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building my own cab

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Yvon, Sep 2, 2001.

  1. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    I know you heard that one before but....
    I tried a cab today form a guy who build it himslef, he showed me a little how he did it. THe cab sounded great! I thought I could do it too. It could be fun.
    A friend of mine have all the tools we need, and he have some experience with wood working.
    I still don't know what I want...
    maybe 2X12" with tweeter, 2x10 or a 15 and a 10.
    Any Idea?

    Any body tried that before?
    anything I should know before I start?
    Any tips?
    Web site?

    Thank you!
  2. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    build one cab that has an 18, two 12's, 2 8's, and a tweeter, with built in crossovers.

    that'd be bad as hell. of course, it'd be near 8x10 size and weight...but it'd kill sound wise :D

  3. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    I didn't know about speakerhole.com I'm gonna go with them, they are way cheaper than if you do it at home. It's probably build better too.
    They don't seem to have a 2X10 though. They have one for car stereo but it doesn't seem like there is enough place for a tweeter.
    I will E-mail them.
  4. I'm building a 4x12 right now, and it's pretty easy. If you go to your local luthier and ask about can construction, they're usually pretty good at giving out info on what dimensions, materials, and expertise go into building a thing like that.

    Rock on

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