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    Thanks for chiming in, Mr. Widget. I'll need to...

    Thanks for chiming in, Mr. Widget. I'll need to pull the drivers to check the surrounds. Hopefully this weekend. Just thought if someone knew it might make deciding what to do easier on me :) Will...
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    C37 with LE14C

    Hi folks. I've just acquired these C37 and looking for some input. They have an odd load it seems, in the 14c. I'm wondering if the port cut in the baffle is tuned to the 14 or if they came with a...
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    Thank you, Edge, and Don. I did manage to get it...

    Thank you, Edge, and Don. I did manage to get it out. Just needed someone stronger I guess.

    Thank you all for the helpful tips.
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    Thank you, Mike. I'll have to try that. And...

    Thank you, Mike. I'll have to try that. And thanks for the offer on the -2's. I'll have to give it some consideration. I see cone kits from simply speakers are available but prefer JBL. Is the -1, -2...
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    xpl140a woofer question

    Just acquired a pair of 140a's. One woofer is bad and I'm trying to remove it but wondering if there is a trick to it. Pulled the 4 screws and it doesn't want to come loose. Any suggestions?
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  6. I think they are C45 S8 with an updated tweeter....

    I think they are C45 S8 with an updated tweeter. You should try not to part them out. IMHO
  7. I have room for them :D

    I have room for them :D
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    Hi lowhog My take on what you have. I don't...

    Hi lowhog

    My take on what you have. I don't think the cabinets are Altec. Altec did have a corner speaker (Altec 606) but looks much different. To me they look similar to the EV Aristocrat. These...
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    Thank you, hsosdrum 4550 was the closest I...

    Thank you, hsosdrum

    4550 was the closest I could find. Missed out on them anyway :(
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    Is this a JBL cabinet?

    Pretty sure the woofers are JBL but I don't recognize the cabs.

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    Thank you, David. I'll look into that approach....

    Thank you, David. I'll look into that approach. See if I can find a turorial on line. I'm not good at this but I'm trying. :)

    It is a fairly small area and the largest of the blemishes.
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    Watco Danish walnut and Wood fill?

    I hope it's ok to ask this here.

    I'm trying to restore some Barzilay cabinets and there are a few small area's missing veneer.

    Has anyone here had good or bad results they can share?

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    Correct. I guess it throws off specs a bit but at...

    Correct. I guess it throws off specs a bit but at least I get to keep using them.
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    Thank you, Tom. Doing well, how are things with...

    Thank you, Tom. Doing well, how are things with you?
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    JBL LE14 new foam

    I just wanted to share a couple pics of the work my friend did on these JBL/Heathkit.

    Thank you Phil!

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    Now I've got to watch Ice Station Zebra. ...

    Now I've got to watch Ice Station Zebra.

    Interesting read.
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    Yes Mech, I was told they were pulled from a...

    Yes Mech, I was told they were pulled from a dumpster, so I expect they took a licking. Not sure about movement of back plate. All I can really tell is that the magnet has shifted a bit.

    Amnes,...
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    Thank you, Mech It doesn't look to me as if...

    Thank you, Mech

    It doesn't look to me as if the pole piece has shifted but rather the magnet just a bit. Here are a couple more pics. I will have to see about the gap size and try to verify. I...
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    Is this shifted too far?

    I have this 2214h that I was about to recone when I noticed the vent hole is off a bit. Being green at this I assumed it was shifted and needed repaired or scrapped.

    Yesterday I had a friend over...
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    Isn't the horn interrupting the 077 dispersion?...

    Isn't the horn interrupting the 077 dispersion? Looks bad to me.
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    I found something today leading me to believe these cabinets have Altec 604 Hollywood drivers in them. Possibly as early as 1944 or 45.

    I think.
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  22. My guess is late 40's to late 50's. It's likely...

    My guess is late 40's to late 50's. It's likely to have a 604 duplex of some variety. I would do my best to claim them if they were available to me.
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    Just thought I would share this update. I had a...

    Just thought I would share this update. I had a third party test the tubes. This person confirmed they are all testing strong.
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    Thank you guys. I'll have to consider how much...

    Thank you guys. I'll have to consider how much more I want to spend, considering they may be mostly dead.
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    Are you Tube Smart?

    I have a quad of EL34 that have been tested by 2 people, one telling me they tested better than new, while the other told me they are near death.

    I have readings from "better than new" guy, who...
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