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    I am confident that they never will… especially...

    I am confident that they never will… especially since the cost to manufacture the old drivers would be horrifically expensive today. That said, the Classic L 100 retro speaker seems to be a decent...
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    Or air leaks! If the woofers or the passive...

    Or air leaks! If the woofers or the passive radiators are leaking due to micro cracks in the surrounds, or other air leaks, this would also cause the driver to unload and could lead to the VC...
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    I really, really doubt those are actual JBL...

    I really, really doubt those are actual JBL parts.
    The packaging doesn’t even look like it came from JBL.


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    Patience my friend... welcome to the LH Forum. ...

    Patience my friend... welcome to the LH Forum.

    If your local reconer says the new cone will be gray instead of white it may be a JBL 128H-1 kit or an aftermarket kit. Correct replacement kits from...
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    Excellent find! Congratulations... I rotated your...

    Excellent find! Congratulations... I rotated your images to get a better look.


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    To you too! Widget

    To you too!

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    Not 100% sure yet, but once I have power on them...

    Not 100% sure yet, but once I have power on them again and begin dialing them in,
    W's will likely be 66Hz or 75Hz, 750Hz, 12KHz. :D


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    Looking great... I rotated your images. They look...

    Looking great... I rotated your images. They look even better that way! :D
    Look forward to seeing them with a finish on them and populated with their drivers.


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    Unfortunately they do not allow any photos. As...

    Unfortunately they do not allow any photos.

    As a private company, the founder’s vision and feeling of responsibility to their employees is not clouded by corporate greed or need for greater...
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    My last post on this... tying the thread back to...

    My last post on this... tying the thread back to Lansing Heritage.

    When John Meyer started he was using Altec drivers and then later some JBLs. In both cases he would cull through pallets to get...
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    Circling back on Dome's question of listening to...

    Circling back on Dome's question of listening to the Blue Horn speakers without the subs. Meyer Sound does sell the Acheron Designer system which is very similar to the top end of the Blue Horn. It...
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    I heard the Blue Horn system at the Meyer Sound...

    I heard the Blue Horn system at the Meyer Sound "Bear's Lab" demo room. It is a working mixing room for music and film. We listened to both 2 channel and surround mixes with and without video. There...
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    Yes, in many ways it is similar. GT used a 12"...

    Yes, in many ways it is similar. GT used a 12" below the 4" compression driver and then added a sub. GT did have the benefit of a Be compression driver. The Meyer system is using aluminum, but with...
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    The 12" two-way is not sold or meant to be used...

    The 12" two-way is not sold or meant to be used separately. That said, there is a lesser variant that I will describe in a bit.

    The $80K price includes everything but the cables and the factory...
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    Only three years? Damn you’re fast compared to me!:D
    Looks magnificent too, well done.

    Repro feet? How do they sound?


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    I am not sure about the relative health of the...

    I am not sure about the relative health of the 4-Way, but last week I was able to spend some quality time with an augmented 12” 2-way. This system is quite costly, especially compared to vintage...
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    To avoid additional disruption to the original...

    To avoid additional disruption to the original "Why is 4 Way design dead?" thread I have copied several off topic posts and created this new thread.

    I am not sure about the relative health of the...
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    In time... and I don't want to hijack this thread. ;)

    Another note about the damping material. Back when your speakers were built it was typical to only cover every other panel. Now days we use...
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    I agree with the Baltic birch recommendations. I use all of the above, but when appropriate I prefer BB. Corners can rip out if you have a dull blade, but generally it is the nicest material to work...
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    JBL added a steel brace that was bolted to the...

    JBL added a steel brace that was bolted to the driver with the horn throat bolts. These were not part of the original design, but JBL found out the hard way that the LE85 on the HL91 would tear...
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    I am a huge fan of buying new drivers... used...

    I am a huge fan of buying new drivers... used drivers almost never measure up to spec. That said, the 2450 uses an uncoated Ti diaphragm. JBL switched from aluminum to titanium for durability in pro...
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    Have you seen this document? It covers measuring...

    Have you seen this document? It covers measuring diaphragms and has a lot of interesting info.


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    The whining continues...

    Wow! I didn’t realize JBL was still in business!

    Just kidding, but over the last 10+ years it seems that JBL Consumer has continued to demonstrate it has lost its way and has been losing what...
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    Congratulations! A beautiful job... so nice to...

    Congratulations! A beautiful job... so nice to see the results.

    Thank you for sharing!


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    There are a few members who have heard them: ...

    There are a few members who have heard them:

    http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?41071-Jbl-l100-classic


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