How To Build A Subwoofer Box 2 | Beginner Car Audio Tutorial - Dual 12" Custom Ported Sub Enclosure





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Published on May 15, 2012

Part Two Is Here! Ever wanted to build yourself a nice subwoofer box, but don't know how to design, build or install one? Look no further! These series of videos will show you all the steps to making your very own custom ported box! Thanks For Watching - Thumbs Up For More Videos!

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Video Installing Rob's Stereo

Music By: T-Mic Beats
Songs: "Gettin' Trashed" "Overview" "She's A Keeper"

DIY Direction :
Step One: Designing The Enclosure For Your Musical Needs - Tune & Ticker
(What type of music do you listen to? Rap? Country? Do you like deep sounding bass? Or do you like punchy high bass? Answer yourself these questions before deciding on a 32hz tuning frequency)
- We will use the RE Box Calculator to get our box dimensions & cut measurements for this project
Step Two: Buying The Supplies
- We will bring you inside the store showing what to buy for the best / loudest results for your homemade box
Tools & Supplies Needed:
2 Sheets Of 3/4" MDF Wood (2 Layers Thick)
Liquid Nails High Grade Construction Adhesive
Single Gallon of Fiberglass Resin
Bondo Short Strand Fiberglass
80 & 220 Grit Sandpaper
1.25" & 2.5" Brad Nail Sets
2.5" Deck Screws
Titebond Wood Glue (Red / Blue Type)
Killz Original Primer (Awesome Stuff)
Paint Of Yuor Choosing
Step Three : Marking & Making The Cuts
- We will demonstrate how all the cutting can be made with a simple skill saw.
Step Four : Glue the pieces of wood together for dual thickness
Step Five : Assemble the pieces and glue them into place with clamps
Step Six : Cut Out 45's For The Insides With Jig Saw
Step Seven : Fiberglass the insides with paint brush
Step Eight : Cut Out Subwoofer Holes
Step Nine : Glue & Fiberglass 45's into place
Step Ten : Gatta' Wait Till Next Time!!!! :P

-Full Dimension Plans
Box Width : 38"
Box Height : 17"
Box Depth : 19"
Box Thickness : 1.5"
Square Port Height : 14"
Square Port Width : 3.5"
Square port Length 1 : 14
Squre Port Length 2 : 10"
Total Port Length : 30"
Port Diameter : 7.8"
Port Area : 49sq in
Internal Port Volume : 1506.75
Port Volume Displaced : 1540.50
Box Volume : 3.6" cubes - 3.5 after driver displacement
For Tuning Freq : 31.5 hz / 32 hz after driver displacement

Robbies Sound System - Truck Setup
(2) PSI Type X 12" Woofers - RECONED Subs
(1) Massive Audio 2000 Watt Amp
(2) C&D UPS-270 Batteries 1000 Amps
1/0 Power Wire w/ Big Three Upgrade
(1) Set of Boston pro60 Mids & Highs
(1) Set Of Old School Kicker Speakers
Huge Plan In Store! Birch Plywood Anyone? :)

Hertz is the term given to represent given increments of frequencies - I.E. - 20hz - 20,000 hz

Big Things In The Works!
Stay Tuned For Part 2 of 3
How To Build A 12 inch Custom Ported Subwoofer Box w/ Double Baffle
Simple & easy instructions with complete step by step directions and diagrams on building a dual 12" speaker cabinet for at home, or in your cars trunk - The louder the better right? The loudest is never enough :)
And the biggest is yet to come!

Intro Songs: "Hero Theme" & There It Is"
Artist: Kevin Macleod

Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b..."

Bassheads Unite 2012



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