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  Topic: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
ahnanowt

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PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:55 pm   Subject: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
Thanks for the replies, alot of helpfull info there. Both this and diyaudio are the main sites i've been using for researching the 'dark arts' of speaker building. I have followed all the above links ...
  Topic: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
ahnanowt

Replies: 10
Views: 1007

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:10 pm   Subject: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
The use of veneers was only invented to keep down the build cost, as a say 3mm or smaller thickness of hardwood is very much cheeper than a regular sized timber!
As a tradesman i will always try to ...
  Topic: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
ahnanowt

Replies: 10
Views: 1007

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:45 pm   Subject: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
Aren't high-end speakers made from solid wood?
My cabs will be very heavy and ridgit and along with modern dampening materials should resolve any unwanted resonance's.
The oak i am using is older t ...
  Topic: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
ahnanowt

Replies: 10
Views: 1007

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:47 am   Subject: Solid oak build
I am going to build my kk3 out of 20mm thk solid oak with lignum vitae for added strengh and rigidity. The cabs will be sat on a solid oak plinth - 5 inches thick. I've based my design on the German t ...
  Topic: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
ahnanowt

Replies: 10
Views: 1007

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:05 pm   Subject: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
Thanks for the welcome, i've been using this site for quite a while now, trying to soak up as much info as i can. The guitar amp was only ever supposed to be a little practice amp, he never finished i ...
  Topic: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
ahnanowt

Replies: 10
Views: 1007

PostForum: DIY with KEF drive units   Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:43 am   Subject: Help & or suggestions on inherited kk3!
Hi, i recently inherited what i first thought was a pair of concerto's from my father inlaw, then i discovered that he built them himself about 40'ish years ago. I am re-building these speakers soon ...
 
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