My DIY sub

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  1. Dave_Gib

    Dave_Gib Stunt Coordinator

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    it's 4 12" Dayton DVC's off a 1400w QSC amp
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    I've had it for a while, but just got the picture trail account and now I can post pics

    I just watched "Attack of the Clones", caught the end of it on HBO, from where they were in an arena and had to jump on those crazy animals, from the footsteps of those animals to blowing up the starships, and the sound that one starship made at the end, it was great, I got a closet doorknob in the hallway that rattles something fierce, opening the door helps, my CDs fall off the shelves, my wife lost a candle holder form the LFE pushing it off it's stand, I love it

    as far as music, it's not really loud, but my reference for loud music is my truck, I will settle for what it can do, which is get louder and more accurate than any concert I have ever been too.

    and it sounds natural, I think my hardwood floors add a little coloration in the lower midbass region, but I have worked on it with my EQ and I love the results

    kick ass[​IMG]
     
  2. Scott Simonian

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    Hey, that looks effin' sweet! How big is the cab? Looks like a slot port on the bottom. What is that tuned to?
     
  3. Dave_Gib

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    it's a little over 9 cu.ft. internal, I first had it tuned to 20 Hz, before I put the oak panels on, so I played with the port, it should be around 16Hz, haven't taken any measurements, but it sounds like mid to upper teens
     
  4. GrahamT

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    nice sub, did you build those speakers aswell?
     
  5. Dave_Gib

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    yeah, took the crossover plans from HERE
    I went with a slot port, but essentially the same design
     
  6. James W. Johnson

    James W. Johnson Screenwriter

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    Nice! Pull that sucker out and take some more pics of it!
     
  7. Dave_Gib

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    I would, but it weighs more than me, without the subs, and all that stuff in front of it would have to be moved again
     
  8. minhG

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    how far back does that go? dimensions?
     
  9. Allen Ross

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    You stole my idea, except mine is sealed with 4 MCM 10s [​IMG]

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    and yes it does weigh more then me, heck i can barley move the driver board.
     
  10. Dave_Gib

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    the internals are 28" x 28" x 22", before bracing, the port is folded on the bottom which gave it a total height of about 40"
     
  11. Owen Bartley

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    Wow, nice work guys, thats some serious woofage you've got going.

    Dave, have you fired up any of the traditional test DVD's with yours? (Titan AE is one of my faves)

    Allen, how does yours sound? Are you impressed with that MCM woofer?
     
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    lol


    nice work, man.[​IMG]
     

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