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tinpan

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Post Tue Jan 29, 2013 3:52 pm

Re: What to do for the next two weeks....

I've thought about building my own using dual K-48 15's as bass bins and mounting the huge horns on top.

You should go for it. What do the bass bins look like?

Beautiful job, Robin!

Thank you Rabbit

You need to hear a pair of Klipsch "Jubilee" horns....

No... I don't have room. Although, I have been thinking about how nice Cornscalas would be in place of my Lascalas in 5.1

Hoping to order the drivers for my bass bins in the garage this week. And I need to find two more 288 compression horns
Tinpan

HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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Post Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:30 pm

Re: What to do for the next two weeks....

Basically the KP 450 is very close to what I wanted to build, I thought of the idea long before I knew these speakers existed. Basically similar to what's pictured here but with the chorus 15's (k-48) and the Jubilee horn. Of course I wouldn't mind finding a pair of the KP-450's either. :D
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Sunfire TGP-III
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(2 Pairs) Klipsch Chorus II's
Klipsch RSW 15
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Post Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:51 pm

Re: What to do for the next two weeks....

That would be sweet, i don't know why but I really like 2 way designs
Tinpan

HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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Post Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:54 pm

Re: What to do for the next two weeks....

I just noticed on the brochure, "129db max output," Holy Shit!! My Chorus II's are 121db and get out of hand pretty fast!! :lol: :lol: 8)
Sunfire TGP-III
Sunfire 405x5
PS Audio DL-III DAC
(2 Pairs) Klipsch Chorus II's
Klipsch RSW 15
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Post Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:09 pm

Re: What to do for the next two weeks....

Dang, nabbed by the s.wee.t gremlin... ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)

I was doin' so good

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Anyway, looks to be another good weekend coming up. Last night my 4 Great Plains Audio 515's came in, yep qty(4) 15 inch woofers. Now the bass bins will be done.

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And I snagged 3 Altec 1003 multi cel horns. Yes I only need two, but a spare will always come in handy.

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This one just needs painting

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The two gray ones need a little Loctite rust neutralizer treatment and a little bondo on the outside of the horns to repair where the tar has flaked away. After a new coat of paint, they will look good as new except I'll have to find or make 1003 labels.

Hopefully the 288 drivers show up tomorrow and with a little luck I can have these running by the end of next weekend
Tinpan

HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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