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#241738 - 01/20/09 09:52 PM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: turbo16v]
Adrian Offline
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Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 6662
Loc: It's all about the location.
Someone out there must make a speaker fabric sheer enough to see the speakers underneath. Seems a shame to hide them with the standard fabrics.
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#241746 - 01/20/09 10:07 PM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: turbo16v]
chesseroo Offline
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Registered: 05/13/02
Posts: 4929
Loc: western canada
A nice job, but not the look for me.
I doubt the wife would be keen on having my speakers seem like they should fit as replacement grills on the front of a 1979 Ford F150.

Just personal preference.
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#241750 - 01/20/09 10:10 PM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: chesseroo]
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
Posts: 6723
Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.
It is good work but I don't care much for the look. My brother in law bought some white van speaker that have a similar looking grill
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#241751 - 01/20/09 10:14 PM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: Wid]
BlueJays1 Offline
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Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 4092
Loc: Porch,enjoying Bombay Sapphire
Nice work! Very sharp!

Do you plan on selling them? If not, do you mind posting a DIY on how to make those.

Cheers,
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#241785 - 01/21/09 01:47 AM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: Adrian]
HAY Offline
aficionado

Registered: 12/31/03
Posts: 720
Loc: Burlington, Ontario
 Originally Posted By: Adrian
Turbo, what finish is that on your 150? ah-lak-it! ah-lak-it-ah-lot!


Here's another shot for you showing the difference the light can make on the HG Cherry



I plan to take new pictures as 2 years later I've finally built a center stand to replace my fan box above
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#241796 - 01/21/09 04:44 AM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: HAY]
BoB/335 Offline
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Registered: 12/26/08
Posts: 505
Wish I had the money for real wood!

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#241803 - 01/21/09 07:16 AM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: BoB/335]
Worfzara Offline
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Registered: 07/25/05
Posts: 709
Loc: London area, Ont, Canada
Real wood is nice Bob, no doubt about it. But I keep telling myself, that real wood doesn't sound any better than the standard finish. Usually this helps.

pn
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#241806 - 01/21/09 07:26 AM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: Worfzara]
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 11061
Loc: Central NH
The High Gloss Cherry isn't wood, it's vinyl...
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#241807 - 01/21/09 07:37 AM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: MarkSJohnson]
FordPrefect Offline
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Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 1335
Loc: Ancaster, Ontario
I have to admire the quality of the work you put into the grill. I do wonder however if it is causing soundwaves to be reflected away from the listener. Measureable or audible I have no idea.

I must say the look is not for me, it's as though you have placed your speakers on the wrong side of a chain link fence.

It is however; a very innovative idea.
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#241808 - 01/21/09 07:41 AM Re: Bulletproof M80's & V150. Metal grills [Re: turbo16v]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 11061
Loc: Central NH
I like it!
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