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Imsjry

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    Preamp-Yamaha CX-10

    Amp-Parasound 1200ii

    Turntable-Thorens TD-147

    Speakers-Chorus ii and Forte ii (Alternate)

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  1. Sold to hoboBob86 on the forum! Many years of happy listening!
  2. Downsizing and have to let these babies go. Purchased in the Illinois area in fall 2019 from a gentleman who claimed to be the original owner. I've had them as my main speakers in a non-smoking home ever since. As you all know, they sound truly amazing. Oak Oil Sequential Serial #'s Crites Titanium Diaphragm Upgrades (originals included) Appleton/Neenah/Oshkosh area of WI-Willing to drive to meet within reason. Asking $1400 firm In very good shape! Some wood oil would make em even prettier. One of the cones on the passive resisters is pushed in, but I never noticed any negative audible impact. Images of Speaker 1 attached.
  3. That’s what I thought.
  4. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/288836299043617/ Yikes! Not affiliated.
  5. On FB Marketplace. Asking $1500/pair. They look nice! No affiliation.
  6. Seems like the 8ohm taps are where mine are staying. The bass sounds a little fuller and the overall sound has a bit more life to it compared to the 4ohm. The only reason I asked was due to the plethora of posts mentioning using 4ohm taps with Tube amps and Klipsch. At least with this particular amp and Chorus II, 8ohm is where they will be. Thanks for the replies all!
  7. Yeah i'm reading a bunch on this and can't find a definite answer. Best i've gathered is just to try it and see if i can tell any difference and that it is really amp dependent. I'm using a budget Yaqin MC84l tube amp. The back of the speakers themselves say 8ohm on the connectors. I've just swapped from the 4 to the 8 ohm taps on the amp and noticed it got louder immediately without adjusting the volume up. Of course louder isn't always better and its not like the 4ohm tap didn't give it more then enough volume control. My ultimate goal is to get the best overall sound at lower listening levels which is my primary listening mode.
  8. Looks like the specs list the Chorus II as 8ohm speakers but I've read some posts that confused me about that. If my amp has taps for 4 or 8, what do you guys recommend in a smaller living room for moderate/quiet listening levels? I did try both and honestly couldn't tell any difference but wasn't sure what sound quality that really impacts. Thanks all!
  9. Again, I appreciate the knowledgeable advice but where did i ever suggest i wouldn't be upgrading the crossovers at some point? I'm not sure what we're arguing about. I'm simply asking for those who've had both types of speakers to discuss their experience in comparing the two. Is your point that my efforts are a waste of time until i upgrade both sets?
  10. Yes, I understand i should replace the crossovers. It is a project for the future and was a given upon purchase but I just don't see its totally relevant here as I've already said how wonderful my Chorus II's sound in general. Are you suggesting you cannot evaluate any vintage speakers until all components are 100% up to date? And to that point, the Forte's are stock as well so it should be a wash as far as upgrades vs not go.
  11. Neenah, which is between Oshkosh/Appleton. I suppose that’s more Northeast WI now that I’m thinking about it.
  12. The second best pair of speakers I’ve ever heard (next to my Chorus II). Selling an original pair of legendary Klipsch Forte II loudspeakers in excellent condition with consecutive serial numbers. All drivers are stock. Cosmetically they are near perfect. Sonically they sound brand new. Highly efficient and are happy with very with low power or high. I am the second owner, and they have always been very well cared for always in a smoke free house. They come with the original foam lined protective boxes from Klipsch. The previous owner had stained them the cherry color. More pictures by request. Asking $750 for the pair. Would be willing to meet buyer part way within reason. http://www.audioreview.com/product/speakers/floorstanding-speakers/klipsch/forte.html https://www.klipsch.com/products/forte-ii-floorstanding-speaker
  13. North/Central Wisconsin (Oshkosh, Appleton, Neenah area).
  14. May I ask what you paid for them? Looking to sell my pair which are stock, and want to ask a fair price. Thanks and congrats. They are awesome speakers!!
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