basshorn,Appearance and construction

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  1. michael-e

    michael-e Agent

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    Hello im about to build a basshorn. 143Litres.
    cutlist pic below
    How should i finish it externally? it will be 18mm MDF and look abit rough.
    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    im planning on similar construction techniques to this
    http://www.speakerplans.com/page200.html

    I was thinkin of something like this-[​IMG]
    (volvotreters great horn site here


    Any suggestions? construction tips? im planning on just using screws to clamp while i glue it.

    this is my practise one with a 8" woofer, later il build a 40hz one for lab12 woofer,or if im crazy enough a 30hz one.

    Cheers!
     
  2. michael-e

    michael-e Agent

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    i know their great aye.

    anything but black

    i thought about textured paint,but dont know where to get it,its not popular il have to go searching round paint shops.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Allen Ross

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    eventually when money and time allow i will be surrounded by horns [​IMG]
     
  4. TimForman

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    I've used Rust-O-Leum Hammer finish in a spray can and was not pleased with the results. It's difficult to get an even spray with it. I've heard that truck bed liner spray works well. You may find it at an auto parts store.
     
  5. Allen Ross

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    i have used that HAMMER paint and i found that i had to lay a very thick layer down to get the look i wanted, it was thick enough that i couldn't spray a side that wasn't horizontal, it gave a great nice shine with the texture on the cap, It would require a ton of cans to paint a cab that big with that method.
     
  6. Seth_L

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    Isn't that a transmission line, not a bass horn?
     
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