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George G.

ARLST replica

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I just retired and I have my sites on either buying or making a replica pair of ARLSTs.  Okay second question, where do I get the plans to make the cabinets and wiring schematics as well as the raw speaker systems.  Any info would be appreciated.

Geo

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No matter which way you try to attack this project, reaching your goal will present more than a few hurdles. LST's do appear on the used market from time to time, but not very frequently, and always with a steep price. As far as trying to build a pair from scratch, each major step will be formidable: cabinet construction requires significant woodworking skills; crossover assembly is dense and sophisticated; and, locating and obtaining eighteen suitable original drivers will take patience, persistence, and deep pockets.   

Nonetheless, a couple of recent threads from these pages have addressed this issue, and along with the attached schematic, these should begin to describe the level of challenge ahead.

http://www.classicspeakerpages.net/IP.Board/index.php?/topic/8566-ar-lst-and-lst-2-cloning/

http://www.classicspeakerpages.net/IP.Board/index.php?/topic/8570-project-lst/

  

 

AR-LST schematic.jpg

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That is the early schematic.

There are some other possibilities perhaps if you are intent on the design concept but don't wish to hand-wire auto transformers. One would be to use active equalization, AR woofers and substitute high frequency drivers, perhaps from later AR models. I think there is a post related to this in the archives quoting Roy Allison on this topic.

Still a bit of a challenge and the cost of a set of LST's will probably seem trivial when all is said and done and your heirs will actually have something salable.

Roger

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