Sonotube vs. box

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by brian a, May 20, 2002.

  1. brian a

    brian a Second Unit

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    I'm sure this is repetitive, but I couldn't find a good thread on it since so many come up when searching for sonotube related topics.

    Question is if there is any difference between a sonotube sub and a box sub with the same internal dimensions? Is the sonotube craze just a floor-space saver?
     
  2. Dustin B

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    Floor space, easier to build and lighter. Sound wise no difference.

    A box requires proper bracing and/or very thick walls to be sufficiently rigid not to flex. A sonotube does not as it is a cylinder (the endcaps still need to be thick though).
     
  3. brian a

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    That's what I thought. Thanks.
     

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