vair68robert

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Spiking older Thiels
E-mail or call Rob at Coherent Source Service – Specializing in repair and ...https://www.coherentsourceservice.comfor your speaker question . 
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bighempinFrom my experience ,Set your soldering iron to 600 F , use a flat tip about the size of the wire ,heat the wire and remove it , use solder wick to remove the solder from the connector , use solder with silver ( Cardas for me ) to reconnec... 
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Thanks for thinking about it beetlemaniaI plan on taking the passive radiator out , play the EBI cdand feel around inside to see what is vibrating .since I don't have the outrigger support I go directly into the speakerlike the original rounded sp... 
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BeetlemaniaNo I do not have outriggers that cost $500 ! , but I did purchase the outrigger spikes to penitrate the carpet .Beetle , as in VW beetle ?Rob 
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I was once asked a question " can you hear it " ?I've discovered that many times I didn't hear it until I was not hearing it ! 
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Thank You andy2Great resource , added to my bookmarks .Rob 
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I've used Cardas posts in the past on a Carver amp ,but they don't make ones with mechanical connections like Tom is recommending .This will be one of the somethings that I will have to make a decision on , as you know from experience the dollars ... 
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Thanks GeorgeI think one reason I was hesitent to start the speaker project is COST .Thank you TomI wasn't clear , I was meaning from speaker post to xo boards ," WBT-0710Ag nextgen passivated pure silver posts... $398/set of four "from Michael Pe... 
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Tom and beetleYou guys are the greatest and are stimulating me to start the speaker project earlier , like after ThanksGiving .The info you are giving me ( and all Thiel owners ) is priceless and knowing you are willing to offer such great advise ... 
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Thank you TomI haven't taken the speakers out yet , not until I start the crossovers upgrad project .To answer beetemania's question and maybe more insight into the issue.When playing the IBE cd louder than normal something vibrating making a nois... 
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Wow Thanks beetlemaniaNone yet , that project will begin right after New Year .Still working on the amp , 32 caps and 3 resistors with 2 resistors and 4 recitifiers going in next week end leaving just 10 more caps and 8 resistors to go .I doing th... 
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Thank you jon-5912 and brayeagle I feel relieved and I to have only heard it with the test CD .I'll be running it again next week when I replace the recitifiers on the amp that are faster and have a softer recovery  .  
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Vibrations from Both speakers at low hz , could it be the wires ?I have a CD called Irrational, But Efficacious!  by Ayre and Cardas .I play this as break-in sound every time I've installed new components  on my amp project. The CD has a track cal... 
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yogiboyThank you and I agree with you kind of ,a new/different amp with  1V input sensitivity would be the directionthat I would go , but for now a higher output from the cartridge is the most economical way to go .Interestingly my CD player has a... 
Goldring - Audio Note - Roksan ?
yogiboyI am not looking for higher volume , but more reserve when bass pushes the speakers down to 2 ohms .Rob