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by dswpro
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Omni Bass/Key/PA Speakers
Topic: What are good front fills for my system?
Replies: 19
Views: 360

Re: What are good front fills for my system?

I use W8's occasionally at gigs and they are great for a vocal front fill but you are correct, they don't go low enough for general music. An oTop12 would be better for that. I use oTops as cross-firing front fills on some large stages we play in the summer if the house system provided does not adeq...
by dswpro
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Finally got myself some lights in the mail
Replies: 14
Views: 325

Re: Finally got myself some lights in the mail

My friend just picked up a MARQ 700 hazer he is very happy with. I have seen it in action (indoors) produce a nice even haze
I'm about to toss my 3 Chauvet fog machines and pick one up. Had nothing but problems with the Chauvets.
by dswpro
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: DR Horn Loaded Bass/Keyboard/PA Speakers
Topic: Can I Do It? DR250
Replies: 12
Views: 283

Re: Can I Do It? DR250

I did it, and I didn't have any plans to tell me how. :) It's not that difficult, just take it one step at a time. I bought the 250 plans and they were so intimidating I opted for the oTop 12's to go with my T39's. The oTops are totally awesome and more than enough for everything I do. I have a sma...
by dswpro
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Build Threads
Topic: Kreg screws?
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: Kreg screws?

I thought about using those when I set out to build my first T39 sub. I had used them on shelves and things at home. After experimenting with PL glue I realized I needed no screws at all. I bought an electric brad nail gun and never looked back. The brads simple wood the wood in place while the glue...
by dswpro
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Build Threads
Topic: Jack 12 lite build
Replies: 34
Views: 1267

Re: Jack 12 lite build

Wow --
I never realized how much of a hack I am at building things.
Your build looks great.
by dswpro
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: I need a good handheld tone generator
Replies: 5
Views: 248

Re: I need a good handheld tone generator

Buy a used Android phone on Craigslist or pick up a new cheap android tablet at a store. You do not have to activate the phone onto a cell network to use WiFi or run apps. Then use Audio tool app, it has a decent generator. Will not give you a "reference" level but fine for breaking in drivers and p...
by dswpro
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Omni Bass/Key/PA Speakers
Topic: stacking Otop12s side by side?
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: stacking Otop12s side by side?

I played many a "short wall" gig where most of the audience was out to the sides. I have set a second pair of oTops on stands behind my primary pair aiming out to the sides but took great care to avoid overlapping patterns and adjusting volumes appropriate for the coverage.
by dswpro
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Tuba and Titan Pro-Sound Subwoofers
Topic: Self nomination for village idiot..
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: Self nomination for village idiot..

It will work, but will be more prone to peeling and chipping during moves. Get some good Duratex coats on it and use durable corners. I added sacrificial strips of hard wood to my subs, 1/2 inch wide by 3/16 thick ASH strips up the backs so when the subs were lifted up stairs or into a trailer the b...
by dswpro
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Excessive ads on the mobile site (this post contains large images)
Replies: 19
Views: 508

Re: Excessive ads on the mobile site (this post contains large images)

I am glad someone posted about this. Picked up a new phone yesterday and of course I come here to test the browser. RATS! I started to think the phone browser was inserting ads into the BFM site. I was getting ready to return the phone until I noticed the ads were not on other sites, so I thought it...
by dswpro
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Looking for Titan sub rental near Indy/St. Louis/Chicago/Cincy/Louisville
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: Looking for Titan sub rental near Indy/St. Louis/Chicago/Cincy/Louisville

I have 4x 20 inch T39 Delta 12 LF in Akron Ohio if you need them. I am out of the country from 3/17 to 4/11 and wont be needing them. PM me if interested.
by dswpro
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: DR Horn Loaded Bass/Keyboard/PA Speakers
Topic: What db level/what cabs to keep up with a drum kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Re: What db level/what cabs to keep up with a drum kit?

One Otop12 and 2 T39s per side work for me in most venues up to a couple hundred people for rock / pop and country. I work with one drummer who hits his tubs like they owe him money, and often have to mix around his snare, where it may hit 95 decibels at the back wall of a venue with no amplificatio...
by dswpro
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Amps
Topic: How to TEST a USED amp?
Replies: 7
Views: 571

Re: How to TEST a USED amp?

I usually test one channel at a time. I connect a source like a phone, but preferably a phone through a mixer, and play music into the amp. I use a multi-meter on outputs before connecting to any speaker to make sure the amp isn't spitting out any constant or harmful voltage. With no music playing a...
by dswpro
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Champion Sound for Columbus Ohio
Replies: 17
Views: 1001

Re: Champion Sound for Columbus Ohio

If you want to hear some T39's I have 4 in Akron Ohio (and 4 Otops). I may also be interested in selling them. I am not running my PA as much as I used to. Really the debate on how much low end is enough and how low do they go compared to your music content can be answered easily with a good listen....
by dswpro
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: New iphone
Replies: 22
Views: 1039

Re: New iphone

I think they are swept up in this little scam:

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/ ... 67626.html
by dswpro
Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Mixers and Processors
Topic: Shopping for a New Mixer
Replies: 17
Views: 1155

Re: Shopping for a New Mixer

I was a Yamaha digital mixer user for many years, 01v, DM1000, DM2000, M7CL, PM5D. The x32 was sort of forced upon me and I have used both the Soundcraft and A&H digital desks form time to time. For the money I would go with an X32 rack and a digital snake. In fact I bought my own after operating a ...