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Old 15th January 2008, 12:55 AM   #1
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I bought a couple of MC-30s at an estate sale and these monster speaker cabinets were included. Each contains a 15" woofer (EV - 15W), 2 horns (EV T25A & EV T35), 2 sealed crossovers and L-pads. They are really built well. And they work! I have all the paperwork and even a letter from Electro-Voice to the gentleman who built the systems.

I have taken several pictures and posted them online at Flickr. Here's the link. http://www.gefenproductions.com/mark/speakers.html

I don't have the room (translated - wife) to keep these monsters. What should I do with all of this? Build something with just the horns? Sell them? Throw it all away?

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Old 15th January 2008, 01:13 AM   #2
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Definatly do not throw them. They are vintage speakers and some are worth loads.
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Old 15th January 2008, 01:14 AM   #3
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Originally posted by markhc
I don't have the room (translated - wife) to keep these monsters.
I'd deal with that problem first, then worry about what to do with the speakers.
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Old 15th January 2008, 06:03 AM   #4
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Wow, i've never seen EVs that shiny before... the cabinets will be no loss -- typical diy of the day, and probably too small for the driver anyway.

Those are in gourgeous condition and -- from the chrome -- likely the deluxe models available. Those will probably fetch some serious cash if you auctioned them.

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Old 15th January 2008, 06:12 AM   #5
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What should I do with all of this?
what a question. Or do you love your wife that much?
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