Contact B & W. The website is www.bwspeakers.com. Once there you can contact them by e-mail. Give them the serial number and ask any questions you have. The peopole at B & W are very helpful. Goos Luck, Doug
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I still have a pair of B&W DM-14 that I bought new in 1883. They were good then and they are good now. I used them for a while in my HT as rears. Your 17s are listed in the Audiogon blue book as $900 new and about $280 used....first made in 1982. They don't compete with today's high end for imaging though. My model has a built in clipping circuit breaker: an interesting feature.
Well Doug, I don't see the joke. I used them the whole way West on the wagon train, every time the Indians attacked. When I turned those babies on with my hand crank generator and the recordings I made at Gettysberg a couple decades earlier, those poor guys would just turn tail and run. They thought a whole army was hiding in the wagons. That's howcome we made it to 'Frisco. Almost lost them in the big quake, but me and those speakers are real survivors. Were still here today!
Sorry Snook, I didn't realize you were serious. I am curious though, why didn't you help General Custer? My bad. Having read several articles on the General, you probably did, but he denied your help. He probably thought he could whip those Indians by himself. I hope the three of you survive any and all future quakes should pester you. Good Post. Doug