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Old 9th June 2003, 05:38 PM   #1
JDeV is offline JDeV  United Kingdom
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I have an option to buy these speakers (set of 2), but want to know:
1) What is a realistic 2nd hand price for them, taking into account that they are about 7 years old and the 1 got a dent in the dustcover.
2) How can I remove the dent?

I am listening to them now on my modified Mullard 5-20's and they sound really AWESOME. I cannot hear that the dent cause any interferance of any kind.

Thanx for any suggestions.


95dB @ 1watt/1meter
100 watts maximum continuous (500 watts peak)
8 ohms
Bass reflex via front-mounted port
Two-way system using one 1" (2.54cm) polymer dome
compression driver tweeter with a 90°x60°
Tractrix® Horn and one 10" (25.4cm) ICG cone woofer
TWEETER:K-85-K 1" (2.54cm) Polymer dome compression driver
HIGH FREQUENCY HORN:90°x60° Tractrix® Horn
K-1005-K 10" (25.4cm) Injected Carbon Graphite cone
37.5" (95.3cm) x 12.25" (31.1cm) x 12.75" (32.4cm)
54 lbs. (24.5kg)
Medium density fiberboard construction (MDF)

And a pic of them and the ugly dent.
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Old 9th June 2003, 06:48 PM   #2
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I have a pair of these that I keep around for their high sensitivity and laid back sound. They generally go for $250-300 US per pair in good condition.
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Old 9th June 2003, 07:31 PM   #3
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Use a vacuum cleaner to pull the dent out. It's usually very easy to do.
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Old 9th June 2003, 09:43 PM   #4
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just don't use it if you think your vacuum might be powerful enough to suck up the whole dust cap, rather than pulling out the dent. This is generally only an issue with dust caps whose adhesive has deteriorated over time.
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Old 9th June 2003, 11:12 PM   #5
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dust cap wont affect performance....I love my Klipschs...have had them 20 years now.....vacuum is a safe wayjust difuse the nozzle abit so it does not want to suck the whole box in...LOL

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Old 11th June 2003, 05:46 PM   #6
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Thanx for advise, guys. Worked beautifully The only bad thing now, is that the owner don't want to sell them any more. Bummer.
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Old 11th June 2003, 06:05 PM   #7
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push the dent back in then.....hehe
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