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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Rick Craig
With the 2-ohm load were you playing the array at...

With the 2-ohm load were you playing the array at the same SPL level? Sorry for the questions, but I once ran the service desk for an electronics company so I'm pretty experienced at troubleshooting...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-17-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,287
Posted By Rick Craig
What amplifier are you using for your tests?

What amplifier are you using for your tests?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-17-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,287
Posted By Rick Craig
Forgot to answer your original question :( ...

Forgot to answer your original question :(

The "oil can effect" is when the coil moves out of the magnetic gap and only the suspension is in control (see the video in the thread where the lower...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-15-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,287
Posted By Rick Craig
Yes I remember meeting in PA - good to hear from...

Yes I remember meeting in PA - good to hear from you again! The cabinet volume was determined to be the same for all of the woofers - even if it was different it wouldn't cause such a large change in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-14-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,287
Posted By Rick Craig
If I understand correctly every owner with this...

If I understand correctly every owner with this issue had the bottom four woofers showing the increased excursion, right? If so, That points to a problem with the woofer's motor. If it was a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-29-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,692
Posted By Rick Craig
Yes, that's the same Don Keele. The 20T's ribbon...

Yes, that's the same Don Keele. The 20T's ribbon is actually longer than the typical ribbons used in conventional designs; as a result, it will have much more narrow vertical dispersion than a true...
Forum: Speakers   06-24-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
In Vapor's defense veneers like that with a...

In Vapor's defense veneers like that with a crotch or burl figure can have problems but these can be minimized by removing the nature's "defects" (wood isn't perfect) before applying the veneer. In...
Forum: Speakers   06-23-2015, 04:58 PM
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Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
Very poor quality veneer for a speaker of that...

Very poor quality veneer for a speaker of that price. The sapwood (light color blondish sections) should never be in a cabinet with Rosewood.
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
I'm not aware of who this would be but have no...

I'm not aware of who this would be but have no problem in answering if you can give me more information. The issue here though is not just once, but many times deliveries appear to have been way...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 09:47 PM
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Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
Go right ahead - I have nothing to hide.

Go right ahead - I have nothing to hide.
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2015, 06:28 PM
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Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
Couldn't have said it better myself.

Couldn't have said it better myself.
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2015, 04:16 PM
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Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
I have done business with Vortrex and had no...

I have done business with Vortrex and had no problems - nothing even close to what Vapor has claimed to have experienced.
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2015, 03:29 PM
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Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
It puts owners in a difficult situation,...

It puts owners in a difficult situation, especially if they decide to sell the speakers at a later date. And if you have a problem that Vapor says they can rectify how much confidence will you have...
Forum: Speakers   06-19-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
The custom Accuton drivers require a fairly large...

The custom Accuton drivers require a fairly large investment and the delivery times are long, especially if new tooling is needed. That's where the OP can find his deposit and one of the reasons why...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
I had some customers ask me if we could use the...

I had some customers ask me if we could use the stacked ply method so I talked with my cabinetmaker about building them. He advised against it because of the exposed edges being subject to movement....
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
One thing possibly overlooked is this: ...

One thing possibly overlooked is this:

International orders and Alaska/Hawaii are not warranted for finish imperfections due to variations in temperature and humidity that can be experienced...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
I don't think there's anything wrong with showing...

I don't think there's anything wrong with showing some trust as long as the person on the other end has a solid reputation.
Forum: Speakers   06-16-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,398
Posted By Rick Craig
If you're open to it I can bring some line arrays...

If you're open to it I can bring some line arrays to your place. I'm just outside of Raleigh.
Forum: Speakers   06-16-2015, 11:08 AM
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Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
Actually I think the thread was pulled by the...

Actually I think the thread was pulled by the site administrator / owner at Audio Circle. Yes, I did say that this isn't good for other ID companies like us but I'm not sure if I said anything...
Forum: Speakers   06-16-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
Ah, thanks for the clarification. Not sure where...

Ah, thanks for the clarification. Not sure where you're located but I'm doing an audio tour next month. I've already scheduled stops in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio.
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 29,331
Posted By Rick Craig
I'm not aware of any interactions with "More"....

I'm not aware of any interactions with "More". Even if I did what does it have to do with Vapor? Sorry - just a little confused.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-23-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 640
Posted By Rick Craig
Depending on your budget you might consider a DIY...

Depending on your budget you might consider a DIY CBT array.
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 57,477
Posted By Rick Craig
Yes, the titanium version midrange and it's...

Yes, the titanium version midrange and it's exceptionally nice!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-09-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Rick Craig
6.5" woofers. Though I didn't test for it the...

6.5" woofers. Though I didn't test for it the sensitivity indicates 111db @1M is possible with 128 watts. Short-term peaks over that would certainly be possible, especially with a high pass filter...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-08-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Rick Craig
Thanks - I used a PE cabinet and modified it to...

Thanks - I used a PE cabinet and modified it to add a subenclosure. Here's a 2nd/3rd harmonic test I did at .5M (roughly equivalent to 90db at 1M).
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