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  1. Thread: Woofer Clamps

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    What would the required clamps for the 2245 be?...

    What would the required clamps for the 2245 be? Would these MA15 work? Or do I need even bigger ones?
    Thanks
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    I love seeing all these 4345 builds. I'm curious...

    I love seeing all these 4345 builds. I'm curious as I've seen a few mentions of them... Are there a set of CAD drawings or files for CNC available online? Or are all of these CNC builds from one off...
  3. Thread: Woofer Clamps

    by mortron
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    Woofer Clamps

    Hi there,

    Am looking to see where one could procure woofer clamps like used with the 2245 on the 4345 speakers. I see USSpeaker sells cheap clamps that would probably work, but the cost of...
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    Am still scratching my head on what to do. There...

    Am still scratching my head on what to do. There are some 2123 out there I'm sure, but am not sure what a good price to pay even is. Some E145s I've seen cheap as chips and others priced at an arm &...
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    Thanks for the replies. I'm not married one...

    Thanks for the replies.

    I'm not married one way or the other. It could quite well come down to what's out there when I pull the trigger. Kind of an issue when wanting to acquire 40 year old...
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    Building a speaker system from bottom up

    I am planning to put together a multi-way active speaker system and am looking at various options for drivers as it would seem I can take several approaches.

    Originally I wanted to clone 4345's,...
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    Those look amazing man! Finding a pair of cabs is...

    Those look amazing man! Finding a pair of cabs is cool, but #003 is even cooler. Then again, I'm not sure how many pair JBL made.

    Quite surprised at the initial comparison to M2 'clones'... I...
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    Not sure how others have done it, but the...

    Not sure how others have done it, but the foilcals look like they could be maybe removed using the car emblem shave trick. Heat and or goo b gone and some dental floss to slide under the foilcal and...
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    I noticed someone mentioned cigarette stink. I am...

    I noticed someone mentioned cigarette stink. I am cleaning up an old arcade cabinet and found some stuff called "LA's Oxygen Orange" at Dollar Tree that just eats nicotine off surfaces. Dunno how it...
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    Curious how many would rebuild the cabs vs...

    Curious how many would rebuild the cabs vs building all new enclosures for these. I've seen some miracle work with arcade cabinets but I always wonder with stuff like this how far is too far?
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    I like seeing people with aspirations like this....

    I like seeing people with aspirations like this. Always love a good restore thread. Those definitely have seen better days. Look forward to following this. Congrats on the acquisition.
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    In regards to the dual woofers... Have you...

    In regards to the dual woofers... Have you considered trying them on their sides a la the 4350 and your TAD monitors? Maybe there is something to horizontal vs vertical configuration. Then both...
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    E 145 Questions

    I am contemplating a new build this coming year. Putting all my little things aside to focus on something bigger and better.

    My plans had always been cloning one of the big 43XX monitors of...
  14. It's funny as when I went over I had no idea he...

    It's funny as when I went over I had no idea he was playing with these. The 2216 and its variants are on my radar for sure. I can't recall which HF units he was running at the time, but the 2450SL is...
  15. I'm pretty green, but had a brief moment to give...

    I'm pretty green, but had a brief moment to give these a listen the other weekend. As I understand, some more work has been done since then.

    Being new to this level of speaker, but having still...
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    how hard are the vertical horns to come by? quite...

    how hard are the vertical horns to come by? quite pricey?
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    I got tons of dirt here... if u wanna trade for...

    I got tons of dirt here... if u wanna trade for some 2123's... c'mon by! Actually i gotta pay to get rid of dirt sometimes LOL.

    But I get your sentiment. I am on the fence on whether or not to...
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    When buying 2123's online, what should one look...

    When buying 2123's online, what should one look out for? I have seen ones with grey and black cones, close and not close serials and DCR's... There are a few sellers with multiple pair, etc. Not sure...
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    Thanks for the tips. I like the idea of the...

    Thanks for the tips.

    I like the idea of the newer driver being superior in tech (if it even is), but is the 2251 a scratch on the 2123? Or is the vintage driver still the best to work with?

    I...
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    Anyone running Bryston?

    I have a few 3B NRB Bryston amps that need an overhaul and am wondering if its worth the investment. I know there is synergy with some amps and JBL speakers, of which McIntosh comes to mind. As far...
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    Thanks for the tips. I am a big fan of the...

    Thanks for the tips.

    I am a big fan of the JBL sound and like what I have heard. The legacy drivers like 2245, 2123 etc are well known to me and know they can still hold their own.

    Did a...
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    Thanks for the inputs folks. I think the...

    Thanks for the inputs folks.

    I think the 2245/2123 combo is what I am leaning towards. Most of the 2123 drivers I see online look pretty beat on and always have numbers scrawled on the cones on...
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    I think its time to roll my own...

    After having kept an eye out and missing a local pair of 4315's for a song, I came to the realization that a 43XX monitor will only materialize in my room if I build it.

    There have been plenty of...
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    This is a cool build. I had a similar build...

    This is a cool build. I had a similar build recommended to me by someone when I was pondering the practicality of cloning some of the older 43XX drivers.

    Is the waveguide you're using the PT type...
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    I would like to comment here. Originally I sought...

    I would like to comment here. Originally I sought the L7, but had trouble finding a pair that weren't priced by a nut job, and settled on a pair of L5 that someone sold me. Unfortunately the woofers...
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