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That's from their website. They didn't have a shot with the grilles before and people were asking for that. My pair is still a ways away, in the middle of the Atlantic, at this point...lol
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Hey Guys and Gals ( if there are any on of you on this thread),

We all get hung up on our audio BS and seldom does family get mentioned. We bitch about our wives:" turn it down".
But, we don't speak much about it past that. Some of you talk about your children and I applaud that.

I want to mention the greatest parents a man could ever have.
My parents came out to visit us about 10years ago. My Father was intrigued that I had such a sound system. He wasn't questioning my judgement, he was just curious. So I played a few tracks of different music. So he went out to his motorhome and brought back a CD.

It was A CD of Lawrence Welk. I popped it into the CD player and turned it up to required listening levels. He was enthralled. He had never heard Lawrence Welk's orchestra like that before. A vun, and too, and a trea.

Anyways, this past Fathers Day was without a Father; He passed away last year at 89 years old.
Our audio systems really mean crap in the whole scheme of things.

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Thanks for the reminder to focus on the truly important things. It's good to enjoy our hobbies, but there are definitely things that matter more!

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I do remember that,and I thought I read that the magnet was inside the voice coil on the new driver's,Otto said no they are now outside.But if you watch the video for the special 40,with the 3 guys,they clearly say the magnet is inside the voice coil now,unless I am misunderstanding what they are saying,it is all a bit confusing,but as long as they sound good...
New Contour magnets are on the outside while the special forty magnets are in the inside

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I do remember that,and I thought I read that the magnet was inside the voice coil on the new driver's,Otto said no they are now outside.But if you watch the video for the special 40,with the 3 guys,they clearly say the magnet is inside the voice coil now,unless I am misunderstanding what they are saying,it is all a bit confusing,but as long as they sound good...
The woofers with the 75mm voice coil had the magnet inside the coil, the newer woofer found in the contour has the magnet outside the voice coil.

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The woofers with the 75mm voice coil had the magnet inside the coil, the newer woofer found in the contour has the magnet outside the voice coil.
So are they exclusive to the special 40?

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