Dreadnought Case Interest Check...

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  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 1,379
    edited January 6
    Put me down for a case please.

    I plan to terminate my cable directly inside the box without fancy terminals. Already have an updated heavy gauge cable with speakon terminals.
    One less link in the chain.
    Any downside I’m missing besides the bling factor?

    The box is essentially an RF shield (with bling). How you terminate is your choice but think of a boat with holes in it during a storm... Essentially you could install it in one of your speakers for that invisible effect but where is the "cool" in that?
    Post edited by audioluvr on
    Home System:
    SDA 1C's - Full mod with the help by Dave...
    1000 Va Dreadnought- w/ WireWorld Mini-Eclipse cables
    WireWorld Mini-Eclipse 7 speaker cables
    WireWorld Silver Eclipse IC's
    Cambridge Audio Azur 851N - DAC/Streamer
    B&K Reference 50 Pre/Pro
    B&K M200 Sonata Monoblocks
    BLE-Design 16mm Power Cables
    Denon DVD 2900

    Barn system:
    SDA SRS 2.3's Full mod done by myself
    Carver C-1 pre
    Carver M1.5t
    BluDenso - Bluetooth receiver/DAC
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,447
    edited January 6
    audioluvr wrote: »
    Essentially you could install it in one of your speakers for that invisible effect

    This is a bad idea.
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,598
    audioluvr wrote: »
    Put me down for a case please.

    I plan to terminate my cable directly inside the box without fancy terminals. Already have an updated heavy gauge cable with speakon terminals.
    One less link in the chain.
    Any downside I’m missing besides the bling factor?

    The box is essentially an RF shield (with bling). How you terminate is your choice but think of a boat with holes in it during a storm... Essentially you could install it in one of your speakers for that invisible effect but where is the "cool" in that?

    While yes the box does offer shielding, I'd think to put one of these monster transformers inside a speaker would have disastrous effects on sound quality. they're right and wrong ways to put inductors on a crossover boards as it is, so putting one of these guys near a crossover for me would be a big NO GO ZONE.


  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 1,379
    Not saying that anyone here would actually install it on the inside but out of curiosity, what difference would it make if it was on the inside or sitting on the floor just behind one of the speakers (which is where mine is currently)?
    Home System:
    SDA 1C's - Full mod with the help by Dave...
    1000 Va Dreadnought- w/ WireWorld Mini-Eclipse cables
    WireWorld Mini-Eclipse 7 speaker cables
    WireWorld Silver Eclipse IC's
    Cambridge Audio Azur 851N - DAC/Streamer
    B&K Reference 50 Pre/Pro
    B&K M200 Sonata Monoblocks
    BLE-Design 16mm Power Cables
    Denon DVD 2900

    Barn system:
    SDA SRS 2.3's Full mod done by myself
    Carver C-1 pre
    Carver M1.5t
    BluDenso - Bluetooth receiver/DAC
  • GospelTruthGospelTruth Posts: 380
    Ok, I'm in for sure on this.
    Speakers
    Energy RC-70 Mains, Energy RC-LRC Center, Energy RC-R (x4) Rear Channels, Energy RC-R (x2) Front Effects
    Polk 5jr+
    Polk SDA 2B
    Polk SDS 3.1TL

    Equipment
    Panamax 5510 Re-generator Power Conditioner
    Yamaha RX-V3800 Receiver
    Digital Sources: Sony CDP-X339ES CD Player, HHB CDR830 BurnIt Professional CD Recorder, Sony PS3, Oppo DV-983H DVD Player
    Analog Sources: Sony TC-K890ES Cassette, Nakamichi DR-1 Cassette, Technics SL-7 Turntable
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,598
    Lets not let this get lost
  • Gerres26Gerres26 Posts: 483
    Larry, any info on cost of anodizing vs powder coat vs silver sides(not sure if this is even a possibility but i remember seeing Jesse's case and it did look nice as well)?

    Danny

  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,265
    I haven’t had time to mess with it at work yet, I have been so busy I haven’t even thought about it to be honest...
  • JayCeeJayCee Posts: 597
    @Toolfan66, Hey Larry...I'm in for 1.

    Thanks,

    John
    Speakers: Polk1.2tl's (Uber Mods) Pre/Amp/DAC: PS Audio BHK Signature & 250, Perfectwave DirectStream Cables/IC's: MIT S1Bi-Wire/S1 Balanced +Avel Lindberg 1000VA "Dreadnought" Power Conditioner: Core Power Technologies EQUI=CORE 1800 Power Cords: Core Power Technologies Gold, DH Labs Power Plus DIY w/Neotech NC-P301 & P311ends FLAC Streamer: Roon ROCK on wifi'd NUC⟿Ω☯☥☮⟿🔊♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬♩♪♫♬
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,598
    edited January 9
    OK here is what I have so far Larry.

    1. @pitdogg2
    2. @BC6
    3. @Manticore
    4. @ThomasD
    5. @Gerres26
    6. @RobbyKY
    7. @lightman1
    8. @audioluvr
    9. @GospelTruth
    10. @daddyjt
    11. @gudnoyez
    12. @verb
    13. @la2vegas
    14. @honestaquarian
    15. @indyhawg
    16. @DNSPY007 x 2
    17. @gmcman
    18. @erniejade
    19. @Eric Landman
    20. @monepolk
    21. @B-Man x 2
    22. @JayCee

    I have counted 24 and we have I believe 28-29 torrids sold
    Correct me if I'm wrong @vcwatkins

    Are you in on this @vcwatkins ?




    Well if I have overlooked any of you that would like two please post up and let it be known. IF any others want in please also post and let it be known soon. Larry is being very gracious with his time and effort on these and these are top shelf quality and always have been. Larry has MASTER PROFESSIONAL skills at metal working none of you will be disappointed ....


    Once again Mr. Larry Thanks for all you do for the Polk audio forum. <3 :)
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,598
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    OK here is what I have so far Larry.

    1. @pitdogg2
    2. @BC6
    3. @Manticore
    4. @ThomasD
    5. @Gerres26
    6. @RobbyKY
    7. @lightman1
    8. @audioluvr
    9. @GospelTruth
    10. @daddyjt
    11. @gudnoyez
    12. @verb
    13. @la2vegas
    14. @honestaquarian removed from group buy no longer needs case.
    15. @indyhawg
    16. @DNSPY007 x 2
    17. @gmcman
    18. @erniejade
    19. @Eric Landman
    20. @monepolk
    21. @B-Man x 2
    22. @JayCee

    I have counted 23 and we have I believe 28-29 torrids sold
    Correct me if I'm wrong @vcwatkins

    Are you in on this @vcwatkins ?




    Well if I have overlooked any of you that would like two please post up and let it be known. IF any others want in please also post and let it be known soon. Larry is being very gracious with his time and effort on these and these are top shelf quality and always have been. Larry has MASTER PROFESSIONAL skills at metal working none of you will be disappointed ....


    Once again Mr. Larry Thanks for all you do for the Polk audio forum. <3 :)



    UPDATED 10:47 a.m. c.s.t.

  • honestaquarianhonestaquarian Posts: 2,506
    Unfortunately you're gonna have to scratch me off of the list.
    Living room Home theater: Upgrade Company modified Onkyo PR-SC5509,Sunfire Cinema grand Signature 5 channel amp(1st gen),Carver TFM-45,Carver M-400a,Panasonic TC-P50ST60 50" Plasma(last gen before Plasma production stopped)Pioneer Elite DVL-91,Meridian 519 Dolby AC-3 RF Demodulator,Oppo Digital UDP-205,TiVo Bolt VOX,Nakamich BX-300,Technics SL-1200MKII,Shure V15 Type VxMR cartridge,Polk SDA-SRS 3.1 TL(with RD-0198 tweeters, upgraded with Larry's rings, black hole5,an Avel-Lindberg 1000VA isolation transformer, VR3 customer crossovers and internal wiring),Polk CS-1000P(with SL-6506 tweeter),Polk Monitor 5jr(with RD-0194 tweeters),Polk RT-35i (1),Polk Mini Monitors,Polk PSW150(4)Monster Power HTPS 7000 MKII Signature series,Monster Power AVS 2000 Signature Series,Various MIT,Monster,Upgrade Company and Belden interconnect,power,HDMI,Coax and Toslink Digital and speaker cables.

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  • maingeymaingey Posts: 562
    @Toolfan66 I pm'd you on something unrelated to this thread.
  • vcwatkinsvcwatkins Posts: 1,921
    edited January 9
    Sorry for the delayed response - just seeing this.

    Please exclude me from the case purchase list. I am just switching out an 800VA that is housed in one of Toolfan's cases, so won't need a new one at this time.

    Thanks,
    Craig

    Edit: I haven't read this whole thread; so, Larry, if you've ordered materials based on my being included, I'll buy one.
    Den: Rega RP6 * AT33PTGII * Budgie SUT * Jolida jd9 * Roon (Sonic Transporter) * PS Audio DirectStream Jr. * Joule-Electra LA-100 mkIII * Sunfire Signature II * PSAudio PP3 * MIT S3 * Polk SRS 1.2
    Study: Roon * Sonore UltraRendu (LPS-1, WW Plat7, Iso Regen, Lush) * ProJect Pre Box S2 * Pass ACA * PSA Dectet * DH Labs Q10 * Brines Folded ML-TQWT RS 40-1354
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  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,598
    vcwatkins wrote: »
    Sorry for the delayed response - just seeing this.

    Please exclude me from the case purchase list. I am just switching out an 800VA that is housed in one of Toolfan's cases, so won't need a new one at this time.

    Thanks,
    Craig

    Edit: I haven't read this whole thread; so, Larry, if you've ordered materials based on my being included, I'll buy one.

    you're good Craig Larry has been pretty busy see below, I thought I'd do Larry a solid and go through the thread and save him some time.
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    I haven’t had time to mess with it at work yet, I have been so busy I haven’t even thought about it to be honest...

  • vcwatkinsvcwatkins Posts: 1,921
    Thanks pitdogg!
    Den: Rega RP6 * AT33PTGII * Budgie SUT * Jolida jd9 * Roon (Sonic Transporter) * PS Audio DirectStream Jr. * Joule-Electra LA-100 mkIII * Sunfire Signature II * PSAudio PP3 * MIT S3 * Polk SRS 1.2
    Study: Roon * Sonore UltraRendu (LPS-1, WW Plat7, Iso Regen, Lush) * ProJect Pre Box S2 * Pass ACA * PSA Dectet * DH Labs Q10 * Brines Folded ML-TQWT RS 40-1354
    Studio: SBTouch * Marantz 2270 * Polk CRS+(4.1tl)
    Beach: Music Hall MMF5.1se * Speed Box II * DL103r * Lounge Copla/LCRIII * Sonore microRendu * Schiit Yggdrasil * Belles 20a Pre * Pass Aleph 30 / First Watt F5 Clone * PSA Dectet * MIT S3 * Polk SRS 2.3tl
    Beach Den: Dayens Menuetto * Fostex BK-12m Folded Horn / KEF LS50 / Dynaudio Audience 50 / Revel M22
    Beach Study: LG v30 phone * Schiit Aegir * Zu Omen Dirty W/end
  • You can put me down for one I suppose.
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  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,265
    Thanks Ivan, this does help a bunch...
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,598
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    Thanks Ivan, this does help a bunch...

    you bet Larry
  • DrahthaarDrahthaar Posts: 48
    Put me down for one. Thanks Larry
  • ThomasDThomasD Posts: 258
    @Toolfan66 Know this isn't the absolutely proper thread for this question but I've got to ask if there is any chance of any "Larry Rings" becoming available in the near future along with the 'Dreadnought' cases?????? Been hoping for the next available order of these for awhile. Thanks
    Carver M4.0t, M1.0t, M200t, TX2, C1, C2, Marantz 2230, 2010, Rega Brio, Marantz Imperial 7's, Klipsch Heresy III, Quartets, KG4's, KG1's, 'The Sixes', R-12SW, Polk SDA 2a's, Monitor 7cTL's, SDA CRS's, 4a's, Zu Audio Dirty Weekends, Pro-ject Acryl TT, Cambridge 851N, 351C, Panamax 5300PM
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,265
    ThomasD wrote: »
    @Toolfan66 Know this isn't the absolutely proper thread for this question but I've got to ask if there is any chance of any "Larry Rings" becoming available in the near future along with the 'Dreadnought' cases?????? Been hoping for the next available order of these for awhile. Thanks

    I have no plans as of now, my focus will be the cases here in the next few weeks..

  • ThomasDThomasD Posts: 258


    I have no plans as of now, my focus will be the cases here in the next few weeks..

    @Toolfan66 I completely understand.
    Thanks for the response.


    Carver M4.0t, M1.0t, M200t, TX2, C1, C2, Marantz 2230, 2010, Rega Brio, Marantz Imperial 7's, Klipsch Heresy III, Quartets, KG4's, KG1's, 'The Sixes', R-12SW, Polk SDA 2a's, Monitor 7cTL's, SDA CRS's, 4a's, Zu Audio Dirty Weekends, Pro-ject Acryl TT, Cambridge 851N, 351C, Panamax 5300PM
  • B-ManB-Man Posts: 13
    Like I saw on the list earlier, I'm in for 2. Thanks Larry !!!
  • Toolfan66Toolfan66 Posts: 14,265
    Guess what came off the laser??
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,731
    Larry, was there a final count on the number of cases? Or is there time to put in an order?
  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 5,067
    sweet!!
    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

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