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Old 29th January 2010, 10:49 AM   #1
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Default High quality solid oak barrel Sub!!

I can't resist this, Would sound and look good with a 15" in it.

Oak Wine Barrel 100 - Oak Wine Barrels - Shop - Solid Oak Wine Barrels - Woodbarrels

100 liter barrel, 22mm thick, top and base 17" and weighs 30 KG 64 lbs NICE.

I've seen a barrel used as a sub before and it sounded great.

I will keep you updated on the progress.
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Old 29th January 2010, 11:12 AM   #2
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two 15" in either end, push pull. I want. 60 on eBay uk.
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Old 30th January 2010, 12:55 AM   #3
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It may be hard to keep it air tight. Barrels are made to be filled with liquid so that the staves swell and seal. Left to dry out, the staves will eventually and shrink.

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Old 30th January 2010, 01:09 AM   #4
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Maybe could use spray in truck bed liner to seal the seams.
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Old 30th January 2010, 01:31 AM   #5
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As the wood of the barrel dries out, drive the metal hoops down further to tighten the staves together.
Here's the hoop driver:

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Or just use a wooden block.
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Old 30th January 2010, 02:51 AM   #6
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or line it with fibreglass ... novel idea btw.

Drivers? Sounds like a job for some Exodus drivers with LT
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