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    Posted: 08 February 2021 at 8:14pm
Originally posted by Axis Axis wrote:

The Dreadnought system will remain, as its been with me for a long time, especially the Orange amps. The TVM amps are being incorporated into a workshop HiFi. A few things may sell off though, not really made my mind up yet.
 

Is the Dreadnought the one the guy from Burnley bought??
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That double 15" mid range has been built for a customer in Italy, to go with his bass boxes, which I have already built. Hi mid/tops boxes next, then export. The tree is his logo.
 The Valv-a- tron mid will be similar, but with some innovation.
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So Paul , just spotted this on Soundsystem culture so when did you build this is it to go with your Valve-A-Tron, or yu built it for someone else.

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Nice amps in those pics.  Loving the RSD 800b's. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Axis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 July 2013 at 2:25pm
Sheggy, In the old days, the four faces were not really tuned, just guesswork, but mine is tuned - the volume of the box is exactly right and the port is the right size and depth. So it gives a better output, but keeping the look the same. It also retains the sound that was characteristic of the quad, which is also enhanced by keeping the proper drivers too. 
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Peeked your FB page and I loved the old gear pics. You are truly deep in this! Massive respects and I will make a point of seeing you sound play one day.

Re. quad boxes, are do these generally have tuned ports or just a hole in the baffle? I've never heard a four face on its own, always seems to be mixed with scoops and such but then there must be variations depending on the builder.

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Nice!

i seriously love to hear your new Valv-a-tron set when its complete will travel near n far to reach

want to hear some nice ska, rocksteady, boss reggae tune ...

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The Dreadnought system will remain, as its been with me for a long time, especially the Orange amps. The TVM amps are being incorporated into a workshop HiFi. A few things may sell off though, not really made my mind up yet.
 
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So Paul, yu  not retiring your Dreadnought set bcus off the new addition?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Axis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 22 July 2013 at 8:35pm
Got a piece o' 12 here in my workshop Sheggy, yes you heard me right 1200w valve (24 x Kt88s), in for a service at the moment.
 I have never used anything digital, never appealed to me. My number 1 set (Axis Sound System) is all analogue and will remain so.
 A speakerplans members night, gosh - the friction from all that chin scratching could cause a fire. I suggest Speakerplans members come to my regular nights in Huddersfield, which will be featuring the Valv-a-tron system regularly when it is finished, or catch it on the road sometime.
 Of course, if anyone wants to book the Valv-a-tron sound complete with myself + music, that can arranged too.
 
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