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My fiberglass encloser

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Forum Discription: Fiberglass Kick Panels, Subwoofer Enclosures, Plexiglas, Fabrics, Materials, Finishes, etc.
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Topic: My fiberglass encloser

Posted By: akssblackpearl
Subject: My fiberglass encloser
Date Posted: October 31, 2006 at 4:21 PM


I have recently finished my wood work and I am pleased with the outcome. Keep in mind the more radical the angles the harder it is to acheive the actual shape you are going for. I covered it last night after about the third attempt and brushed on the resin. It did'nt dry until this morning and I noticed some of the material took it's own shape in some spots it appears almost as if it shrunk. So what do you guys think so far? any pointers?


Posted By: bmw m power
Date Posted: October 31, 2006 at 8:59 PM

Lookin hot, rings look tiny. 10's? More pics asap looks sweet.

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Posted By: akssblackpearl
Date Posted: October 31, 2006 at 10:29 PM

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Ok these are all the pics I have.  the box contains two one cubic foot chambers for two twelves and it fits like a glove in the extended cab of my silverado ss. It's hard to see in the pics but some wrinkling has appeared on the sides of the amp rack that weren't there when I started the resin. Can anyone offer advice on this subject? My guess is it's from shrinkage but what should I do glass over it or what?

Posted By: killer sonata
Date Posted: October 31, 2006 at 11:35 PM

definitely an interesting design. why the extreme angles? just trying to be different?

oh P.S. resin doesnt dry, it hardens. lol

Posted By: jlord16
Date Posted: November 01, 2006 at 3:47 AM

looks good, the angle if different and effective, i like

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Posted By: bellsracer
Date Posted: November 01, 2006 at 1:56 PM

This I like, much different than the "traditional" setups without going crazy. Keep the pictures coming.

As for your wrinkle problem, take a closer and larger pic of it so we can get a better look at it. If it isn't too bad, then you can duraglass to reinforce it before bondo (can never be too strong). This is just first impressions, but you may not even have to worry about it, you can clean it up with bondo if the wrinkles aren't affecting the integrity of the structure.

Good Luck!

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Posted By: snhtown
Date Posted: November 01, 2006 at 4:39 PM
i like it to, nice design, i cant wait  to see the finish product....if the wrinkles are really bad instead of coverering them and hiding them, perhaps you can take them out before you mat them (cut them, sand them)...then redo the area kinda

Posted By: akssblackpearl
Date Posted: November 09, 2006 at 6:32 PM
Got my fiberglass today boys just so happens my father inlaw runs a glass shop all  the free material I need,lol

Posted By: maliboom
Date Posted: November 12, 2006 at 9:40 AM
Unique design i really think it wiil look good when its done. re: the wrinkles post close up for me to see to help with suggestions on fixing/ hiding

Posted By: pmendoza408
Date Posted: December 04, 2006 at 1:32 AM
so are you taking out the back seat to fit the box?

Posted By: memphis9
Date Posted: December 06, 2006 at 8:04 AM

It's looking good man!!. I can't wait to see it when its done. Keep us posted.

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