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Sound deadeding

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by ThreeMan, May 11, 2009.

  1. May 11, 2009 at 11:32 AM
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    ThreeMan

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    I am starting my stereo up grade and I want to deaden the truck. Looking for any reviews on the Elemental Designs eDead 80. I found a pretty good deal on some on 120 sq/ft. Recommendations would be fine as well.

    Thanks
     
  2. May 11, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    DanGer

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    Hey TW members get a discount on RAAMAT and it is a great product from what I hear. I am going to pick up a set for my birthday in a few days :)
     
  3. May 11, 2009 at 11:42 AM
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  4. May 11, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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    Thanks Dgerm, but Cigars?
     
  5. May 11, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    WHAT THE fuck haha hold on
     
  6. May 11, 2009 at 11:48 AM
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    haha edited it now
     
  7. May 11, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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  8. May 11, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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    haha ya i edited! Thanks i feel like a moron lol
     
  9. May 11, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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    I appreciate the help. Dont feel bad, that shit happens. I will check it out, as I am still shopping around.
     
  10. May 12, 2009 at 7:20 AM
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    For the money, I've not seen a better deal than the RAAMmat. You get a lot of coverage for a great price.

    I can remember seeing people dropping well over a grand in sound deadening (and I'm sure you still can). So the RAAMmat deal is even better.

    Unless you are seriously considering sound competition, there will be little difference once you deaden it with any of them. Your installation will have a bigger effect on the overall outcome than the material you use IMO. .02
     
  11. May 12, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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    Also, I've never used eDead but I read in the Sound Deadener Showdown that eDead was not very good. I becomes unreliable when in hot or cold environments. Raamat was voted as the best value finishing the competition in second place between several popular deadening products Second Skin Damplifier won but it is a lot more expensive.

    I have used Raamat in my entire truck - doors, floor, roof, backwall, interior panels. I haven't done the dash that is about it. It has held up well. It is very flexible and easy to install also. I have used about 2 and a half rolls in a regular cab. I have never gotten cut by the foil. A lot of people also say that they have but I don't know how.

    #1 rule in deadening (at least in my book) that isn't very well emphasized is to clean whatever surface you are deadening with Denatured alcohol if you have a nice clean surface the deadener will adhere better.
     
  12. May 12, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    Great input fellas. eDead looked good at $240 for 120 sq/ft but if it is shit, then....Raamat it is.
     
  13. May 12, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    you could get the Raamat 125 sq ft for $200
     
  14. May 12, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    Where at? I need to do a DC, will that be enough?
     
  15. May 12, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    call Rick @Raamaudio he gives the Tacoma World members a discount but you have to tell him that you are a forum member. What all are you planning on doing? The doors I'm sure but the floor, roof, backwall? I can give you my opinion.
     
  16. Jun 5, 2009 at 5:56 AM
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    Excuse my ignorance...there are several categories of denatured alcohol, what exactly do you recommend? I was planning on using plain old rubbing alcohol for my install, but if there is something better/more effective I'm all ears.
     
  17. Jun 5, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    You'll have to excuse my ignorance but I wasn't aware that there are different classes of Denatured Alcohol. I've always gotten the gallon size from Lowes. If you are just doing say the doors you could get away with getting a small size of alcohol. But I've just only used the kind at Lowes that is on the shelf next to mineral spirits and acetone
     
  18. Jun 5, 2009 at 9:10 AM
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    Perfect...thats exactly what I wanted to know. Thanks for the prompt reply.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denatured_alcohol

    Perhaps in this case Wiki caused me more confusion than necessary :)
     
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