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04-03-2008 3:52 PM

So here I go I bought some cans from bullet lines and did not realize that my polk momo650 will not fit I am trying to find some one who is or no's a machine shop to make me some adapter rings so I can stay with the same speakers. I live in oklahoma please, any help would be appreciated. <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/564668.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><a href="http://www.bulletlines.com/servlet/the-57/Wakeboard-Tower-Speakers%2C-Wakeboard/Detail?sfs=17f0a1a9" target="_blank">http://www.bulletlines.com/servlet/the-57/Wakeboard-Tower-Speakers%2C-Wakeboard/Detail?sfs=17f0a1a9</a> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/564669.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR>Driver Cut-out Diameter 5" (12.70cm) <BR><a href="http://www.polkaudio.com/caraudio/specs/speakers/6-1-2/mmc650/" target="_blank">http://www.polkaudio.com/caraudio/specs/speakers/6-1-2/mmc650/</a>

04-03-2008 4:00 PM

This is what I am trying to come up with as a solution, just nead it built and the I havent found any machine shops who will do this for me yet. Inner Diameter will be 5 inches and outer diameter will be be 7 7/16 inche. It would be like a big washer

tanner 04-03-2008 4:43 PM

Chris, <BR> <BR>Call my friend Brad. 596-4601 (cell) <BR> <BR>Tell him I referred you. See if he can help you.

mallardhunter83 04-03-2008 5:04 PM

I had the same exact thing with the same speakers, took a few pictures of how i did it but took most after i build it so pictures may not help, but i posted them at <a href="http://www.danieldodd.us/Boat%20Projects/Tower%20Speakers/index.htm" target="_blank">http://www.danieldodd.us/Boat%20Projects/Tower%20Speakers/index.htm</a> <BR>Basically i bought a piece of 22ga steel from Lowes and gut out a ring to mount to the can (make sure you paint). I cut them out to the size where the speaker grill covers them up. They don't look bad at all, you cant see the bracket i made, and sound pretty good.

mallardhunter83 04-03-2008 5:06 PM

Email me and i will give you some more details / advice of how i did this.

04-03-2008 7:40 PM

Hey tanner is that in oklahoma or are you in a differnt state. I will call just let me no so I have the right aera code. <BR>Sorry Just got back from the VA.

04-03-2008 7:42 PM

Hey daniel I emailed you for more info thanks for the Help guys. My wife Will be happy again noing I am not go to jerry rig them.

tonysdad 04-04-2008 2:56 PM

Hey Cris, <BR>I Had the same problem with the same cans and speakers. I called a stereo shop local that does customer work and they were able to modify some existing adapter rings they had and rivet them to the cans. Then I just mounted the speakers/grills to the adapter rings. They had it done in a couple of hours and it only cost me 50 bucks (for 4 speakers). Here's a couple of pics...as you can see, there is barely a gap and you can't really tell there's an adapter there unless you're looking for it. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/564998.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/564999.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/565000.jpg" alt="Upload">

tanner 04-04-2008 4:33 PM

Yes chris, that's in OK. 405

mikeski 04-05-2008 8:45 AM

Sell the MMC's on e-bay, buy the lighter marine rated db675's from woofersetc.com for $92/pair, hit the exposed face with a buffing wheel and you are done. Been there.


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