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    Paragon Crossovers

    LX5 and N7000. The first paragons had 150-4c woofers and they may have had N500 but all Paragons I have seen that had LE15s had the previous two. Mine had an amp built into the back. The amp has...
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    Stirling B. Sander President

    Does anyone know what years Stirling B. Sander was President of JBL? I have some old drivers with warranty cards with the name Stirling B. Sander, President on them. There is reference to the Moss...
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    L-100 cut out for store display

    Does anyone remember seeing an L-100 that had the drivers and cabinet cut so you could see them in cross section for a store display?
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    mid century modern L-65

    My wife loves mid century modern. I have a bunch of L-65s I am not using so I decided to look for aluminum spindle legs like the Baron and white with gold fleck grill cloth and perhaps ivory marble...
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    picture

    ran out of time for picture. Next week.
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    We found it.

    Our crack staff at the title company found it! I will post the documents. Summary:
    recorded July 3, 1945
    Albert Rusich to
    James B. Lansing and Glenna P. Lansing
    Husband and wife as joint...
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    Finding the birthplace of JBL.

    Okay, I've lost it. On my way home from a doctor's visit for new baby I realized I was probably near where Lansing's avocado farm was. I took a mile detour to the intersection of Copper Drive and...
  8. Thread: chamois edge?

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    chamois edge?

    If you go to Kendrick sound and use google's chrome translator you will find under repair this information about using a chamois edge instead of urethane. Anyone have any thoughts?:

    from japan...
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    You're laughing and I'm scared.

    Okay, ten months and counting. It's a girl, by the way. She stands by the paragon horn and dances while holding the support piece. Life is good. To refine my question. If I buy the round metal...
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    Screen spline

    I have done L-100s, 65s, 150s, 4312, even 212s this way. Install a router upside under a table or buy a router table. Use a 1/8 inch straight bit. Put a fence about 3/8 in on back of grill and...
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    Childproofing speakers

    Start laughing now. Take a paragon, Hartsfields, L-300,65,110,100,200,212,150 4312, B460,Aquarius. All mint and restored and running in different rooms. Add a child in about three weeks. I'd say...
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    Gentlemen, That is an amusing set of thoughts...

    Gentlemen,
    That is an amusing set of thoughts on collector vs user value. I have my JBLs for the sound so I am not that worried about opening them and I will start the switching back and forth. ...
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    Should I Open 375 on paragon or LE-85?

    The left side of my paragon has periodic distortion in the 375. I recognize it as a contact problem which is easy to correct with cleaner and some de-oxit. Problem is I hate removing the red JBL...
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    Where is the registry?

    I see sellers on Ebay saying their speakers are registered with the audio heritage website. I have only found threads about a possible registry.
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    JBL polarity

    I'm sure it has been discussed many times but is there a copy of the JBL technical bulletin on polarity posted? It should be referenced whenever the 4311 or L-100s and crossovers are discussed...
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    4311

    One of my new JBL converts is starting with 4311s. Years ago I hot rodded a set with a 12 db crossover and replaced the LE25 with an 035T. I cannot find my schematic so I forwarded him your...
  17. Thread: Hal Cox?

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    Hal Cox

    I just spoke to Hal the other day. His phone number is (510) 236-XXXX.

    What a treat it is to speak to him. Greatest first hand source of historical information about this great hobby.
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    remagnetize the alnico

    I have owned one for over eight years. Everyone who hears it loves it as to I. The alnico drivers lose some some of their magnetic field over time. Orange County Speaker has a remagnetizer and can...
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    B-460 price

    The last one a friend bought on Ebay was about $800. Shipping from Tennessee to Pennsylvania was expensive but the seller did a killer job of crating and it was mint. Prior to that another friend...
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    retaliate

    I was excited at first. I thought it was going to be the battle of the bands! My neighbor is a performer( famous local one ). I can barely hear him practicing in the garage and he is the best...
  21. Thread: Jubal

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    the port is above the woofer in the early Jubal...

    the port is above the woofer in the early Jubal with the 126A. the port is below the woofer in the 122A version. The crossover is on the bottom of the latter and on the back of the former. Look at...
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    energizer

    My paragon had an energizer mounted on one side. I have the amp but blocked off the opening. It was on the right side facing the paragon. If desired I can take a picture. It has the cards...
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    no material in mine. did sound bad in room...

    no material in mine. did sound bad in room without carpet. Move it to a carpeted room before touching anything.
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    I was about to take the front off a pair of 077s...

    I was about to take the front off a pair of 077s and take them to a metal plating shop to have them gold anodized to use in my home made L-250s. I'm thinking you should do the same with the plates. ...
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    A friend of mine bought a paragon from the...

    A friend of mine bought a paragon from the original owner. It was serial number 138. It was made of plywood and originally had 150-4cs. In the sixties the store in L.A. told the owner that he...
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