Speaker - had to post somewhere.

Discussion in 'V.C.'s Parlor' started by Garyth, May 18, 2017.

  1. Garyth

    Garyth Squier-holic

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    Nov 14, 2013
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    My Dad had this crate cab floating around for years .. with a crappy speaker. I needed a better livingroom amp for my bass.

    I have a BH250 I was trying to sell, no takers. I was going to use the money to put towards a combo. One new speaker later (with a bit more work to do) I have a cab to use.

    Just under minimum cab size. Sounds great. Once I close the back it should be even better.

    Eminence Legend B102-8

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  2. Paully

    Paully Squier-holic

    May 29, 2014
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  3. Papa Joe

    Papa Joe Squier-Axpert

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    I'm afraid that cab is too small to in-close..Might work if it's ported..
     
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  4. Garyth

    Garyth Squier-holic

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    I said it was just under. they spec the small enclosure at ~.9 .. this is a .7
    It'll be slightly over .7 when I finish. I'll be adding a bit of depth to it. It'll work fine for my purpose and already better than my rumble 15

    From their literature:

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  5. Kenneth Mountain

    Kenneth Mountain Squier-holic

    Jan 27, 2016
    North Tonawanda, NY
    Cool old Crate cab - first gen - real "crate" lol Who doesn't love to re purpose ! ! ! ! !
     
  6. Garyth

    Garyth Squier-holic

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    PJ, I should elaborate. the next step is extending the back of the cab to house the amp. I have to extend about 2.5" I have the wood for that. So, assume 1" added depth to volume should put me around .8 Still tight but I do know how to calculate a port :)
     
  7. Garyth

    Garyth Squier-holic

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    Made some changes to the cab plus moved the speaked to mount from the front (not pictured). The grill is glued and clamped to move it out just a bit.

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