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Old    Brian Mitchell (mrbrian)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-09-2007, 10:36 PM Reply   
Just let me know when and where.......
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       05-09-2007, 10:36 PM Reply   
I am in.

I need to hook my BLX-10's up anyway.

Another benefit of the BLX-10's is that they are balanced & isolated so there are no noise & voltage issues between the boats that sometimes happen when you are linking RCA's.
Old    mike pelonio (sikkvlx)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-09-2007, 10:37 PM Reply   
Sorry guys, I guess I over reacted a bit. I was with some tough critics last weekend and I've been trying to prove myself ever since. Thanks for all of your compliments.
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       05-09-2007, 10:51 PM Reply   
see. the thing about systems is that they are all different. some may sound clear in the boat but the bass in the boat might not carry far. with my boat it pounds but doesnt pound from far. other boats may pound real hard but dont sound good in the boat. its all what you want in a system. now if there was a install comp like fab work, led's, tvs and just bad a.. installs. thats another factor and where big money goes too.. bro but hands down 144 is 144. thats dope
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       05-09-2007, 10:53 PM Reply   
yo g. is racer 5 on your pay roll.

(Message edited by ponte_06_x2 on May 09, 2007)

(Message edited by ponte_06_x2 on May 09, 2007)
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-10-2007, 12:41 PM Reply   
Jerry: I pay Pal Racer#5 every time he says somthing nice about my system.

Jim and Charles where the Result's from the event?
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-10-2007, 1:34 PM Reply   
We will get them up tonight, it has been a nutt house around here.

Thanks again for all the support. Can't wait to do another one.
Old    Racer #5 Team Capt (bond)      Join Date: Nov 2002       05-10-2007, 4:06 PM Reply   
..Thanks "G" I just recieved another check in the mail.... Ha....No disrespect to any of the guys who had there boats out on Saturday There were alot of VERY nice systems out there. Everyone has there own set of standards (I wish I could just afford them), Hands down from fit to finish Grants boat is were its at.
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-10-2007, 4:10 PM Reply   
Dam Mike you trying to make all your money in one thread
Old    Todd (snyper1d)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-10-2007, 4:13 PM Reply   
Anyone have any idea how much it would cost to have a tower chromed like the orange X2?
Old    Aaron (macgiver)      Join Date: Jun 2006       05-10-2007, 4:22 PM Reply   
Grant you must be paying him
Old    CAR (super_air)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-10-2007, 4:29 PM Reply   
Todd- I am pretty sure it is polished aluminum not chromed.
Old    Timmy! (timmyb)      Join Date: Apr 2007       05-10-2007, 4:32 PM Reply   
I didn't even notice the chrome tower until you pointed it out. That's cool! Polished - ugh, there's some work but you could do it fairly easily after stripping off the clear coat (if there is any).
Old    CAR (super_air)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-10-2007, 5:23 PM Reply   
Mike - That side vent on your trim panel looks awfully familiar.............

Old    JimmyF (fulltilt429)      Join Date: Apr 2007       05-10-2007, 6:33 PM Reply   
Hey Mike... Screw the backhanded compliments... Show those guys your truck...nuff said. You have by far the siKKest setup I have seen at any lake or the Delta. And you system slaps. Plus you ride the Fitty around the campsites with a jacked up Knee and hit the keg. Your the man mike.. p.s. sorry about bailing Sat. night well have to hit up the Delta sometime, so you can pull me behind the sikkvlx. Ill bring the beer.
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       05-10-2007, 11:35 PM Reply   
Talking about Joe's detail level on his boat...

He brings it to a whole new level. Look at this picture. The rack, the tower, the clamps, the windshield frame, the steering wheel, the rub rail are all polished to a mirror finish. The black base of the rub rail and windshield base even look like black chrome when it's rubber. I saw the boat at the Spring ride last year and again this year. I didn't think it was possible but it was even shinier this year.


(Message edited by mikeski on May 10, 2007)
Old    Todd (snyper1d)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-11-2007, 12:54 AM Reply   
Wow....I think I found my 07/08 winter project!
Old    Big Ed (big_ed_x2)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-11-2007, 7:59 AM Reply   
Man,Joe's tower looks it?
Old    Ben Kerran            05-11-2007, 10:16 AM Reply   
2nd Mikeski's comments. That is one bad A$# boat. The more you look at it the more cool custom touches you notice. Hands down the sickest boat I have ever seen in person.
Old    JFree (calcio)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-11-2007, 1:33 PM Reply   
Sounds like everything was a blast. I couldn't make it out there...Is there a way to find Db ratings without entering the contests?
The guys at Neptunes finished my system over the winter and I'm wonder how it measures up. To the ear the systems sounds awesome, just looking for some data to back it up.
Old    Jim R (neptune)      Join Date: Jun 2006       05-11-2007, 2:12 PM Reply   
Jim's got the list of winners together, should have some thing posted up today.
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-11-2007, 2:32 PM Reply   
is tulloch having this event again this year? I saw on the lost isle calendar that there is a sound off going on there
Old    JFree (calcio)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-11-2007, 2:40 PM Reply   
Jim R...Gotta give props to you and you guys for the work you did on my boat.I was the guy with the 99 Malibu Wakesetter-new Wake air tower, board racks, mirror HSE tower box, wiring... I'll post pics to show WW what you guys did for me. Thanks again. Thing sounds killer
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-11-2007, 2:55 PM Reply   
LOL, I posted that Jim has the list of winners and it came up as he posted.
Old    JFree (calcio)      Join Date: Aug 2006       05-11-2007, 3:00 PM Reply   
haha...I was wondering if he was talking about himself in the 3rd person
Old    P. Van Every (boss210)      Join Date: Jun 2006       05-11-2007, 5:03 PM Reply   
wear is the next event, is there one comming up sooner than the sept one on lost isle?
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-11-2007, 6:01 PM Reply   
We are working on another one, shooting for July
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-12-2007, 10:25 AM Reply   
How about "working" on posting the Results.
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-12-2007, 11:47 AM Reply   
Jim has them at the house, I will try and get them.
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-12-2007, 2:51 PM Reply   
Thanks Charles
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-15-2007, 3:01 PM Reply   
Hay everyone, sorry for the lag time, but the shop is hoppin.First off I ran the SPL comps for Rockford Fosgate for five years and a fifteen car turnout was a good show.This years CIE burner had twentyone players.WOW!.So for my ninth W/W post Im laying down the results.
0-1 woofer
1st- Mike Superstar Pelonio - 144db
2nd- Dave THE MAN Maur - 129.3
3rd- Tony Smith - 128.4
2-3 woofer
1st Nice Rack (Haracio) - 143.8
2nd Paul Friant - 142.0
3dr Brian Mitchal - 139.1
4 & up
1st Trever Mitchall - 141.9
2nd Grant "BLING" West - 141.0
3rd Auggie Rodriguez - 137.3
Drive By (TOWER SPK)
1st Trever Mitchell - 129.4
2nd Grant "THE BLING" West
3rd Brain "AGAIN" Mitchell
Con Grads to all the ballers!
Im looking to do two to three more events this year.So all you guys that wished you would have got in. Get ready! Any questions, call Jim at 209 466-8863. Props to all you great People!
Old    along (awl)      Join Date: Feb 2006       05-15-2007, 3:09 PM Reply   
Did anyone find out if Joe's tower is Chrome?
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-15-2007, 4:27 PM Reply   
Hey Charles Thansk 4 posting the results
Do you have the rest of the DB readings for the tower's. I thought Jim said my tower did a 127 or somthing?

Along: Im pretty sure Joes tower along with all his Racks , Windshiled and all the other tid bits on his boat are all polished aluminum. His boat is always looking good "Blinging". Joe's relaxation threpy is a rag and mothers aluminum polish.
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-15-2007, 5:00 PM Reply   
Grant was 127 and Brian was 125
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       05-15-2007, 7:24 PM Reply   

I almost replied to G's message stating that Joe's tower is polished stainless because it looks like polished stainless. Then I realized it's a MC and MC towers are aluminum... that's a lot of mothers!

Chas & Jim,
When do I get a chance to embarass myself, when is the next event? How about Tower Park?

I am still trying to figure out how to rig my LEDs to interfere with the SPL meter... LOL.

Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-15-2007, 8:24 PM Reply   
Let us know when out this way, we can drop the RTA in and see what you can do.
Old    Big Ed (big_ed_x2)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-15-2007, 8:36 PM Reply   
You can not tell me that some mothers will get my tower,racks and windshield looking like that,he had to get it chromed I'm thinking.
Old    C.I.E... AL Bischofbee (allen)      Join Date: Apr 2005       05-15-2007, 9:47 PM Reply   
No way!!! I would say mothers or some other product, some power tools and a lot of time.
Old    Luke (lukeduke95)      Join Date: May 2002       05-15-2007, 9:52 PM Reply   
Mothers wont work at all. I tried it on my racks and it didn't do a very good job.

Now, I got some good aluminum polish that is like a clay wrapped in paper that works wonders!! Maybe even a little 1000 grit to take out some pits or scratches, but the polish clay stuff is amazing. Even got rid of the machining marks.
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-16-2007, 12:01 PM Reply   
Hey does it strike anyone weird becides myself w at the towern #'s for this compition.

Joe's boat has 6 NVS's on the tower and his tower hit a 129.4 DB
My boat has 4 6x9 shooting back and 4 shooting down and I hit a 127 DB

What other boats in the Drive by compition were HCLD's
Old    Luke (lukeduke95)      Join Date: May 2002       05-16-2007, 2:09 PM Reply   
Thats funny G,

I didnt think they were even able to get a reading off of your boat cause they kept asking you to come back and try again. I chalked it up to the 6x9's not projecting as well as the hlcd's.

I was impressed you were able to hit 127! but were they actually able to get a reading? It didn't seem like they got a reading by the way they were talking, maybe mixed up names and numbers?

Did anyone think of rocking some Opera for the tower competition? Seems that would have been much higher, than trying to reproduce lows at the same time.
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       05-16-2007, 6:35 PM Reply   
play some house music like the "launch" by sand storm. that song has some good horns in it.yea g. something was wrong with your score and joes. thoes nvs speakers should blow 6x9 out of the water. no disrespct to you. really the comp isnt really acc because of the fact that the dude talking on the mic for the double up contest. the sound off mic had to pick up some of that noise.
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-16-2007, 7:11 PM Reply   
Tower SPL was very hard to get that day,the wind played the biggest factor. We are working on better ways of doing the drive by.
Old    Luke (lukeduke95)      Join Date: May 2002       05-16-2007, 7:13 PM Reply   
Ahhhh, Sandstorm that one gets loud!!
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-16-2007, 7:36 PM Reply   
Jerry: Yea I know thoes 10 inc NVS should have broke the DB meter. My little 6X9's are loud but in no way should they be as close the DB of the HCLD's.

I think when you play "The Launch" you have to have glow sticks and spin them around as you play it and take some E, J/K LOL
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       05-17-2007, 8:52 AM Reply   
ohhhhh yea
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       05-17-2007, 9:19 AM Reply   
interesting. I've always thought trance (or house, ewhatever you call it) would give a system a nice full range workout.

you could call the tower spkr comp the "roll by"
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-17-2007, 10:05 AM Reply   
I have found that house music has a larger frequency range than most music plus its my fav There is a note in a few house songs that my brother has recorded that has blowen up 2 pairs of my tower speakers. Its a crazy sinth noize a cross between a dirty bass and a low range buzz. Its crazy loud and it works the hell out of the mid range I think its right at the cut X-over off of where my tower speakers shouldnt play at the low end of the X-over setting. Hip Hop pretty much has the same range start to finish and it dosent give the highs that good of a work out but it gives the sub's a beating and thats what we build Big Bass systems for. To make the following shake in no piticular order Drinks, Dashboards, Girl booty your eye balls, The boat next to you, The house 5 doors down. Break beats are a pretty good cross between House and Hip Hop. They have the Highs and Mids of house and the lows of Hip Hop. Every system has a special song that rocks it better than the next. Joe says his NVS tower pumps to some contry song called "Song of the South" better than anything else. Glad I wasnt around to find out (I hate country music) and hearing it at NVS volume would kill me .
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       05-17-2007, 10:19 AM Reply   
shiny disco balls, disco disco disco.late night booty calls shiny disco balls

(Message edited by ponte_06_x2 on May 17, 2007)
Old    P. Van Every (boss210)      Join Date: Jun 2006       05-17-2007, 10:39 AM Reply   
Try George Jones White Lightning, the natural bass in that song rocks.
Old    Aquahawkę (aquahawk)      Join Date: Feb 2005       05-29-2007, 12:01 AM Reply   
LFO - Frequencies

Hard to find but if you do, watch out.

Actually, scratch that, I just found them on iTunes.


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