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  1. CSP download issues survey

    I picked a random pdf from browsing messages from 2006: No problem there, but it's also no problem to find many many messages with broken image links. http://www.classicspeakerpages.net/dc/user_files/1734.jpg
  2. 1982-1985 5.25" woofer .75" dome tweeter 95-25k 85 db 8x5x5 4.5 lbs $130.00
  3. AR-3a / AR-91 Listening Comparison

    Like this? Evolution of and Replacements for the AR 11/12" Woofer
  4. AR2ax woofers

    RoyC, on this forum, sells the sealer. It's a combination of butyl rubber and toluene. Shoe Goo looks like it's in the ball park: toluene 30-60% Styrene Butadiene Copolymer 30-60% Solvent Naphtha 10-30% But the discussion has gone on for years, concerning various compounds and how they work. The bottom line is most of them have some level of solids or ash that eventually hardens speaker surrounds. Roy's mix is the best.
  5. AR2ax woofers

    It is possible that the woofers could be corrected by removing the surrounds from the frames or the cones, using shims to center the voice coil, and then repositioning the surrounds. The one that is tight through part of its travel could be caused by the surround holding the cone/voice coil at a slight angle.
  6. A23 for A19

    Those numbers are from the AR3a restoration guide. I've thought about it for a day, and I still don't know for sure if they'd swap. It seems to me they would, with a little wiring mod.
  7. Same folks have a pair of Cello Amati (LST equivalent) speakers for sale ATM. 331928691572. This is not the empty Amati cabinets auction.
  8. Early Model Six's

    I specifically went for the low numbers, partly because they were so scarce and partly because I wanted to run them next to AR3as (my reference system). I've got Ones, Fours, and two pair of Seventeens. The Ones came with an oversized veneered panel on the top that looked factory but also had black paint on the sides. Decidedly not original. Fun fact: the earliest early models (One through Four) came with removable grilles and drivers (at least the woofers. I haven't seen corresponding tweeters).
  9. Early Model Six's

    Pretty sure that's not factory plywood/veneer. I don't recall anyone having trouble with switches. Are you attempting to collect every model of KLH? :-)
  10. Need a like button around here...
  11. AR Grill Badge Numbers

    Some of the regulars might have a better idea. The grilles on these betray nothing identifiable to me. Maybe you could get a shot of the labels.
  12. AR Grill Badge Numbers

    Welcome! I know squawdoosh about badging, but I know a little about early AR speakers. My opinion: good choice! My favorite so far is the AR3a. It was such a revelation (after 20 years of the AR2 and derivatives) that I went back through my music library just to hear what I'd been missing (mostly that lowest octave, more or less).
  13. I can almost guarantee trouble if they contain the Callins/whatever other name they were called capacitors (black body and red ends). Your speakers were built in their heyday. Obligatory request: pictures would help.
  14. Wow, those things look like they'd make an amp overheat, even if they were in good shape: 4-way/5-speaker with an 18" woofer. Besides drivers or wiring, the only other concern might be crossover components. It's got to be a complicated setup, and if it has/they have never been refurbed...
  15. KLH 6 construction differences?

    The upper box is the second gen, the lower was made in the transition period from the first gen, probably ~'62-'63. The 'plywood' is probably veneered particle board/MDF. I think KLH had mostly stopped using plywood by the time these were made.