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Would anyone happen to know the best sound dampening material? I'm looking for something rather thick, even egg-crate ish if necessary. Thanks for the help
 
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http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p2896.m570.l1313&_nkw=soundproofing+foam&_sacat=See-All-Categories
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I know frozencpu sells panels and I'm sure many other places like that do, besides those kind of panels I am not sure.
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The cheapest method, and I heard this from a sound engineers mouth, is to go to Walmart and buy a queen sized mattress cushion. They are roughly the same material as the expensive sound dampening material used for studios, at a fraction of the cost.

Like such:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/5-Zone-Full-Size-2-Convoluted-Foam-Topper/13248569

They used to have the old fashioned style that looked like bunch of cones, maybe you could find one of those for cheaper, not sure.
post #5 of 7
What are you trying to use it for.

You could use Dynomat, or even a spray in sound proofing.
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I've been looking at the egg crate type proofing and that seems like what I want to go with
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Originally Posted by ZachOlauson;12003200 
I know frozencpu sells panels and I'm sure many other places like that do, besides those kind of panels I am not sure.

Not really a fan of what frozen cpu sells. I've used the acoustipack, the lianli, and the frozen cpu brand dampening material and they were all underwhelming and kind of looked crappy.
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Originally Posted by Mattb2e;12003285 
The cheapest method, and I heard this from a sound engineers mouth, is to go to Walmart and buy a queen sized mattress cushion. They are roughly the same material as the expensive sound dampening material used for studios, at a fraction of the cost.

Like such:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/5-Zone-Full-Size-2-Convoluted-Foam-Topper/13248569

They used to have the old fashioned style that looked like bunch of cones, maybe you could find one of those for cheaper, not sure.

I found some here that seems It'll be decent. Not sure whether 1 1/2 inches is too thick tho. Can't beat 40sq ft of it for $33 compared to a few sheets at frozen cpu for that.
 
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I found some here that seems It'll be decent. Not sure whether 1 1/2 inches is too thick tho. Can't beat 40sq ft of it for $33 compared to a few sheets at frozen cpu for that.[/QUOTE]

There you go, That appears to be what I was talking about, just black, and without the "professional" price tag.
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