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Old 11th June 2005, 02:31 PM   #1
el`Ol is offline el`Ol  Germany
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A friend of mine likes the sound of my Ciares, but OBs are too large for his room. So I consider to use a Rondo enclosure.
The problem however is the side walls. DIYers normally use 4mm plywood, but I have my doubts whether that`s enough. A wood dealer told me that Ceiba, a tropical wood, is much more elastic and I can use thicker boards. Does anybody know what thickness the original Rondo side walls have?

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Old 11th June 2005, 02:48 PM   #2
joensd is offline joensd  Germany
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Hi Oliver,
canīt help you but just in case you havenīt searched this forum :
There are quite a few Rondo "experts" around.

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Old 11th June 2005, 03:27 PM   #3
theNoid is offline theNoid  United States
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There are many pre-kerfed materials out there such as plywood and mdf that can be used to make the curves easy. Do a google for "kerfed mdf". Another great link for curved loudspeaker info is here...


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