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    Quote Originally Posted by SEAWOLF97 View Post
    The high point, of course was the Wm. Tell overture . Got to trying to recall the composer ? Kept thinking "Rimsky Korsakoff" ??, but NO, am sure he wasn't Russian , I know he was Italian. CRS moment.
    After about 3 minutes it finally popped into my head ...duh. Gio. Rossini.
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    Glad it sounded that good. BTW - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    The theme music was primarily taken from the "March of the Swiss Soldiers" finale of Gioachino Rossini's William Tell Overture, which thus came to be inseparably associated with the series. The theme was conducted by Daniel Pérez Castañeda,[26] with the softer parts excerpted from Die Moldau, composed by Bedřich Smetana.

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    Great weather today, ...

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    got out on the Touring bike for my favorite ride. Dragged home 11 pounds of stuff
    (included 2 LP's) .... best thing of the day was these cans. have never really gotten
    into Yammy's as I've always been happy with Senns. So they work great, fine condition,
    but an "I" DAP just won't drive them well. Hooked them to my integrated amp and they really
    came alive. On the web forums they seem to have quite a following . . Lots of mid detail,
    nice smooth highs and great bass when called for.

    For checking them out I put up the ST from "Skyfall" , sounded so good that I listened to the
    whole thing.
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    grabbed this today, seems to have a big following among DX'ers
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    bought a pair of JBL's today and all I got to
    haul home were some crummy tags

    (58 pounds was going to be a bit much for the bike,
    gonna drive down and get them tomorrow)
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    Quote Originally Posted by SEAWOLF97 View Post
    bought a pair of JBL's today and all I got to
    haul home were some crummy tags

    (58 pounds was going to be a bit much for the bike,
    gonna drive down and get them tomorrow)
    Sound PDG , need refoams, of course .. all drivers functioning. These are the
    originals with the 116A's.
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    The foilcals say L19, but the binding posts are "twist type" ,
    does this make them late models , just before the "A" version ?

    Sure are tight clearances on those 116A's

    After refoaming LF's, think I'll rotate them 180 when re-installing.
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    If you leave one woofer mounting screw out and play them, you'll be surprised how much air can shoot out such a small hole,
    particularly at system resonance. ... it was surprising and a bit of nerdy fun.

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    Seriously. 😊

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