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Old 28th February 2011, 06:30 AM   #21
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Purple Heart Veneer with a shellac finish. Turned out ok, finishing is not my forte.

nicely done - looks like they were made for each other
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Old 28th February 2011, 09:27 AM   #22
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Old 28th February 2011, 09:38 AM   #23
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I was thinking something with more of a Royal conotation... purple & gold is a royal colour scheme. Same color as the cloth bag a bottle of Crown Royal wiskey comes in...

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Old 28th February 2011, 09:43 AM   #24
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I like purple!

I was very happy with how the purpleheart trim turned out on the amp

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And the purple stain used on the Bottlehead Foreplay III

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Old 21st July 2013, 08:03 PM   #25
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Hi all!
Does anybody have the measurements of the Fostex BK20 enclosures? I do have the plans, but they are made for building the kit, so they do not contain the length of each component, angles, etc.
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AFAIK BK-20 from Madisound is based directly on the BK-201 from a decade & a half ago generically designed for 8" Fostex.

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Thank you very much Dave!
Now, please let me know, does anybody have listening experience with this system - FE208EZ + BK-20/201? I mean I saw that some folks are saying that Fostex designs are not the most appropriate. However I find this project simple enough and this would fit my philosophy of life - things are simpler than we think.
Thank you very much again for your fast answer!
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This is a 3rd party design, i 1st found it on euro-sites in the late 90s, so i always assummed it was designed there.

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Old 22nd July 2013, 08:37 AM   #29
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OK then!
Thank you very much, your help is highly appreciated.

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Marius - count me among the folks who've commented on variable results with "Fostex factory" designs - I've heard / built several over the years and some of the larger Nagaoka manifold / BLH for FE206, etc are quite fine indeed, if not simple and lightweight. I recall helping a buddy with a pair for FE206ESRs which required something like 6 sheets of 5x5 plywood, and lots of patience on his part with the assembly
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