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tparider 08-24-2006 6:39 PM

I've seen a few pics of some people who have cut 4 inch holes (or some variation of that) in order to create an outlet for some air movement for a sub that is under the observer's seat, or under any seat for that matter. <BR> <BR>Can you post some pics of what you did? I'm interested in doing this in the area under my observer seat, but don't know exactly how to proceed.

oaf 08-24-2006 8:09 PM

My understanding you need some vents or ports to create more air movement if you have your sub in an enclosed area. It will depend if you have a wood base or a fiberglass base. My guess is you can buy a port like you would use on a sub box and drill out a hole in seat base and insert the plastic sleeve. Many of the subs I have seen under rear seats on performance boats are built with a 1-2 opening at the bottom of the seat base with pedestal bases on the sides and in the middle for support. <BR> <BR>Check out this thread it might help some <BR> <BR><a href="http://www.hotboat.com/forums/showthread.php?t=105472" target="_blank">http://www.hotboat.com/forums/showthread.php?t=105472</a>

guido 08-25-2006 11:19 AM

You definitely need to know what you are doing. You are essentially tuning an enclosure when you add ports to it and creating a bandpass style sub. That is, unless you can get a ton of air out of the enclosure. I tried to do that with my old Sanger and got no benefit from it. I ran 4, 4" ports with a sealed box 15". So, just an FYI..... Most likely not worthwhile.

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