Vintage Monitor and SDA Speaker Deals

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  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 5,104
    That is one speaker i still have yet to hear.
    Den: Lumin D1,Wireworld Silver Eclipse, KEF LS50 Wireless, Velodyne SPL1200, Technics 1200, Denon DL160, Jolida D9,

    Living Room:,T+A PA 1530R, Tyler Highland H2, Aries Mini, High Fidelity Reveal RCA, Grant Fidelity Tube Dac 11, W4S recovery, Wireworld Platinum Starlight, PS Audio Direct Stream JR.

    Have but haven't used in a while: LH Labs VI Dac, Cayin SCD50T

  • verbverb Posts: 8,157
    erniejade wrote: »
    That is one speaker i still have yet to hear.

    Dude you're not that far away! Road trip! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cable, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, PASS ACA Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: , Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,366
    edited November 2018
    We had a pair of RTA-12's here in Wilm. NC. a few years back on Craigs list. The owner had a bunch of speakers that he wanted to clear out fast. He wanted 200.00 for the RTA-12's. :)

    And I had no spare change and didn't want to touch my 401K yet. It was a tough week for me. :'(

    I didn't even go the 3 miles to see what else he had...that hurt to not have some spare $.
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,491
    Apparently they couldn't find black paint either. Not a deal, and yuck!

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    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/ele/d/speakers-polk-audio-sda-crs/6726710496.html
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,926
    DaveHo wrote: »
    Apparently they couldn't find black paint either. Not a deal, and yuck!

    40nygku8zm4v.jpg


    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/ele/d/speakers-polk-audio-sda-crs/6726710496.html

    I wont lie, I'd be VERY PARTIAL to gloss white finish with a chrome bottom accent piece for some SDA CRS's.....
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • indyhawgindyhawg Posts: 1,350
    Tony M wrote: »
    We had a pair of RTA-12's here in Wilm. NC. a few years back on Craigs list. The owner had a bunch of speakers that he wanted to clear out fast. He wanted 200.00 for the RTA-12's. :)

    And I had no spare change and didn't want to touch my 401K yet. It was a tough week for me. :'(

    I didn't even go the 3 miles to see what else he had...that hurt to not have some spare $.

    Worst feeling in the world right there. It has happened to me a few times as well..
  • monepolkmonepolk Posts: 1,045
    DaveHo wrote: »
    Apparently they couldn't find black paint either. Not a deal, and yuck!

    40nygku8zm4v.jpg


    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/ele/d/speakers-polk-audio-sda-crs/6726710496.html

    I wont lie, I'd be VERY PARTIAL to gloss white finish with a chrome bottom accent piece for some SDA CRS's.....

    You just want the stands :#
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,926
    monepolk wrote: »
    DaveHo wrote: »
    Apparently they couldn't find black paint either. Not a deal, and yuck!

    40nygku8zm4v.jpg


    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/ele/d/speakers-polk-audio-sda-crs/6726710496.html

    I wont lie, I'd be VERY PARTIAL to gloss white finish with a chrome bottom accent piece for some SDA CRS's.....

    You just want the stands :#

    Nah, I’d stand up the stands lol...
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,570
    Piano gloss white it’s just a hint of pearl and brushed aluminum on the bottom lip with matching logo and stands would look amazing.
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Diamond v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-LX701, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    Saying that it's "too hard" to pursue your dreams is no different than admitting to yourself that you are too lazy to achieve them.

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  • verbverb Posts: 8,157
    DaveHo wrote: »
    Apparently they couldn't find black paint either. Not a deal, and yuck!

    40nygku8zm4v.jpg


    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/ele/d/speakers-polk-audio-sda-crs/6726710496.html

    It looks like the guy used sticky vinyl sheet to cover em, not paint. Yuk! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cable, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, PASS ACA Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: , Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 3,779
    They still look better than these. This guy probably used the finger technique of painting. 06hd4xn8dwgg.jpg
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,647
    :s some really nice speakers here, ruined by their owners with terrible paint jobs... :(
    Not Tom or Trey or Jim just Micah
    KEF Q150s, NAD 1155 preamp and 4155 tuner courtesy of DaddyJT, NAD C352 playing power amp, BJC Belden cables, Technics SL3200, Marantz CD6004 courtesy of Clipdat, Salamander Archetype rack, Millenium Falcon :)
    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'.

    Resident Child of Club Polk
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,883
    Piano gloss white it’s just a hint of pearl and brushed aluminum on the bottom lip with matching logo and stands would look amazing.

    Brushed Stainless steel. Some of that killer enamal they used on cars. Like 40 layers make it look like there 10 feet deep....... yea that's the ticket ;);)
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,926
    Piano gloss white it’s just a hint of pearl and brushed aluminum on the bottom lip with matching logo and stands would look amazing.

    Agreed!
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,366
    Peel that crappy sticky vinyl off, sand them good and veneer them with awesome cherry or walnut. Heck, even Oak is fine with me.

    Those Monitor 7's need rescuing too. ;)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • indyhawgindyhawg Posts: 1,350
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    :s some really nice speakers here, ruined by their owners with terrible paint jobs... :(

    Some people should not be allowed to own nice gear.
  • BlueBirdMusicBlueBirdMusic Registered User Posts: 687
    Here is Polk Audio CS-350 Center Channel Speaker in Atlanta area on CL:
    No affiliation - $100


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    https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/ele/d/polk-audio-cs-350-center/6712226086.html
  • verbverb Posts: 8,157
    indyhawg wrote: »
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    :s some really nice speakers here, ruined by their owners with terrible paint jobs... :(

    Some people should not be allowed to own nice gear.

    Or be allowed to use a paint brush. :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cable, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, PASS ACA Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: , Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,647
    Here is Polk Audio CS-350 Center Channel Speaker in Atlanta area on CL:
    No affiliation - $100


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    https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/ele/d/polk-audio-cs-350-center/6712226086.html

    Isn't this unobtanium, or pretty close to it? It's $100 and has been around a month... I'd be wary of that, just because it seems like someone would have jumped on it in that time.
    Not Tom or Trey or Jim just Micah
    KEF Q150s, NAD 1155 preamp and 4155 tuner courtesy of DaddyJT, NAD C352 playing power amp, BJC Belden cables, Technics SL3200, Marantz CD6004 courtesy of Clipdat, Salamander Archetype rack, Millenium Falcon :)
    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'.

    Resident Child of Club Polk
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,883
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    Here is Polk Audio CS-350 Center Channel Speaker in Atlanta area on CL:
    No affiliation - $100


    ntueispmkxxp.jpg
    https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/ele/d/polk-audio-cs-350-center/6712226086.html

    Isn't this unobtanium, or pretty close to it? It's $100 and has been around a month... I'd be wary of that, just because it seems like someone would have jumped on it in that time.

    if you mean they don't make them anymore ...yes. They are pretty good sized center channel and darn good imho. 100.00 might be a little high as the shipping will be costly. I'd give them 75.00 just for the parts.
  • JayMXJayMX Posts: 243
    What the heck are these?!?
    https://stgeorge.craigslist.org/ele/d/vintage-polk-audio-speakers/6718072516.html
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    No affiliation... worth pursuing?
    Current Collection:
    Monitor 4a (Peerless), Monitor 4b (Peerless), Monitor 5a (Peerless), Monitor 5b (SL2000), Monitor 7b (Peerless), Modified Monitor 7c’s (194’s, Dynamat, Sonicaps, Mills, H-nuts), SDA CRS+ (SL2000), RTA12c (194's), SDA SRS 2 (SL2000)

    Repair pile: SRS 3.1TL (198’s), RTA 11T's, (1) lonely RTA 11TL to become a center channel... someday...

    Pairs that have passed through:
    Monitor 5b (SL1000), Monitor 10a (Peerless), Monitor 10c (3x pair), RTA8, RTA8TL, SDA2, SDA2a, SDA1b, SDA SRS2

    ...and more to come, it’s a sickness.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,366
    edited November 2018
    Polk Monitor 9's.

    They're kind of rare too. 150 is the most I'd pay for them. I paid 80 or 90 I think, a long time ago.

    Some like them and some don't.

    I like mine! they have peerless tweeters. :pB)

    They're right in the middle of this picture.
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    Post edited by Tony M on
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 4,465
    JayMX wrote: »
    What the heck are these?!?

    I don't know, but they look impolite.
  • elittelitt Posts: 148
    SDA 2 in box look mint! someone grab these! No affiliation.

    https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/753036778384562/
  • factorzfactorz Posts: 352
    What do you gents think of these? I've been thinking about getting back in the SDA game after being gone for awhile. These have been listed for some time and the price has come down quite a bit. I think he might have started at $900.

    https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/ele/d/polk-sda-srs-series-2/6715884582.html

  • delkaldelkal Posts: 608
    factorz wrote: »
    What do you gents think of these? I've been thinking about getting back in the SDA game after being gone for awhile. These have been listed for some time and the price has come down quite a bit. I think he might have started at $900.

    https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/ele/d/polk-sda-srs-series-2/6715884582.html

    I think he still has a way to go................You will need to upgrade them and that will not be cheap!

    FYI......there is a pair on Ebay right now for the same price. And it includes free shipping (which will cost the seller a fortune).
  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 3,779
    edited November 2018
    DaveHo wrote: »
    Apparently they couldn't find black ?[le[/left] either. Not a deal, and yuck!

    40nygku8zm4v.jpg


    https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/ele/d/speakers-polk-audio-sda-crs/6726710496.html

    Who needs black paint when you can have this? 1400 dollars? Way too cheap if you ask me. :D6wy4p8chmd3v.jpghttps://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/ele/d/vintage-polk-audio-speakers/6742667046.html
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 4,465
    la2vegas wrote: »
    Who needs black paint when you can have this? 1400 dollars? Way too cheap if you ask me. :D

    It's no wonder. That is most precious aquagris, harvested from the pineal gland of the rarest coyote whale, and only albinos of this species, which has been extinct for over 350 years. There are only seven 1-ounce vials of this known to exist, and two of them have been sent into orbit on Elon Musk's space station.
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