6' of musical IB

Discussion in 'Hardware Lounge' started by ArtieK, May 8, 2007.

  1. ArtieK

    ArtieK New Member

    I'm going to finish this up here since all the old stuff will be lost, and the good stuff will be happening now anyway. Lamination begins tomorrow, and while that stuff is clamped and drying the plate amp will be mounted. It was a choice of closet mounting it out of sight, building a box to mount it under the HT center ( there's a stud right in the middle of that area, and plumbing for the bathroom sink too), or somewhere else. It's too cool looking to hide away and a box, naah. Al suggested under the wing of the blue note, and that's where it will go. Pics coming.

    I wonder when it will stop feeling weird posting here, even though lots of friends are here?
  2. Michael M

    Michael M Active Member


    I can't wait to see what you say about it all! Remind us again what drivers you are using.
  3. Dan S.

    Dan S. New Member

    Probably take more than the 2 posts you've got so far. :wink:

    I'm glad you'll be finishing this up where we will be able to refer to it down the road, your projects are always cool.
  4. ArtieK

    ArtieK New Member

    Components ~

    FOUR 18" Fi caraudio Q drivers

    1024w Dayton plate amp w/ x-over and eq

    Manifold of 13ply Euro-birch and OSB

    No high passing of mains

    Dayton 10gauge wire

    Carver IC
  5. ArtieK

    ArtieK New Member

    Four wise guy! NOW it feels normal :) :)
  6. Michael M

    Michael M Active Member

    What made you choose the Q drivers over the SSD drivers?

    Do you know what Scott does to the drivers to make them better for IB use?

    Another question; did you order your amp yet?
  7. ArtieK

    ArtieK New Member

    Because of this one line in the blurb for the various drivers.

    I asked Scott that exact question by e-mail and he said:

    The amp arrived yesterday. It's purty :)
  8. Michael M

    Michael M Active Member

    Got cha'. Hmmmm, will have to do some thinking over this one.
  9. ArtieK

    ArtieK New Member

    This thread should be moved to to the Gear Lounge, n'est ce pas?
  10. LarryB

    LarryB Active Member

    Your wish is my command.
  11. Michael M

    Michael M Active Member

    I'll be nice this time..... :lol: :lol: Careful there buddy. :wink:
  12. Drew Mitten

    Drew Mitten New Member

    Dad we need 6 of those suckers.
  13. Michael M

    Michael M Active Member

    you got the money?!!!
  14. Drew Mitten

    Drew Mitten New Member

    I could pay half if you let me touch the money in the bank.
  15. Michael M

    Michael M Active Member

    Sure, any part but your savings. How much do you have in your checking?
  16. E Jones

    E Jones Active Member

    Cool Artie... I can't wait to for your report when it's up and running!

  17. ArtieK

    ArtieK New Member

    Thanks Eric, it shouldn't be long.

    OK, we have our first pictures!

    Laminating and clamping an end piece of the manifold.


    The amp install.





  18. Chris White

    Chris White New Member

  19. cjd

    cjd New Member

    So, does Al enjoy the work assignments you give him? Looks like a typical "get the job done right, hang the mess, it clean up later..." :)
  20. ArtieK

    ArtieK New Member

    He's diggin' as much as me I'd say. He has come up with lots of good ideas, he's not one who leaves it at the office, so to speak. Plus, we're becoming friends.

    Thank you Dr.

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