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Old 21st July 2019, 08:52 PM   #21
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> 4 slots in each back, each 4" x 1/4",

I have seen "peg-board" used this way.

An 8"x8" panel of 1/4" holes on 1" centers seems to be ~roughly~ the hole-area you propose, without getting out a router.

Hmmm, pegboard holes may be less than 1/4". But a drill, even hand-drill, even sharp scissors as reamers, would fix that fast. Start by doing half the holes, try, then open some more up. When the bass goes-away, plug some holes (ducttape), or grab another panel and open-up just a good amount.

Basically this spoils the +6dB boom-peak. Not a lot of sub-peak extension. The speakers and box are too small to make Phil Lesh's deep boom. But tons of music has been enjoyed on speakers without deep bass. "Pop" music often favors a boom. Depends on listener and room too.
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Old 21st July 2019, 10:03 PM   #22
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I can rebuild the box to get the optimum volume for the B200's
It has become apparent from the above discussions that there would be little point in rebuilding your beautifully built box!
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Old 22nd July 2019, 12:12 AM   #23
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Nice
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Old 23rd July 2019, 11:23 PM   #24
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If anyone wants to copy it I would love that.

The next time round I'm going to use real wood and dovetail joints to cope with expansion. Not sure when that will be though. Off in the future )
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