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    Cornscala DBBs/BEC Cast frame Woofers ESN DBB 450 networks

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  1. IB Slammin

    Solid State Amps That Sound Tube-Like....

    You bet! Still loving my bridged Luxman M117's
  2. I use old coat hangers myself............ tc
  3. Good thread guys. Can we now discuss speaker wire? Or maybe IC's..... tc
  4. IB Slammin

    Finished with Cigarbum's Klipschorns

    Congrats! So glad you were able to use those killer JBL's tc
  5. Ah man, over a time span of 46 years? Don't know quite know how to respond other than to guess there were dozens. Most with upgraded networks and expensive caps. Some with ESN boards, one with Altec 511B/902 drivers and even one with a Cobraflex horn, but most were stock K55/K400 or K401 mids. It sounds like you are concerned with harming the wooden horns. All that needs to be done is to remove the load of the driver from the horn. Once you have the driver mounted just lean it back and measure from the bottom of the driver to wood below. Most anything will work. Pieces of plywood. I even stacked up books to do that with JBL drivers 5lbs more than yours. No need to miss out on an outstanding system by overthinking the prob. Not long ago forum member SETI built some stands for his monster JBL drivers. Send him a PM. I'll bet he would send you pic's. Regards, tc
  6. Bob's Khorns easily rank in the top three Khorn systems I have listened to. (starting in 1972) Build the supports.....You will love those mid horns!! If not, I think I have an extra K55. No charge tc
  7. Maybe I was just tired? Tim, Thanks for posting the pix. I lost mine in a crash some years ago.
  8. Well.... JWC and I had consulted on the concept for over a year I think. A shape that would hide the 12cf in a corner, networks to accommodate the second woofer etc. He built them and I had never heard them. It was only natural I wanted to run them up a bit. Dr.Who was working on the outdoor system and walked past the door with an SPL meter that read 130db as I recall. A year or so later he drove 13 hrs. in a cargo van to bring the cabinets to me. WOW! The DBB's are in my LR today. They have undergone many changes over the years as to mids, tweets, and networks. (K400's. K510's, Altec 511b"s and Mark 1101 had K402's on his. ALK designed an ESN circuit for the LF. I sent a truckload of parts to JWC and he built the final networks. (with my touch of a lumberjack they would have been on a 4x8 sheet of plywood) Thank you so much! I wish I could post a pix of them. They are a work of art to my eye. I think that I am finally finished because they sound exactly the way I want them to. Crites cast woofers Daves 280htz wooden Trax mid horn / Altec 902-16A driver JBL 2404 tweeter tc
  9. IB Slammin

    Industrial Las 4 Sale

    We walked upstairs to Kaiser's man cave and I was floored at how good they looked. NIB IMHO Tim had just received the new networks and we wired them up. Cranked his big BAT amps and they sounded wonderful! And yes, I would put them in my LR anytime...... tc
  10. IB Slammin

    Wtb Klipschorns

    Might be the best Khorns I have ever listened to. Thunderous bass, wooden Trax mid horns with monster JBL drivers. JBL 2404 baby cheeks tweets as I recall. Yum! tc
  11. IB Slammin

    Your first?

    !972 Age 22 46 years
  12. IB Slammin

    New caps and break in

  13. IB Slammin

    1954 single KHorn in DFW

    I had seen that horn in Khorn's before. I asked Jim Hunter about that and he said that they were in the "Klipschorn JR." Plus I thought the Cobraflex was a University horn. ????
  14. IB Slammin

    Cigarbum Reference basement System

    Bump for Bob.......