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hey guys whats up im buildin a custom bos this week but idk what kind of wood to use.. anyone got any ideas???
 

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Since the wood needs to be very strong, I'd use composite wood rather than natural wood.When building a custom subwoofer box you will want to use either MDF (medium density fiberboard) or if that's not available, a high grade particle board. Both are available at lumber yards and home improvement centers. Expect to pay $15-20 for a sheet (4' x 8').



You will want to hold the subwoofer enclosure together with a combination of wood glue and 1.5" drywall screws. Use a tube or silicone caulk to seal any gaps. This is very important when building subwoofer boxes. Polyester fiberfill, typically available in a crafts department, will help even out the sound of your subwoofer enclosure.



Hope this helps.
 

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hey whats up, i had an idea in my head and put it on paper.. and liekd it for a few days and now idk what i want. i liek the idea of an enclosed box with mirrors and what not. but then idk idk if it should be ported or not.. encolsed,ported,sealed i need ideas lol.. so if anyone has ideas ut there please help me out......idk if it it makes a difference but the subs are 2 10in rockford 1000watt peak with a 2500 watt rockfrod amp.[/img]
 

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Definitely have a ported enclosure because you'll get much better sound quality that way.
 

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Is your X have the third row? I'm trying to figure out why my back seats look different from yours. Is it a different package? I have an XLT with the split 40-60 back row seats.
 

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yea i have a 3rd row that itook out to build this box. its also an xlt idk if that makes a difference. my 2nd row seats r split 3 ways.... each seat folds down
 

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i have been thinking lately of gettong a new system not for a long ways down the road, but i want a more competition type system, what i was visualizing was a U type box, on the flat part have my amp rack and on the 2 sides coming out have 2 12's in each box, and maybe like 2 5 1/2 inch screens on the ends of the box
 

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the difference between ported and non:



Ported will give u deeper, fuller bass notes. Non ported will kick ALOT harder, but will not sound as good with sustained deep notes. Also, i had a bad problem with nonported subs making the back panel rattle. Even with weatherstrip, and dynamat all around.
 
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