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Old     (jim_b)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-17-2005, 10:26 PM Reply   
Has anyone made speaker cans using pvc pipe? If so did you paint them or wrap them in fiberglass, aluminum or something else? Any suggestions for my winter project would help. Thanks
Old     (kopp210)      Join Date: Jan 2005       12-17-2005, 11:56 PM Reply   
I made some back in the day and painted them. I went to some effort of sanding and using the right paint so it would not peel, but the paint still only lasted one season. If you have the glass skills I would say go for that.
Old     (mariestar_210)      Join Date: Nov 2005       12-18-2005, 11:18 AM Reply   
look at this site i just made them this weekend. i painted the tube's by a carpainter. http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/3183/272262.html?1134932679
Old     (jim_b)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-18-2005, 5:21 PM Reply   
sander de jong, wHAT TYPE OF HARDWARE DO YOU USE TO ATTACH THEM TO YOUR TOWER?
Old     (mariestar_210)      Join Date: Nov 2005       12-19-2005, 9:11 AM Reply   
i used some rvs clamps in with a plumber uses for his pipes. i will make some foto's of them if you want. it's a very cheap solution but it's fine by me.it's the only thing i could think of and it cost like 10. the conection for the wire,s are from original speakers.
Old     (jim_b)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-19-2005, 10:00 AM Reply   
I would like to see pics please. What size pvc is that? Did you paint them? How are you gonna attach the speakers to the tubes?
Old     (jim_b)      Join Date: Jul 2005       12-20-2005, 7:21 AM Reply   
Those cans are a little questionable. There is that mounting arm on the top then 2 holes in the can behind that.And the clamps are one piece.How do you get them onto your tower if their not split?
Old     (mariestar_210)      Join Date: Nov 2005       12-20-2005, 11:34 AM Reply   
jimm,i used a 7.8 inch pipe(20 cm). i took them too a carpainter and he painted them in metalic black. too connect the speakers i used a piece of pvc pipe. i glued those piece in the pipe. then i driled a hole in it en srew the speakers on it. when you enlarge this picture you can see the pieces and also see the clamps

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