Audio Fan's Rotating Office Systems

Discussion in 'Members' Systems' started by Audio Fan, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. saggy

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    OH, just having some fun....let me see....hum diddy dum....just gonna throw in some Mac mono blocks for fun....la, la, la.

    Haha, I like that kind of fun!!
     
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  2. Audio Fan

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    There is a recent thread about various speakers that have been sitting idle for extended periods and this certainly fits that situation. My restore stack is about 45 sets deep. Recently, have been working to pull some sets out and start working on them.

    I have several sets of Fraziers, but have yet to have any in the mix, so this week, working on the IV's and Model Sevens. Today, I put in the IV's, prior to them getting the full recap and refinish treatment. I wanted to get hear them before the recap so I can get an idea of the difference. Thus far, they have GREAT imaging that I really did not expect. Not much low end at all, but that could be due to positioning. Mids/highs are very good.

    Current pic of the office system, Frazier IV's are sitting on top of the Pioneer TZ-9 in the back.

    Update: Have had them playing for a while now and they are smoothing out a bit. Quite amazing how smooth they sound with a piezo, not what one would normally expect.

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  3. Ds2000

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    Do your TZ-9’s have the back woofer screens?
     
  4. Audio Fan

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    Yes, they do. Does that specify a specific model version?
     
  5. Ds2000

    Ds2000 All About every cool stereo component. Subscriber

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    Nope, I may ask for dimensions so I can get a couple (made) for my 9LTD. Mine are missing.
     
  6. Audio Fan

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    Ahhh, ok, you normally come up with some amazing detail that no one else knows, but this time, just a basic Q. :D

    Sure, just let me know and I will get some measurements and good pics.
     
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  7. Ds2000

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    Actuall, yeah I’ll take the measurements and pics. I’ll start looking for matches.
    The bummer is, I know the back grilles are in a storage unit, but not my storage unit. Instead one of 56 16X16 units the original owner has.
     
  8. Audio Fan

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    Well, if all 56 of those 16x16 units were full of audio gear, I'd be up for the hunt. :)

    I'll work on some pics/measurements and get them to you.
     
  9. Ds2000

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    It’s a very close ended deal. He only trusts my dealer buddy with the contents. So it’s slow going.
     
  10. Audio Fan

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    Well, just let me know if I need to go through some security clearance, no matter how long it takes... I am VERY patient.
     
  11. Ds2000

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    I’ll check with him again. I haven’t heard of any treasure finds there lately. Spring is coming, may be hunt time.
    Evidently this guy had stores in Japan, and the units are all of the contents when he closed up and moved.
     
  12. Audio Fan

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    Playing the Fraziers tonight after a recap. Can't say any dramatic difference as it looks like the original caps were good quality. These things don't dig deep, at least not how I have them setup, but they image like crazy. A really fun speaker. Playing some Allman Bros at the moment.
     
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