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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 12:59 pm

Finally did it

Well, I risked the wrath of my lovely wife (unless I can sneak 'em in the house) and ordered new caps to rebuild one set of my Plat x-overs. Went with Solens and Sonicap Gen I to the tune of $400 plus. I'll keep Y'all posted as to the results when I get them installed. Hopefully no more magic smoke when I get in the mood to let er rip.
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:10 pm

Re: Finally did it

Congrats, skip~

We'll be looking for a detailed review in the near future!
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:30 pm

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Congrats, looking forward to your review.
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:53 pm

Re: Finally did it

Post some pics of your project Skip!!! :lol:
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:20 pm

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kingman wrote:Post some pics of your project Skip!!! :lol:


Congrats. Also post a picture of your wife's reaction when you tell her you spent $400 for caps! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:23 pm

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Don wrote:
kingman wrote:Post some pics of your project Skip!!! :lol:


Congrats. Also post a picture of your wife's reaction when you tell her you spent $400 for caps! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:


Yeah, I hope you have good lighting out in the garage to take progress pictures? Because; that is where you will be sleeping! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:41 pm

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take a pic of the woofer to ribbon phase on the CO connection and see what you have, I will post mine also....
what serial # do you have?
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:57 pm

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mbskeam wrote:take a pic of the woofer to ribbon phase on the CO connection and see what you have, I will post mine also....
what serial # do you have?


The woofers and ribbons come standard wired out of phase. When I replaced my woofers I kept them out of phase.
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:02 pm

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Don wrote:
kingman wrote:Post some pics of your project Skip!!! :lol:


Congrats. Also post a picture of your wife's reaction when you tell her you spent $400 for caps! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:


Tell her I spent $400 on caps? I'm not that brave or foolish. If she asks, I'll show her a catalog of cheap caps and let her assume that's where I got them. If she can buy a couple of hundred worth of **** to fertelize her flower beds she's got no room to complain. Please don't tell her I said that [-o<
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:06 pm

Re: Finally did it

hhhmmm ......
I thought I read that the 30"x2 version where wired out of phase...
and the 60" plats in phase.....

and the CO prints would seam that way to me also....
hhhmmmm....

now I'm really confused...... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 3:27 pm

Re: Finally did it

I'll post pics when I get it opened up. I'm pretty sure they were out of phase.
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:58 pm

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It is about time! :lol:
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Post Thu Oct 14, 2010 11:32 pm

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Skip, are you doing anything with the resistors?
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Post Fri Oct 15, 2010 7:07 am

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F1nut wrote:Skip, are you doing anything with the resistors?


Hadn't planned to, didn't know they would degrade over time. Think I should while I'm in there? What would be a good brand to use? How about the induction coils? Those might be rather hard to find I imagine.
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Post Fri Oct 15, 2010 7:56 am

Re: Finally did it

Skip,

How many times have you popped caps in your Plats? Your opening post kinda leads me to believe this has been a problem for you. I know about the one time at the 2008 fest, but has this been an issue for you with stock rated and branded caps?
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