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Old 27th January 2003, 06:02 PM   #21
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well, i just bought the plans, gonna go out and get the supplies... looks like building them will be a bit more difficult than i expected, but nothing TOO hard... will let everyone know how it goes
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Old 27th January 2003, 07:33 PM   #22
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well, i just bought the plans, gonna go out and get the supplies... looks like building them will be a bit more difficult than i expected, but nothing TOO hard... will let everyone know how it goes
Good luck finding the skilled woodworker from the material list LOL

For $10 this is great fun. For the foil I will use 20 mill thick mylar foil that is coated with a heat sensitive glue. It is intended for model aeroplanes. Just a tip

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With creativity this could likely be an under $10 project (or even less).


Thanks, this is what i was asking for. I think i am going to buy a password and try to make a pair of these.

Thanks for the info.
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Default What kind of plans are they?

Just wondering what kind of plans they are? If they are easy to read and to understand for a beginer. I know it's only ten bucks but i don't want to thow that away on a plan that is unorganized and poorly written.
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the plans could be a bit better... you need to kind of guess a lot, and add in your own experience. not really 100% beginner material.

and im already having a problem getting the drivers necessary. i got ALL the other parts at a hardware store for $35. (i dont have ANYTHING sitting around, i live in an apartment, i only get whats needed for each project.)

i just need the drivers now, so i would call it a $50 project for the pair.
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how would these compare to a diy electrostatic speaker?
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Old 28th January 2003, 01:27 AM   #27
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i just need the drivers now, so i would call it a $50 project for the pair.
What kind of drivers does it call for?

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Old 28th January 2003, 05:33 AM   #28
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well, i dont wanna say becuase i think it would give it away, ill send you an email. maybe you can help me...

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What kind of drivers does it call for?

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Old 28th January 2003, 02:48 PM   #29
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i just need the drivers now, so i would call it a $50 project for the pair.
Would 3" car speakers work? I have a ton of these at home and i want to put them to some use.
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The biggest cost will probably be the drivers. You need ones with a vented pole piece. I got some JBL car speakers that were more expensive than needed. I think almost anything would do.

Outer diameter has to fit inside a 4" plastic drain coupling.

For me, the hardest part to find was a tweeter diaphragm to seal the pole piece hole.

The other stuff you need is cheap. Plastic drain coupling, aluminium rod, bondo (I used wood instead), some wood scraps (I laminated tongue depressors), plastic heat shrink storm window plastic file, double sided tape, some sealant and glue.

The only tools I used were a drill and a dremel to rout the wood piece. Steve's bondo method would be easier.
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