Comfort Player wrote:
What I have also done is purchase a powder coated enclosure from Mammoth and then drilled it out myself. Once again it adds to the cost of the kit and you have to drill the enclosure.
I have gone this route (no pun intended
) for my BYOC kits. In fact, I use the BYOC enclosure as a template. Here are my steps:
1. Cover the front of the powder coated enclosure with blue painters tape
2. Place the BYOC on top of the Mammoth (or PPP, etc.) so the enclosures are face to face, tape it up so it's not wiggling around on you, and mark your holes with the appropriate size drill bit (I just hold the bit in my hand and give it a few turns to score the tape)
2a. You pros are thinking, "But wait, you've reversed the layout". I use this method for symmetrical layouts, or instances (like the Phase Royal) where the center of the hole on each side is the same, regardless of the size of the hole. That's why, in step 2, we're only marking the holes. Which brings us to...
3. Use a punch to transfer the tape mark to the enclosure and drill each hole to the appropriate size. I like to keep my BYOC template enclosure right next to me to confirm or dismiss my paranoia. Frequently.
4. Repeat steps 1-3 for each side that needs drilling
5. Clean up all the shavings before the wife gets angry. Well, angrier.