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  1. I AM LOOKING FOR ANY ASSISTANCE WITH THE NEEDS TO FULFILL MY PART LIST??? DEALING WITH THE TECHNICS SL-1200MK2 TURNTABLE AND NEED THE OWNERS MANUAL AND PARTS FROM PLATTER MAT TO HINGES AND DUST COVER TO HEAD SHELL, CARTRIDGE AND STYLUS. ALSO ANY INFORMATION ON RESTORATION AND CUSTOM WORK, AS IN PAINT!!! ANY INFORMATION ON AFTER MARKET FEET THAT COULD GIVE A MUCH BETTER STABILITY AND CLASSIC LOOK. ALL INFO OR LEADS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!!! THANKS AND KEEP YOUR "GROOVE ON" "ITCHIJO"
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    Info on The Advent/1 re-foam.

    HEY SHOEDOG: AS A MARINE I AND MY BULLDOG SAY, HEY JUST TAKE IT TO "OEM" STATS, AND THEIR VALUE WILL BE INCREASED. JUST DO IT, AND THAT IS AN ORDER!!! BESIDES WHAT THE DISCUSSION IS HERE, YOU ARE MISSING OUT ON SOME REAL HEAVENLY TUNES. GET BUSY AND GET "JAMMIN" TOO YOUR ADVENTS, AND LOVIN EVERY MINUTE OF SWEET SOUL MUSIC!!! STAND AT ATTENTION WHEN THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER PLAYS!!! ENJOY, MY DIEHARD ADVENT BROTHER!!! "GRUNT ITCHIJO"
  3. GENTLEMAN: QUESTION ON THE TESTING OF OLA WOOFERS THAT NEED TO BE REFOAMED, THE OWNER HAS SAID THE TESTING RESULTS GAVE NOTHING BUT STATIC IN THE TEST. IS THERE A SIGN THAT SAYS TO AVOID THIS PURCHASE, OR IS IT POSSIBLE THAT THE TESTED WOOFERS WHERE NOT TESTED USING THE CROSSOVERS??? CORRECT ME PLEASE, IF I AM WRONG!!! SHOULD THE TESTING SHOULD HAVE BEEN USING THE CROSSOVERS, AND NOT JUST HOOKING SPEAKER WIRE FROM HIS RECEIVER TO THE WOOFERS??? THE RESULTS WERE NOT SHOWN AS IN USING A VOLT / OHMS UNIT IN THE TESTING. HE CLAIMS THAT THE TWEETERS WERE SOLD AND MAYBE EVEN THE CROSSOVERS, WHICH I AM NOT SURE. BUT HIS EXPLANATION OF THE SETUP WAS ALL FROM A MATCHED SPEAKERS SET THAT THE CABINETS WERE TRASH. SO!!! I ASK PLEASE OF ANY INPUT YOU CAN GIVE ME TOO DECIDE TO PASS ON THIS OFFER OR NOT. THE WOOFERS ARE AT A DISTANCE TO GET THERE FOR A DEEPER REVIEW. THANKS!!!
  4. GENTLEMAN, BELATED HAPPY EASTER!!! I AM IN NEED OF OLA WOOFERS THAT ARE SQUARED MAGNET. THE SECOND DESIGNED WOOFERS WITH OUT THE WOOD RING. IF NEEDING REFOAMED, THAT IS OKAY, BUT NOTHING BEYOND THAT!!! PLEASE CHECK YOUR STASH OF EXCESS PARTS AND SEE IF YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO MAKE A SALE. ALSO ANY PROTRUDING TWEETERS EARLIER MODEL, PLEASE??? HOPEFULLY WE WILL BE DOING BUSINESS SOON, THANKS!!!
  5. GENTLEMAN: BELATED HAPPY EASTER!!! MY QUESTION IS WHETHER OR NOT THE TWO DIFFERENT COLORS OF FRIED EGG TWEETERS ARE EQUAL IN COMPARISON TO PERFORMANCE??? PLEASE, ANY TESTING OR ACTUAL USAGE ON YOUR BEHALF, WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU!!!
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    OLA WALNUT CABINETS MODIFIED!!!

    GENTLEMAN: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL WHO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS ON SUNDAY 01/07/2018!!! MY NEW CHALLENGES ARE HAVING TOO DEAL WITH A MODIFIED SET OF OLA WALNUT CABINETS THAT HAVE BEEN PORTED IN THE RIGHT REAR OF THE CABINETS, WHEN LOOKING AT THEM FACE ON. PRETTY BIG TASK AT HAND TO MAKE THE CABINETS SEALED PROPERLY AND RESTORE THEM BACK TO OEM STATUS. LOOKING FOR ANY EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMANSHIP AND GUIDANCE FOR THIS PROJECT, PLEASE??? SHOULD THE CABINETS BE INTERNALLY SEALED AND JUST LEAVE THE ORIFICE EXPOSED LOOKING FROM THE REAR OF THE CABINETS??? OR SHOULD I GET INVOLVED WITH FILLING THE ORIFICE WITH A CUTOUT OF WOOD AND FILL IN WITH A WOOD FILLER WHILE ALSO SEALING THE INSIDE OF THE CABINETS??? I AM HOPING NOT TO HAVE TOO TRACK DOWN "BOB VEELA" FOR THIS PROJECT!!! ANY EXPERIENCE IN RESTORATION OF SPEAKER CABINETS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED, AND THANKS!!!
  7. GENTLEMAN: MAY I WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY NEW YEARS!!! NOW I AM LOOKING TO BUY A MATCHED SET OF OLD SCHOOL WOOFERS WITH THE WOOD RING AND SQUARE MAGNET. NO PROBLEM IF THEY ARE IN NEED OF FOAM SURROUNDS, BUT NOTHING MORE THAN THAT!!! WOULD CONSIDER THE CROSSOVERS AND TWEETERS IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A PACKAGE DEAL. PLEASE, CHECK YOUR STASH AND SEE IF YOU MIGHT JUST WANT TO THIN OUT YOUR EXCESS OF PARTS. I AM HAVING TO REBUILD A SET UP OF OLA WALNUT CABINETS THAT THE ORIGINAL OWNER ALLOWED TO BE COMPLETELY REDONE WITH OFF THE WALL COMPONENTS. LIKE TOO HAVE THEM BACK TO ALL ORIGINAL. THANK YOU AND BE SAFE FOR THE NEW YEAR!!! "ITCHIJO"
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    OLD SCHOOL ADVENT PERFORMANCE???

    ADVENT BROTHERS: I AM THANKFUL THAT THE CONCERNED EDUCATED MEN ON THIS TOPIC ARE QUITE WILLING TO SHARE THEIR KNOWLEDGE!!! AND I WISH TO THANK "nfafan" FOR HIS RESPECTED INPUT!!! I AM NEEDING TO CHECK WITH A ELECTRONICS REPAIRMAN FOR HIS PRICING AND AVAILABILITY TO DO THESE CROSSOVERS, AND BRING BACK THAT SWEET OL' HENRY' s SOUND!!! THANK YOU AND HAPPY NEW YEARS TO YA'LL!!!
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    SQUARE MAGNET COCKED ON TWEETER???

    GENTLEMAN: MERRY CHRISTMAS MY ADVENT BROTHERS!!! JUST GOT A SET OF OLD SCHOOL CAGED FRIED EGG TWEETERS, SECOND GENERATION AND THE SQUARE MAGNET IS COCKED WITH A COMPARISON TO ITS MATCH. IS THERE ANY WAY THAT THIS CAN BE STRAIGHTENED OUT WITH OUT DAMAGING THE TWEETER??? I AM GOING TO BE HAVING TO MODIFY THE TWEETER OPENING ON A SET OF ADVENT JENSEN #4002 CABINETS, AND I PRAYERFULLY HOPE THAT THIS CAN BE FITTED, ESPECIALLY IF THE MAGNET CAN NOT BE REPOSITIONED. ANY HELP AND GUIDANCE ON THIS PROBLEM WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. I HAVE NEVER HEARD OF SUCH A PROBLEM AS THIS WITH ANYBODY THAT I HAVE TALKED TO ABOUT ADVENT SPEAKERS!!! THANK YOU, AND HAPPY NEW YEARS!!!
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    FOAM SURROUNDS

    GENTLEMAN: HERE IS A FIND THAT JUST MIGHT BE WORTH DOING YOUR HOMEWORK ON. THE WEBSITE IS: picclick.com JUST TRIPPED OVER THIS IN MY SEARCH FOR ANY USA MADE FOAM SURROUNDS FOR THE ADVENT SPEAKERS. RUN WITH THIS INFORMATION AND DO YOUR HOMEWORK WITH IN-DEPTH DILIGENCE. AND PRAYERFULLY THIS COULD BE A RELIABLE SOURCE UNTIL"RICK COBB" IS BACK ON THE BLOCK!!! PLEASE ASAP RESPOND WITH YOUR EXPERIENCE IF YOU CHOOSE TO GO THIS ROUTE. THANKS AND MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!
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    CABINET RESTORATIONS???

    GENTLEMAN: ANOTHER QUESTION TO THE EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMANSHIP AND DIE-HARD ADVENT ADDICTED BROTHERS. I AM CURIOUS IF THERE IS ANY SET REFURBISHING KITS FOR RESTORATION OF THE OLD SCHOOL BULL-NOSE CABINETS??? I AM IN NEED OF RESTORING A FAIRLY BAD AMOUNT OF GOUGES AND CHIPS IN THESE CABINETS, AND WOULD LIKE ANY INFORMATION YOU CAN PROVIDE. ANYTHING FROM WHAT WOOD FILLER TO WHAT EXPERIENCE YOU HAVE WITH STAINS, AND FINISHING PRODUCTS AND WAXES??? I GREATLY APPRECIATE ALL TIPS FOR THIS RESTORATION, AND I THANK YOU!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEARS!!!
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    OLD SCHOOL ADVENT PERFORMANCE???

    GENTLEMAN: I AM HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THIS ERRATIC SOUND COMING FROM A SET OF OLD SCHOOL ADVENT SPEAKERS. THESE ARE THE WOOD RING WOOFERS AND THE PROTRUDING TWEETERS IN THE LARGE ADVENT CABINETS. PREVIOUS OWNER SAID HE HAD GONE OVER THE SPEAKERS AND REPLACED THE FOAM SURROUNDS. HE SEEMED TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE OF THE SPEAKERS AND THEY HAD PERFORMED VERY STRONGLY IN THE DEMO OF THEM. MY QUESTION IS CAN THE CROSSOVERS AFTER ALL THESE YEARS BE LOSING THEIR CAPABILITIES OF THEIR ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE? AND IS IT POSSIBLE THAT A CROSSOVER CAN GO WITH NO REAL HARD DRIVING FORCE OF MUSIC AND NOT THE TWEETERS? ANY INPUT INTO MY QUESTION WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!!! THANKS AND MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!! "ITCHIJO"
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    CABINET DESIGN

    THANK YOU!!! DXHO AND RA.RA GREATLY APPRECIATED!!! IN YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH THESE ADVENT SPEAKERS, WHAT WOULD YOU THINK THAT THEIR VALUE WOULD BE AND I KNOW WITHOUT EYE-BALLIN' THEM IT WOULD HAVE TO BE A ROUGH GUESS. THE OWNER SAYS THAT THEY ARE AN #8 OUT OF #10 OVERALL COSMETICALLY AND MECHANICALLY. PLEASE LET ME HEAR YOUR INPUT, FOR I HAVE JUST STARTED TO DIVE INTO THIS ADDICTION OF HEAVENLY SOUND OF THESE ADVENTS. THANKS!!! "ITCHIJO"
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    CABINET DESIGN

    GENTLEMAN: I HAVE A LEAD ON A SET UP OF OLD SCHOOL LARGE ADVENT SPEAKERS. I AM CURIOUS TO KNOW IF THERE WAS A CABINET THAT WAS A STEP UP FROM THE UTILITY CABINETS? AND MAYBE BEFORE THE BULL NOSE CABINETS, WHICH THIS YOUNG BUCK KNOWS THAT THESE ARE NOT? IF SO, ARE THESE A VENEER CABINET OR AN EARLY VERSION OF THE BULL NOSE CABINETS WHICH MAYBE ARE A HIGHER QUALITY CABINET? THE WOOFERS ARE WITH THE WOOD RING AND THE TWEETERS ARE PROJECTED OUT FROM THE FACE OF THE CABINET. ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THIS STYLE CABINET WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED, AND WOULD ALSO MAKE MY OFFER WORTHY IF THEY ARE A HIGHER QUALITY CABINET. I THANK YOU FOR ANY INPUT ON THIS TOPIC! "MERRY CHRISTMAS" "ITCHIJO" THESE SPEAKERS ARE QUITE A DISTANCE AND SHIPPING WOULD BE NEEDED, JUST SO YOU KNOW THEY ARE AT A DISTANCE TO JUST GO AN EYE-BALL!!!
  15. GENTLEMAN: HOW WOULD ONE GO ABOUT IN TESTING TWEETERS AND CROSSOVERS, WITH THE BARE MINIMUM OF ELECTRONIC TESTING GEAR??? AND BE ABLE TO DO THE TEST SAFELY TO THE COMPONENTS AND EFFICIENTLY??? NOT "READY KILOWATTS" HERE ON THIS END!!! AND PLEASE REMEMBER THESE ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE SPEAKER CABINETS AT ALL!!! THANKS AND MAY I WISH YOU ALL A VERY "MERRY CHRISTMAS" AND A BLESSED"NEW YEAR" THANK YOU MY BROTHER ADVENT DIEHARDS!!!
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