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#1 CECAA850

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 08:59 AM

I opened up 2 different pair of H1's yesterday and neither set had a gasket on the backs. Is that the way they came? Wouldn't they benefit greatly with the addition of one?

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 09:05 AM

Is that the way they came?
...YES!

Wouldn't they benefit greatly with the addition of one?
...YES!

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 09:49 AM

Thanks, that's what I thought.


A Harmony One remote runs a............. Pioneer Elite KURO 150FD display. Anthem D2 pre-pro. 4 QSC PLX 1104 amps. Oppo BDP-80 Blu-ray player. Toshiba XA2 HDDVD player. IB sub with 4 Ascendant Audio 18" drivers powered by a Behringer EP-2500. 2 Klipsch Dean G'd RF-7's, 1 Dean G'd RC-7, 2 RS-7's and 2 RB-35's, all protected by a Furman Elite 20-PFi

Bedroom 1, Lascalas w/ ALK networks and Crites tweeters, Juicy Music modded Crown D-45, Njoe Tjoeb CD player and an Anthem TLP-1. Tuba 18 sub powered by a Behringer A-500.

Bedroom 2, Heresy II's with III upgrade, Carver TFM-15, Carver CT-6 and a Sony CDP C235.

Bedroom 3, under construction.

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 08:08 AM

Not only did I put gaskets on mine I added a 1/2 inch plywood to the inside back of the back board. Before you could feel the board move now it solid. Made the board just smaller than outer size so it would still fit easy. Rick


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Posted 28 December 2013 - 03:16 PM

What kind of gasket material do you use

If I can't build it or fix it, I really don't want it. I have found that I need to start with something that works in the beginning.

 

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 08:05 PM

I think it is just thin foam type it compressed good. Rick


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Posted 29 December 2013 - 07:59 PM

why if it's a non ported desgin?


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Posted 29 December 2013 - 10:01 PM

why if it's a non ported desgin?

Sealing is necessary for better bass response.

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 04:40 AM

That extra stiffness from ply on inside of back panel really helped. I can not prove it but I think it sounded better after. I kinda doubt it had any air leaks but easy to make sure it don't. Rick


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 05:31 AM

If it seems to sound better than that is all that matters. Somehow though I bet Paul Klipsch tested out various methods over his years.



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Posted 31 December 2013 - 02:35 PM

If it seems to sound better than that is all that matters. Somehow though I bet Paul Klipsch tested out various methods over his years.

Perhaps, once built, the majority of these stayed airtight. Even if the backs could be heavier/thicker to reduce resonances. We're a special group, opening things up and changing them.

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 02:50 PM

I bet they stayed air tight to......but they also cut the wood to within 1/16 so that helped. There Heresy also saved the company as Paul and many have said and Andy said he usually made over 300 a day there. Rick


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