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    Aha, got it. Best of luck with your 4345’s, they...

    Aha, got it. Best of luck with your 4345’s, they continue to amaze me after decades of service here.
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    FWIW, Iím still using the L-Pads in my 4345ís...

    FWIW, Iím still using the L-Pads in my 4345ís after owning them for nearly twenty years, but do rotate them every year or so. If youíre really keen on replacing them with fixed resistors, I would...
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    Edge, any experience with goopy, pooling Altec...

    Edge, any experience with goopy, pooling Altec woofers? I would guess the same technique might work.
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    Widget, I couldnít have said it better. This is...

    Widget, I couldnít have said it better. This is why I have a clear preference for high efficiency, horn based systems. They just sound more real to my ears. However - done poorly, they can be awful!
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    I don’t have a definitive answer for the OP, but...

    I don’t have a definitive answer for the OP, but I do use a choice one of three pairs of monoblocks:
    Mark Levinson No. 434, 125 Watts.
    DIY KT120 based 100 watt tube amps.
    DIY 6L6GC based 18 Watt...
  6. Thread: 846a upgrade!

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    Funny you should mention the ACA amp. I built a...

    Funny you should mention the ACA amp. I built a pair a couple of years ago for fun and use them everyday on a small system in my living room as balanced monos. I really should give them a whirl on my...
  7. Thread: 846a upgrade!

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    Very cool. They are incredible speakers just with...

    Very cool. They are incredible speakers just with a little TLC as you no doubt, have noticed! The old 806 series drivers really never did justice to 811B horns.
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    Yes, the Peerless was/is remarkable. At the...

    Yes, the Peerless was/is remarkable. At the price, it’s a great value.
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    Well, there is either Audiogon or US Audiomart....

    Well, there is either Audiogon or US Audiomart. Theyíre probably the most popular in the US and Canada. If you want international exposure, EBay might be the way to go. At one time there was a ton of...
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    Absolutely stunning, a wonderful piece of...

    Absolutely stunning, a wonderful piece of history. No idea what they would be worth.
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    Widget, first world problems using a JC1 for...

    Widget, first world problems using a JC1 for woofers? Geez, I thought I was bad using a Bryston 4BSST2 for subs...:D
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    Yes, that “step baffle” with the 811B mounted is...

    Yes, that “step baffle” with the 811B mounted is reminiscent of the 846B Valencia, of which I do own a pair. The 846B also feature two round vents on either side of the woofer, made of cardboard...
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    Interesting, maybe a transitional design.

    Interesting, maybe a transitional design.
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    GPA makes replacement diaphragms for the 806...

    GPA makes replacement diaphragms for the 806 drivers, I'm guessing they should be a sonic improvement over the originals for much less money than buying the entire driver[/QUOTE]

    I have wondered...
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    I don’t think that is an Altec cabinet. For...

    I don’t think that is an Altec cabinet. For example, the 846A wasn’t ported with a pipe style vent like that as such, to my knowledge only the 846B was. It had a large wide gap that acted as a vent,...
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    [QUOTE=bedrock602;432305] Austin Powers...

    Austin Powers moment: Ya, baby!!

    And, we poor sods here in the great white North, have exchange, taxes and duties to deal with too!
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    Earl, letís do it, Iím bored outta my skull these...

    Earl, letís do it, Iím bored outta my skull these days too. Please PM me.
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    [QUOTE=bedrock602;432303]I have a pair of...

    [QUOTE=bedrock602;432303]I have a pair of Valencias sitting in storage without horn drivers or crossovers and had considered sourcing them from GPA, do you have an idea of the cost of the drivers?...
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    Over the years I have used 806A on first, the...

    Over the years I have used 806A on first, the 811B, then thinking the horn was the issue (as most folks seem to think) - I then moved to the 511B to no avail.

    These horns get no respect! With a...
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    Hi Earl, I used the 902 8 Ohm version since the...

    Hi Earl, I used the 902 8 Ohm version since the 806A was that impedance . No, I don’t have that dimension easily at hand, but if you really need it, I don’t mind pulling the cabinet out of my...
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    Yes Earl, the GPA drivers are quite remarkable....

    Yes Earl, the GPA drivers are quite remarkable. My 846B’s now exhibit wide frequency response and low distortion to my ears. The irritating issues that are usually blamed on the aluminum horn cease...
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    Thanks Rob. Widget, I wonít bother PMing the guy...

    Thanks Rob. Widget, I wonít bother PMing the guy now.
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    Can Somebody help.

    They are having an issue with this site:


    https://www.diyaudio.com/forums/the-lounge/349234-lansing-heritage-forum.html
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    LOL, of course you’re correct! Senior moment re....

    LOL, of course you’re correct! Senior moment re. the 4331/4330 confusion.
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    I think you’re right and as for 4331, maybe it...

    I think you’re right and as for 4331, maybe it was meant to mean the 4330 and 4333 and the consumer version, L300.
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