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    I prefer wood finishes too, but many companies...

    I prefer wood finishes too, but many companies are going with automotive finishes. I wonder if today's technology and economy make that financially preferable over beautiful veneers.
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    Those are Von Scweikert Ultra 9's. Maybe not...

    Those are Von Scweikert Ultra 9's. Maybe not beautiful, but boy do they sound great and disappear. I was fortunate to hear them at RMAF and even more fortunate to hear the Ultra 11's at RMAF and...
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    Great pictures!!! Thanks very much for sharing. ...

    Great pictures!!! Thanks very much for sharing. Hi-Fi Munich is one of my bucket list items.
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    Thanks for your insights. Yes, I have read that...

    Thanks for your insights. Yes, I have read that he was a very nice person. It's great that his son, Darryl, is trained and ready to take over and keep the company going. Too many others (VMPS,...
  5. Thread: Quadrex Foam

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    Or, the foam plugs inside the 035 and 044...

    Or, the foam plugs inside the 035 and 044 tweeters! UGH!
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    Cool! Thanks for the verification. Did you...

    Cool! Thanks for the verification.

    Did you have a favorite Wilson speaker?
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    JBL Drivers in Wilson Audio Subs?

    An acquaintance who used to own a speaker favorably reviewed by Stereophile some years ago told me that Wilson Audio used to use 18" JBL woofers in their WHOW (Wilson High Output Woofer) subwoofers. ...
  8. I have the same experience. I'm using an old...

    I have the same experience. I'm using an old Audio Control Richter Scale III analog crossover and have never fiddled with it at all. Maybe it helps that I'm crossing over at 40 Hz just to "fill in"...
  9. I have four stacked vertically near a corner and...

    I have four stacked vertically near a corner and running in mono and have been very happy with the results. Many feel that stereo sub are the better way to go though.

    If your preamp has two...
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    And I'm glad it has a great home with Phil! By...

    And I'm glad it has a great home with Phil!

    By the way, have you posted any updates on your home build?
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    Here's a 2245H needing a foam surround for sale...

    Here's a 2245H needing a foam surround for sale (no affiliation): http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?41126-For-Sale-2-B460s-3-BX63As-and-1-2245H
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    Saw them at RMAF last weekend, but they weren't...

    Saw them at RMAF last weekend, but they weren't playing them when I was in the Harman room. My 20 year old son absolutely LOVED the look!
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    That Johnny Winter album is fantastic overall. ...

    That Johnny Winter album is fantastic overall. Loved Richard Hughes' drumming!
  14. Holy Cow!!! Just think where she'll be in 10...

    Holy Cow!!! Just think where she'll be in 10 years. And I love the way she pounds the drums and swings the sticks with complete authority. As a drummer, I hate wimpy drummers; she ain't wimpy and...
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    WOW!!!!! What a fantastic build and great...

    WOW!!!!! What a fantastic build and great workmanship. And I agree with you totally that room acoustics are the most important area to be addressed for great sound.

    Thanks for sharing; it's...
  16. Yes, I noticed that on the picture in the...

    Yes, I noticed that on the picture in the beginning of this thread. Look at the right side of the orange Quadrex; it looks squiggly (technical term). ...
  17. I was going to balk too, but I also went to the...

    I was going to balk too, but I also went to the CPI calculator before seeing your post and got the same answer. So.....$4,000 per pair isn't all that crazy. It's only $530 off per pair from 1970...
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    Congratulations!!! Can we see a picture? Some...

    Congratulations!!!

    Can we see a picture? Some of us love the photos! :applaud:
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    Wow! They are gorgeous (beautiful)! Very nice...

    Wow! They are gorgeous (beautiful)! Very nice work. I'd love to see more pictures of the assembly too.

    Great work; and don't worry about your English. It's good enough! :applaud:
  20. Bascom H. King, former reviewer of Audio Magazine...

    Bascom H. King, former reviewer of Audio Magazine and now designer of PS Audio's BHK amplifiers, used to list his system in each review and he included custom built subwoofers with 1400ND subwoofers...
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    I used to have a pair and loved them. I had...

    I used to have a pair and loved them. I had spikes on mine, but they were always on thick, padded carpet and wobbled because the are wide and not deep. But, I like your implementation of felt on...
  22. And he rescued Greyhounds. Obviously a good...

    And he rescued Greyhounds. Obviously a good person. My condolences Ken.
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    Well, if we're talking about album covers too,...

    Well, if we're talking about album covers too, there are a TON from the 70's that would create a panic today. Santana's Abraxas was one I stared at in the stores as a young boy.

    And what about...
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    I have listened to them without the subs and for...

    I have listened to them without the subs and for most music, they're just fine. I have the subs crossed over at 40Hz and the mains running full range. I find that it helps smooth the bass a little...
  25. Thread: Danny Elfman

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    Might just be supply and demand. I have the...

    Might just be supply and demand. I have the soundtrack to Witches of Eastwick by John Williams. About 15 years ago I noticed they were selling on ebay for $30-40. Now, they sell for $2.00.
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