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Klipschorns in a Volvo wagon?

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by tanker 200, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. WillVT

    WillVT Super Member

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    If the max width is 53.1", and the speakers are 50.7" tall, wouldn't they fit in sideways?
    A single would fit lenghtwise for sure. Two trips maybe?
    I fit a full size kitchen range in my Volvo 850 wagon, which I think is smaller than the 240.
     

     

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  2. joebeadg

    joebeadg Active Member

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    U would put them on a rack???? Ur roof would never b the same again
     
  3. tanker 200

    tanker 200 Well-Known Member

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    Just got home, I think they would have fit (sideways, laying down with the tops behind them), But it was much easier with the truck. I just didn't want to get caught in the rain like I did with my DQ-20's (I always have a blue tarp for emergencies). The owner wanted them gone, I was happy to help, I wont say what I paid, but the ad just said :Free large speakers" with a picture.

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  4. tanker 200

    tanker 200 Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't put them on the roof of the Volvo, But I would put the Hand truck up there.
     
  5. markshan

    markshan Sir Thrift a Lot Subscriber

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  6. Justgotohm

    Justgotohm AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I always joke I’m going to walk into a GW and find a set of Khorns, I guess dreams do come true. Bravo
     
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  7. lokerola

    lokerola AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Would love to hear some Klischorn's....one day.....
     
  8. Silentnet

    Silentnet AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I'm going to need an inventory of everything you own audio related.

    I get to pick something I want and pay 1/5th market value.

    You then go on national TV and go on and on about how happy you are to send it my way and how you'd do it again, zero prompting.
     
  9. valvenator

    valvenator curious bystander, serious procrastinator Subscriber

    LOL! Same here. Just rip out the backseats and snuggle those puppies in there.:p
     
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  10. Leland47

    Leland47 AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Just incredible!!

    What a score!
     
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  11. motorstereo

    motorstereo AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Congrats to you on "saving" those fine old speakers:thumbsup: and a truck is definitely the way to go for moving them. FWIW one Khorn taken apart barely fits (shoehorn needed) and completely fills my Santa Fe and same for my bud's Tahoe.
     
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  12. sqlsavior

    sqlsavior AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    About 40 years ago I brought my K-horn bass bins down to Tucson, from Seattle, in a U-Haul trailer. I actually found a ride sharer willing to haul the trailer, from a bulletin board (the physical kind) at the University of Washington.

    Congratulations on your good fortune!
     
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  13. restorer-john

    restorer-john Addicted Member

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    Well done!
     
  14. hjames

    hjames beware of folks offering Cakes Staff Member Moderator Subscriber

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    Wow - what a great save from the chipper!!
     
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  15. soundmotor

    soundmotor super modified Subscriber



    Of course, guy from Vermont with this...
     
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  16. WillVT

    WillVT Super Member

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    Haha! Yup. We do like our bricks up here. I've only owned 2 though. I don't have one now, but wish I did.
    Actually Subarus are the unofficial VT car. It seems like every other car is a Subie...
     
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  17. Coytee

    Coytee Super Member

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    Good choice! They look great, especially for the price!!

    I think it's called Chesterfield? If not... it's essentially in Richmond although it's not Khorns, it's the Jubilee. Could probably hook you up for a listen if you wanted.
     
  18. Drugolf

    Drugolf AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    1974 Vintage! Congrats.
    What year is the truck?
     
  19. tanker 200

    tanker 200 Well-Known Member

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    It's a '77 C20, Mechanically perfect, paint has lots of what they like to call patina now. It was free too, Needed exhaust.
     
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  20. teal'c

    teal'c Moomber Subscriber

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    So, of course when you got them home you checked to see if/how they would fit in the Volvo, right?
    How'd it go?
     

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