Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Finished my 10" Peerless XXLS subs
Finished my 10" Peerless XXLS subs
Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 23rd December 2005, 08:21 AM   #1
David Gatti is offline David Gatti  Australia
diyAudio Member
 
David Gatti's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Thumbs up Finished my 10" Peerless XXLS subs

37 litre sealed box x 2.
A nice Cristmas gift to myself .Just listened to the tanks in Saving Private Ryan. Sounds awesome !!
Merry Xmax everyone.

http://www.gattiweb.com/samson_construction.html
Attached Images
File Type: jpg delta+samson.jpg (32.9 KB, 772 views)
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 01:03 PM   #2
Bas Horneman is offline Bas Horneman  Netherlands
diyAudio Moderator Emeritus
 
Bas Horneman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: The Netherlands
I'm sorry..but I HATE seeing others succesfully complete something.... ESPECIALLY when it looks good to boot!!!

Merry Xmas.
__________________
If you can see the speaker cone move...it's not hifi.
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 03:24 PM   #3
NostraD is offline NostraD  Norway
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: A cold, cold place.
Congrats! Looks awesome! Getting a bit jealous myself now...
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 05:46 PM   #4
wuffer is offline wuffer  Denmark
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: denmark
looks awsome..

how does they sound with music???
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 06:36 PM   #5
jimbo1968 is offline jimbo1968  United Kingdom
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: UK, bristol
It surprises me when people go to the trouble of screwing their subs together when glue is so strong.

Has anyone ever reported a box coming apart at the seems?
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 06:48 PM   #6
BStrum is offline BStrum  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Cabin John - MD
Default Box building

I switched from screws to using biscuits. The boxes came together square and where very easy to clamp. I borowed the plate joiner and found it super easy to use the first time.

Biscuits contribute to very strong boxes.

What were the Marchand kits you built?
__________________
Bill Strum
Bstrum@imagematics.com
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 07:13 PM   #7
CBFryman is offline CBFryman  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: boomboom land
Send a message via AIM to CBFryman
I use screws so i dont have to clamp it tight since i dont have good clamps...plus...how many clamps can hold as tight as screws as the glue dries?
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 07:26 PM   #8
BStrum is offline BStrum  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Cabin John - MD
Default Death to screws!

I think you will find that the biscuit approach builders a stronger box with far less finnishing work.

I have a bunch of very cheap clamps that I picked up at Harbor Frieght on sale (they always have a sale) that work great. I use Gorilla Clue (deadly stuff).

Biscuits tend to "pull" the box into squareness and add a lot of strength.
__________________
Bill Strum
Bstrum@imagematics.com
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 08:55 PM   #9
David Gatti is offline David Gatti  Australia
diyAudio Member
 
David Gatti's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Next time I won't be using screws - they were only used as a method of clamping. Nothing to do with strength. Really a pain in the a@# to align the panels and get everything smooth. Next time I will try the biscuits method, or just plain old clamping.

Marchand kits were the XM1-k and PS10-K. I configured it for 2nd order at 40Hz. They really are excellent quality with thorough documentation.

Performance with music is just great. Bottom end now seems limitless. Scale and impact has improved and so things seem a bit more like a live venue now.
  Reply With Quote
Old 23rd December 2005, 09:31 PM   #10
BStrum is offline BStrum  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Cabin John - MD
Default Marchand Crossovers

Iv'e used the XM9's in several application. I have also built two amps using their LM3886 boards with great success.

There stuff is good and so is there support.

What are you using for subwoofer amps?
__________________
Bill Strum
Bstrum@imagematics.com
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Finished my 10" Peerless XXLS subsHide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Peerless 10" XXLS 830843 burger007 Subwoofers 6 27th July 2009 07:32 PM
Enclosure - 10" Peerless XXLS Guy Incognito Subwoofers 4 23rd November 2007 07:50 AM
FS: (2) Peerless 12" XXLS 830845 tf1216 Swap Meet 7 23rd October 2005 11:24 PM
Peerless XXLS 12" DVC (830837)- replacement for PE Dayton 12" DVC 295-185? tktran Subwoofers 2 14th August 2005 02:04 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:11 PM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 15.79%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2018 diyAudio
Wiki