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Old 5th March 2006, 05:19 PM   #1
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Hello,

Can any recommendations be made for particular cheap stuffing materials? I hear pillow stuffing is a popular solution. Polyfill / wool and other 'real' dampening materials are not an option as the price will hit the sky with two times 40 gallons (170 l) to fill... (multi-driver arrangement with six 8" woofers for each channel, closed cabinets).

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Old 5th March 2006, 05:51 PM   #2
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If you have closed cabinets, then I would go for fibreglass insulation. It gets an undeservedly bad press, but it's dead cheap and works fine.
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Old 5th March 2006, 06:51 PM   #3
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Old sleeping bags, blankets and pillows all work to a point.

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I've lined the walls of speaker cabinets with carpet underlay with good results. As for stuffing cabinets, I just use some "quilt batting". I find it to work just as well as fibreglass insulation, but you don't have to wear gloves to touch it.
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