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Old 08-02-2008, 07:51 PM
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Apogee MiniGrand Nudies

After spending this Spring rebuilding two pair of The "New" Advent speakers, I got the bug to work on my Apogee Mini Grands.

When I first purchased these about 7 years ago, the frame was slightly roughed-up. I initially be-built the crossovers, using Alpha-core inductors, Bybee Slipstreems, Axon caps, and Holand Bypass caps http://www.northcreekmusic.com/Bypassing.html





I also replaced the 10" subwoofers with ScanSpeaks:




This past month, I have been re-finishing the frame and front baffle:

gettin the glue off the back


Front baffle has been primed and painted with Rustoleum Black Hammered finish:




Sides re-stained with dark walnut:


Inside look at the large ribbon:


The mid-tweeter ribbons prior to the upgrade with Graz's 26-6 XLM2's

http://www.apogeeacoustics.com/ Check out his website!



The ribbons are not copper...just the laws of optics playing games:

More to follow!
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very cool, lookin' forward to reading more....





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