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FS Pair Klipsch Heresy 1 from Todd Rundgren’s studio at Bearsville

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These are Heresy 1 speakers which were used at Bearsville Studio as monitors, and I don’t have to remind you of the classic albums which came out of that studio.  I will include a copy of the receipt on Bearsville letterhead from when I bought them.  I was a HUGE Todd fan and had to have them, but am now downsizing…

Some modifications:

  • 4 screw holes on the top for hanging from the ceiling at Bearsville
  • Todd had them covered in this funky brown formica, which has the advantage of really making the cabinets non-resonant.  This is my third pair of Heresies, and they are head and shoulders above stock in cabinet rigidity.
  • I replaced the capacitor with films, but left the originals (which were still working) in place in case I ever wanted to return to stock.

They play well and sound great.  A good price on a pair of Heresies with some cool history.  I wanted to give forum members first shot before ebay.

 

The pair are $500 plus shipping from North Carolina in two boxes.

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RA...

 

 

Not sure what this means but I think I agree with you !

Have you ever heard of an electrified fairytale...

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Enjoyed Rundgren this summer with the Ringo Starr band. He was the most energetic one.

Did you know that Todd is Liv Tyler's father, sort of . . . .?

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Enjoyed Rundgren this summer with the Ringo Starr band. He was the most energetic one.

Did you know that Todd is Liv Tyler's father, sort of . . . .?

He was the one who raised her.

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Hey Guys: This is a classified in the Garage Sale section of the forum. Why not show some respect and let the OP continue with his sale.

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With each post, the thread is bumped back to the top where it can be seen again. Without posts it soon disappears.

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Todds version of "while my guitar gently weeps" on the george harrison tribute album is truly magnificent!

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I have added a picture of a chip in the formica that I forgot about on the side near the bottom back corner... remember these aren't from a living room, they were in a studio.  And as much as we all love Todd, these go way beyond his recordings.  These speakers have seen music history being made, check out the link and read some of the bands…

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bearsville_Studios

 

Thanks for looking.

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I think I read about that chip. It happened when Pete Townsend smashed his guitar after the first version of Tommy was finished. On the back swing he hit the speaker. Jager was there and became furious and a fight broke out between the Stones and the Who. After the fight, Todd brought fifteen supermodels for a intimate little party. When Jagers wife found out, she threatened to divorce him so he bought her these very Heresys. Thereafter, she got some Khorns and Todd bought them back.

Honest!

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I was asked about age.  I am not sure of the year, but I think 1984 because the serial numbers are 84T79x and 84T80x- not quite sequential, but close.

They have K77 tweeter (round magnet assembly, not rectangular), K55V mid, and K22EF woofer.  Type E crossover, originally model H-BR.

Thanks.

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I happen to have the bench from the acclaimed Bosendorfer piano that was tuned and maintained by Dick Cambell. It has a cracked leg that was suffered in the same fight but otherwise has a nice patina if anyone has any interest

 

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I think I read about that chip. It happened when Pete Townsend smashed his guitar after the first version of Tommy was finished. On the back swing he hit the speaker. Jager was there and became furious and a fight broke out between the Stones and the Who. After the fight, Todd brought fifteen supermodels for a intimate little party. When Jagers wife found out, she threatened to divorce him so he bought her these very Heresys. Thereafter, she got some Khorns and Todd bought them back.

Honest!

 

10 year difference form when Tommy was released ( 1969 ) to the date of the speakers ( T = 1979 ) great story and i 'd but that on blu-ray

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I think I read about that chip. It happened when Pete Townsend smashed his guitar after the first version of Tommy was finished. On the back swing he hit the speaker. Jager was there and became furious and a fight broke out between the Stones and the Who. After the fight, Todd brought fifteen supermodels for a intimate little party. When Jagers wife found out, she threatened to divorce him so he bought her these very Heresys. Thereafter, she got some Khorns and Todd bought them back.

Honest!

 

10 year difference form when Tommy was released ( 1969 ) to the date of the speakers ( T = 1979 ) great story and i 'd but that on blu-ray

 

 

It was the Tommy rerecording. This was never released since the tape was damaged during the fight and the Who lost interest in another session to make yet another take.

Geez, do I have to tell you guys everything? Look it up!

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