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Wilsonj
02-20-2005, 10:34 AM
I m a new member to the group and I am really glad I found you guys. You see Iím in the middle of restoring a set of L100s that I bought new in 1978. At that time they were being discontinued and I got the pair for $478.00. For the last 28 years they have been with me through thick and thin. I recently decided to give the Centuries a makeover and purchased a set of RBH 1044-SEs in their place. I pulled the L100 drivers and this is what I got:

# 306996 A
Woofer 123A-3 # 122786
Midrange LE5-2 # 357433
Tweeter LE25

# 307314 A
Woofer 123A-3 # 103699
Midrange LE5-2 # 364380
Tweeter LE25

Everything seemed to go well until I tried to clesn up the old foam rings on the LE25s. Not realizing the leads to the tweeter were two very fine wires under the foam I managed to break all the leads. Can these be repaired? The tweeters worked fine untill I got a hold of them.

Other areas of concern:

I would like to replace the binding posts on the back. Any suggestions?

Where can I purchase new foam rings for the LE25s?

I have been trying to get in touch with Sonofagun for new foam grilles. So I hope he reads this thread and gets back to me.
I've been a woodworker for the past 31 years and refinishing the cabinets is not much of a problem. But a techician I'm not. So thanks in advance for any help you may have to offer.

jcwilson51@earthlink.net

boputnam
02-27-2005, 11:47 AM
Hey, Wilsonj...

Well, if you're the original owner, you better post some pics of those collectors!!

On the LE25 - I'm thinking you either need to recone, or trawl eBay for some replacements. I don't believe they can easily be repaired.

What do the RBH 1044-SE's have to do with this? I guess just a temporary substitution for those wonderous L100's... ;)

Search the forum for "binding posts" - a few threads should show. As well, do likewise on the Parts Express Website, and you will be sated.

rbrooks7
02-27-2005, 01:51 PM
I replaced the posts on my L100's with a set of gold plated Banana Jacks. You can pick them up anywhere and they are all too easy to do.

Wilsonj
03-06-2005, 09:15 AM
[QUOTE=boputnam]Hey, Wilsonj...

Well, if you're the original owner, you better post some pics of those collectors!!


Yes I am the original owner and will post some pics of the cabinets soon. I'm not sure why I saved all the tags and my receipte. I must of new they would be collectors some day. :D

spkrman57
03-06-2005, 09:32 AM
The grills last as long as some foam surrounds on drivers!!!

Ron

Wilsonj
03-06-2005, 10:53 AM
The grills last as long as some foam surrounds on drivers!!!

Ron


The grilles have ben gone for some time:(