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fini

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About fini

  • Birthday 10/08/1955

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Rohnert Park CA--The Friendly City®
  • Interests
    Survival, chalk boards, photography, unicorns, corn dogs, corn
  • My System
    Klipschorns, PCats, BBX, Heart CD, Thorens TD124, Kenwood TT

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  1. fini

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    Just thought I’d let y’all know Dec. 2 I celebrated 3 years of sobriety! Don’t miss the sauce a bit.
  2. I have a therapist who looks like Barbara Eden in her prime…
  3. I agree with the gentlemen here who recommended checking that the KG-4 components are up to snuff. Whatever you do, don’t toss them. Plenty of folks here still enjoy them!
  4. Raw Birch, for sure. Customer varnished. Very nice pair!
  5. Wow. If I only had room. And didn't have a wife.
  6. JRH, I just have to know the story on this logbook! If you've told the story already, please point me to the tale. Is this in PWK's hand?
  7. I picked up one of their high-end turntables at good ol' Goodwill. Seems to function properly, but I won't know about the sound until I spring for a cartridge in the $300-500 range.
  8. With all the hubbub over the new 75th Anniversary book (the limited edition, numbered, signed copy), I just this morning developed a big desire to own an autograph by Mr. Paul himself. Paul was still alive when I joined this forum, and am still jealous of those early members who made the first pilgrimage to Hope, to meet the man himself. Years later, on my second pilgrimage to Hope, my family were very fortunate to get to be the guest of Miss Valerie, who bestowed on me (and my wife and two daughters) a treasure of PWK mugs, wine glasses, even a track suit for my daughter! She was overflowing with Southern Charm, a very gracious host. I'm looking for anything signed by PWK: a scrap of paper, a letter, a brochure, a photo. If you have one to spare, let me know what you'd like for it. Thanks!!
  9. My interest in doing this project has little to do with the quality of the sound. It's more about making something that looks like a little Khorn. I'd probably do away with trying to recreate the mid horn and tweeter, but it may be fun to incorporate, say, a 2" driver into a folded mini bass bin. You know, for shits 'n' giggles. I'd probably use 1/8" door skin for the parts (given the scale of the 2' driver vs. the 15" K-33). With that in mind, does anyone have a bass bin cut list that I can down-scale from?
  10. I remember seeing some small cardboard (?) models made by Paul, during a visit to the train station Klipsch museum in Hope. Ever since then, I've had an itch to make some micro-Khorns (probably w/o horns) to use as computer speakers. If I were more ambitious, I'd make them horn-loaded (at least the bass portion, using, perhaps a 2" driver). I have yet to follow through with this idea, but I'm curious if others have thought of doing this, or have indeed done it.
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