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Sonny Jenkins


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New Braunfels, Tx. 78130
Post  Posted 11 Apr 2017 10:05 am    
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I think I am going to try and build my own speaker cabinet for a 15" SICA speaker. While I certainly have the ability to build a nice enclosure, I have no idea as to technical requirements i.e. dimensions, closed vs open, enclosure volume etc. Any suggestions would be VERY much appreciated.
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Bill A. Moore


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Silver City, New Mexico, USA
Post  Posted 11 Apr 2017 2:39 pm    
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An open backed enclosure really can be any size you want. The small Nashville 400 sized amps sound great.
I built a 5E3 clone last year, and bought a cab off the bay from Rawcabs. It didn't have a knot in it, and was about $160!
I also built a 12" cab for a Bandit project that i used scrap plywood, put together with biscuits, it too sounds fine.

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Michael Remming


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Kimberly, Idaho, USA (deceased)
Post  Posted 14 Apr 2017 8:11 am    
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Here is a open back cab I built 2 years ago. Please double check the dimension with your speaker, if you decide to build one. I designed it to use Roland Cube 80XL corner protectors, and solid pine. The speaker support plywood is 3/4" because I had some laying around the shop, 1/2" would work as well.


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Ron Hogan


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Nashville, TN, usa
Post  Posted 14 Apr 2017 10:36 am    
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Try this guy. Good prices for both 12" and 15".

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1X15-Guitar-Speaker-Empty-Cabinet-Slanted-Vertically-black-carpet-finish-G115SL/350540337875?_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851&_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIC.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D40130%26meid%3D64671b5e76a742df81010d1e3517ff1d%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D5%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D350544179213
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Jack Stoner


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Inverness, Fl
Post  Posted 14 Apr 2017 12:21 pm    
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I built a cabinet for my Eminence EPS-15C. It is the same size as a Peavey Nashville 112 except 1" taller to accommodate the 15" speaker. The back is partially open. I used the same dimensions as Peavey used for the bottom back and the same size as the NV112 chassis for the top section. Been using this for several years.
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