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Old    jntahoe            03-23-2005, 1:45 PM Reply   
looking to buy a fiberglass tower box that has 6-6's facing back.2 facing down,and three forward.Who should I talk to?
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       03-23-2005, 2:04 PM Reply   
get ready to spend some money...that will be a custom box. Try your local stereo shop, they should be able to build one. There are lots of pictures on here of 6x9, 6.5 boxes to take desighns from.
Old    jwag (jwag)      Join Date: Apr 2002       03-23-2005, 2:11 PM Reply   
I'll build you one. Like Adam said though, a custom box like that is very labor intensive and would have upwards of 40hrs in it (about $2k without speakers)
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       03-23-2005, 2:19 PM Reply   
Or buy this one and repaint.
http://forums.wakeboarder.com/viewtopic.php?t=40123
Old    G $krilla (burbanized)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-23-2005, 2:21 PM Reply   
Hey Josh I have one box that is not finished yet, 6 8inch speakers fireing back and five fireing into the boat with the W logo on the front of the box, I will try to find the pic and post it here
Old    Clete (domin8)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-25-2005, 4:06 PM Reply   
Try Jason at Fiberglass Fixation in Modesto (209) 569-0763
Old    flipout            03-25-2005, 5:47 PM Reply   
I thought I had it made working in a cushy government job, but if that guy can charge two thousand dollars for 40 hours worth of work, then I want a job like that. ripppppppppppofffff
Old    Clubmyke (clubmyke)      Join Date: Aug 2004       03-25-2005, 6:56 PM Reply   
i think $1500 to $2k isnt that bad for a custom box..

$40 for a professional anything is reasonable (consider a plumer @ $100 /hour).. so you have $40 x 40 hours plus $100 to $200 in material and you are right in the ball park
Old    jwag (jwag)      Join Date: Apr 2002       03-25-2005, 8:12 PM Reply   
Scrogg,

Lets talk materials...

$100 in glass and resin(cheap home depot resin and glass)
$100-300 in paint
and lets say $50 in cloth and MDF
oh I almost forgot about the bondo and primer add another $50.

So thats $400 just in materials and a so so paint job. Now add in a regular shop rate($60(which is cheap)) and assume the guy can haul ass and it only takes him 25 hours to build the box 60x$25=1500. Theres your $2k for a custom one off box. Thats not including a custom airbrush job, or multicolor paint. If you want something that nobody else has, its gonna cost you. If you want something made out of a mold its a lot cheaper.



Old    flipout            03-25-2005, 8:27 PM Reply   
Alright guys.... Now that you break it down, it doesn't seem that bad. Im just use to doing as much myself as I can.
Old    jeff begley (jeffry)      Join Date: Feb 2005       03-25-2005, 9:24 PM Reply   
Check out www.liquidtrends.net

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