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Friend of mine has finished his Heresy 1 refurbishment project

 

Custom & design mod of a Klipsch Heresy 1 with original parts and matching risers.

- Original cabinet (1979, spackled, sanded, veneered & painted).
- original drivers (repurchased) K-77M, K53V and K22E
- Crossover components original (cable upgrade)
- Klipsch terminals

Technical modifications:
- Outsourced crossover
- Completely new cabling (crossover and speakers)
- Damping of the rear panel to reduce standing waves
- Klipsch cable terminals installed
- Complicated crossover conversion to be able to attach crossover to cabinet like this

Optical modifications:
- veneered with birdseye maple black
- Turnout components on transparent plexiglass instead of wooden board
- Div. switch components, - screws and cabinet screws painted in Klipsch copper
- Red clamp of the terminals painted in Klipsch copper
- Logos 3D printed, sanded and multi-painted (copper & black)
- Riser painted in copper & black
- Cabinet treated with 3 coats of matte elastic clear lacque

 

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7 hours ago, AndreG. said:

Have these always been decorator style Heresies, or have the grilles been omitted during the refurb? Nice!

 

based on the pic of the label on the back, they have always been decorator models.

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2 hours ago, jcn3 said:

 

based on the pic of the label on the back, they have always been decorator models.

 

1 hour ago, MicroMara said:

see what @jcn3 wrote , that´s true !

 

You´re right, lazy me, should have looked at them labels first, thanks!  If the owner is looking for a name to his project, how about "Back in Black"  😄

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1 hour ago, OO1 said:

damn shame to paint over Birds Eye Maple , although it has the visual effect , the badge is  really cool ,and  the risers frontal color ....ouch , 

 

Ouch?  Apparently your personal preferences aren't the same as his.  I think they look darn good.  

 

Great job!

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