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  1. I didn’t want to bring it up, but since HCSGuy...

    I didn’t want to bring it up, but since HCSGuy jumped in, my first thought was oh dear, those dimensions look difficult.

    If it was my room and I couldn’t negotiate a different space in the house,...
  2. The writers were looking at the problem from the...

    The writers were looking at the problem from the mass market point of view where a Sonos speaker is considered hi-fi. Like everyone else on this forum I am listening to a system that most civilians...
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    My suggestion would be to follow the instructions...

    My suggestion would be to follow the instructions posted elsewhere on this site for removing the foilcals then spray a medium heavy coat of 3M Super77 on the back of the foilcals and reattach them.
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  4. If you were to recone the two D140s with 2235...

    If you were to recone the two D140s with 2235 kits you would have the same drivers that Wardsweb used in these speakers:

    http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?10692

    He started...
  5. Well... since you asked. There will be the...

    Well... since you asked. There will be the temptation to use the 2241H up to a 500Hz crossover to the Altec horn. On paper this will work, especially since you don’t intend to drive it particularly...
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    Nope. I sent an e-mail to our hosts but never...

    Nope. I sent an e-mail to our hosts but never received a reply... maybe the reply was fixing it?



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    I think the Forum speed is back to normal, at...

    I think the Forum speed is back to normal, at least it has been working well on my phone. Has anyone else noticed an improvement?


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  8. Thread: On Facebook

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    Thanks Grumpy, I am in the never click on unknown...

    Thanks Grumpy, I am in the never click on unknown links camp myself and also am also the odd duck out there in the micro minority of nonFacebook members.


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  9. It looks nice, tell us more. Widget

    It looks nice, tell us more.


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    Cool project. I love the look. I'll chime in...

    Cool project. I love the look.

    I'll chime in on fiberglass. I hate the stuff... it is itchy and micro bits of the stuff float through the air when you cut it and work with it. That said, I have...
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    I can’t speak to their roadworthiness, but in...

    I can’t speak to their roadworthiness, but in fixed installs we’ve had decades of trouble free service.


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  12. Thread: KM2

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    Re: Looking for mid I’m not sure you need a...

    Re: Looking for mid

    I’m not sure you need a mid but you seem to be hell-bent on going down that path. As I said 200 posts back, I would try it without the mid first and see how it goes. Adding...
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    Since your speakers don’t have controlled...

    Since your speakers don’t have controlled directivity horns, the CD compensation won’t really buy you much. A modern digital unit with DSP will give you tons of control and flexibility. Or you can...
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    It certainly seems that way to me. The signal...

    It certainly seems that way to me.

    The signal to noise ratio has certainly dropped precipitously.


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    Yes, very cool. The control and flexibility...

    Yes, very cool. The control and flexibility available today is amazing and was impossible a couple of decades back. Unfortunately to do this you have to find a digital crossover that you like and it...
  16. Thread: KM2

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    :applaud: :rotfl: :applaud: Glad to hear the...

    :applaud: :rotfl: :applaud:

    Glad to hear the upgrade took smoothly and you didn’t have to reboot yourself.


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  17. Thread: KM2

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    +1 This is how I have approached all of my...

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    This is how I have approached all of my bigger projects... and I still have been pounded into reality check moments and had to go back to the drawing board.

    Since you want to design...
  18. An excellent idea. There are several types of...

    An excellent idea. There are several types of veneer that may be available to you in your area. The simplest to apply are sheets of veneer that are glued up in larger rolled panels. These can be wood...
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    I agree with you that the perception of “imaging”...

    I agree with you that the perception of “imaging” is entirely in our heads. This fact doesn’t lessen its importance. The fact is that many of us perceive it and consider it a desirable part of the...
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    Thanks for reminding us of this. Contemporary...

    Thanks for reminding us of this.

    Contemporary Harman has been led by science and bean counters. If the design team couldn't show the bean counters proof that charge coupling resulted in a...
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    I didn't bother to research the OP and see no...

    I didn't bother to research the OP and see no reason to.

    I read the post as a valid and sincere question.

    Isn't that the foundation of religious faith?


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    I respect measurements as much as the next guy...

    I respect measurements as much as the next guy and have spent thousands of dollars purchasing several platforms and calibrated microphones, but I also know that so much of the subtlety that we...
  23. Thread: KM2

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    While I am vaguely interested in speaker design,...

    While I am vaguely interested in speaker design, I think cool furniture might be far more interesting. Any ideas where I might find a “cool furniture forum”? Preferably one that isn’t dying a slow...
  24. I agree with you that we are not the customer,...

    I agree with you that we are not the customer, but I can certainly appreciate the man hours and skills applied. I also understand that you'll never get it if you don't ask.

    You never know. If the...
  25. That A-4 is going to take a lot of veneer! ...

    That A-4 is going to take a lot of veneer!


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