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Old 6th September 2012, 04:05 PM   #111
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Looks like Dave and ChrisB did a thorough job!
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Hyuk, hyuk, hyuk. Chortle. Snivel (etc.).
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Old 7th September 2012, 07:28 PM   #113
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Hyuk, hyuk, hyuk. Chortle. Snivel (etc.).
Yes, we can't forget Scott's part. Not much design work on our part (that was mostly done by Winslow Burhoe in the early 70s), Scott figured out the terminus sizes to make the drivers work in the box.

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Old 11th September 2012, 02:56 AM   #114
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Finished mine up today and have had them playing since. I'm loving them so far! I haven't done any of the break in on the drivers so I'm taking it easy on the volume.

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Thanks to ScottMoose for posting the dimensions and to Toppsy for blazing the trail!
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Old 11th September 2012, 07:41 PM   #115
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Vaughn,

You and the other builders are most welcome. They are quite some performers in so small a cabinet. Glad you like them. They will improve leaps and bounds when the drivers are run in and have some rear wall or corner loading boundary that will reinforce the bass. Must say though they do look rather respendant in the curly Maple veneer nice job.

I still haven't got my second speaker covered yet, been too busy with other domestic chores and having to commute to work again after a period of semi-retirement. I have also decided to beef up the pedestals on the stands and make the centre hollow so I can mount the binding posts on the rear of the pedestal near the base and feed the cables up the centre. Should neaten things uo some.

may I ask if you have stained/dyed the paper cones? And if so what di you use? I have considered changing the colour of the cones on mine to black and have been meaning to ask Mark how best to do this.

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may I ask if you have stained/dyed the paper cones?
They look srock to me...

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The cones on my A12P drivers from the original production batch are a light blue/grey colour paper. The drivers in that Vaughn has assuming they are A12P gen2 in his photo appear to be a cream in colour on my laptop. So I naturally asumed they had been coloured. I thought all were the same light blue paper in colour?
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The cones on my A12P drivers from the original production batch are a light blue/grey colour paper. The drivers in that Vaughn has assuming they are A12P gen2 in his photo appear to be a cream in colour on my laptop. So I naturally asumed they had been coloured. I thought all were the same light blue paper in colour?


that's just gotta be a combination of reflection from the glossy table top, wood veneer on the boxes, paneling of walls and time of day color of light itself - they say the "camera doesn't lie", but it can sure be fooled into recording things that our eyes/brain automatically compensate for in real time
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Probably tricks of the camera and light reflecting off the resplendent finish! They do look good. I am enticed to build a pair!
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What Chris & Zia said

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