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    What to do with this?

    I used rustoleom liquid enamel inside and out on them. Used a brush was messy but it smooths out. I sanded the seams really good I also used an O-ring on the mid driver it doesn't stick out into horn path. I used a dowel rod with emery cloth to get down in the throat to smooth it out. The enamel also deadens the horn quite a bit if you coat the outside also.
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    What to do with this?

    I would just put type As in them keep it simple. AA only have diodes for tweets so not really needed. What you plan to do with the cabinets ?? Veneer...If you put screws in the sides lower and top then veneer outside it will stop the side flex.
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    Moving La Scala II upstairs solo?

    https://f072605def1c9a5ef179-a0bc3fbf1884fc0965506ae2b946e1cd.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/product-specsheets/La-Scala-II-Spec-Sheet-v03.pdf 175lbs https://f072605def1c9a5ef179-a0bc3fbf1884fc0965506ae2b946e1cd.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/product-specsheets/Klipschorn-Spec-Sheet-v04.pdf 175lbs. Both weigh the same according to spec. sheet. https://f072605def1c9a5ef179-a0bc3fbf1884fc0965506ae2b946e1cd.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/product-specsheets/La-Scala-2018-Spec-Sheet-v01-1.pdf newest one weighs 201lbs. https://f072605def1c9a5ef179-a0bc3fbf1884fc0965506ae2b946e1cd.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/product-specsheets/Klipschorn-AK6-Spec-Sheet-v01.pdf newest K horn weighs 220lbs So depends on which one your buying. Call Cory he could probably tell you how much each section weighs and give you a good price on any of them. I wonder if there is going to be 2 models of each because those newest ones are crazy prices. I bet they dont sell many of the newest ones but that may be their plan. I dont know anyone who can afford the current ones let alone the newer ones. No price on the newer LaScala.
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    Help with Heresy 1 1975 binding posts

    https://www.amazon.com/Hi-end-Adapter-Speaker-Connector-Wy-yp01/dp/B00X9FET7I/ref=asc_df_B00X9FET7I/?tag=bingshoppinga-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid={creative}&hvpos={adposition}&hvnetw=o&hvrand={random}&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=e&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl={devicemodel}&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=&hvtargid=pla-4584276296146491&psc=1 This would be better I think.
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    Moving La Scala II upstairs solo?

    Your room is plenty big to move Forte out from wall. If you live in apartment you will never be able to turn up Scalas....My son has RB35s in a 4 plex and they all complained so he just un hooked them.
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    Moving La Scala II upstairs solo?

    It will be hard if you have to go around a corner. Why not get Forte III ?? If your buying new call Cory first for sure. 38.5h, 24.25w, 25.25d, 176 lbs, could not find weight of each section.
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    1985 Cornwall issue

    I agree its the caps ….terminal strip...or bad tweeter. You can get new caps from Bob Crites or parts express easy to do. My bet is its just bad connection but caps need to be replaced anyway.
  8. I tried searching for Grossbjorn could not find it. Could you post link ??
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    https://www.klipsch.com/products/ki-362 Call Cory he might know about them.
  10. You may want to contact Cory on Jubs or other theater type speakers. look up the 396 we heard it at the Pilgramage.
  11. Where you located ? Call Cory before you buy anything. Stereo shops are few and far between. Find a forum member and make a trip. At least your in the right forum for advice.
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    Accesories4less blames Klipschorns

    I bought a INTEGRA from ac4l and it worked fine. I did have trouble with my 50 HDMI run. I called them and they told me to try shorter HDMI to see if that was in fact what was causing the problem. Turned out it was. I got treated fairly I think although it could have been a bit better. But saying that, a friend of mine had the Klipsch ref 15 sub amp go out....they have had known problems with this amp I'm told.....but all Klipsch told him to do was send it to some repair station they gave him and that was it. I think Klipsch should have helped with half of the repair. I probably will never recommend a Klipsch sub any more they had several sub amps go out. But as long as the customer service is better then ATT I'm pretty happy......I am so glad to be done with those A**holes. I also dont think Yamaha is any where near what it use to be so maybe the OP should try a better AVR from ac4l. I do hope they come on here or contact one of us about this cause I think they are a good company over all. Another idea is to call Cory and order a unit from him which would help a Klipsch dealer out and he will answer the phone himself.
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    K55m driver diaphragm replacement

    If you need new diaphragms ..which I dont think you do....call Bob he has them.
  14. The Belle is #5. I think the change occurred around the 80s. Heresy II doesn't use K55V I dont think. I use to have a history page but it doesn't work anymore. I found this https://2d73e25b29782b6d6766-9c8af5cbfef16739445bc76457060528.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/Codex_V3_130823_635128700889860000.pdf Im sure someone will come on here and have the details and dates.
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    Troubles with a new set of R-51PM

    I would call Klipsch......if that doesn't fix it send back. Then call Cory buy from him probably get better deal. Have not heard of any problems like this on here or FB page so should not happen.
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    Should I Buy an Amp For My New System?

    You could try Emotiva 300 amp for little money and see. I think it would help not sure how many watts yours puts out per channel but it could use help on front 2 I bet. If you want higher end you could go to Parasound give Cory a call on that for sure.
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    ‘89 LaScalas: SOLD

    Sorry to hear that she sounds awesome... I lost best friend this year also.
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    Walnut tweeter lenses

    WOW those look awesome. I would be interested in the walnut tweety horn.
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    Forte II - trouble taming brightness

    I agree with Moray , I had forgot about those grill holes even after I did them on my sons Fortes. There could be bad connections inside there also causing sound problems. I forget how the mid driver is fixed to the horn but if its screw on and has a gasket ...best check that also.
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    Forte II - trouble taming brightness

    I have heard Forte II and they did not sound like what you got.....try different source first . The ones I heard were hooked to a 1970s HK 430 . That tract horn may be showing you stuff thats wrong with your sources that KGs couldn't. But checking those caps would be good idea and a cheap fix.
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    All New Klipschorn

    You still use the corner if you want to......just not as necessary, Plus I bet 40% dont have them sealed into corners properly anyway.
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    All New Klipschorn

    Saw and heard the first test model in Hope on the pilgrimage. Hard to say but sounded pretty good until I heard what they were going to cost. I think they said the bass been was only changed in the way it was assembled to make it easier. I got pics of one being made I could not see any difference in the parts. Im sure there are pics of it on here some where maybe under pics from pilgrimage. I did like the removable grill though cause I want to change my grills to lambs wool. Plan to make another set of motor boards so I can change them out.
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    Really nice.....