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Old 21st April 2004, 04:45 PM   #1
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Default Removing air leaks around the woofer

I've put my Titanic 15" mkIII sub system together in a stuffed 65l box (made from 18mm MDF, double-thick on the front and back panels). PE supplied a roll of caulk (that stuff really isn't very nice to work with, btw) to seal the mounting flange onto the front of the box. However, I can't eliminate a few air leaks, and it's annoying me. I've removed the driver to check that there are no gaps in the caulk, and *very* firmly reattached it. No luck.
What do I do?

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Old 21st April 2004, 05:05 PM   #2
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Get the quality "close cell" weather stripping...get the one thats 1/4 by 1/2 .......nothing goes through that..
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At Dynaudio they use something like neoprene foam, it sets well and lasts forever.

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