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karatestu wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:38 pm I have seen that pic before but its still as ridiculous as the first time I saw it :grin:

Subwoofer in an unused chimney stack is my next project :lol: I wonder if I will be able to hear it outside ?
Subwoofer in a chimney stack? Be ambitious, Stu. :mrgreen:

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slinger wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:35 pm
Geoff.R.G wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:17 pm
slinger wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:54 pm I just came across this in the "Audiophile Cheapskates" group, on Farcebook

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With concrete evidence!
Where's that bloody **GROAN** smiley when you need it.? :lol:
When you find it let me know, then I might be able to use it with some of your jokes :grin:
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slinger wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:37 pm
karatestu wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:38 pm I have seen that pic before but its still as ridiculous as the first time I saw it :grin:

Subwoofer in an unused chimney stack is my next project :lol: I wonder if I will be able to hear it outside ?
Subwoofer in a chimney stack? Be ambitious, Stu. :mrgreen:

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With a concrete spekers, a concrete turntable s is a must have accessories 😀
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I know this thread is a bit of fun, but it is worth being a bit serious for a minute.

I suggest Slinger’s copied hollow breeze block speaker photo is a spoof. Unless the two chambers have been opened up (broken through), the bass reflex port is in the wrong place. There is no benefit to the tweeter to be in a ported chamber. It is the main driver that needs the port.

Hmm, concrete plinths for turntables. Probably better than the original lightweight thin wood structures, but not a patch on natural Slate with it’s natural CLD qualities. Same rule applies to Granite bases. Granite is crystalline and therefore does not properly dissipate energy like a CLD design does. Even the plywood/mdf/rubber sheet/metal sheet designs will work better than concrete or Granite.

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Well thats peed on our bonfire :(
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karatestu wrote: Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:07 am Well thats peed on our bonfire :(
Scores of audiophiles were on the cusp of concreting their speakers and turntables, Stu. Something had to be done.
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They know how to build loudspeakers in Taiwan as well
(yes, this IS a single speaker - they couldn't get planning permission for a stereo pair).

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I can't see the image :cry:
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From a different angle, any better?

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