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  1. Geoff L

    MCM-->Wheres the RAVA cab.!!

    Last I checked, which was at least 6-months ago, they did still carry the empty 12" Oak Rava cab and for a cheap 99.00 and even free shipping sometimes. I can't seem to find it at MCM now. A new 1" thick MDF empty 12" HG-Piano Black cabinet is now their for 139.00 plus ship, but the...
  2. Geoff L

    Faux marble finish/best brand/where to get?

    Just as the question asks, what brand, where to get, best color selction, easy to use. I know results vary and one has to pratice a bit, but is their one thats better than others out their.. Tanks Geoff ¥
  3. Geoff L

    Anyone have/had/or remember ~{Karns}~ hand built speakers

    I was curious if anyone had/has or remembers ~{Karns}~ speakers that where all hand built in a small mom & pop type shop in GR Michigan. As best as I can remember they where still around till at least the late 70's early 80's.. I remember hearing them for the first time at a friends house...
  4. Geoff L

    Hey, New CO & Woofs /XBL^2/ Very Interesting Drivers!

    As best as I can tell, these drivers have not been mentioed here yet. Possibly for reasons, don't know. They are not available as of yet, but soon to be as best as I understand. Some DIY'ers that forum bounce may have been following this and is not new to them, but I'm also sure many know...
  5. Geoff L

    What dose 350k buy one for 2-Mono Block Amps

    Wavac Audio SH-833 & SH-833MKII Just to look for fun, about 99% of us, or for those with some very serious disposable income for 2-channel, have a look see.. Many testers, mag writers, & listening highend gods, consider them to be the best Mono Amps in the World, period.. Wavac Audios...
  6. Geoff L

    Fake/plastic etc: Polished Diamond Plate?

    I would assume someone makes a ~{fake polished diamond plate}~ for decrative or something purposes. Light weight and made from plastic or some simalar type composite. ====> Has anyone seen this stuff, or even know if it's made? ====> Where do I find it if made, (company or store links would...
  7. Geoff L

    Woof-Mania/Sub-Age Overkill Observation!

    Constant observation here: What is with this major sub over kill that many here seem to be hooked on. I swear that the posts daily here just push people to feel as tho their missing something and turn another into a over kill Woof junky. Basic Need: Some clean headroom compared to ones...
  8. Geoff L

    Adjustable Hole Saw/who makes a good/nice one?

    I finally broke my last hole saw building a big ass sub for my brothers garage. =====> Who makes a drill based hole saw thats adjustable from say 1" to 4"'s and is a tuff little mother? =====> Cutting out circles in 3/4" MDF braces seems the fastest using a hole saw but is tuff on them...
  9. Geoff L

    Plate Amps & Woofs/"IYO" what are the best price to performance ratio units

    This is to hopefully help others who are looking for Woofs and Amps to build a sub. So much is out their now offering good high quaility products. =====> It's never that cut and dry, (the type of sub one builds could change what might be the better buy) of course...And if thats a point...
  10. Geoff L

    Short read on "History of Subwoofers" & also on the Anatomy of the Subwoofer

    A short read on the History of the Subwoofer and how it's changing some of it's parts, due to cheap bigger power these days and better construction materials.... Other interesting, but related sub stuff in the read also. Carver and his supposed patents, Earthquake and it's entry to the sub...
  11. Geoff L

    PYLE raw subwoofers/have they ever built?

    Has this company (PYLE) ever built any "decent to excellent" 8-10-12-15-18" Raw subwoofers????? Trying to get info on any higher end Pyle sub driver is, well like forget it! They don't answer email, at least mine or another good friend that has also tried for me. And their spec'ed TS-params...
  12. Geoff L

    Is the TB's 8" still the cheapest/best small box woof.!?

    Aside from the MCM-8 that has been known sag out after a month or so, is the TB-8 still the best (available) & afforable smaller Vas, lower FS, long throw small box 8" driver out their??? Anybody know of something better thats small box capable even if the cost is slightly more per driver...
  13. Geoff L

    H/K AVR-325/525 case depth

    Could someone please measure the (case depth only) of their H/K AVR-325.?? NO--->buttons, volume knob, rear panel jacks, etc, "nothing added".! ~{ONLY}~-->the Receivers case itself in inches "from front edge to rear edge".?? This is very much needed and will be very appreciated...
  14. Geoff L

    H/K AVR-325, ~wanted~ all known bugs & problems?

    What are (all) of the known bugs and problems of H/K's AVR-325??? Has H/K worked these out on later runs of 325's & also their refurb 325 units?? If possibly so, aprox where dose the serial #'s start in new No problem units, if such a thing? =====> Is there anything that this...
  15. Geoff L

    TB's long throw 6.5"~ 11.5-mm

    Ran across this little guy last weekend while looking for something else. Don't think I've seen this driver mentioned, tho the (Extremis 6" has been), and it looks impressive given the info that has come forth! Have a look see at TB's little guy.. TB's W6-1139SA long throw 6.5"~TS-params...
  16. Geoff L

    PP's 2" Flared Port?

    Can't get to the file to get this info, so I'll ask here and maybe someone can help me out... Might someone know the 2" Flared Precision Port (Cutout Measurement)??? Most important for this already built cabinet, is the full measurement across the ~{Outside flare}~ and also the ~{Inside...
  17. Geoff L

    Adires Extremis-6.5" long throw 13mm????

    Aside from the little tid bit of information given at the CES site, is anymore information of this interesting 6" or 6.5" driver available? TS-Prams... When possible available for purchase... Pic's... Dimensions, depth, cutout, etc... Price, if or when available... Driver...
  18. Geoff L

    Source for cheap 10" PR's?

    Looking to source some cheaper 10" PR's for a rather small 8" computer sub project. Not much cash going into this little sub project, and would prefer to spend as little as possible while doing some PR expermenting. Geoff
  19. Geoff L

    Digital Camera video only cable to (TV) ?

    Not sure where to place this question and thought this was the best place. Mods please move to proper area if not in the correct place. I have a Fuji Digital Camera and looking for a (Video Only) cable to allow us to show pic's on our largr RPTV. I know they (Fuji), make a 3.5mm-male to...
  20. Geoff L

    Indoor FM-antennas not ugly and works?

    We live out in the boonies as they would say. The closest radio station tower worth listening to is 40+ miles. All others are as far or further and we live in a low area to boot. Looking for peoples ideas (with real use) on indoor antennas that are not butt ugly and works decent. I know that...
  21. Geoff L

    Who makes fairly decent, BUT $$-CHEAP 2-channel amps?

    In need of two, 2-channel amps that are very easy on the pocket book and of fairly decent quality..... Or, a 4-channel capable of Tri-mode. The budget I'm told, (for a young friend) is around 100.00 apiece, or 200.00 on a four channel... Are any of these brands worth a look, as I can...
  22. Geoff L

    Which cheap 10" Woofs for the neighbor?

    Been out of serious car audio for a number of years and when I was in it I was using drivers that my much younger friend could not afford at this time. So here is the deal..... The neighbor came to me today and asked for cheap driver ideas for a set of 10's for his 89-Mustang Hatchback...
  23. Geoff L

    YAMAHA introduces a number of new speaker lines stateside-->link

    Yamaha being known for great AV Electronics, but unfortunately for (poor speaks "generally here stateside"), has a number of new speaks about to be released. BB will carry the EF-series, rumor has it. You can see pics of them and PDF-links to more information on each model here! Worth...
  24. Geoff L

    DVD Toslink & Composite Digital Out Toshiba & Pioneer

    Might anyone know if Toshiba~SD2200 and Pioneer~DV656A DVD players output their digital feed ~{to both Toslink and Composite}~ *at the same time*???? I'd like to run a digital feed to a Receiver and also to a separate Pre at the same time. Only one digital feed would be used at a time of...
  25. Geoff L

    Questions, Carver-TFM-15, Adcom-GFA-535, AudioSource-Amp 2

    For those that may have heard all of the 2-channel amps mentioned or 2 of the 3, curious as to your take on any of the Amps mentioned... Which might you prefer driving (2-channel full range audio) for SQ at med to moderate volumes? There are so many variables that effect SQ. The Pre, the...
  26. Geoff L

    J&R price match & or dealing, whos best?

    Those who have made HT-Electronic/Speaker purchases from J&R and was working to get a price match & or better deal, who have/did you find to be best to deal with in sales by phone? Some sales people are "much more polite" and "more willing to work with you" on getting a price match or better...
  27. Geoff L

    Pioneer-811 Separate Amping, 5.1-Analog Input with Video, 6-ohm Speaks, Long

    811 Owners: ********** Wondering how much better is the sound quaility and not quanity, when running external amps. I have 3 DC-integarated Amps (all the same, a real 100-watts aside) I'd like to use, but running out of rack space big time.... I may purchase new thinner style amps like the...
  28. Geoff L

    811 S-vid switching & picture quaility?

    Those using this receiver and have tested or are ~{using it to switch between S-vid picture sources}~, is there any picture degrading as opposed to direct S-vid run from picture source to RPT????? Would be very convienent to use the receiver to do the S-vid swiching as long as it dose NOT...
  29. Geoff L

    Pioneer DV-656A DVD/SCAD/DVA owners input wanted~

    Those that have this player how do you like it over all and is there anything about it you dislike and care to share? Seems to have been given very good reviews over all (HI FI-Choice, etc) and it's prgressive picture is supposed to be very good. Allot of adjustment also with this player, do...
  30. Geoff L

    Kodak picture Discs & DVD-player

    In order to make use of the pictures on a Kodak picture discs, (the type you get back from developing when checking picture disc box). What player feature/name/formate dose a DVD player have to have to play these still shots? --->DVD/Video? I'm just guessing & wrong likely! Are there...