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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:50 am

Question for Toy Maker or DaveS

Hey guys, do new ribbons have a break in period? I know the woofers do, and have heard the bass response improve exponentially now that they have a couple hundred hours on them. I swear the new ribbon I installed just before the fest keeps getting better and better. The top end just seems a lot crisper now they have about 100 hrs on 'em and the mid range has more warmth and depth. Is it just my ears fooling be or do the ribbons indeed get better after working for awhile?
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Mr. M-500t

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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:06 am

Skip, Have you gotten a hair cut recently ? :p
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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:22 am

What? With winter coming on? The woods get dang cold bout this time of year. I do go to my stylist at Pets, Inc. for a full body trim in the spring, but that's months away. And no, my hair doesn't plug up my ears. By the way, how do you NW guys keep your amps from shorting out now that you'll be under water till late May?
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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:25 am

Lot's of Rizers man ! \:D/
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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:13 am

-WHAT, mr skip just got a 'trim job', did'nt he ?

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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:35 am

I have here the absolute latest photos of the elusive skip (AKA: Sasquatch, Bigfoot, Yettie, The Abominable Plat Owner):

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...and finally--from the been there, done that files:

Image...got the t-shirt!
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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:05 pm

Ok, pic #1 was uncalled for. A poor Sasquatch can't even take a dump in private any more.
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Post Fri Oct 12, 2007 2:03 pm

Approx 100 hours... you big hairy beast you
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Post Sat Oct 13, 2007 4:52 pm

-mr yeti; -the ALS [silver], manual says 20 hours

-sir daves ribbons, 'I', like 'as is'.....no 'break in' required, [for me]

-maybe the 60" are a 'little' different'..i thought they were nice, real nice at CF'07 8)
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Post Sat Oct 13, 2007 6:55 pm

No break-in for the AL-III's either according to the OM !

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