Tell me what you Think!

Discussion in 'Members' Systems' started by Ryan wanta, Jan 27, 2018.

  1. Ryan wanta

    Ryan wanta New Member

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    Vintage audio is very new to me. I'm loving this new hobby. I visualized what I wanted in my head and went after it.

    Marantz 2270
    Jvc ql-f4
    Jbl decade L26
    I made the cabinet!
     

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  2. Apolek

    Apolek Well-Known Member

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    Very nice. Well done, and I like the cabinet.
     
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  3. onepixel

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    Very cool!

    The legs remind me of vintage JBLs.
     
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  4. Dave_1962

    Dave_1962 Lunatic Member

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    A lovely combo_:thumbsup:
     
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  5. cube-tube

    cube-tube Super Member

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    Looks great and good choice of gear. Now just get those JBL's up on some stands and a little further apart, and you'll be golden!
     
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  6. Ryan wanta

    Ryan wanta New Member

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    Thanks for the advice. I'm in the process of welding up some stands. They will be coming soon
     

     

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  7. Ryan wanta

    Ryan wanta New Member

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    Do you think 10 inches off the ground is plenty?
     
  8. Rome

    Rome Holsum Honey Buns Subscriber

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    Very nice!

    Rome
     
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  9. Drugolf

    Drugolf AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Add the 10: to the current height of the tweeter and if that puts the tweeters near ear height in sitting position, then yes. Usually around 10: on those are about right. Maybe a little more. Others may suggest you could go with about 8" on the front and 9" on the back and get a slight tilt/angle up which tends to look good with JBL's
     
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  10. Nightwisher

    Nightwisher Farer In The Goldilocks Zone Subscriber

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    Sweet!
     
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  11. Marine0811

    Marine0811 I love it loud! Subscriber

    Nice. Love the orange grilles
     
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  12. x2zero

    x2zero AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Love it!
     
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  13. 2chman

    2chman Well-Known Member

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    I would have killed to have that system in my bedroom when it was new! Takes me back.
     
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  14. mark warren

    mark warren Music Lover! Subscriber

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    Very Nice! That is a Great Guitar Chair You have there!
     
  15. whyaskit

    whyaskit music. Subscriber

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    I had a similar system to that. Only difference was a Technics SL1700 as a turntable. Really strong sounding system. I loved it and I really like you setup. Nice cabinet. Enjoy!
     
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  16. 2chman

    2chman Well-Known Member

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    Had a little Marantz system a while back, 2265B, JBL 4311''s , Marantz 6300 TT, that was well over a 1300.00 back in the day (a lot of cabbage back then)
     
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  17. guiller

    guiller Toscaninichus Australis

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    Very nice!
     
  18. MCM_Fan

    MCM_Fan AK Subscriber

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    It really depends on your height and seating position. You want to get the tweeters at ear level. I run my L36 Decades on 18" high stands. but I'm 6'4" and the chair in that room is taller than average.

    Or, you can use shorter stands that angle the tweeter upward. Something like these:

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  19. MCM_Fan

    MCM_Fan AK Subscriber

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    Great job on the cabinet.

    Tell us more about the wall art. Did you make that, or purchase it?
     
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  20. Ryan wanta

    Ryan wanta New Member

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    I purchased the wall art off of amazon!
     
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