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Old     (supreme_rob)      Join Date: Sep 2005       09-24-2005, 12:04 AM Reply   
Anyone know of a co. that makes an all plexiglass or fiberglass 12" sub box. I'm just worried if I take on a little water with slightly damp carpets if a traditional type sub enclosure would start to deteriorate with time.
Old     (peter_c)      Join Date: Sep 2001       09-24-2005, 6:05 AM Reply   
You will need an enclosure set up for the marine environment, but that just means having it sealed. As for the plexi, I believe BOSS Towers builds one and I am sure the guys at Sound Illusions can build you anything you want. They will post up here shortly.
Old     (magic)      Join Date: Mar 2002       09-24-2005, 6:46 AM Reply   
Robert, you can also use resin on a wood box to make water proof. Sealing the box that adds to the sound too. I've been sealing the inside of sub boxes for many years, for the boat you seal the outside too. Then carpet it for a finished look.

If you want it smooth and don't like carpeted boxes, then its just a lot more work. You'll need to do a lot of finish work.
Old     (nvsairwarrior)      Join Date: Aug 2003       09-24-2005, 9:55 AM Reply   
Many of us have started just taking the finished box to a Line-X shop and they will put the coating on it for you. It's totally water proof. I've done this several times even for amp boards.
IMO carpeted boxes are not good for in a boat. They never dry out on the bottom if wet.
Good luck.
Old     (rcsanger06)      Join Date: Sep 2005       09-24-2005, 9:38 PM Reply

Here is a website that would allow you to build a box to your specifications.
Old     (sydwayz)      Join Date: Mar 2003       09-24-2005, 10:46 PM Reply   
I agree. I built 2 12" sub boxes this year. After finishing them I coated them with a do-it-yourself line-a-bed. Worked great. A gallon of the line-a-bed is more than enough for 2 boxes. So in the future I would have everything ready at one time. Boxes and amp board or whatever.

And as Sean said, you need to finish the boxes really well. The Line-a-bed coating will not hide anything.
Old    jamescoop            11-07-2005, 6:04 PM Reply   
Contact Clayton Bydgnes at very nice guy.

Also, if you make it yourself go to tap plastics-they have this plexi welding glue that ive used to make plexiglass fishtanks before. Very easy to use, very cheap.
Old     (audiopro74)      Join Date: Jun 2005       11-07-2005, 6:18 PM Reply   
We offer boxes both ways, all custom boxes are resined inside and out. All our prefab boxes are "reflex" coated and some customs upon cust. request. Never had a problem with either.
Old     (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       11-08-2005, 10:20 AM Reply   
This is the easiest waterproof 12" subwoofer solution that I have ever seen. I currently have 3 of them, one in the boat, one in my car, and one spare. Even though it's just a cheap piece of plastic they work quite well, in my opinion. I have done two of my buddies boats with them too, with no complaints. ZViewItem

I just put them behind a false front covered in carpet to match the boat.
Old     (redsupralaunch)      Join Date: Aug 2002       11-11-2005, 2:50 PM Reply   
I looked for a long time. Ended up taking a chance on ebay. Product is great $ 200 delivered. tem

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Old     (gwnkids)      Join Date: Nov 2003       11-11-2005, 3:13 PM Reply   
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