SDA CRS+ With an External Crossover Twist.... :-)

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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,498
    Dang Larry! Those things will cut through to the sub-floor. Be careful and wear eye protection.
    Mighty pretty, too. ;)
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,898
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Dang Larry! Those things will cut through to the sub-floor. Be careful and wear protection.
    Mighty pretty, too. ;)

    Fixed it for you :smile:

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  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 19,061
    Incredible workmanship.
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,274
    steveinaz wrote: »
    Incredible workmanship.


    Thanks!!
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,956
    Being a spike aficionado I can say those are seriously bada$$.
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  • xschopxschop Posts: 1,089
    What tpf are those turned at?
  • Two thumbs up, nothing compares to good old ingenuity. By the we want to see the finished product + a review B)
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  • boston1450boston1450 Posts: 6,500
    Ummm Larry. Hows is going with those gorgeous speaker ?
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,498
    Where you at Larry?
  • leftwinger57leftwinger57 Posts: 2,918
    Larry, these are so good looking and between your rings and now the external x-over metal work and stands it's to bad Polk doesn't make these any more. You copy/right your work some how, and they take over the mass production. Think of it , they don't have to make all the models any more ( which they don't anyway) but now have just this one SDA CRS+ in their line up. Obviously this would bring the SDA experience to a lot people. Big business there, Crazy thought... Really, really nice work.....Lew
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  • I,m with these guys, let's have a peek.
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  • gimpodgimpod Posts: 1,775
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Stainless spikes it shall be!!lc1vup8b15fh.jpeg

    @Toolfan66 one question?

    Would these spikes fit in my 12 gauge shotgun? >:) o:)
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  • elittelitt Posts: 147
    those are gorgeous. works of functioning art.
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0
    edited May 2016
    Ok so I was hoping to get to a computer this weekend to type up my thoughts on these. But I'm going to have to use my cellular device.
    Last weekend I got to go over and see these phenomenal works of art. As well as listen to them with my own earballs.
    Now the way he's got them set up is directly in front of his Sda 1.2 TL's. The sound these Crs+'s produce has so much oomph to them you would have swore his 1.2TL's were playing. (Come to find out I'm not the first to experience that misjudgment as well.lol)
    Not only is the power something that is awe inspiring but the clarity and sharpness of them were amazing too. Especially in the higher frequency range (that's just my judgment, Larry may disagree.)
    The cool thing we got to do was hook up my Crs+'s that I had brought over. Other than rings, dynamat, neutrik female hook ups, and Rdo194 tweets mine are for the most part stock. So we got to hear a before and after with these. And I have to say that there's definitely a difference. Hands down worth the effort he put into his crossovers, overhaul/upgrade to his cabinets, as well as his titillating stands.
    Overall they're just as everyone who has followed this thread already knew...amazing inside and out! Great work Larry!
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,622
    @ER308L
    Thanks for the review from a 3rd party, didn't want to just hear Larry gloating ;) ....
    ...but we all probably new they would sound great
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  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,956
    I've been waiting for a pic with the SS spikes installed.
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  • Same here Need to see em!
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  • nspindelnspindel Posts: 5,346
    Wow, I've been so busy dealing with things in life other than audio and haven't been checking in as often as I'd like. Somehow I missed this thread.

    As one of a very few owners of Larry's original CRS+ stands, I have to say that this is pretty amazing. Beautiful work Larry!

    Mine have been on ice for a year. I moved to Tampa and the apartment I'm in is just too small for a proper SDA setup, so I've been using the Monitor 5's I restored. But we just bought a condo, and I'm going to have a nice man cave again. The SDA's are getting ready for prime time again, and they'll be proudly sitting on top of Larry's awesome stands!!!
    Good music, a good source, and good power can make SDA's sing. Tubes make them dance.
  • hytekrednekhytekrednek Posts: 57
    I would love to have a set of stands similar to Larry's for my SDA-CRS pair. He is a true craftsman, for sure.
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,956
    Hey Larry, if things have settled down with the move now, we'd love a pic or two of them set up with the spikes and all.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

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  • I'm with Jesse!!
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    Polk SDA2btl highly modded
    Polk SDA 1C
    Polk CS350 LS x2
    Polk m5jr
    Kimber 8TC
    Sony 55" Bravia
    Wish list SVS sub

  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,274
    edited December 2016
    Hey Jesse, yes things have settled quite a bit as of late, I will post some pics here soon for you..

    BTW, my 1.2tl's have been collecting dust since I finished these.. LOL!! I am very happy with how these turned out, the only thing I miss is the lower end of the 1.2's..

    I also should find some time to finally cut some rings..
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,956
    Thanks Larry, looking forward to seeing them.
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,498
    It's about fookin time Larry. B)
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,622
    Added some really awesome cool factor

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  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,288
    What a work of Art! & Love in those speakers! KUDO's
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  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 3,734
    Larry does it again.

    There's a few members in this forum that are really talented, and without a doubt Larry you're one of them.

    Congratulations on a fantastic makeover on those CRS.
  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,956
    I think the tweeter needs a trim ring around the outer edges, one that you could simply stick on not screw down in order to have a better visual balance, but maybe it would be too much. Maybe just going back to black screws for the tweeter. Other than that....yeah, very cool.

    If you have anymore of those bars at the bottom, please let me know.

    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


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