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  1. In general, audio repair of any kind doesn’t pay...

    In general, audio repair of any kind doesn’t pay well, and attracts people who do it for the passion rather than the money, and they don’t always have the best business sense. I have used Audivex in...
  2. Congrats on your find! When you say blown, I...

    Congrats on your find! When you say blown, I assume you mean nothing whatsoever comes out of the right side - is that correct? LE15A’s originally came with white surrounds on the cone made of...
  3. Very cool - you’ve got quite a library of drivers...

    Very cool - you’ve got quite a library of drivers to play with :)

    I think I read it right that you have everything except enclosures to build SK2-3300’s. I would start there - get something...
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    The Tweeter in the Ti series is titanium, but...

    The Tweeter in the Ti series is titanium, but instead of having the stamped titanium diamond surround we’re used to in a U.S. titanium tweeter, these have a polymer roll surround.

    Both of these...
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    These are totally different speakers. I have...

    These are totally different speakers. I have S3100's and Ti2k's (Have not heard Ti6k's). The Ti series is much more of an audiophile speaker - it will give you more pin-point imaging, where the...
  6. Thread: Jbl recone kit

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    If you watch Ebay, most old recone kits go for...

    If you watch Ebay, most old recone kits go for $170-200, with some occasional rare ones going for a little higher. I’m guessing you can count the number of people looking for a white 128H recone kit...
  7. Thread: 4430 project

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    Bad news - I looked for about an hour and a half,...

    Bad news - I looked for about an hour and a half, and couldn’t find them. Out of desperation, i went through my DM’s on this site, and found that they’ve already gone to another member on the forum...
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    Awesome - I have a spare pair as well - let me...

    Awesome - I have a spare pair as well - let me know if you’re interested. I’m headed up to BC end of this month and could ship them from there if it helps. Have fun with your build - 4430’s are...
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    Are you doing a 3D copy because you can’t find a...

    Are you doing a 3D copy because you can’t find a pair used, or just because you like a challenge?

    Ha - jinx Widget :)
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    No on the Google image search. I made the...

    No on the Google image search. I made the assumption that no self respecting audiophile or audio engineer would have his picture taken in a acoustically treated room with fancy speakers and Bose...
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    No one could make a set of speakers that cool...

    No one could make a set of speakers that cool unless they could also make the worlds greatest headphones :)
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    I’ll give you a few of my opinions, and you can...

    I’ll give you a few of my opinions, and you can use them, or don’t. First, I also cook a lot, and have a pair of in-ceiling speakers in my Kitchen, though mine are sealed can Triads with a 5.25”...
  13. This is a hobby because there is no one correct...

    This is a hobby because there is no one correct answer - the only thing you’re going to get agreement on is that MDF is still too expensive :)

    That said, build a test box for one of your 10’s and...
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    Poll: Very cool! You could put together a 1980's Miami...

    Very cool! You could put together a 1980's Miami Vice style sound system; wear your pastel suit, and find some of the old Adcom equipment that was available in white :)

    On your pics, you may need...
  15. Here’s a link to Widget’s latest (?) build:...

    Here’s a link to Widget’s latest (?) build:
    http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showthread.php?41842-Project-Widget

    Is your woofer a SUB1500 or a W1500H? The SUB1500 wasn’t used in much; one...
  16. Sounds like a fun project :) You may find...

    Sounds like a fun project :)

    You may find researching the 251J/2251J a little frustrating, as there were several variants with really similar model numbers (I think they maybe did some -1 and -2...
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    Poll: There is probably no way to find this out. I...

    There is probably no way to find this out. I have never seen a pair in white, so if you have them, post pictures! I would also be very suspicious of a white pair being black originally, and...
  18. I would consider having your electrician run a...

    I would consider having your electrician run a second 20A circuit to your equipment rack for your subwoofer amplifier. I don’t know all of your equipment, and do know your VTV amps are very...
  19. Yeah, I thought about including UREI, but was not...

    Yeah, I thought about including UREI, but was not sure the JBL fans consider UREI JBL enough…
  20. I’m going to interpret your question as “Which...

    I’m going to interpret your question as “Which large, pro monitors can be single-amped?” I am going to define “Larger pro monitors” as those designed for far-field monitoring, and playback at...
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    Just can't shut the moderator switch off, huh! :)...

    Just can't shut the moderator switch off, huh! :) First pic was copy/pasted, and didn't make it...

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    This is with your (Widget's) old Array1400 L/R and Array880 center speakers. One of...
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    At one point, I considered doing a M2 build with...

    At one point, I considered doing a M2 build with a 476Be driver, which I think at the time were $7k/pr. I could kind of justify it by selling off a few pairs of speakers (one of my rules with this...
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    Thanks, but most of it is going away - my...

    Thanks, but most of it is going away - my youngest kid just went off to university, so now we’re “Empty nesters”. I want to build a smaller house, but my wife told me that there is no way we’re...
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    89831 Yup, Waveform Acoustics Mach 17's. ...

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    Yup, Waveform Acoustics Mach 17's. These are turning out to be more of a challenge than the others, as there are so many system variables. To those that don't know, the speakers are triamp...
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    Next up, something maybe JBL adjacent - here’s a...

    Next up, something maybe JBL adjacent - here’s a few hints. Originally used a JBL woofer, Made in Canada, company closed in 2002 after making about 500 speakers over a 16yr period. Any guesses?
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