Billet RD-0194/8 tweeter plate design.

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  • machone
    machone Posts: 1,484
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    Love it!
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  • RandyCroissant
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    Thanks for the likes fellas! Can’t wait to do the 2Bs
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  • Orcbolg
    Orcbolg Posts: 7
    edited June 2021
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    Lots of nice work going on here. I've just returned to the forum after a long hiatus. I still have several smaller projects to work on in the future. Keep up the nice work. The information presented makes an interesting read as I learn something that may help me later.
  • hytekrednek
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    I got these for my sda srs 2.3tl pair, along with a custom Vr3 crossover and internal wiring, larry's rings, dynamat, and soon to have the steel semi rings for the mid woofers.
    The rdo 198 tweeters were very easy to install into the billet plates. ZERO REGRETS! Sound is amazing. It was good with oem crossovers, but it sounds amazing now.fm2esm33yzu6.jpg
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  • xschop
    xschop Posts: 4,749
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    VSAT88 wrote: »
    @xschop Whats happening Hoss ! When the site took a plunge I did not get back on for a while. Looks like your work has been kickin **** and taking names ! This is some great stuff you are building here man. I finally found 4 Polk MW in Atlanta. One with a slipped magnet so I finally got to try the tool . Quick easy works perfectly. Another original Polk Mid woofer saved from the scrap heap. Drove 4 hours round trip but 30.00 for four MW 6500's was worth it. Well, I did pick up some other stuff while I was out and about you know..

    Sorry for the REALLY late reply, but I did message you on the new forum months ago lol.

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  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 16,969
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    Looking forward to installing these beauty’s..

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  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 24,666
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    DAYUMM.... That's 🔥🔥🔥🔥
  • VR3
    VR3 Posts: 28,156
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    I dig it
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  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 16,969
    edited December 2021
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    They should look great with the crossover plates..


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  • VR3
    VR3 Posts: 28,156
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    Love the bling!
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  • xschop
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    Those are exceptional. However they belong in @VSAT88's Sl2000 thread.
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  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 16,969
    edited December 2021
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    xschop wrote: »
    Those are exceptional. However they belong in @VSAT88's Sl2000 thread.

    Oh well, they fit here as well.. 🤪 also I’m fitting them with 198’s, well that’s my justification.. LOL!!



  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 16,969
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    Well this S ucks big time, guess I should have test fitted one before sending them out to be anodized..

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  • motorstereo
    motorstereo Posts: 2,055
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    Damn; that sucks big time. I'm wondering what your solution is going to be?
  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 16,969
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    Damn; that sucks big time. I'm wondering what your solution is going to be?

    The only solution is getting a set that will fit the RDO's (fingers crossed) Now that I see these I really want them..

    I have one lingering SL3000 in my stash and these fit perfect, the RDO's have a different hole pattern..
  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 24,666
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    Well next year you're going to have some rockin Christmas 🎄 ornaments!!
  • hytekrednek
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    I am still very happy with the 6 plates you made for my rdo198's in my 2.3tl's. Took a while to change the tweets to the plates, but was well worth it. I kind of wish I had anodized mine black, but I just left them raw aluminum, with a coat of wax.
    I would love to get a set of those rings like you have on all your drivers. That looks amazing!
  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 24,666
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    Really like those!
  • xschop
    xschop Posts: 4,749
    edited March 2022
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    I like the way they still project the underlying pattern/patina. Exquisite.
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  • DarqueKnight
    DarqueKnight Posts: 6,765
    edited March 2022
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    xschop wrote: »
    I like the way they still project the underlying pattern/patina. Exquisite.

    I really like the way the swirl/machining marks catch and reflect light. I briefly had second thoughts about having them anodized because I thought the coating would greatly diminish the pattern and patina. However, if I hadn't had them blacked out, the contrast between the bright aluminum surface and the black finishes on the rest of the speaker would have become grating over time.

    Anodizing actually enhanced the pattern/patina because most of the obscuring glare from the bright metal surface is gone.
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  • xschop
    xschop Posts: 4,749
    edited March 2022
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    Looking forward to both your and @Toolfan66's install pics. Beautifull works of sound and art these classics can be.
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  • Toolfan66
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    edited March 2022
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  • xschop
    xschop Posts: 4,749
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    Modern Art right there.
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  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 16,969
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    Where did my picture go?
  • xschop
    xschop Posts: 4,749
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    You'll need one of the forum cheat codes to view.
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  • F1nut
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    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Where did my picture go?

    When you edited your post you did something wrong.
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  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 16,969
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    F1nut wrote: »
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Where did my picture go?

    When you edited your post you did something wrong.

    I am guessing you're right, I will re-post later, pics are on my phone..
  • xschop
    xschop Posts: 4,749
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    Did you have to pay randsom for your pics?
    A friend wants to see the art too.
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