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About edmjm

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    Edmonton, Alberta Canada
  • Interests
    audio, classic cars, motorcycles, bowling, playing hockey
  • My System
    audio space as3i integrated amp (winged c el34's), musical paradise dac2 (jupiter beeswax caps, black sands audio violet power cord) dragon audio server, monster power conditioner. qed usb, interconnects & speaker cable. focal 826w speakers now put in storage & borrowing 1979 cornwalls & planing to custom build my own pair of cornwalls

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  1. edmjm

    New caps and break in

    I have jupiters in my dac cause I wanted that slightly rounded off, warm natural, vintage british sound (& love them) for the crossovers of my custom cornwalls I thought more jupiters might be too much so I went with rike audio s caps (crystal clear & totally neutral) I really think they let the characteristics of the equipment shine thru.
  2. have to agree with Dean. b&c de120 first. the crites a55g mid driver is incredible. do yourself a major favour & when you decide to recap the xovers use some higher end caps (see humble homemade hifi for sound characteristics) the results of using “boutique” caps will take your breath away. (in my build the mids were too forward, a solen 1.8 resistor was the solution)
  3. edmjm

    shrinking cornwall

    looks great. I like the extra braces across the back for the rear panel to attach to. no insulation inside? what about adding a resistor to the hf to tame it a bit?
  4. hello, operator...how may I direct your call? (giving away my age with that one)
  5. edmjm

    shrinking cornwall

    I’ll second that on the faital horns. mine have a screw on adapter to use my a55g’s & the soundstage is incredible
  6. edmjm

    shrinking cornwall

    looks good. now we want to know how they sound
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    Lining the inside of Cornwall IIs

    absolutely. why the factory didn’t put something in there to keep the slap echo under control
  8. lol. Schu stirring the pot. I also love analog meters! the more the better, the bigger the better.
  9. edmjm

    PBS documentary "Soundbreaking"

    an absolutely fantastic documentary. I also had the whole series on my pvr which ended up biting the biscuit & I lost everything on the hard drive. just can’t bring myself to drop $100 on a dvd. I’ll eventually find it on upay
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    Lining the inside of Cornwall IIs

    my 79 cornwalls have what looks like tissue paper 1” thick
  11. edmjm

    Unobtanium

    I’m a rum guy (don’t hold it against me) lol I saw this once 3 years ago locally $350. turns out it’s made, bottled & distributed from the island in small batches only. a buddy went there on vacation & brought me this one back. only cost $60. talk about one hell of a mark up
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    my cornscallas...so far

    round bottom spikes so I don’t tear up the risers positioning them
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    my cornscallas...so far

    just picked up the grills from the upholsterer. it’s the klipsch heritage fabric from Bob Crites. 1/4” plywood with black melamene finish. drilled 8 holes to install cup magnets to hold it to motorboard
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    6CA7 first impressions

    absolutely, experimenting is what’s so fun about this hobby
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    my cornscallas...so far

    my buddy is building the crossovers for me & sent this little teaser type super b all internal wiring will be duelund 16awg tinned copper
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