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OHC external speaker for cb

Now this one i know that i can do with out to much trouble. I wanted to know if anybody had any ideas on where to find a speaker that will fit in the garage door opener section of the ohc. I had a computer speaker in my room that i took apart, perfect width but the depth is off by about a quarter inch. Any ideas could help.
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how about cutting a hole in the cover and let the speaker protrude through so it is not muffled behind the plastic? then glassing it up to get smooth lines?
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maybe find something there you can flush mount.

maybe a pic of where your putting this thing? mabe theres some plastic where u cant see you can shave out......only need 1/4"
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hey both good ideas. Thanks for the link as well. The glassing ideas not bad, i do already have everything to do it. I was thinkin of cutting a hole where the button is and using the metal speaker mesh thing that was originally on the speaker to fill the hole. I just figured i could find a more compact speaker in something. Heres a pic of the ohc, the speaker will go in the front where button to open the garage door is.

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I say cut out a opening for the speaker, you'd be able to hear it a lot better anyway. My CBs hella loud, where are you putting yours that you can't hear it?
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its in the console that i made.
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Ah thats right. Since you've had practice with glass I would smooth out the top to basically take out the door and then mold the speaker into the OHC. That would be super sick.
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the only problem with that is the screws that hold the console to the bracket are in that compartment. If i find a speaker that will fit then i could just mold the speaker into the door and the compartment when then act as a box... kinda

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Man I forgot about that. Oh well it was a cool idea in my head lol.
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