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    Good advise as to shear acoustic power. I...

    Good advise as to shear acoustic power. I wouldn't put the L150 behind any CW, though, except as to sensitivity and a proud-to-be-loud attitude.

    I second your comments on Xmax and excursion. Not...
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    Hmmm, I think you really need to look closer at...

    Hmmm, I think you really need to look closer at parking that (or those) old amplifiers until you have ruled them out as the problem. Or the preamp, for that matter.

    "Purplish" for color on the...
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    Hold on. The idea was to borrow one, not buy one....

    Hold on. The idea was to borrow one, not buy one. It must be frustratingbut you don't want to go way off in different directions and spending bucks trying to figurethis out.

    If everything is...
  4. Appears as though he has a heel down on one...

    Appears as though he has a heel down on one record!!! Still, hardly the top of line set up he has goin there. Which is doing more damage.
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    The pair of 128H-1 drivers I had did have...

    The pair of 128H-1 drivers I had did have aquaplas on the front. I do not recall what the back of the cone looked like. Mine are not these below, but as shown with the application of aquaplas.
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    Just for context's sake, Derek, it would a breach...

    Just for context's sake, Derek, it would a breach of his JBL service contract to sell the replacement kit without also installing the kit. So, not so much he won't, but can't.
  7. Thread: Original L100t

    by DavidF
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    Lot's to still like about these models after so...

    Lot's to still like about these models after so many years. Sonically and aesthetically. Remember what our TV's looked like in 1988?
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    Well, par for the course for newbies. Plenty of...

    Well, par for the course for newbies. Plenty of similar stories abound in this forum. Including mine when I got a pair of 128H woofers with old and tired spiders as my first entre into vintage JBL....
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    Nice to see the end product. The workmanship...

    Nice to see the end product. The workmanship looks first class and so they must sound quite nice, too.
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    The published date is shown- Sep 1962. This is...

    The published date is shown- Sep 1962. This is before "Bud" was known for his IMF and other manufacturing connections. So, in a way, he was prescient in being ahead of the rush to alternative...
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    Yes, but you are misreading the intent of the...

    Yes, but you are misreading the intent of the symbols, I believe.

    The driver "+" and "-" are the driver input and return terminals, respectively, not representing positive or negative polarity of...
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    Perhaps a thousand or more stories like yours...

    Perhaps a thousand or more stories like yours about having the L100 when audio systems were the centerpiece of the living room, only to part ways and make room for things that don't include old, boxy...
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    Hmmm, I have not...ever...heard of him....

    Hmmm, I have not...ever...heard of him. Interesting personality.
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    I heard the break-an-egg ploy WAAAY back in...

    I heard the break-an-egg ploy WAAAY back in marketing 101 in the 70's (jeez, that long ago, now). Moms in the 50's or 60's, forget when, were feeling guilty that they were giving their families the...
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    Discount of $1.81 each if 11 or more units are...

    Discount of $1.81 each if 11 or more units are purchased. Group buy! Anyone?
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    Some back story on how Klipsch arrived in the...

    Some back story on how Klipsch arrived in the local Chipotle locations.

    https://www.klipsch.com/blog/klipsch-install-stories-chipotle-adds-heresy-iii
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    The diaphragm assembly is lightly glued onto the...

    The diaphragm assembly is lightly glued onto the magnet plate, yes. Perhaps more of a tacky substance, just enough to hold it in place during assembly. Ordinarily it would not be a big deal to work...
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    In the way I work with such projects, the more I...

    In the way I work with such projects, the more I get down to the finish and detail the longer it seems to take. It always seems there is one more thing to do and one more thing beyond that. I guess...
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    Seems a bit rash to take a casual observation and...

    Seems a bit rash to take a casual observation and jump to the conclusion that Rome is burning. True enough competition is always moving forward in a growing industry. Growth always opens...
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    The L100t and XPL140 reviews were published by...

    The L100t and XPL140 reviews were published by Stereo Review. It can be presumed the others are as well since they are all in the same format.
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    Yes, I thought the same thing.

    Yes, I thought the same thing.
  22. I do like the appearance of the satin black and...

    I do like the appearance of the satin black and that veneer. All the nice edges takes some amount of skill, and patience.


    Plus, you have a killer garage chair for some coffee and a view to...
  23. Matt, assuming the xover has not been altered and...

    Matt, assuming the xover has not been altered and the connections to the drivers are correct as to polarity, I would suspect the tweeter before the xover components. There is/was some foam placed...
  24. Thread: L100 Classic

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    I saw this a while back. My first reaction was...

    I saw this a while back. My first reaction was that it look's like someone else's superficial knockoff. Fair or not, I just don't get what is up with this effort.
  25. Thread: Just a thought

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    I think I misread the question. You are asking...

    I think I misread the question. You are asking about the dispersion characteristics of a particular driver within a set bandwidth. I can't comment on the theory involved but practically speaking you...
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