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Old 23rd April 2005, 05:15 AM   #1
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Default I'm looking for a good Bang for the Buck Sub

I'm about to move into an appartment and I'll need a little more low end than I have in my room I think. I already have a pair of older towers (not sure what brand) with a 12" woofer and 10" PR in each one. These are good for movies and the like, but for party music they're a bit lacking. I'm looking at grabbing a single 12 or 15 that I can amp off one of Parts Express's plate amps and stick in a non-intrusive box. The average home subwoofer enclosure would be fine, maybe a little bigger. I dont' want to do any complex designs. I may port it, but I'll probably run with a sealed enclosure. I'm also thinking on a college budget here. Try to keep it cheap, but not poor quality. What do you suggest?

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Old 23rd April 2005, 11:14 AM   #2
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Tuba's... perhaps a Tuba 18?

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Old 23rd April 2005, 09:56 PM   #3
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I'm guessing that is the cost of the plans right?

I may consider that, but I don't want to have something that's complicated to build. My wood working tools are limited, so complicated angles and the like will be a bit difficult. How hard is that thing to build?
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Old 24th April 2005, 04:42 PM   #4
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Do you have a skil saw and/or a router?
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Old 24th April 2005, 04:50 PM   #5
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the tempest,,, aaahhh 150 bucks, and 90 watts will make it hit 145 db at 30 hertz in sealed box in a car,,,,

this sub will blow everyone in your party away and you wont need a big amp to do it,, ported will give you extreme output, but sealed is nice,,,,

thanks, jaden
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I have an old skill saw in the garage and I use my Dremel Advantage as a router all the time. I have the attachment for it and all. I'm really not the best with wood, so I don't want to have to build something too complicated. I've always felt more comfortable working with fiberglass (which I still may do for this little project)

I completly forgot about the tempest. It's said to be one hell of a sub,but I haven't heard it. Are there any cheaper subs that will compare?
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Old 24th April 2005, 08:07 PM   #7
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the tempest,,, aaahhh 150 bucks, and 90 watts will make it hit 145 db at 30 hertz in sealed box in a car,,,
you might need a little more than 90 watts to hit 145...
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