Sonosub rebuld Any suggustions?

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  1. Joe Tilley

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    Well the other day my sub got damaged wile having new carpet put in ( The tube got smashed by accident My own fault[​IMG] )so any how I will be building another one.
    My last sub was a sealed 16"by 42" don't know how many liters that is,with a Dayton 15"DVC. It sounded pretty good but this time around I would like to see if I can get just a little more out of it,I was thinking of trying a ported system. Dose anyone have any good suggestions for what I should go with, size is no big concern so I'm pretty open to anything.I'm thinking something around 20"diameter to make building a little easer this time,fitting a 15" sub in a 16" tube was kinda a pain last time.
    What I will be using is My current Dayton 15"DVC & PE 250 watt plate amp,Any suggestions on what route to go this time? Thanks for any help..[​IMG]
     
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    This fourm is really starting to Suck for help![​IMG]
     
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    That'll get people to help
     
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    Joe,

    How about 175L tuned to 17.5Hz with 64oz. of polyfill? All you'd need extra is the 4" dual flared port from PE. Hank Frankenberg and Jeff Lam have both built this and seem to be very pleased with it. I'm building one for a customer and am starting one for my dad as well.

    Brian
     
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    Brian, first off thanks for the response,I know I did get kind of crappy but no one seems to answer anything I post anymore.

    What size sonotube will I need to to get 175L & what length will the aroport need to be or,would I just use it at its full length?

    Thanks again....
     
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    Joe,

    Here is the design I used:

     
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    Jack, I don't have my drawing in front of me, but I did use 24" diameter tube. Just take the volume desired and add for the driver and tube displacement and that's your total gross volume. Plug the volume and diameter into the formula for the volume of a cylinder and solve for the height. Use the dual flared 3" port that Dan Wiggins recommended and use his recommended length.
     
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    what is the differance in a 175L and a 250L encloser besides 75L tempest tuned to 16 hz
     
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    wht would be the performance differance between the 2 sizes
     

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