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    +1 on that ! :D :applaud: My sentiments...

    +1 on that ! :D :applaud: My sentiments exactly !

    BTW- Very nice build ! Congrats on the beautiful job !
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    Love It !

    I just love these build threads ! :D Great Job on the build, very nice ! :applaud:

    Looking forward to when you get all the components installed and thumping ! :bouncy:
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    This is the best stuff that I have found.. ...

    This is the best stuff that I have found..

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    Got it Thanks ! ...

    Got it Thanks !

    http://i653.photobucket.com/albums/uu255/Altec_Best/HPIM3066_1.jpg~original
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    @Gdmoore, Its not that there was no interest it...

    @Gdmoore, Its not that there was no interest it is because the board was experiencing technical difficulties which of late seems to be the norm.. :o: .Unfortunately ! People weren't able to post at...
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    Sticky: So Sorry To Hear This News !

    So Sorry To Hear The News Greg ! :spchless: It seems to be a symptom of the world we now live in.I don't know how we went from Kick-Ass loudspeakers to Ipods and earbuds...It seems to be what is...
  7. Awesome speakers ! Wish these were for sale a few...

    Awesome speakers ! Wish these were for sale a few years ago ! :banghead: :(

    Thank You for posting the links and photos ! :)
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    Now that we know what can happen.I think it would...

    Now that we know what can happen.I think it would be a good idea to have a backup somewhere, maybe even a couple of them.I have quite a bit of it but not all of it.
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    I agree with H.F. on this you can build your own...

    I agree with H.F. on this you can build your own 19's..And we are talking about brand new drivers as well.. Bill at GPA is building the old Alnico 802-8G's again and also the 416-8B's also Model 19...
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    Agree with Dave on this..Speaker manufacturers...

    Agree with Dave on this..Speaker manufacturers used cheap generic caps back in the day with tolerances around 10-20%.Today you can buy them with tolerances at 5% or less.And they are the...
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    The Altec 1234 weren't really designed for Hi-Fi...

    The Altec 1234 weren't really designed for Hi-Fi they were for sound reinforcement.. Depending on the model they should have either 808 or 908 HF drivers and Musical Instrument Bass Drivers 421 or...
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    Agree with Earl on this..Also looks like the...

    Agree with Earl on this..Also looks like the binding post needs to be repaired on the HF driver or at the very least is missing it's bakelite washer.
  13. Maybe you know Dave Sauro then ? Bill Hayes ?

    Maybe you know Dave Sauro then ? Bill Hayes ?
  14. Yes I know all the details as I know a few other...

    Yes I know all the details as I know a few other people that worked in the Anaheim plant... I think your talking about this poster..The folk's in the front seat was Mark & Gabriella..

    BTW - The...
  15. I know this thread is a year old..But that is my...

    I know this thread is a year old..But that is my photo Grumpy.. You had a pair in a 68 Chevelle sawweet ! :bouncy: They sound Incredible don't they ? I bought my first pair of 4B's in 1984 still...
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    Holy C*** !! By Golly what a FIND ! I still ask...

    Holy C*** !! By Golly what a FIND ! I still ask myself every time one of these old Beauties appears.. Why don't I find stuff like this ? Lord knows I try. :dont-know:

    Congrats on a nice find ! ...
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    I don't know but my 604-8G's sounded real nice.....

    I don't know but my 604-8G's sounded real nice.. They had original 23744 lite diaphragms in them with very little use and came in 612C cabs..
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    Looks like your gonna need to do some cleanup on your side there Greg.... :D

    Them things are Awesome !
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    You could always post them at the Altec boards...

    You could always post them at the Altec boards Free Marketplace.They were selling for good money not too long ago.Soooooo... Roll the dice !
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    I also agree with Steve on this 1947 is what I...

    I also agree with Steve on this 1947 is what I put on it.And with the serial 3482. It definitely puts it just before the release of the 604B IMHO. I would also take good care of the cabinet as...
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    Hi Sean ! Actually IMHO optimum volume for the 416 would be something similar to the Model 19 cab which is approx. 9.35 Cu Ft.
  22. Thread: RCA Ubangi

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    Very Nice ! I love the look of the finish on the...

    Very Nice ! I love the look of the finish on the Ubangi's ! I'm also very interested in the sound of your GPA HF & LF drivers in that setup.:bouncy:
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    The A7 is really a midbass horn 50 Hz..Getting it...

    The A7 is really a midbass horn 50 Hz..Getting it down to 30 HZ will be impossible IMHO.. You can get it down to maybe 37-42 HZ if your lucky.. You will need to stiffen up the box and make the port a...
  24. Agreed ! Hoodwinker's.. :banghead:

    Agreed ! Hoodwinker's.. :banghead:
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    If your looking for sound quality Youtube is not...

    If your looking for sound quality Youtube is not the answer IMO ...
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