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    It's been a long time since I've heard the 4315's...

    It's been a long time since I've heard the 4315's but since then I've always wanted them. The 4315"s are museum pieces and will only gain in value. I'd go for them after a careful and complete...
  2. Damn!! If this was January I'd be in Phoenix!...

    Damn!! If this was January I'd be in Phoenix! Well acually Sun City.
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    Hi Greek, I'd raise it until the center of the...

    Hi Greek, I'd raise it until the center of the horn is about 35 to 37 inches from the floor. So maybe build a plinth if 10 to 12 inches. If there are decor and WAF considerations I truly understand....
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    Greetings Greek from Hood Canal I.m curious if...

    Greetings Greek from Hood Canal
    I.m curious if you raised your Altecs and your impression of them at a new listening height.

    Ed
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    Anytime you raise a speaker from the floor, your...

    Anytime you raise a speaker from the floor, your going to change the bass characteristics. This may not be a bad thing. The best thing is to get the horn to at least ear level. There is a lot of...
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    Amazing how little power it takes to get them...

    Amazing how little power it takes to get them running isn't it. Many moons ago,I built some Altecs very similar to yours, except I used the 411 LF. I received a lot of Noisy Neighbor complaints.
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    Colleagues; I wish to thank all those who...

    Colleagues;

    I wish to thank all those who contributed to this thread, the forum is not dead, but like all things it has changed somewhat. How many of us here can remember going to one anothers...
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    What????? no 4467?

    What????? no 4467?
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    Colleagues; I just watched the film Ad Astra,...

    Colleagues;

    I just watched the film Ad Astra, and found myself disappointed in the music. The opening music was by Max Richter (I think) and I thought was appropiate to the film. but much of the...
  10. Great Plains audio is now able to repair JBL...

    Great Plains audio is now able to repair JBL stuff. First rate work also
  11. I am curious about "Punchy". what exactly does it...

    I am curious about "Punchy". what exactly does it mean? Lots of midbass? quick transients?
  12. Thread: Jbl l80t

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    Hi Dub, Unless you want to build your own,...

    Hi Dub,

    Unless you want to build your own, why not just buy some off the web. They are almost always available on Ebay, and are made by JBL.

    Frohliche Weinachten.

    Ed
  13. Thread: Jbl l80t

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    I could never understand why JBL didn't use the...

    I could never understand why JBL didn't use the 4410 crossover in this particular speaker, or use the pro crossovers on any of the Lt series for that matter. It makes a poor performing speaker...
  14. Greetings 45 from the left coast, You haven't...

    Greetings 45 from the left coast,

    You haven't said what kind of music you mostly listen to, or how loud you like to play it. That is an important consideration. Listening is a very personal...
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    Hey Seawolf, Did ye not know that sheeps...

    Hey Seawolf,

    Did ye not know that sheeps bladders my be employed to prevent earth quakes?
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    Hi Maxserg, Although I have not personally...

    Hi Maxserg,

    Although I have not personally owned 9848, I have had some experience with it. I had a good friend with a pair and I knew the Altec commercial contractor. I had many long listening...
  17. Thread: Help

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    Colleagues, Sorry about the derailment, Mia...

    Colleagues,

    Sorry about the derailment, Mia Culpa. This will be my last addition to that: The motors were 10 cylinders opposed. On 22 Feb 1967, instead of breathing the fresh air of freedom I...
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    Me???? Smell like diesel oil???? It was fun...

    Me???? Smell like diesel oil???? It was fun hearing all four of those Fairbanks Morse light off on the surface and start pulling in fresh air.

    After a patrol we"d hit the showers for as long as it...
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    I hope you stick around, and don't have a thin...

    I hope you stick around, and don't have a thin skin.
    there is a lot of help around here, and a lot of opinions. I have found that there are 3 things you do not do say to another man. 1. your dog is...
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    Greetings from the Peoples Republic of Washington State,

    Go to the library section of this site, and you will find an Altec enclosure manual. You'll find some Ideas therein. The 416 likes 5 to 7...
  21. Thread: Sub18

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    Holy Mackerel! and the WAF is...........? ...

    Holy Mackerel! and the WAF is...........?



    Keep on listening

    Ed
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    Hi Karl, The old and new L100's are a ...

    Hi Karl,

    The old and new L100's are a different size. 14x24 for the old vs.15 3/8 x 25 2/16 for the new.
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    Hello Horacio, Congratulations on obtaining...

    Hello Horacio,

    Congratulations on obtaining the 846a's They are a true classic, especially if the grills are intact. On later models Altecs primarily the 873, 875, and 878, altec devised an...
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    It sort of depends what he wants for them. It's...

    It sort of depends what he wants for them. It's been a long time since I've heard the Cornwall, and although I believe that they are a good product. I think your Altecs are better. If you decide to...
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    Thanks Earl. Hope he's happy Ed

    Thanks Earl. Hope he's happy

    Ed
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