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Stonehenge begins

Post by BillD » Tue Aug 31, 2010 10:52 pm

Hey Marantzfan, just bought these off your friend in Goodyear.
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/ele/1925767483.html
Now I have fronts and surrounds. Time Windows move to the rear until I can find another pair.
It should sound like it isn't there!
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by TNRabbit » Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:59 am

Removed; what did you get, Bill?
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OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by kingman » Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:49 am

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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by BillD » Wed Sep 01, 2010 11:42 am

Pair of AL-III Plus for $400. Everything in good shape and new foam for the ribbons. Auditioned them last night and bought. Pictures later.
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by BillD » Wed Sep 01, 2010 5:42 pm

Here's a quick pic.
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by Don » Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:01 pm

Bill,

Great find, what a deal! =D>

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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:41 pm

=D> Congrats! Very nice Find at a great price Bill! Looks great in your set up. Bet it sounds great too! \:D/
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by BillD » Wed Sep 01, 2010 6:50 pm

It's kinda low WAF, but after the first two, what's a couple more. Actually my wife didn't mind them that much, because now she gets a new couch to replace the one seen in the picture (I love that couch, though — very comfortable). She said it makes the room seem much more like a real theater now (read, ugly).
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by helicopterpilotdoug » Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:19 pm

BillD wrote:It's kinda low WAF, but after the first two, what's a couple more. Actually my wife didn't mind them that much, because now she gets a new couch to replace the one seen in the picture (I love that couch, though — very comfortable). She said it makes the room seem much more like a real theater now (read, ugly).
Bill, My wife says your wife is a very insightful person! :lol:
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by TNRabbit » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:01 pm

How do they sound, Bill?
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OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.

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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by kingman » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:05 pm

WOW!!! That looks GREAT!!!!...bet the sound is sweet also....
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by BillD » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:44 pm

I'm just finishing up Diana Krall's "The Girl In The Other Room" in 5.1 channel SACD. Sounds damn good. The 2 extra 10" woofers only operating below 150 Hz add a lot of punch. The Time Windows that used to be in those positions have a pair of 6½" woofers each, but the operate over a much wider range. Damn, ribbons are smooth!
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by engtaz » Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:17 am

Congrats on a great setup. Cool
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by angelod307 » Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:28 am

yes, oh yes. they are sweet. if you happen to run across a set that you want to split, for center channel purposes, let me know. i am in need of them in golden oak though, instead of the black. i can't wait to get a oppo player and add the third pair to my setup as well. looking good in there. =D>
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Re: Stonehenge begins

Post by TNRabbit » Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:51 am

BillD wrote:I'm just finishing up Diana Krall's "The Girl In The Other Room" in 5.1 channel SACD. Sounds damn good. The 2 extra 10" woofers only operating below 150 Hz add a lot of punch. The Time Windows that used to be in those positions have a pair of 6½" woofers each, but the operate over a much wider range. Damn, ribbons are smooth!
Temptation is MAGICAL in 5.1 with that upright bass~
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.

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