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    The plugs are cheap enough you could always put a...

    The plugs are cheap enough you could always put a meter on one as you insert it to see if it shorts. Another option would be a 3 pin XLR connector, it's a bit larger but they will definitely not...
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    The amp will detect the impedance and operate...

    The amp will detect the impedance and operate accordingly... you can hook up an ohm meter to your + and - connections on the speaker and it will read accordingly... In theory you can always hook up...
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    Yes, the L7 loaded enclose that comes installed...

    Yes, the L7 loaded enclose that comes installed in the box is already pre-wired @ 2ohms and only has 1 terminal.

    That looks/sounds like a good plan, I'm sure 18-24" will be fine.

    The Rockford...
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    Mixing & Matching Amplifier Impedance I sent...

    Mixing & Matching Amplifier Impedance

    I sent an email to kicker just to confirm what the crutchfield rep. said regarding matching impedance for that amp...They're probably right as it is their day...
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    A couple of additional things to add to my...

    A couple of additional things to add to my previous post for Cnut.


    Apparently kicker has discontinued the L7 loaded in a truck box enclosure.. I'm not sure if the new version is too deep to...
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    I think most of your questions I answered with my...

    I think most of your questions I answered with my reply to chevynut, but in summary.

    Always use RCA inputs with if you're running from the RCA output of the head unit / receiver. Speaker level...
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    Sorry for the delay here, I've been busy working...

    Sorry for the delay here, I've been busy working on the house and not checking the computer that much.... Let me do my best to answer all of your questions between the last 2 posts.

    Regarding...
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    I don't want to advocate spending more money, but...

    I don't want to advocate spending more money, but I do think they make a difference.. But I also think that any of these small format options are an easy upgrade down the road if you're not happy. ...
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    I was hesitant to advertise because I don't want...

    I was hesitant to advertise because I don't want people to cross reference sites and start lowballing me.. but I'll do $1500 for any members.
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    Wow, those brackets look great! Amps vary in...

    Wow, those brackets look great! Amps vary in size depending on what you want and how much you want to spend... When you're tight on space, Alpine makes several small format options that are a good...
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    Also its important to note if you do buy a sub...

    Also its important to note if you do buy a sub make sure you match your subwoofer and amplifier impedance properly for maximum power/performance and $$$ savings. A lot of subs now days are dual...
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    You don't NEED an amp to power the front or rear...

    You don't NEED an amp to power the front or rear speakers but some people choose to install them for better sound quality. The kenwood stereo you have puts out 22 watts RMS x 4 channels. The Polk...
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    Awesome! .. that's more or less my exact go-to...

    Awesome! .. that's more or less my exact go-to system.. If you really want to go the extra mile, using a dedicated external 4 channel amplifier to power the speakers will help with overall clarity...
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    Looking good man! What make/model speakers are...

    Looking good man! What make/model speakers are you running in the front? For an average 2 or 3 way component speaker system in the front seats you would wire a single amplified run (from the head...
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    Southbend 13" Metal Lathe

    If anyone is interested in a South Bend 13" metal Lathe in the Tennessee area I'll make a great deal for any members on this site. Here's a link to the ad, PM me and I'll give you a price.... ignore...
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    Nevermind, it's actually in pretty rough shape. ...

    Nevermind, it's actually in pretty rough shape. He's got another ad for it I just found with better photos, and the rear quarters are eaten alive with rust..
    ...
  17. Thread: Wagon Hunting

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    Here's a 55' 2door wagon in Louisville, KY...

    Here's a 55' 2door wagon in Louisville, KY advertised at $2400. I realize its all the way across the U.S., but the price is a lot better than most everything else I've seen.
    ...
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    Different search engines are configured...

    Different search engines are configured differently... Craigslist allows you to use code to narrow your search (very similar to using search engines in the late 90's). It really helps a lot if...
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    I use the CSmart craigslist app on my phone when...

    I use the CSmart craigslist app on my phone when I'm hunting for a deal on something, its ~$3... You can save searches, search multiple cities at once, and set alerts that will notify you when...
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    The pot blaster works great with the crushed...

    The pot blaster works great with the crushed glass and glass bead when you need to blast outside... I had some clogging issues using aluminum oxide, mostly because it didn't want to fall the to...
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    AMASS has a variety of connectors used for drones...

    AMASS has a variety of connectors used for drones and other electronics that need low resistance, continuous high amperage connections and are subject to vibrations. Might be worth a look to see if...
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    Not really doing any lighting.. I had the shop...

    Not really doing any lighting.. I had the shop door open yesterday and it brought in more light than I usually have in my shop. Tomorrow I'm going to try the ND8 filter with the circular polarizer...
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    Still wasn't satisfied... Found a circular...

    Still wasn't satisfied... Found a circular polarizer laying around and I stacked it on top of the ND10 filter... FINALLY, you can see the puddle :-).
    I need to get the camera elevated and shooting...
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    ND10 filter came in today so I went back to the...

    ND10 filter came in today so I went back to the shop for more tests... I still can't capture great puddle flow

    ND10 filter - ISO 12800 Aperture 4
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdU9xOruZqY

    I...
  25. Thread: Meco Torch

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    Round 2 I wasn't pleased with the results or...

    Round 2

    I wasn't pleased with the results or the wonky setup from last night so I decided to give it another go. I was able to 3D print an adapter ring for this test so I could fit the ND8 filter...
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