WTB Larry's Rings for SDA-CRS

Taking a flyer before starting to drill holes for HNs. This is the 2 tweeters, 2 midwoofers model (1984). Thank you!

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  • FaustinFaustin Posts: 760
    I believe westmassguy is handling the rings now. Check with him.
  • monepolkmonepolk Posts: 870
    I know he had Gimpod's Circuit Boards, but didn't know he had the Larry's Rings.
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,102
    Faustin wrote: »
    I believe westmassguy is handling the rings now. Check with him.

    News to me. Fake news that is
  • FaustinFaustin Posts: 760
    My bad. Way to early in the morning to be on the puter.
  • Mr_HzMr_Hz Posts: 150
    edited September 10
    If you're in between ring cycles (Der Ring des Nibelungen - lol - for you opera fans...? crickets...) you might consider buying/using hurricane nuts - if you haven't already. Almost the same result, and always available.
    2.3TL's - Living Room
    CRS+'s (4.1 TL's) - Office
    SDA1C's - Famdamly Rm
    SDA1C's - Master Bedroom
  • Dr_WuDr_Wu Posts: 62
    Thanks for the reply Mr Hz. No joy to be found on the ring search. I did install hurricane nuts; they worked out very well. Enjoying the sounds!

    Cheers!
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,232
    I must ask, what exactly do Larry’s rings do to improve the sound?
    Main system: Technics SL3200, Shure M97xE, Lafayette LR1100 for tuner, Hagerman Audio Labs Bugle 2 phono stage, NAD C352 integrated, Boston Acoustics VR 2, Boston PV500, generic ICs, and BJC Belden speaker cables.

    Desktop: Dell Precision 690 running iTunes, Yamaha RX-v665, Monitor Audio R90s, Velodyne VA-907, generic ICs and speaker cables.
    I've always thought the goal of high-end audio was not to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Turn that darn music down' but to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Tell your friends to go home and you can practice later this week'.
  • Dr_WuDr_Wu Posts: 62
    edited September 11
    They are a mechanical lock down for the drivers. Just help tighten everything up. Improved coupling to the cabinet improves bass response and overall clarity. Also facilitates future mods without risk of stripping wood/MDF screw holes.
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 11,102
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    I must ask, what exactly do Larry’s rings do to improve the sound?

    Lock the speaker driver tighter to the baffle. Screw holes do not wear out.
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,232
    Thanks!
    Main system: Technics SL3200, Shure M97xE, Lafayette LR1100 for tuner, Hagerman Audio Labs Bugle 2 phono stage, NAD C352 integrated, Boston Acoustics VR 2, Boston PV500, generic ICs, and BJC Belden speaker cables.

    Desktop: Dell Precision 690 running iTunes, Yamaha RX-v665, Monitor Audio R90s, Velodyne VA-907, generic ICs and speaker cables.
    I've always thought the goal of high-end audio was not to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Turn that darn music down' but to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Tell your friends to go home and you can practice later this week'.
  • Dr_WuDr_Wu Posts: 62
    B)
  • Mr_HzMr_Hz Posts: 150
    Sorry for the late post, Dr. Wu, especially if this has been covered elsewhere...



    2.3TL's - Living Room
    CRS+'s (4.1 TL's) - Office
    SDA1C's - Famdamly Rm
    SDA1C's - Master Bedroom
  • verbverb Posts: 3,668
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Larry's rings is just a myth, don't listen to these guys, the rings only bring out the dragons from hell..

    Yes, just like Larry's spikes! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, VTL 2.5 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Cambridge CD transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, Polk PSWi225 wireless sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Auris BluMe, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 9,898
    Larry is a hack....
  • GlennDogGlennDog Posts: 1,563
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Larry is a hack....

    HEY! I resemble that remark . . .

    Power Rogue M180 monos & Adcom GFA 5802
    PS Audio PerfectWave Power Plant 10
    Rears Definitive Technology BP-2
    DAC North Star Design Supremo
    Source PSA PWT & Oppo 105
    Pre/Pro Integra DHC 40.1
    LCD Samsung LN46B750
    Mains Salk HT2-TL
    Pre Cary SLP-98 F1
    Center Salk HT2C
    Wires MIT S3.3
    PSA PC AC-12
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