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Old 02-08-2012, 05:57 PM
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Default Is a tube worth it?

If I can get one cheap, is it worth it? and if it needs a replacement sub in it (I think 8", might be 10"), what sub (rating and such) should I go with..


Not sure of it's brand, it's a tube at least..

It's ported for the original sub that's in it, but the sub was replaced by someone already, and said it sounded like shit with the new sub in it...


What would i have to do to figure out what sub would work best?
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:58 AM
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Default Re: Is a tube worth it?

No.
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Old 02-12-2012, 03:37 AM
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^^^lol this guy

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Cant give a reason or nothing just no.
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Old 02-12-2012, 05:08 AM
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Default Re: Is a tube worth it?

I can give a reason.

The subs that come made with the Bazooka and other brand tubes are made just for that application and nothing else, and is the only sub that will sound right or work correctly in that tube.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:31 PM
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True but you can find replacement subs or one that is close to it. For pretty much free like he is getting it for it is worth a shot.
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Old 02-12-2012, 02:21 PM
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Default Re: Is a tube worth it?

no... GLH is right. Bazooka designs their subs for tube usage. And the only one to design them RIGHT. Sure theres a few knock-off tubes that sound like a 500lb man giving off flatulence in your vehicle... those are garbage. Wanna replace the sub in the tube... find a bazooka.
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Old 02-12-2012, 05:35 PM
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Its a kenwood tube. Not very knock offish..
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Old 02-13-2012, 01:55 AM
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Its a kenwood tube. Not very knock offish..
If you can find the exact woofer that came with the sub, sure, it will work fine. Not much chance of that. Subs have certain particular specs and each work differently in different types, sizes, and configurations of enclosures. The subwoofer and enclosure (tube) are made for each other. I'm not some kid just shittin out info.
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Old 02-13-2012, 04:10 AM
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Did i say you were a kid? Or shitting out info? And i know that but you can still find a sub which is close to it and it will work. Its not going to be perfect but it will work.
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Old 02-13-2012, 10:11 AM
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It will suck.
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Old 02-13-2012, 04:59 PM
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No it wont suck but its not going to be perfect.
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Old 02-13-2012, 05:00 PM
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Default Re: Is a tube worth it?

they are good but not like a subwoofer
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Old 02-18-2012, 08:50 PM
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Default Re: Is a tube worth it?

Goto Bazooka.com then goto the forums section. If it's a Bazooka you can upload a pic. of the tube & they can tell you which sub it is.
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Old 02-19-2012, 02:10 PM
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Already stated its a kenwood tube.
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:49 PM
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I even read the thread that stated "Kenwood" before I replied!! My 55yr old brain is failing me!!
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