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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by hewlew1 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:30 am

Welcome to the forum, jetdoctor.
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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by jetdoctor » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:52 am

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.Price range for speakers would like to keep in the 1500 to2000 range . A set of al III's in decent shape would be great! Would the TFM 35"s be enough muscle?

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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by mbskeam » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:33 pm

Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.Price range for speakers would like to keep in the 1500 to2000 range . A set of al III's in decent shape would be great! Would the TFM 35"s be enough muscle?
yes,
but it will work but will run outa gas.

think bigger.... :D :D
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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by TNRabbit » Thu Aug 09, 2012 4:10 pm

mbskeam wrote:
Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.Price range for speakers would like to keep in the 1500 to2000 range . A set of al III's in decent shape would be great! Would the TFM 35"s be enough muscle?
yes,
but it will work but will run outa gas.

think bigger.... :D :D
I think TWO TFM 35s biamped would probably have enough juice to hammer a pair of AL-IIIs...
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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by frankieD » Thu Aug 09, 2012 4:16 pm

If you get a set of amazings with 6-8 ohm impedance you can bridge the TFM35's and I'll bet they will work great.

I have a set of Amazing Silvers and when my TFM 42 was in for service I ran them with a pair of M400t's bridged.

That's 500 WPC and they were great. Really blew my mind. Did not run out ouf steam.

I retired them when I got a Sunfire 5400 but they definitly did the job.

I guess what I'm suggesting is if you want Bob's ribbons (as good as a speaker gets) then look for the later, higher impedance models.

Although it sounds like you have a fledgling case of OCCD an so will be buying more... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by jetdoctor » Thu Aug 09, 2012 4:51 pm

Great advice guys, i can feel the OCCD starting to tingle! I found this site by chance, lucked out to find out about Rita to get my stuff tuned up, now it looks like this is going to start costing me big time! But I am having fun with my tunes again. Gonna start looking for a deal on some 6-8 ohm Carver ribbons. Did Bob make anything smaller than 6 ft that kick ass?

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Post by frankieD » Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:22 pm

The Amazing Silver addition is smaller but still big. They are about 5' tall with 3 12" woofers & a 48" ribbon.

They sound awesome & I don't even think about other speakers simce I got them. About 5 years now.

Gary will know more about the als which are taller but thinner, with a single 12" down firing woofer & the same 48" ribbon.
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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:03 pm

\:D/ Welcome JetDoctor!! \:D/ Sounds like a great gig you got going over in BR. I flew offshore out of many bases in LA, but never had air conditioning in the helicopters or the hangars. :( You guys who work on the aircraft are the greatest! It's a very demanding job, making sure everything is just right. I know all about the smell of JP4 in the morning. One of my fondest memories, when I was an IP at Rucker, is walking down the flight line in the morning as some of the Hueys were cranking. :D
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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by engtaz » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:13 am

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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by TNRabbit » Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:19 am

If size is an issue, then the AL-IIIs or the ALS Silvers are the way to go. The AL-IIIs have a smaller FOOTPRINT, but the Silvers are shorter, albeit wider, & actually take up more floorspace. The Silvers also have a higher impedance (easier to drive) but are a little more difficult to find. On top of all that, you have to check ANY of them out tboroughly for abuse, i.e. - rotted woofer surrounds, buzzing ribbons, cooked crossoverz, etc. Most any of the Amazings can be had for under a grand easily, but you have to be patient to find a good pair of them in your area (or driving distance) because shipping them is NOT a reasonable option.
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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by jetdoctor » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:58 am

Helodoug, I worked at PHI for my first 10 years in aviation, no air in the helo hanger at all!!! It was fun and educational. My corporate job included a 407 for a fer years along with a Gulfstream. Now its Bombardier stuff, we have a pair of CRJ 700's
Rabbit, I have been looking for a pair of silvers, but as you say the few I have seen for sale are always thousands of miles away. I will keep my eyes open, a few hundred miles I will drive, so I just keep looking around!

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Re: Glad to have found you!

Post by rush » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:10 am

welcome jetdoctor! and thank for keeping them up! those birds along with soo many others kept me and "partners" arond I'm sure! this is a great place since I've been here only about a month.

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