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Old November 15, 2011, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by trancewhiiz View Post
Wow!! Those must have cost you an arm and a leg. L300's are highly sought after vintage speakers. I bet they weigh a ton

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Where did you find them out of curiosity? They look great. The wood finish looks mint! I'm assuming you have the covers for them?
Hey Guys :)

It is a bitter sweet story actually. They were my Dad's and he passed away a few years ago, they were caught up in his complicated estate. I walked away with them for $600 No-one involved would appreciate them, or the money the would have fetched, so I just kept quiet and put in a bid that would work.

The finish is perfect, it just needs some TLC and I am in the hunt for someone close to recondition the subs. I actually just noticed last night how bad the one foam surround is on one speaker is and the other has a dent in the dust cap.

I do have the original grills but they have been recovered with non-original cloth. I will source out some replacements (have already on the lansing heritage site just need to order) and bring them back to stock.

I am considering changing the crossovers to "charge coupled" design, but will also rework the originals and store them.

My Dad bought the L300's, Pioneer Spec-1 and Spec-2 tuner and turntable (all of which I scooped) in '76 and they were all babied other than a few huge parties that were heard for miles :) Eventually I plan to build a retro rack filled with vintage gear for a showpiece system. Should look pretty good!

And to answer your question trancewhiiz, they do weigh a ton LOL. I just about blew an o-ring just moving them :)
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