Tannoy westminster royals build

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  1. Finjima

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    I admire your ambition and creativity.
     
  2. HypnoToad

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    I heard the Australian Govt wanted him to build a 6 lane highway from Brisbane to Melbourne but he said the job was just not challenging enough. :biggrin:
     
  3. Tvcollector1

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    Bahahaha thats gold and almost true
     
  4. slimecity

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    When do we see pics with the drivers in???

    Cant wait...
     
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  5. Tvcollector1

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    Another couple of weeks i hope
     
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  6. justrideit

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    nice work
     
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  7. turboyam

    turboyam The Kenwood fan!

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    Pure awesomeness :rockon:
     
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  8. Tvcollector1

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    Been a bit slow latley as the trimmings are taking a lot of time and have a few other things going on but promise to be uploading some more pictures shortly.
     
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  9. westend

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    Keep plugging along, you are doing extraordinarily good so far.
     
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  10. vonclod

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    Outstanding work..you have a lot of patience, and skill.:thumbsup:
     
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  11. Bert 1100

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    wow, amazing project.....what perseverance !

    :lurk:
     
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  12. MarZutra

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    Ok, take your time. When your finished I'll send you the shipping address.... LOL :rflmao:
     
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  13. Tvcollector1

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    20170506_170801.jpg So got some work done today big day veneers all done started doing the trimmings and glued the first one on even put the driver in to see what it looks like 20170506_094331.jpg 20170506_170749.jpg 20170506_094331.jpg 20170506_184948.jpg 20170506_185017.jpg 20170506_185026.jpg 20170506_185040.jpg 20170506_185102.jpg 20170506_185754.jpg 20170506_152827.jpg
     
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  14. djnagle

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    You got crazy skills dude!
     
  15. turboyam

    turboyam The Kenwood fan!

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    Awesome work! keep it up!
     
  16. nelsress

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    I'm in awe. You're right not to call yourself a carpenter, you're a cabinet maker! By the way, don't even tell me that the body of that car is made of wood!!! :) Excellent work. I'd like to make a pair of RCA LS-II cabinets for a pair of my LC-1s but they're out of my league from both a skill and equipment standpoint so I would never dream of taking on cabinets of that complexity. Very, very nice.
     
  17. jimfet

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    My mind is bent.
     
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  18. Tvcollector1

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    Finished crossovers and tested also glued down all components ready to do the trimmings around them 20170509_160821.jpg 20170509_160848.jpg 20170509_160851.jpg
     
  19. Drsnaut

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    Whenever you feel like you want to get better sound out of your speaker, the crossover is where you want to be (it's fun to play around with too).

    The coil placement on the right could be better, if you can't position them in another way, try to position one of the coils in a 90 degree angle. This will surely help the coils perform in its intended value. See:

    http://www.troelsgravesen.dk/coils.htm
     
  20. Tvcollector1

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    Yes once they are up and running ill tweek to suit see how they sound first as they are made to the tannoy spec and if they sound average i can start tweeking
     

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