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padman 6th January 2013 08:24 PM

Castle chester upgrade
Thought I might throw this out there and see what modifications anyone has done with these speakers?

planet10 6th January 2013 08:43 PM

Pictures? I'm not familiar with these speakers.


PeteMcK 7th January 2013 12:17 AM

seen this thread?:

padman 7th January 2013 05:52 PM


Originally Posted by PeteMcK (Post 3314042)

Hi thanks for the reply yes I have seen the thread, it really is covering replacement drivers their parameters etc.
My nephew has just bought a pair (his 1st real set of hifi speakers) I was wondering if anyone had worked on the crossovers/cabs/wiring etc. There is very little written about them anywhere on line except people who own(ed) them like them.

I know Winslow audio will upgrade with bespoke crossovers Morel caw 638 and scanspeak 2905 tweeters. This equates to a considerable cost.

As for pics next time I visit I will take some pics including crossovers.

Thanks Ian

sreten 7th January 2013 06:16 PM


Most people would be very happy with a pair of Chesters
in original full working order. You would have to be quite
talented and know what you are doing to "improve" them.

rgds, sreten.

Inductor 8th January 2013 05:30 AM

Yeah, mission impossible.
I guess you can't find any "musical" wood anymore...
And old drivers might be in high demand/regard too?!
Plus must be difficult to tune a TL for a new driver, or the other way around.

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