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  • djg
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    I'm sure you would do the design justice.

  • williamrschneider
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    Those look very, very nice. Great job!

    I still have not built my kit with original tweeters. Your excellent results may provide the needed motivation to get back to it, so thanks for that.

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  • djg
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    Thanks, these will be in my PC 2.1 for a while.

  • djg
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    Thanks. Sorry, but Zingers kicked to the curb for the Continuums.

  • Drummer
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    They look every bit as fine as the Harbeth, at a fraction of the cost! I hope that you'll give a subjective analysis of them, after you've had time to live with them for a while, and run a variety of music through them. I'm always interested, in how we all have such variant perception, and likes and dislikes. I would expect that these have great detail, clarity, and resolving capabilities in a nearfield use. Glenn.

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  • Wolf
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    I have the original 2 pair I have always had, but those are mine. The rest are gone to said GR, MI based retailer, save for a single unit with a dented grille. If someone has a bad voice coil and a good face, I'm willing to work something out.

    Very nicely done, djg! You should be proud of those and, I wager, likely keep them for a long while. They are a good reference to have to compare all other builds.

    Later,
    Wolf

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  • djg
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    After a few hours of listening, these are fine sounding speakers. I turned off the sub and ran them full range for a bit. Otherwise with a 80 hz cross to the 8" DSP sub. They have some bass response, but are better with a sub. This is nearfield listening, a foot out from the wall, on stands, maybe 4 foot listening distance.

    The kit from the MI based supplier was quite complete. I have leftover wire, foam and weatherstrip.

    The documentation included shows Mr. Bagby used mattress topper foam with very deep convolutions. The supplied foam was much thinner with maybe 3/4" pyramids. So, I added a wad of Acoustastuf.

    Thanks to Wolf for selling me the NLA tweeters and advising me on capacitor choice. And having faith in my ability to build a decent pair such that he wasn't throwing two NLA tweeters to the dogs. (He doesn't have any more, I believe).

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  • djg
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    The PC 2.1 system. Thanks.

  • silverD
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    They look great djg! Where will these find their home? Desk or living room or ?

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  • djg
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  • djg
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    Nice. I can't paint very good.

  • disturbedfuel15
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    OH! Also regarding the countersinking- I used these things that look like 1/4" thick metal washers, with an allen-key bolt on the side of em. You put the 'washer' however far down the bit you want, and then tighten the bolt down with an allen wrench so it can't move. Hope that helps for future builds.

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  • disturbedfuel15
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    DJG,

    Looking really really nice! I am jealous of your veneer work! I ended up trying an HVLP 'proline' version of plastidip on my continuums, but I don't like it and it isn't durable. One of my hidden bolts wasn't seated all the way as well, which caused a divot when I tightened the woofer down... doh! However, I did manage to hide 100% of the screws on the front, with the exception of the three for the tweeter. I'm now wrapping them in wood-look vinyl. First-time woes!

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    Seriously, yours look like you know what you're doing, obviously. I am also digging the vice and post method of hanging the cabinets to dry... lol. It's the little things. Can't wait to hear your listening impressions! I'm actually making a third right now for L/C/R to replace the humongous def tech bp 2000TLs I have.

    Excellent, excellent work.

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