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 #52727  by hogan
 Sat Nov 15, 2008 4:16 pm
I'm putting some feelers out to gauge any interest in Baltic birch 2X12 speaker cabs.
3/4" box w/ handles
speakon jack
heavy duty rubber feet
1/2 BBply protective cover
The cabinet would include a 5ft 1/4" to speakon cable. Speaker choice would be entirely up to the buyer. Please PM me for price, pictures or any other questions you might have. regards ~MJH
 #53143  by hogan
 Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:13 pm
 #53198  by Emoto
 Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:37 am
Do you have specs on Jerry's cabinets, so that you can say how close what you'd build would be? The amount of air and venting have a large effect on sound from closed cabinets, right? Also, what kind of pricing are you talking about?
 #53207  by hogan
 Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:19 pm
They are the exact same size as the the Hardtrucker cab. They sound great and are 1/3 the cost. .~MJH
 #53210  by hogan
 Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:19 pm
Emoto wrote:"What we have here is a failure to communicate". :lol:

Me no follow.

 #53215  by hogan
 Mon Dec 01, 2008 2:24 pm
Ok, Lets start over.
15" wide
29" tall
13" deep.
glued and screwed rabbet joints
BBply cover held in place w/ magnets
1.5" rubber feet
steel inset handles

The cabs are not closed back.


Yes, closed back and open back speaker cabs sound different. Aside from tighter bass w/ a closed back cab I wouldn't know where to begin to be able to quantify the differences.
Regards ~MJH
Last edited by hogan on Sat Oct 03, 2009 2:34 pm, edited 1 time in total.
 #53261  by jeffm725
 Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:40 pm
good call on the asking about the clips...the clips are a big part of this and cost me about a 1/3 of the cost of the cabinet when i built mine.
 #53263  by jeffm725
 Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:49 pm
here are the clips on mine..they were custom made and cost me almost 80 bucks for 8 of them! They work GREAT though, Hold the speakers in perfectly and can be unscrewed with a hex key in no time.


 #53265  by hogan
 Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:07 pm
Emoto wrote:Anybody know if Jerry's cabinets were open or closed back?

I don't do the clips as per HT. Like an earlier poster said, too costly. They are hard to find to boot. I could have them made and pass the cost onto the buyer. They just aren't worth it. I never got the notion of their convenience anyway. What's the difference between unscrewing them and unscrewing bolts from a speaker frame? A few more turns of the wrist? Unfortunatly i've found that is a stumbling block for a lot of people.
regards ~MJH
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