How high should my sub legs be?

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  1. BrianJ>Y

    BrianJ>Y Stunt Coordinator

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    Hey guys,

    I'm putting the finishing touches on my downfiring av12 sub, just wondering what the most typical height for legs is? I was thinking 4", does it really make a difference if it's 3" or 5"?
     
  2. Mark Fitzsimmons

    Mark Fitzsimmons Supporting Actor

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    No less than 3"

    Most people do around 4" though.

    Any more is just personal aestetic preference, it will not change performance.
     
  3. Ryan Schnacke

    Ryan Schnacke Supporting Actor

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    I went with 3" legs and with a flush mounted woofer it seems like more than enough. Next time (if there is a next time) I may go 2 1/2. I noticed that the legs on my SVS are exactly 2" and the woofer is NOT flush mounted so there's actually less than 2" between the woofer and the baseplate. But I wouldn't be terribly surprised if Tom actually designed this as some sort of resistive loading for the woofer.
     
  4. BrianJ>Y

    BrianJ>Y Stunt Coordinator

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    I think I'll go with 2 1/2...I wanna go as low as possible for looks. Thanks for the help guys.
     
  5. Jack Gilvey

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    I'd make them just high enough to reach the sub.
     
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