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What type of wood should I use to build my box, BC Plywood, cabinet grade plywood or mdf? The box is going to have 1 2004 15" L7 d4 on a AP1500.1d, double baffle(down firing), double top single sides and back? I have 3/4 plexi that will be used for the front panel.

Also, has anyone on here replaced the door speakers on a '96 Gran Prix, I have some 4X6 I want to use so I will have to make a plate to mount them to since the original speakers are 5 1/4. Any help or advice would be great.
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3/4" mdf
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birch ply is the best if you can afford it, 3/4 mdf is your next best bet there's a thread on this somewhere already stating the mathamatical figures, something like if you double 3/4" mdf it doubles it strength, if you double birch it srengthens it by 4X....etc I'll see if I can find it its in the tutorials
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I've used nothing but mdf for boxes but I know other people who have used plywood and stuff. It's ok I guess. But I stick with mdf.

Have you looked for a speaker adapter plate on google? I'm not sure about that size but i'm sure a plastic plate will be fine unless you want to either build your own or have someone else do it.
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here ya go

http://www.caraudioclassifieds.org/forum/tutorials-quick-references/3114-5Bbasic%5D-differences-birch-ply-mdf.html
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ive heard that birch sounds different because it is less dense than MDF..
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not as far as I've heard. its lighter which is also a plus.
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i use 3/4"-1" mdf
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Cool, guys thanks for the rapid responses!
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