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Hey all. Need some help identifying and sorting out some drivers for rebuild planning purposes. I was graciously gifted these Speakerlab Khorns by @rigma and @MZKITTY a while back, and they are in need of a rebuild. Before I start getting into woodworking with a carpenter friend of mine, I want to make sure I have all my speaker / crossover ducks in a row. Some various parts were stripped from these kit speakers over the years, so here's what I have and what I'm trying to identify. Ideally, I'd like to have a complete set of what I would need to build a 70's era Klipschorn, sound-wise. I have 1 x tweeter. In the pic below it seems to be a knockoff (possibly EV) of a K-77-M. Don't know if it works or not. I have 2 x midrange horns, cast aluminum H-350 Speakerlab brand. I hear they're good quality. I have 2 x midrange horn drivers. They appear to be Speakerlab HD350A's (?) which are equivalent or rebranded EV 1823Ms I believe. Don't know if they work or not. I have 1 x 15" woofer, sealed up in one of the bass bins. I haven't opened it yet, but I suspect it may be a Speakerlab K-33 style speaker, either a W1504S 4-ohm or a W1508S 8-ohm. Not sure if it works, so I may be looking to just get a used pair of K-33 replacements or Crites equivalent CW1526. I don't have any crossovers at all, but I hear the Speakerlab crossovers were the weakest link in these clones, so I'll probably be looking for a used pair of Type A (maybe?) or something. Is there a way to test the tweeter and midrange drivers without a crossover or will I damage them? I'll take all the advice I can get. My plan is to enclose the bass bins sort of Jubilee style and leave them open top (no midrange or tweeter enclosure) and build a small frame to hold the midrange and tweeter. Please see the attached collage for some pics. I'd upload more, but it seems to be limited for now, at least for me at my level. Thanks in advance! Daniel Harrington Murfreesboro, TN
SWMBO has declared that the giant speakers have got to go, and I frankly kind of agree... They were fun but too big for the space they're in. So, I'm putting out feelers. Home made speakerlab K cabinets, made by a fine homebuilder and cabinetmaker in rural New Hampshire. I bought them from the builder and have enjoyed them for nine years. VERY well built, physically, but in need of a veneer job and grills to be pretty enough for prime time. All original Speakerlab components, with the tweeters and crossovers still in place but bypassed (working at the time of upgrade.) EV ST350B Babycheeks supertweeters. I'll get the info on the crossovers and driver models when I get home tonight, and pictures of course. Open to offers, cash F2F and pickup only in SE Massachusetts. Also open to splitting out the crossovers and EV tweets if there is interest.