Vintage Monitor and SDA Speaker Deals

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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,342
    go get these. I been there, and these will be all the SDA you will ever need.
    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.

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  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 3,678
    Polk 2.3's in SoCal, no affiliation. Maybe it's just me but I don't like this earlier variation with those weird donut like drivers.t6xqqx2259lv.jpghttps://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/ele/d/vintage-polk-sda-23-speakers/6549344334.html
  • BC6BC6 Posts: 109
    SDA 2s for $150. You can restore them and sell them on eBay for $600!

    https://denver.craigslist.org/ele/d/vintage-polk-audio-sda2/6549239621.html
    No affiliation.
    2 Channel: Atohm GT-1 speakers, Atoll IN400 integrated amp, PS Audio DirectStream DAC, PS Audio NuWave Phono Converter, Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB with Ortofon Bronze cartridge, SotM sMS-200 ultra streamer, SotM sPS-500 power supply, and homemade infinite baffle subwoofer with two Fi Audio IB318 drivers.

    HT: All Polk: SDA 2.3tl fronts, CSiA6 center, 500-LS ceiling, RT/FX, RTi8, Monitor 4 rears, plus Yamaha CX-a5100 AV Preamplifier/Processor, Yamaha MX-a5000 11.1 channel amplifier, and Sony XBR55-AE1 OLED TV.
  • audio_alanaudio_alan Posts: 770
    BC6 wrote: »
    SDA 2s for $150. You can restore them and sell them on eBay for $600!

    https://denver.craigslist.org/ele/d/vintage-polk-audio-sda2/6549239621.html
    No affiliation.

    Yeah, after you dump another $450 into them...
  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 3,678
    edited April 2018
    500 bucks for some 3.1TL's in NoCal, no affiliation. Look to be in good condition except for a few dust covers. Start crying you East Coast Polkies. :'( he0fddqniach.jpghttps://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/ele/d/polk-audio-tower-speakers/6537304589.html
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,311
    edited April 2018
    It's the GREAT POLK AUDIO SPEAKER RUSH of 2018. :p

    Everybody head WESTWARD, now!
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • verbverb Posts: 7,666
    verb wrote: »
    Set of Larry's rings for 1C. Rusty. $85 plus shipping. No affiliation.
    http://www.usaudiomart.com/details/649410022-set-of-larrys-rings-larry-rings-for-polk-sda1c/

    The seller finally got back to me. They are sold! Not to me btw. :cry:
    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
  • MrBuhlMrBuhl Posts: 2,427
    ^^ that was a good deal on them! ^^
    VA HT HK AVR20II, Sony S9000ES CD/DVD/SACD, Polk Audio RC80i / Polk Audio CSi3, 60" Panasonic Plasma, Nordost / Signal Cable A2 / Wireworld / Pangea / Magic Power
    VA 2 Channel Focal Electra 926 speakers, Pass Labs X150.5 Amp, Eastern Electric MiniMax Preamp (Tutay mods), Eastern Electric Minimax CDP (Scott Nixon mods), Music Hall mmf 5.1 Turntable, Parks Audio Budgie Phono Pre , Audioengine B1 streamer, MIT S3 IC's / MIT Shotgun S3 Speaker Cables / PS Audio power cables
    Noggin Schiit Valhalla, Pangea, Phillips Fidelio X1, Polk UF8000

    Polk SDA1c modded
    Polk CRS+ 4.1TL modded (need veneer)
    Polk SDA2BTL (fully modded)
    A/L 1000VA Dreadnought Canare 4s11 SDA cable
    SACD Marantz DV8300
    Sony S9000ES CD/DVD/SACD
    Yamaha YP-D6
    Soundcraftsmen PCR800
    Audible Illusions L1 Preamp
    Vincent MFA based Cocci Tube Preamp
    Pho-700 Phono Pre
    Signal Cable Silver Resolution IC's






  • MrBuhlMrBuhl Posts: 2,427
    la2vegas wrote: »
    500 bucks for some 3.1TL's in NoCal, no affiliation. Look to be in good condition except for a few dust covers. Start crying you East Coast Polkies. :'( he0fddqniach.jpghttps://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/ele/d/polk-audio-tower-speakers/6537304589.html

    Backs look a little rough, if only you could still find black paint somewhere... These have always tempted me, but MAN, i DO NOT need another set of speaks right now!
    VA HT HK AVR20II, Sony S9000ES CD/DVD/SACD, Polk Audio RC80i / Polk Audio CSi3, 60" Panasonic Plasma, Nordost / Signal Cable A2 / Wireworld / Pangea / Magic Power
    VA 2 Channel Focal Electra 926 speakers, Pass Labs X150.5 Amp, Eastern Electric MiniMax Preamp (Tutay mods), Eastern Electric Minimax CDP (Scott Nixon mods), Music Hall mmf 5.1 Turntable, Parks Audio Budgie Phono Pre , Audioengine B1 streamer, MIT S3 IC's / MIT Shotgun S3 Speaker Cables / PS Audio power cables
    Noggin Schiit Valhalla, Pangea, Phillips Fidelio X1, Polk UF8000

    Polk SDA1c modded
    Polk CRS+ 4.1TL modded (need veneer)
    Polk SDA2BTL (fully modded)
    A/L 1000VA Dreadnought Canare 4s11 SDA cable
    SACD Marantz DV8300
    Sony S9000ES CD/DVD/SACD
    Yamaha YP-D6
    Soundcraftsmen PCR800
    Audible Illusions L1 Preamp
    Vincent MFA based Cocci Tube Preamp
    Pho-700 Phono Pre
    Signal Cable Silver Resolution IC's






  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,701
    MrBuhl wrote: »
    la2vegas wrote: »
    500 bucks for some 3.1TL's in NoCal, no affiliation. Look to be in good condition except for a few dust covers. Start crying you East Coast Polkies. :'( he0fddqniach.jpghttps://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/ele/d/polk-audio-tower-speakers/6537304589.html

    Backs look a little rough, if only you could still find black paint somewhere... These have always tempted me, but MAN, i DO NOT need another set of speaks right now!

    Yes you do... And they're calling...
  • MrBuhlMrBuhl Posts: 2,427
    ^^ you guys are encourageable! the worst! ^^
    VA HT HK AVR20II, Sony S9000ES CD/DVD/SACD, Polk Audio RC80i / Polk Audio CSi3, 60" Panasonic Plasma, Nordost / Signal Cable A2 / Wireworld / Pangea / Magic Power
    VA 2 Channel Focal Electra 926 speakers, Pass Labs X150.5 Amp, Eastern Electric MiniMax Preamp (Tutay mods), Eastern Electric Minimax CDP (Scott Nixon mods), Music Hall mmf 5.1 Turntable, Parks Audio Budgie Phono Pre , Audioengine B1 streamer, MIT S3 IC's / MIT Shotgun S3 Speaker Cables / PS Audio power cables
    Noggin Schiit Valhalla, Pangea, Phillips Fidelio X1, Polk UF8000

    Polk SDA1c modded
    Polk CRS+ 4.1TL modded (need veneer)
    Polk SDA2BTL (fully modded)
    A/L 1000VA Dreadnought Canare 4s11 SDA cable
    SACD Marantz DV8300
    Sony S9000ES CD/DVD/SACD
    Yamaha YP-D6
    Soundcraftsmen PCR800
    Audible Illusions L1 Preamp
    Vincent MFA based Cocci Tube Preamp
    Pho-700 Phono Pre
    Signal Cable Silver Resolution IC's






  • verbverb Posts: 7,666
    MrBuhl wrote: »
    la2vegas wrote: »
    500 bucks for some 3.1TL's in NoCal, no affiliation. Look to be in good condition except for a few dust covers. Start crying you East Coast Polkies. :'( he0fddqniach.jpghttps://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/ele/d/polk-audio-tower-speakers/6537304589.html

    Backs look a little rough, if only you could still find black paint somewhere... These have always tempted me, but MAN, i DO NOT need another set of speaks right now!

    Yes you do! :smiley:
    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
  • StevieBStevieB Posts: 248
    edited April 2018
    A couple of receivers and 8t's in St Mary's Ga. for $125. Contacted seller via email, seems like a decent fellow. https://brunswick.craigslist.org/ele/d/two-stereo-receivers-speakers/6538561549.html
    McCormack DNA-1 Amp, Parasound Halo P5 Pre Amp, Denon DVD 2900 CD player, Adcom GDA 700 DAC, VPI Traveler TT with Denon 103R cartridge, Lounge Audio MKiii phono pre and Copla SUT, Polk SDA SRS 3.1 TL speakers, Tributaries series 8 IC's and speaker cable.
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,140
    Looks like some Polk Audio SDA 1Cs have been listed for $300:

    https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/ele/d/polk-audio-sda-1c/6551400916.html

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    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • JaybeezJaybeez Posts: 713
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Looks like some Polk Audio SDA 1Cs have been listed for $300:

    https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/ele/d/polk-audio-sda-1c/6551400916.html

    00Z0Z_fYDtO11XewI_1200x900.jpg

    And the Bay Area Audio selloff of 2018 continues ....
    Living Room (HT):Denon AVR X-3000 ; LSiM 703 ; LSiM 704C ; LSiFX ; Sub – Rhythmik F12SE

    2 Channel Studio: Marantz PM8004 Integrated ; Marantz SA8004 ; Music Hall MMF 7.3TT w/Ortofon Bronze; Schiit Bifrost DAC ; Ascend Acoustics Sierra 2s ; Rythmik F12SE

    "And these children that you spit on, as they try to change their worlds, are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through."
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,362
    about right for studio version
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 8,239
    edited April 2018
    Blade/Blade Studio SDA 2 (B I think?) $200
    They could have at least wiped them down. They don't look too bad under the schmutz though.

    https://denver.craigslist.org/spo/d/pair-polk-audio-sda-2/6541243552.html

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    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,362
    Why aren't you buying Josh?
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 8,239
    I already have the endcapped 2B's. Plus I have a pair of Dynaudio's on Skylan stands and a pair of Monitor 4's both in the corner doing nothing.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • kmeekkmeek Posts: 225
    Ok guys what is a good price on a set of 3.1TL's???

    These came available in my area but seem kind of high.... What are your thoughts? Thanks

    https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/ele/d/speakers-vintage-polk-audio/6548448698.html

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  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,428
    $600 would be my target price.
  • CGTIIICGTIII Posts: 657
    10As in very good condition with stands in Sharpsburg, Georgia. Taking offers. No affiliation.
    http://www.ebay.com/sch/crystalgarbage/m.html?item=132568904466
    Expect that there will be bumps in the road. Choose to not let them rattle you.

    Lovin' my salvaged 10As! Assist to @lawdogg.
    Polk - SDA-2Bs, 11TLs, (4) M7s, RTi4s, RT35is, RTi28s, RT3s, S4s, M3s, various centers.
    Boston - S8, S6s, S4s.
    M&K V4, M&K VX-7B, JBL SUB150P, Jamo Sub 250, Realistic T1000s, and others.
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  • kmeekkmeek Posts: 225
    These were just put up 21 hours ago. No affiliation. Says they are 1.2tl's but those aren't the right tweeters and I can't tell from the picture if it is pin/blade or not. Anyone have an idea maybe the version and age that might have a better eye then me?

    https://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/ele/d/pair-of-polk-sda-srs-12tl/6553061521.html
  • DaveHoDaveHo Posts: 2,428
    Looks like pin-blade. But those are SL2000's so not TL.
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 7,140
    Nice heavy gauge speaker wire he's using there.
    "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,362
    DaveHo wrote: »
    Looks like pin-blade. But those are SL2000's so not TL.

    NOPE it is Blade Blade SRS
  • kmeekkmeek Posts: 225
    edited April 2018
    Any suggestions on an offer amount. I might have to look into these. Also if it is between these or a pair of 3.1tl's and you could only afford one pair which would you pursue?? Thanks for any input.
  • JaybeezJaybeez Posts: 713
    @la2vegas a decent set of CRS out your way. Tweeter replacement makes that mashed dust cap a non-issue.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/352321640221?rmvSB=true
    Living Room (HT):Denon AVR X-3000 ; LSiM 703 ; LSiM 704C ; LSiFX ; Sub – Rhythmik F12SE

    2 Channel Studio: Marantz PM8004 Integrated ; Marantz SA8004 ; Music Hall MMF 7.3TT w/Ortofon Bronze; Schiit Bifrost DAC ; Ascend Acoustics Sierra 2s ; Rythmik F12SE

    "And these children that you spit on, as they try to change their worlds, are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through."
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