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    FYI Interesting... Pioneer is showing it as a DJ...

    Interesting... Pioneer is showing it as a DJ turntable... That's why it has a tempo control... This looks like the Audio Technica and Stanton DJ turntables...
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    No... It's lower than that... According to the...

    No... It's lower than that... According to the old Stereo Review magazine, the RTA-12 was tested at 87dB@ one meter/2.83 volts or one watt. I think the specs was about there as well...
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    There's nothing really wrong with the AVS...

    There's nothing really wrong with the AVS Forum... If anything, the big problem is people who post questions that have already been asked by others. You constantly see the same questions over and...
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    I bought all the wood and stuff for the build in...

    I bought all the wood and stuff for the build in January, but it literally rained every weekend since. I only got started on this about a month ago. I actually bought a pair of Polk DXi124s for the...
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    If you use Gorilla Glue with the T-Nuts, they are...

    If you use Gorilla Glue with the T-Nuts, they are stuck on pretty good... I have never gotten one loose yet. Staples on MDF would probably be no good because MDF is a very soft composite. It...
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    I ran into a problem here. The grills I built...

    I ran into a problem here. The grills I built would not fit. The clearance between the driver and the baffle was a bit too tight. It was fine earlier but because I painted the frame, the tolerances...
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    I sanded down the box and repainted the bronze...

    I sanded down the box and repainted the bronze and the dull coat. I had run out of the Rustoleum oiled bronze and used their Universal Oiled Bronze paint. It has a primer in the paint and also has a...
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    I painted the box with Rustoleum Satin oiled...

    I painted the box with Rustoleum Satin oiled bronze. I came to the conclusion that satin was not a good choice. Using aerosols prevents you from getting a nice even finish. I bought some Krylon dull...
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    I made the base using the table saw to cut the 45...

    I made the base using the table saw to cut the 45 degree angles. I routered panels to make the grill frames. I used a/c filters for the grills. I painted the grill frames black with primer, sprayed...
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    I glued all the panels together. I then bonded...

    I glued all the panels together. I then bonded all the seams and sanded them down. I waited a few days to make sure that there was no shrinkage in the bonded areas which would make the seams visible...
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    "Thumper", my dual polk driver subwoofer...

    I have always like the Dayton RS1202 subwoofer design. I wanted to buy one but shipping it to Hawaii was more expensive than the cost of the box (total would have exceeded $500... the price of living...
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    I read somewhere that Nissan is recalling 211 of...

    I read somewhere that Nissan is recalling 211 of their Leafs that were made this spring. Apparently the were some bad welding on the frame. If you have one of the recalled vehicles, Nissan will...
  13. You are probably sending too much power... It...

    You are probably sending too much power... It sounds like your speakers have the Polyswitch caps on them. As they age, they tend to reset at a lower wattage than specified. You could try and...
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    The irony of my TA-8650 has gone full circle... ...

    The irony of my TA-8650 has gone full circle... I bought a TA-8650 in 1976 and used it with a pair of Magnepan I or IIs... Can't remember which model exactly. I loved the system but the speakers...
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    Here's my 1976 Sony TA-8650 V-FET Integrated...

    Here's my 1976 Sony TA-8650 V-FET Integrated amplifier. Delivers 80 watts per channel @ 0.1% THD both channels driven... The amp weighs a substantial 50 lbs. V-FETs were known for their tube-like...
  16. Once the action is on the screen, I don't notice...

    Once the action is on the screen, I don't notice how many channels are playing... When Iron Man 5 is playing in the future, I am not going to think, "Wow, I can hear that explosion above my...
  17. The sub that floored me (literally0 was in my...

    The sub that floored me (literally0 was in my friend's HT... He had a pair of JL Audio F212s...
  18. Thread: Subwoofer Build

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    I'm surprised the Tercel didn't shake itself...

    I'm surprised the Tercel didn't shake itself apart...
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    158dB? You know that 140dB is the threshold of...

    158dB? You know that 140dB is the threshold of pain for the ears? 150dB is the level of standing directly in front of a speaker at a rock concert. 127dB is where permanent ear damage occurs...
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    Karma I did not understand the post...

    I did not understand the post...
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    They sounded pretty good, I already have three of...

    They sounded pretty good, I already have three of them in my HT, for my fronts and center. I upgraded the crossovers with SonicCaps. The outside of the speakers were okay but the vinyl on the front...
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    I paid $50 for a pair of RT55i's a year ago... ...

    I paid $50 for a pair of RT55i's a year ago... That was a good price for me...

    Chef Kung Fu...
    Whatever happened to your PSW1200?
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    Need Help You can buy both from Parts Express... The bolts...

    You can buy both from Parts Express... The bolts may be an issue on size. The bolts come in three sizes, #8, #10 or 1/4"... I know Polks 12" uses #8 and Dayton 15" uses #10. My guess is that the...
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    I think the SDA had two finishes... Either a...

    I think the SDA had two finishes... Either a vinyl faux wood finish or an oiled walnut finish...
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    Keiko, what part of O'ahu do you live? I live...

    Keiko,
    what part of O'ahu do you live? I live in Mililani... And I agree, I HATE driving to Waikiki or even Ala Moana Center. Traffic pretty much sucks all over the island no matter the time... ...
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