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  • #31
    Re: Galeons - SB13 MTM

    Originally posted by kenny_k View Post
    Don, another nice build. Are coming to Iron Driver if the SB wins?
    I'd love to come to Iron Driver and meet all the guys, but I can't justify the time or expense.
    With any luck, I'll be able to attend any Atlanta DIY meets after missing them for a few years.

    I think I hear a difference - wow, it's amazing!" Ethan Winer: audio myths
    "As God is my witness I'll never be without a good pair of speakers!" Scarlett O'Hara

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    SB13/Vifa BC25SC06 MTM DCR Galeons-SB13-MTM
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    • #32

      Here you go Don, these are some pictures of my Galeon build. I just wanted to say thanks again for posting your design. I absolutely love these things. Great bottom end, buttery smooth mids and nice airy highs. I couldn't be happier. A couple quick details I guess. This build took a couple months, working on them when I had the time. Birch ply translam without a CNC (lots of time with the jig saw and just as much at the router table). The front, rear and top are solid 7/8" sapele that I used an aniline dye on to get the walnutish color. They were then sealed inside and out with 2 coats of shellac and sprayed with about 10 or so coats of lacquer. I've had these things playing for a few days now and all I can say is if someone is thinking about making their own set of Galeons, they are awesome, Don did a great job and was very helpful with answering questions. Thank you again good sir. I will be enjoying these for years to come!!!

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      • #33
        Stunning craftsmanship. My hat off to you!
        Don't worry, if your parachute fails, you have the rest of your life to fix it.

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        • #34
          Unclemo - man, I wish I had one tenth of your ability with wood. Totally awesome!

          I think I hear a difference - wow, it's amazing!" Ethan Winer: audio myths
          "As God is my witness I'll never be without a good pair of speakers!" Scarlett O'Hara

          High value, high quality RS150/TB28-537SH bookshelf - TARGAS NLA!
          SB13/Vifa BC25SC06 MTM DCR Galeons-SB13-MTM
          My Voxel min sub Yet-another-Voxel-build

          Tangband W6-sub

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          • #35
            Honestly it was mostly about patience, but thank you.

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            • #36
              Unclemo, those cabinets are stunningly beautiful! And without a CNC, yikes! I think that some of the sawdust blew up north.

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              • #37
                Unclemo those are works of art. That sapele wood is a work of art itself.
                Beautifully executed and finished.
                Andy.

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                • #38
                  Thank you Andy.

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