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  1. I stand corrected, I guess I should have noticed the motorboard is recessed As for the heresy, I messed up - it happened to be in the same directory that I copied the other photos to. I'll get my coat...
  2. No water stains but these were spattered with some kind of oil (maybe bacon fat). Anyhow, they are now presentable and after trying some cheap no name type of caps I ended up re-soldering the original caps (never remover them) and they sound pretty nice, they may sound better with new, but that can wait for a while.
  3. https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/ele/d/salem-1984-klipsch-cornwall-and-veneer/7266681229.html They still show up from time to time locally. Sold mine for $800 and mine were CWL - I'm not in the market anymore The ad from craigslist... 1984 Klipsch Cornwall I and veneer - $750 (Salem, MA) There are multi-items to this listing which I prefer to try to sell together for maximum value for both you and me. Cash only, pick-up by you but I will help get it into your vehicle. This are available to try out in a backroom of the house with a separate entrance. Mask required. To summarize what I write below, this listing is for: 1) 1984 Cornwall I speakers with cabinets that are in fair condition but need a few more wood filler repairs to make them a good base for veneering 2) Figured Walnut Veneer sufficient to cover the speakers and already cut for to create a waterfall, bookmatched look 3) New linen grill cloth 4) Crossovers rebuilt with Crites caps 5) Old grill cloth which is still in pretty good shape but the frames are not 6) If it sweetens the deal, then a 4/5 full gallon of heatlock glue for attaching the veneer 7) I can also give you the old riser stands, but they are very beat up and definitely should be replaced vs repaired. However, you can use them for sizing the new ones. New stands would be very easy to build from stock solid wood. A few years ago I purchased a beat up pair of 1984 Klipsch Cornwall I, painted black. I've stripped the black paint on the outside and have made most, but not all repairs to the dinged up edges and corners with wood putty. A couple of places need more attention. I repaired the crossovers using the Crites crossover kit. This was necessary due to problems and the speakers sound great and they are set up in backroom so you can try them out. So, original parts for the tweeter, mid-range, and woofer, but rebuilt crossovers. I purchased several sheets of figured walnut veneer with the intent of making this look similar to a new set of Cornwall III with the Black Walnut. I'm included a picture of the veneer and another of where I was trying to go with this. I also purchased some lambswool linen fabric to replace the grill fabric and I was going to make new grill frames as the old ones are weak or damaged near the ports at the bottom. I only have one grill badge as shown in one of the pictures.
  4. I knew the day was coming when I brought the FH-1's into the living room. I guess yesterday I must have bumped into the FH-1 that flanks the entry into the kitchen. I guess I could have gotten some help but I didn't want to wait or bother anyone so it was back to plan A The risers don't look right - Oh Well...
  5. My Friend was rummaging around in his uncle's attic and came across this issue of QST There a couple of nice articles, one on building a 300w input transmitter and the other antenna's The back cover
  6. Spring clamps used to secure glue blocks to the cab while the glue dries. I dug into the fancy plywood for this cab. The cherry ribbon stripe mahogany was on the inner door of the Silvertone hifi I found on the side of the road back in February. I left the factory lacquered finish in place, I didn't even sand with 600 paper I just shot a coat of satin lacquer right over the old and it looks pretty good. Lacquer still wet.
  7. This is the middle draw, the blind dovetails didn't work out for this one and I had to rabbit the ends of 2 of the sides. I used 3 two-inch spring clamps per glue block. Yesterday was a nice day so the spray gun came out, it was near 70 degrees and real windy, no runs and no bugs, what could be better? This cab ended up at just under a cubic foot, the one above was closer to one and a third, both on the small side but that's as big as the parts allowed.
  8. A bit of old grill cloth with some small issues the back side
  9. One day I'll have all of the right clamps for the job at hand but until then I just use what's around The lumber for this came from a chest of draws that was put out on the edge of the street to be taker away for free. This cabinet was made by disassembling the bottom sweater draw, cutting the back in half lengthwise and reassembling the sides with the blind dovetails. The lacquer still wet.
  10. Possibly the serial number that you have quoted as 26031 is actually 2G031. This would be 1968 for the 1F922 and 1969 if the other is in fact 2G031 as I suppose it may be. read up in the following topic for some more info.
  11. I think that Dave opened the doghouse to the top and used sealed off the back of the top and used that space for the extra volume. He then removed the bottom hatch and built it with the port facing the front.
  12. Money, Time, and Space. Time goes by, money can be replaced, space is expensive. FH-1's are still inexpensive and with $15 worth of Baltic birch (craigslist) and some wasted time I ported them. This is a cheap hobby for me and I enjoy the hands on approach. All of this said, I play the Belle's most of the time along with the MWM bass bin in mono (the black Khorn top is not connected}. For a change of pace, I have the H700's now sitting on top of the FH-1's, its a settle difference. Remember, Just have fun, that's what life is for.
  13. Dave Harris (fastlane) did a topic I think on this which I cant find. I beleive that this may be a picture but google and this sites search tools cant seem to help me find
  14. There is tooling gel coat for the making of the molds and there is another type for the building of the product. Chopped strand matt is easier to layup than woven cloth. North Carolina has some boat builders I believe, maybe give them a call and see if they may be of help. I have done many repairs over the years and spent some time (6 months) doing repairs with the company Boston Whaler back when they were in Massachusetts 47 years ago, when I wanted some fender flairs copied a couple years ago I had a friend do them as he was set up (he makes GT40 bodies for those that want to build there own) to do it. I have done molds in the past but I had a place where I could make a mess and not make a stink around the house. It does not bother me much but the smell of styrene Is not pleasant to some. Here is a link to an Lotus Elan body that was rebuilt after being set up as a race car 50 years ago https://lotuselan.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=16586 its a long term project the may or may never be done.
  15. I built La Scala clones out of laminated 12 and 15 mm Baltic birch 10 years ago, they are very solid but no braces from the doghouse walls to the sides. They weigh about 160 pounds totally empty . Each side weighed about 35 pounds. They have never left the room I assembled them in. I got some Peavey FH-1 bass bins 8 years ago, these bins are pretty solid with the stock middle braces and I can move/lift them. There not pretty but sound good with the EVM15's I just installed and a pair of H700 sitting on top. I am still waiting for the Rustolium enamel to harden (takes about a month to fully harden) before I sit them directly on top of the FH-1 bins Last summer I picked up a pair of La Scala's with one having its side knocked loose, the sides are stapled and glued so I pulled the staples and re-glued that side back together, I used 6d finish nails to mechanically fasten the one loose side of the La Scalla. I had not heard the resonance until a forum member came over with a frequency test disk. I sold them later that day to try and make some space. I think that they all sounded good, wish I could keep them all...
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