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  1. 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...
  2. Thread: Help

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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...
  3. Thread: Help

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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...
  5. 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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    Greetings Horatio from the Northwest, I'm...

    Greetings Horatio from the Northwest,

    I'm fairly familiar with the 846A which was a 16.ohm system, the M19 not so much. I'm certain that the M19 will out perform the 846's so that might be your...
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    David, I believe they use JBL components with...

    David,

    I believe they use JBL components with their own crossover, LF's are 2235's I think, and the HF driver is the D2. Charts look very good. How much they cost?

    Keep on listening

    Ed
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    Indeed it is. I've had them work on my Sony 756...

    Indeed it is. I've had them work on my Sony 756 and they did an outstanding job. They will occasionally have listening parties with 7 Seas Brewing Co. which is located across the street. They make a...
  13. Oops, I stand corrected. It even looks like an...

    Oops, I stand corrected. It even looks like an 802.
  14. maybe simply speakers. it might be (and my guess...

    maybe simply speakers. it might be (and my guess is ) you won't find anything.
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    035

    I also am curious about your 035 failures. I run mine pretty loud (concert volume) in both my 4408's and 4410's, and other that foam rot have never experienced failure. Amp problems? leaky caps? I...
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    Macaroonie, Are you looking for a complete...

    Macaroonie,
    Are you looking for a complete speaker system or just the driver? I've only heard it once, but the LSR6332 is uses a differential type LF, and it is a terrific speaker. I was smitten on...
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    De Vore Fidelity

    Colleagues:

    Earlier this week my beloved Spouse and I took a short trip around the beautiful Hood Canal and as luck would have it stopped for lunch in the tony town of Gig Harbor, home of a...
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    I think my first encounter was a Sunn 200 bass...

    I think my first encounter was a Sunn 200 bass amp with 2 JBL D140f's. This was in the '60's I was playing bass in a rock band using a Gibson EB-3 (Short scale) and a Vox Essex amp. Dissatisfied...
  19. Poll: Derek, Have you considered building your own?...

    Derek,

    Have you considered building your own? There is quite a parts market out there, and you could could come up with your own system. As for technical help and advice there is plenty here. But...
  20. Poll: Derek; If it were me, I wouldn't carve up the...

    Derek;

    If it were me, I wouldn't carve up the L 150. Its kind of like finding a cherry 1953 Olds Starfire, and the chopping it up to make a hot-rod. It has been a long while since I heard a pair...
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    Colleagues; Yes the L 100 Classic is...

    Colleagues;

    Yes the L 100 Classic is expensive, and I, at the time of introduction, too thought that they were too expensive. They appear to be selling quite well, and getting reasonably good...
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    Hi Malbu, as you know, the crossovers Altec used...

    Hi Malbu, as you know, the crossovers Altec used were quite basic: 2nd order Butterworth @ 800 Hz. Most of the component cross overs can be taken apart. You could either build your own, it's not too...
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    As long as we are all here: any thoughts where...

    As long as we are all here: any thoughts where the foam damping can be obtained for the 035? Or am I on my own.

    Enquireing minds want to know.

    Ed
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    Hi Malibu, As I'm sure you know, the 843 Malibu...

    Hi Malibu, As I'm sure you know, the 843 Malibu was the acoustic twin of the 9844 monitor. 800 Hz 2nd order (12dB slope butterworth.). There are two things I'd do if they were mine: update the...
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    Great find. The 843 Malibu was my favorite of the...

    Great find. The 843 Malibu was my favorite of the old time Altecs. Are all the components from the 843?

    Ed
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