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Project by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw posted 799 days ago 2515 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are one of the projects I got done this past year. I’ve been meaning to post them for a while, but life has gotten in the way.

Here they are, the Half Changs. I originally built these as a “proof of concept” for me and a buddy. I used some very crappy speakers in these, but even with the bad speakers these enclosures produce good sound. I had hoped to build a bigger double horn set, but I don’t have the space right now. SO these wound up becoming my shop speakers. I need to ad some tweeters to these to fill in what the 8” “full range” (not) speaker don’t cover.

Plans for these and a number of other quality speakers can be found here…..

http://www.frugal-horn.com/

-- Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi





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Tyrone

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#1 posted 799 days ago

Very cool speakers.
I’ve built a couple of speaker cabinets before. I’ve never made any for Hi-Fi applications. Guitar and bass cabs are completely different.

-- Tyrone - Canada, BC

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Dave

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#2 posted 799 days ago

Nice box dude!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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William

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#3 posted 799 days ago

With speakers like that, in a shop the size of yours, do you keep the volume on 1?
Nice build. I like the very large speakers. I know a lot of newer speakers produce decent sound. However, I’ve never heard any small ones produce GREAT sound like the old full size speaker cabinets.
So I see you found a way around that by building your own.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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bunkie

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#4 posted 798 days ago

Ah, you’re a horn fanatic! Cool!

I’m more of a transmission-line nutcase…

-- Altruism is, ultimately, self-serving

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Mork

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#5 posted 682 days ago

Looks like the Hemp Audio speakers I had… terrible sounding driver! Cool box however!

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