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  1. dual SI ht 18 sonotubes vs dual psa xv15's! ?!?

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi guys, I've been on here reading this week and have been getting myself wondering about a diy setup versus my current dual PSA xv15's?!?!. I LOVE my current subs.. and I'm rather certain that they are providing me with reference level playback on all but the very lowest frequencies. However...
  2. Want to build 3 tempest sonotubes

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Here is where i stand now as i have been reading and thinking and have the time to build. I have 3 tempests available . 2 tempest x and one tempest x2. I have also aquired 3 pieces of sonotube each 24inches x 51 inches .This gives me 12.6 cu/ft each with end caps and speaker volume but does not...
  3. Help with sonotubes!

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hey again HTS! I am new to box building as you may know... but I was interested in building a Sonotube enclosure for my sub. The sub is the mfw15 and paired with a Crown XLS 202d on 1 channel. I would like a 18" diameter Sonotube. So here are a few questions I have right now, which port size...
  4. Stacking large sonotubes

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I have two Soundsplinter RL-p15 LLT sonotubes that works really well in the rear center of my room. The problem is my projector is hung there, and the tubes are too tall to fit under it. So I'm going to lie them on the side, and stack them. They need to go on top of each other, like this: 8. I...
  5. The JL Audio 8w6 Sealed Sonotubes Project

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Eventually these will be complemented by a TC Sounds ported tc1000 sonotube. But I want to get these drivers put to work. I'm trying out a some small sealed sonotubes to see how they sound. Lack of table saw and space make this the easiest option. The rockwool and sonotube are on their way so a...
  6. 2X eD16O Sonotubes

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    So, I have almost completed my new sonotube build. 192L or 6.8 cubic feet tuned to 18hz. Here was after some router work. I was getting the holes lined up for the T-nuts. Oh, and the chairs were not going anywhere, they are anchored. Painted and legs. Port tube. 6" PVC. Almost...
  7. Sealed Sonotubes - How to fill with pollyfill and calculations

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am looking to extend the extension of my dual stacked 6'cu 19ov.02 sealed sonosubs. I really don't want to disassemble them and add poly fill unless it is worth it so that leaves me with 2-3 questions: 1. Can pollyfill rest on the back of a woofer on a downward firing sono? 2. How much...
  8. Help with sonotubes

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Help with sonotube build I'm gonna build a couple of sonotube subwoofers, and would like some advice. Think I'm gonna be using the mach 5 audio ixl 18.2 driver since I live in canada. I've been doing lots of searching on here, and I'm gonna need to use a 24 inch sonotube, with a 6 inch port...
  9. Dual AE C12.2 sonotubes

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I just finished building my two sonotubes out of the C12.2s I ordered a while ago. I've gotta say I love these 12s. It really makes me want to try some 15s or 18s :) The finish is koana brown from Home Depot with 3 coats of sprayed on poly over it. No build pics cause I accidental formated my...
  10. Dual Sonotubes, Different Volumes & Tunes?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Anyone ever tried this? Kind of seems like an ultimate solution, but I'm sure I'm missing something.
  11. Free 18" Sonotubes - Southern CA

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    A friend is a general contractor and had some Sonotubes left over from a job. If anyone is interested, there are six pieces available with lengths varying from 30 to 36 inches. I am located in Oceanside, CA about midway between San Diego and LA. If you are interested and can arrange pickup...