zambiland wrote:Rusty the Scoob wrote:Count me in as curious, I'd be very interested in a sealed-back cab designed around something like a Weber Neomag 15" with the ribbed cone and aluminum dome, even if it never turned out as practical for stage use as my current cabs. I just don't really have the motivation to do the carpentry or especially the design myself.
It would be interesting to try it out with construction techniques such as those used in the fEARful designs, where they used carefully braced 1/2" plywood, resulting in a very lightweight cabinet.
ugly rumor wrote:The problem with unbraced 1/2' bass cabinets is the resonance of the cabinet. bracing keeps the resonance to a minimum, letting the sound of the speaker be uncolored. 1/2" MDF would work unbraced, but then you have a heavy and unstable cabinet.
Rusty the Scoob wrote:I could see that type of bracing acting like the soundpost on an upright bass and causing resonance due to the tension. But I'm far from an expert!
zambiland wrote:Rusty the Scoob wrote:I could see that type of bracing acting like the soundpost on an upright bass and causing resonance due to the tension. But I'm far from an expert!
I guess that's a potential, but I haven't heard any of the Acme cabinets have any problems like that.
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