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22 hours ago, Marvel said:

Those are looking super. Wanted to remind you, as I can't tell from the pics. Looking at this one, if your t-nuts aren't pushed in from this side, your woofers will fall off the baffle (unless you made a double layer to hold the nuts in place).




Thank you for your advice @Marvel.  Backs are removable and woofers are waiting to be installed.  I countersunk the 2 t-nuts before I installed the upper and lower angled diverters.  The remaining t-nuts will be face attached on the baffle.  Should have, barely, enough access to all 8 machine screws inside the doghouse.     

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Woofers mounted.   Used 10-32 T-nuts and 10-32 NF 1 1/4 Truss machine screws.  @djkthank you so much for this real world advise on using 10-32 in lieu of 1/4.  Started using my vintage 1884 Hay Trolley to raise and lower each cabinet.  Not sure what they weigh but they exceed my lifting capacity.




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DJK had a wealth of knowledge, may he rest in peace. He is sorely missed.


The basic first gen LaScala runs right about 125 pounds. I never got mine off the ground!😆


They are looking nice.

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Awesome build!

You really have thought over the details, I always admire that in DIY projects beeing build.

Adding braces during the build is another great advantage I know from experience.

Will be a joy to listen to (and to look at.) 👍

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