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Old 02-28-2003, 08:22 AM
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Anybody use these bass tubes (i.e. Bazooka) in their boats? How do they work for you and where do you have them mounted?

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Old 02-28-2003, 09:24 AM
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I think you will be better off using sealed enclosures with sub woofers! Plus you can cover the enclosures in the same color material that you interior is, purple, blue, white......
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Mike, sounds like you have the same idea that I had - remove them when needed to use them in the truck/car? I think Robert's in M'town sometimes sells used ones at a discount. He might let you try a set out. Just run a wire and plug it in. I would guess that under the back seat would be the best location for your boat.
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Old 02-28-2003, 01:00 PM
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It all depends on what your looking for. Do you want to really pound or have a modest increase in bass response.

One thing to remember is in an open air environment, the sound goes poof.

A couple of 12's in sealed boxes with about 600-1000 watts will pound pretty respectably. Some JL Audio, Infinity Kappa Perfects, Phoenix gold subs will all pound with authority and sound great in the process
 
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Old 02-28-2003, 01:09 PM
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I'm really looking to improve the overall system efficiency. Free up my speakers for more mids and highs by transfering the lows to the bass. I don't want to go urban.

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I was planning on trying the powered Bazooka this Spring. For the same reasons, to free up the 6.5's for mids and highs. Run a hot, ground and RCA pair of wires and your done.
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Those Bazookas are amaizing. I have them in my truck and so does my brother. I have the 8" powered and they thump like 12s. I was leary myself until my brother got them. Now they are mobile, powered, easy to install and really work well. I think they make 10" now which would be better although the 8s are easy to hide. Well worth the price. and no gapping holes to drill.
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I was thinking of trying them out myself, go to overton's .com and search product #18171



http://www.overtons.com/cgi-bin/over...3809&PID=71784
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I already have an amp... Does anyone have 2 of these un amplified they want to get rid of?

Anyone know any good CD players that wont start skipping in a few years and play burnt cd's? Even when sitting still, the 2 year old Jensen wont play right and scratches my cd's . thats all after it takes 5 minutes to load the burnt cd!!!
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I have a brand new powered 10" bazzoka tube sitting in my garage if interested I think I paid $220 with shipping if that sounds right I was going to put it my boat but I have no room
 
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