Stromberg and Carlson behemoths

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  1. KingJT

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    Saw these at my fave Savers in the Boston area. They were in the furniture department so I'm pretty sure no one knows they are speakers.
    Listed for $24.99 each.
    They're about three feet tall and four feet wide. I was not able to easily pop the grill off so I'm not sure what's underneath. Looked like it my have been two tweeters and to big woofers.
    Anybody have any info on these?
    And no I didn't bring them home.
    I live in a cape and these would not fit in any room I have!
     

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  2. L200B

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    Better you found them than me. I would have bought.
     
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  3. bowtie427ss

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    Hopefully they weren;t loaded with RF-475's.
     
  4. KingJT

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    Not sure what to do. These seem like an interesting refurb project but I akready have a bunch of half assed projects I'm "working on".
    The sheer size of these is a major issue.
    But I do have a 20% off coupon...
     
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    Is there an issue with RF475s?
     
  6. bowtie427ss

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    Yes, many positive ones.

    RF-475 is a fairly uncommon, and sought after coaxial.

    I think you can find some original literature on Tom Bavis' site.

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  7. gdmoore28

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    Me, too! Even though I'm totally out of space, I'd have to make a spot for them.

    GeeDeeEmm
     
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  8. hunter00

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    boom done ...into the back of my truck to sort out the details later....its one of the missing pieces to my Stromberg Carlson system which consists of AP-55 monoblocks ,ase434 pre and FM SR-445a stereo tuner.
     
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  10. KingJT

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    Going back tonight with bad intent.
     
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    Looks like it's too late.
     

     

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  12. shrinkboy

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    'rigidly inspected'
     
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  13. gdmoore28

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    Good on you, Hunter! We absolutely must have pictures inside and out. For documentation, of course.;)

    GeeDeeEmm
     
  14. hunter00

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    Stromberg AP-55's
     

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  15. shrinkboy

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    a score, for sure. damn!
     
  16. hunter00

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    i bought them as two bare chassis with just thier opts and trafo's,ground up rebuild everything new repopulated undernieth.
    they run 4 output tubes per mono ppp
     

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  17. KingJT

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    Wait those aren't the ones i was looking at are they? You in Boston Hunter?
     
  18. toxcrusadr

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    Wait it sounds to me like hunter00 did not actually buy these but would have...he's in BC and the speakers are in Boston, that's a bit of a drive.
     
  19. KingJT

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    That's how i read it.

    Of course if someone from here did grab them that would save my back (and marriage) some strain... we'll see soon.
     
  20. hunter00

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    Sorry boys these AP-55's have never been in Boston.Purchased in B.C Canada after they were sourced down south yrs ago and wont be for sale anytime soon.Its been a fairly long build and altho they dont realy challenge my Fisher 50A's there close enough that thier long term keepers
     

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