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Old 11th August 2010, 12:10 PM   #1
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I am considering building a pair of subwoofers using a pair of 12" drivers from a pair of 70's vintage Goodmans Magnum SL's. Having no parameters for these drivers, will just replicating the original cabinet dimensions/volume suffice? I would like to build the cabinets to look like antique 3 drawer chests so would a downward or rearward firing configuration work?
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Old 11th August 2010, 08:08 PM   #2
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Downfiring would likely be best if it's to sit up against a wall: rear-firing could upset the airflow. The original volume etc would probably do, but it's not too difficult to measure the basics.
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Originally Posted by davecooper View Post
ir of 12" drivers from a pair of 70's vintage Goodmans Magnum SL's
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Old 14th August 2010, 08:51 AM   #4
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Yep, they are the ones.
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Old 17th August 2010, 12:30 PM   #5
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Is there any way I can get some basic parameters for these drivers. It may allow me to optimise the enclosures.
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