Anyone ever use this Bass Buster stuff?

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Anyone ever use this Bass Buster stuff?

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Post by gullfo » Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:57 pm

nice specs.

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Post by JWL » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:04 pm

Yeah, the specs are right in line. Acoustic cotton works well for bass traps. But they rate it a "C" for aesthetics for a reason; it is floppy and puffy and does not hold its shape. If you build frames for cotton and cover it with cloth, the end result will look more like "fluffy pillow" than "rigid fiberglass panel with nice, clear edges."

If you can hide the cotton behind a false wall or something, that's the best way to go.

Or, if appearance doesn't mean much to you, it can work very well.

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Post by phantom power » Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:54 pm

First of all, I don't really know that much about this kind of stuff.

That being said, does the 1.2 lb. density sound kinda low for such a high NRC?

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Post by q1w2e3r4 » Sun Mar 16, 2008 8:46 pm

Is there anything that's of comparable quality for less cost? This stuff is $4/sq. ft.

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Post by JWL » Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:44 am

Last time I looked, Ultratouch was much cheaper than that, if you can find a local dealer (ie, so you don't have to pay shipping).

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Post by q1w2e3r4 » Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:52 pm

Wonderful. Thanks, JWL.

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Post by Smitty » Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:38 pm

ultratouch is definitely puffy, but it does the job admirably. very happy with it so far. also, not having to wear a hazmat suit when installing it is also a plus.
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Post by chorga1 » Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:04 pm

JWL wrote:But they rate it a "C" for aesthetics for a reason; it is floppy and puffy and does not hold its shape. If you build frames for cotton and cover it with cloth, the end result will look more like "fluffy pillow" than "rigid fiberglass panel with nice, clear edges."

Not necessarily!


Just use landscaping weed stopper fabric on the front and the back, and staple the cotton to the frame. If the fabric is nice and taut they will keep their shape great! And the staples = no sagging.

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