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    This seller has some great products. ...

    This seller has some great products.

    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/MK805B-Multicell-Horns-for-Altec288-driver/173840850045?hash=item2879b8dc7d:g:kPsAAOSwNkJaSQ3X
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    So you've created 2234H's from these 2225...

    So you've created 2234H's from these 2225 baskets?
    Yes, simply clean up the old baskets & fit the new recone kits to convert them to 2234/5's.

    The recone kits came pre-assembled, didn't they? ...
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    The 2225 can be converted to 2234/5 with a recone...

    The 2225 can be converted to 2234/5 with a recone kit.
    Here’s a link to my build of a similar project as yours.
    http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?40412-2234-Project&highlight=
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    Sweet...well done. Good to see some old classics...

    Sweet...well done. Good to see some old classics preserved.
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    Nice work! Did you use the same drivers that...

    Nice work!

    Did you use the same drivers that were in the Valencia's?

    :applaud:
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    Good to know that the originals are 8 ohms. ...

    Good to know that the originals are 8 ohms.

    Where would I source a replacement LE15? I didn't think they were available or even a genuine replacement recone.
    Do you mean maybe a used one on the...
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    This is the sellers room & yeah, it's a top sound...

    This is the sellers room & yeah, it's a top sound room.

    I think they'll look pretty good over at my place too.
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    Sovereign C60 & LE15 advice

    Hi all,

    Posted this on the technical forum but no replies......give it a go here.

    I have an opportunity to purchase a set of C60's & would like some advice for the LE15's.
    One of these...
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    C60 Sovereign & LE15 advice.

    Hi all,

    I have an opportunity to purchase a set of C60's & would like some advice for the LE15's.
    One of these drivers has been replaced with an aftermarket 16 ohm cone kit & the other is...
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    Nice job on that crossover.....enjoy!

    Nice job on that crossover.....enjoy!
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    Grilles completed

    Here's the finished product. This is attempt number 4, so I think I have things the way I want them now.
    Decided to make them look a bit meatier , so have thickened the edge of the frames & changed...
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    Yes, I think I agree. I'll do up a set full...

    Yes, I think I agree. I'll do up a set full width, similar to those on the model 19's in my avatar, but only going down to just below the woofer, so you can still see some timber on the front baffle....
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    Grilles

    Not sure whether I like these or not.

    Maybe I should go for the more traditional look & make them full width x 50mm deep....maybe have them go down to just below the woofer?
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    No problem....glad to help.

    No problem....glad to help.
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    Glad to Ian. I've gone back to a more...

    Glad to Ian.

    I've gone back to a more simplified set up & my rack consists of the following.

    Conrad Johnson CA200 integrated amplifier (185W/ channel - solid state)
    Stello U3 USB converter...
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    Thanks for the advice Ivica. I know what you...

    Thanks for the advice Ivica.

    I know what you mean, but I've been down that path before & at this stage in my life I'm trying to keep things as simple as possible.
    I've gone back to an integrated...
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    Have shortened the tweeter mounting bracket & it...

    Have shortened the tweeter mounting bracket & it now sounds more cohesive & more of a point source to the sound.

    I wasn't sure how high to make it before, so a bit of trial & error was involved,...
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    Yes, quarter sawn & book matched. I've also...

    Yes, quarter sawn & book matched. I've also matched the end grain on the sides of the cabinets & on the fronts, from the bass bins to the horn cabs.

    Thanks for the kind comments.
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    Thanks Barry, It's hammered copper & initially...

    Thanks Barry,

    It's hammered copper & initially I wasn't quite sure whether I should go this way, as all the other horns I've had have been black, but I'm really pleased with these.

    They...
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    Thanks Frank, great tip. Actually after I lined...

    Thanks Frank, great tip.
    Actually after I lined the cabs in fibreglass, I covered it all with grill cloth.
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    Project Completed

    Everything complete, all set up & running.

    The sound is just fabulous, so glad I took your advice & went with these 2234 drivers, they are just amazing.

    Thanks to all for your advice &...
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    Cabinets all veneered & ready to oil. I'm...

    Cabinets all veneered & ready to oil.

    I'm going to use a product called Country Oil, which is an oil based sealer that can be re-oiled if needed or to rejuvenate weathered or dry timber veneer.
    ...
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    Ports fitted & backs & bottoms painted. ...

    Ports fitted & backs & bottoms painted.

    Veneer should be here in about a week & I have chosen a Silky Oak veneer that will have an oiled finish.
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    More build photos.

    More build photos.
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    Beautiful work.

    Beautiful work.
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