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sealing subwoofer holes

Discussion in 'Audio' started by 3car, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. 3car

    3car 1/2 ton status

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    i have built two sealed enclosures,and i was wondering whats the best method to make sure i have a positive seal around the subs once installed.i was going to trim back the carpet with a utility knife,and run a small bead of silicone,but im up to easier(or cleaner)ideas.thanks
     
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    after doing some research,i now see that silicone is not a good idea due to its damageing effects on the drivers during the curing process.???
     
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    why not use self adhesive weatherstipping like that used around doors and windows on a house
     
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    my speakers came with a rubber gasket that fits around the lip on the basket, that seems like the best idea I can think of.

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    yeah,im not sure if my subs will come with gaskets or not.ill find out soon.i have seen on several other sites that a hot set-up is high density foam weatherstrip,while others suggested rope caulk(like putty in the form of rope that dosent harden).time to play. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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