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    07-21-2017, 11:05 PM
    I bet their parents are real winners too.
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    07-16-2017, 07:52 PM
    I don't recall exactly what amp our foreman used but I want to say a Luxman, but it's been almost 40 years since I heard them and I am not sure which...
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    07-16-2017, 05:44 PM
    Speaker wire has become ridiculous snake oil among audiophools. I saw speaker wire at HD in the electrical department over by the phone wire etc....
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    07-16-2017, 05:28 PM
    What is 15 ohms? The full range drivers I have are Markaudio Alpair-10's. I think those are right around 8 ohm. The Continuums I just built are 8 ohm.
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    07-16-2017, 05:07 PM
    Transmission lines are intriguing. A lot of tower speakers are built on this concept these days. IIRC, Irving "Bud" Fried was one of the early...
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    07-16-2017, 03:40 PM
    I am curious as to why you say that. Although, after reading a lot about what is going on with these types of drivers, and what people are willing to...
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    07-16-2017, 03:11 AM
    Next up is old school sound with Full Range drivers and no crossovers. This type of speaker driver is done with different cabinet configurations with...
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    07-15-2017, 04:34 PM
    More specifically, here's what comes with the kit. 2 x Dayton, RS28A-4, Metal dome tweeter 2 x Aurum Cantus, AC130F1, 5.25″ Poly Cone mid woofer...
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    07-15-2017, 04:28 PM
    pipefitter replied to a thread The best Jeep to buy? in The Bilge
    That's why I got it. Finally got the new springs and galv. hardware/bearings for the trailer this week.
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    07-15-2017, 04:10 PM
    I've actually been to that site when I first came across this speaker. They have a lot of information on the originals.
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    07-15-2017, 04:06 PM
    Even pricing the components separately from other sites is not much of a savings and without the crossover circuit as well, so the kit is actually...
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    07-15-2017, 03:16 PM
    I should also note that I have these crossed over at 80hz to my subwoofer, which is suggested how they be used by the designer. So I imagine that...
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    07-15-2017, 03:08 PM
    There was a supposed "dip" ("BBC dip") in the mid frequency range somewhere that gave these monitors a pleasing sound, although, some say that is a...
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    07-15-2017, 02:34 PM
    Good points. Which is also why I post these things here. At least the covers are removable so I can check them tonight after they've been playing all...
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    07-15-2017, 02:29 PM
    Mostly because I had it already. Also, what poses as quality plywood these days, ends up being it's size under, metric equivalent. So basically, if I...
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    07-15-2017, 02:17 PM
    pipefitter replied to a thread The best Jeep to buy? in The Bilge
    I own a '99' Toyota Tacoma. I was hesitant buying an older truck but what struck me was how something with nearly 150k miles on it can have no oil...
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    07-15-2017, 01:28 PM
    I had the same concern. Half of why I tested the crossover before soldering anything. Only thing I can think of, is they have a bunch of these to get...
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    07-15-2017, 01:22 PM
    I used money what most ppl spend on fast food and other bs expenses. I started saving for these about 4 months ago. I figure it was around $3.00/day....
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    07-15-2017, 12:56 PM
    After much listening, thinking of the scale of the size of these little boxes, I am going to cover them with this, Karelian Birch veneer. ...
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    07-14-2017, 11:22 PM
    Here's a picture of the two drivers. I like the look of the woofer. The cone is IIRC, mica filled, polypropylene. Looks like graphite, with about a...
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    07-14-2017, 11:13 PM
    This speaker gets the 5.25" Aurum Cantus woofer mounted in a recess on the back side of the front baffle. The front baffle and rear panel are...
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    07-14-2017, 10:58 PM
    I had enough leftover MDF from prior projects. Still, in spite of these speakers reputation, I was not going to sink any money into anything spendy...
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    07-14-2017, 10:49 PM
    Well, sort of a clone. Built in essence of it. A little history grabbed from Wiki: "The LS3/5A is a commercially produced loudspeaker driven by...
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    07-07-2017, 09:21 PM
    Could be a number of things. I worked on wells/pumps as a day job for about 15 years. Is the pump motor even running? Could be a pump motor going bad...
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    07-07-2017, 01:26 AM
    Why not just cut to the chase and go to the gutsiest of the lot's take on the gutsiest of the lot? Link. Read the comments below as well.
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    07-03-2017, 09:55 AM
    pipefitter replied to a thread Greenhouse Update in The Bilge
    That's a megabloom. An unusually large tomato (perhaps even deformed) will grow from those blooms but less of them. Commercial ops usually remove...
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