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Old 24th August 2012, 11:25 PM   #11
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Some folks might prefer drilling a small hole through the slant and pass the wiring through, then seal up the hole with silicone or hot glue around the wires. I prefer running them down and connect to a terminal cup at the back of the cabinet placed anywhere around 12-18 inches from the bottom.
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Old 25th August 2012, 12:26 AM   #12
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Ima watch this one!
Got a job again and making good money and im so going to build some bibs.
might start with a pair based on 2 CSS EL70s per cab. Then a pair of 12lta based BBBIB's.
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Old 25th August 2012, 10:29 AM   #13
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Some folks might prefer drilling a small hole through the slant and pass the wiring through, then seal up the hole with silicone or hot glue around the wires. I prefer running them down and connect to a terminal cup at the back of the cabinet placed anywhere around 12-18 inches from the bottom.
Thanks zman01. I gyuess I'll go with the pass-thru the slant method then.

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Ima watch this one!
Got a job again and making good money and im so going to build some bibs.
might start with a pair based on 2 CSS EL70s per cab. Then a pair of 12lta based BBBIB's.
Congrats on your new job and please post some photos as you go.
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Old 25th August 2012, 04:44 PM   #14
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Consulting the long BIB thread dedicated to Terry Cain could be arduous. But along the way there are various tweaks such as the 'banner' shaped divider for the mouth which discussion took place over time and experimentation. BIB's are good for experimentation.

At one time I just attached one of my NSB 50 cent 4 inchers to the BIB, and used the amp section of boombox with it's speakers detached and hooked up to the BIB. It worked but I went on to the Fostex FE127e it was meant to hold.


If using MDF advise to not be like the guy who who built his boat in the basement.
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Old 26th August 2012, 11:06 AM   #15
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If using MDF advise to not be like the guy who who built his boat in the basement.
Well I finished them yesterday and I'm guessing they weigh maybe twenty pounds more than the Infinity RS-6000s they replaced (and lord what a difference in sound). I'm very pleased. A photo to follow.
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Old 26th August 2012, 06:16 PM   #16
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Well there ya go. I sure love the sound. After the glue has had time to settle, I'm going to swap the screws out for black ones.
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Old 27th August 2012, 12:44 PM   #17
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Old 27th August 2012, 02:21 PM   #18
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Very nice N4BBQ and congrats on completing your first build! They'll sound better as the drivers get more hours on them.
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Old 27th August 2012, 02:27 PM   #19
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Slick!

Hmm, with the ceiling so far away I wonder how low they will go at low distortion.

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Old 27th August 2012, 09:15 PM   #20
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Slick!

Hmm, with the ceiling so far away I wonder how low they will go at low distortion.

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My ultimate plan is to use these until I save up a few more pennies and get a larger speaker, put them in an even bigger BiB, and build a push-pull 6L6 to drive it, and move this current config into our bedroom (where there's a much lower ceiling. The ceiling in the room they are in now is two stories!

BUT, I was using some older speakers (Infinity RS-6000) and lordy do these sound so much better. I'm amazed. Even my wife noticed! haha
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