangular portions. Hindsight is always 20/20...
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good stuff cyber. Considered making dual entry?
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post #263 of 498
Looks great, DT880's really do deserve a better cable though ;-).
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post #264 of 498
Guy said he hates boutique cables, so I used Mogami on it. He also wanted single entry, so no double entry.

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post #265 of 498
wow looks great

hopefully my attempts at recabling will turn out even half as well. but my audio forays will have to wait... I just dropped a load of cash on textbooks, bills, and car.
My bank account keeps asking me about the truck that just hit it <.<
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post #266 of 498
You never said no car-fi...

Box is 5.2 cu/ft total. 2.0 cu/ft per sub corrected, tuned at 33hz. Amp is 950wrms tested. To say it "pounds" is an understatement!

The subs and amp again...


Build in progress...


Slot ports put in...




Face of the box all cut out...


Mounted and looking clean!!


In the trunk... barely.


Some dynamat on trunk lid, but notice i did fill all the supports with expanding foam! Rock solid! Need more dynamat though ($$$)

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post #267 of 498
^^^^ dude look into seconed skin. Its the best mat out there. Nice build btw. Wish i could afford those let alne fit them in my truck.
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^^^^ dude look into seconed skin. Its the best mat out there. Nice build btw. Wish i could afford those let alne fit them in my truck.
I dont really like second skin. That dynomat has been covered by many layers of other brand materials. i added 1 layer of eDead (elemental Designs) And then a layer of RAAM Mat. By far the RAAMmat is the best ive ever seen for the price. Dynamat truely is the best performer, but not worth the cost by a long shot. Second skin as a pretty good value, but i have found that Raammat performs truely about the same as dynamat, but a fraction the cost. I got 60 sq/ft for $120 shipped.
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post #269 of 498
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Well I did the HD555 foam mod like described here:

although not sure why the guy used screwdriver after removing the screws to remove the driver as it just pops out by itself after the screws are removed.

Anyway I noticed slightly lesser bas impact but the cans have become more transparent compared to the veil they had before. Literally like removing bed sheets from the tweeter of a speaker. Quite an improvement and its really to do in matter of minutes. The mod has taken the HD555 on another level, on the HD595 level to be exact and its completely reversible. Recommended.
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post #270 of 498
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Anyway I noticed slightly lesser bas impact but the cans have become more transparent compared to the veil they had before. Literally like removing bed sheets from the tweeter of a speaker. Quite an improvement and its really to do in matter of minutes. The mod has taken the HD555 on another level, on the HD595 level to be exact and its completely reversible. Recommended.
I think I must be the only person who thought the mod makes the HD555 sound much worse

I found the treble to be far too "bright" with the foam removed.
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