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    The 124A 12" Driver

    In another forum, I seen mention of this driver, and don't recall ever hearing about this vintage driver before?

    Appears to be a pretty beefy Driver, 4" VC, large magnet like a 136A.

    Was this...
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    Yes, the 4367 is a beautiful looking speaker. A...

    Yes, the 4367 is a beautiful looking speaker. A modern day rendition of the 4430 it perhaps could be said.

    And price of admission in USA is $15,000 Yikes! A little bit too rich for my blood.
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    Ethyl Merman's, not sure what these are? Are...

    Ethyl Merman's, not sure what these are? Are they the 4345, or clones of such? (Got about $17K you can loan me for a pair of 4345's? LOL)

    And AMT's, that was a tough choice for me back in '74 at...
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    Sorry to veer off topic, but I really got...

    Sorry to veer off topic, but I really got tortured going through Sunfire for the repair.
    First time, it lasted 6 months, the second time, I had to ship it back, they changed two Pots as well with...
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    Yeah, I went through a lot of Baloney with that...

    Yeah, I went through a lot of Baloney with that Sunfire Sub, twice back at Sunfire, and I think once at Bob's and Ritas, only to get dicked around, and the repairs didn't last but a few months at...
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    Thank you Rob for some of these technical...

    Thank you Rob for some of these technical explanations. I understand most of what you say, meaning doing it right is not an easy task as some lay person might think. And of course I do not possess...
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    Sorry for my ignorance, what attenuation changes...

    Sorry for my ignorance, what attenuation changes would you be speaking of, and what is adjustment to fb?

    I know it's smart knowledge to consider that such butchery usually can produce unfavorable...
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    Hmm, all it takes is money! :D So, then what...

    Hmm, all it takes is money! :D

    So, then what are the considerations and changes required for a swap? Cabinet Volume? Is the 4430 of similar Volume to the M2? Close? or not even close?

    Port...
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    Are you saying there are some who have swapped...

    Are you saying there are some who have swapped the 2235H for 2216Nd in the 4430?

    Are these then just a simple swap that pop in, and how did these speakers then perform?

    Investigating this...
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    I had a screwhead years ago do that to a fried...

    I had a screwhead years ago do that to a fried LE5-5 speaker that was in one of my L-65 Jubals. I still have that speaker as a spare.

    I only knew I didn't like the un-original, stuck out like a...
  11. I would think an OTC product like Howards Feed...

    I would think an OTC product like Howards Feed and Wax wouldn't be harmful to the finish. Oils. There's so many, orange, lemon, linseed, mineral, waxes, beeswax, carnauba, montan, on and on.

    I...
  12. Yes, I think I have read this, probably many long...

    Yes, I think I have read this, probably many long years ago.

    When I first received my JBL 4430 Sudio Monitors from a seller who meticulously shipped them from Iowa to the Desert Southwest where I...
  13. What Wood Protectants do you like and reccomend?

    This is in regards to the Speakers which have walnut veneered cabinets. Many of your vintage L Models, 4300, 4400 Series, etc.

    I've used such as Old English in a fix, Howards Feed&Wax and Restore...
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    With me it was around 1973, MusiCraft in Chicago,...

    With me it was around 1973, MusiCraft in Chicago, Ill.
    My first buying experience was buying 4 JBL L-26 Decade Speakers, and a Sansui QR6500 Receiver. Later went through a few different 4 channel...
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    They look absolutely beautiful! Awesome work!

    They look absolutely beautiful! Awesome work!
  16. Thread: L65 vs 4430

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    As you know, the L-65 wasn't really designed to...

    As you know, the L-65 wasn't really designed to handle 200wpc but like virtually all JBLs they could play plenty loud being fed as little as 25-35 watts. For a smaller room they were fine, and in...
  17. Thread: L65 vs 4430

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    I own both a pair of the 4430. and as well have...

    I own both a pair of the 4430. and as well have owned the L-65 Jubal since the day I bought them in 1974, I own 4 L-65 Jubals!

    For close to 40 years I powered the L-65's with two MC-2105 McIntosh...
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    So Steve, did you get those 4430's you told me...

    So Steve, did you get those 4430's you told me about? I'm gathering there was problems with the CD's then?
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    81584 Not sure if my post is applicable? ...

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    Not sure if my post is applicable?

    I'm running two Bryston 7BSST2 Monblocks with two JBL 4430 Monitors.

    Coming from McIntosh Amplification prior to the Brystons I was initially not at...
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    Hi, very sorry for being a bit late to return to...

    Hi, very sorry for being a bit late to return to this thread, and to respond to questions-thoughts such as yours.

    While I know the 4430/4435 possess great dispersion from its Driver and Horn...
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    Thanks, Those sort of remind me of some I've...

    Thanks, Those sort of remind me of some I've seen that Kenrick in Japan make. I guess such work is sort of labor intensive, and combined with quality woods, stands like these aren't going to be had...
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    Stands for JBL 4430?

    Hello all,
    Just something I have kicked around in my head for some time, and had thought of some means of either a DIY, or perhaps something bought that won't cost me a kidney.

    There is a Vid out...
  23. Thank you Mr. Widget for the compliments. While...

    Thank you Mr. Widget for the compliments. While the MX-130 AV Pre-Tuner may not be the best "logical" choice for a pre-amp to pair with these Amps, I like its versatility of at least having...
  24. OK, mid afternoon, powered up the system, and...

    OK, mid afternoon, powered up the system, and listened to a little light FM while I prepped, and ate dinner.

    After all that was done, dishes done, wanted to sit down for a little serious...
  25. 649786497964980 Here's a few new pics I said I...

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    Here's a few new pics I said I would post.
    Mark
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