Frugal Horn Mk3 builds

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Post by planet10 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:48 am

It is vestigial. It has little effect. It does allow an easy baffle swapping option and allows the fitting of wider and/or deeper drivers.

The FH3 has much less need for a wide sB, which would push the BS frequency down lifting up the lower midrange somewhat.

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Post by Dave the bass » Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:15 am

planet10 wrote:It is vestigial.
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Post by aquapiranha » Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:53 pm

As I suspected, the drivers are being held in UK customs, I presume so that they can dream up new ways to remove more cash out of my wallet... :(

It took them just 3 days to get from the US and they have since been languishing in some dark warehouse somewhere near the capital.


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Post by aquapiranha » Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:26 pm

Well, I have the drivers now. I am hoping someone can point me to a supplier of felt / wadding so I can get some ordered. I am STILL undecided about what to build them out of but I wil have to make the decision in a weel or so. Many thanks,

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Post by Corradobrit » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:26 pm

Are the frugal horn flatpaks still available? I've tried emailing David at Planet 10 but never received a response.

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Post by andrew Ivimey » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:45 pm

David is over on the West Coast Can-a-da - a long way from anywhere apart from the west coast. Where are you?
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Post by planet10 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:54 pm

Corradobrit wrote:Are the frugal horn flatpaks still available? I've tried emailing David at Planet 10 but never received a response.
If i did my apologies... i can't find anyunansered inquiries.

You want to talk to Colin Topps(y) anyway. He is still doing flat-paks. Post from Manchester a whole lot less than from the left coast of Canada.

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Post by markmaxwell » Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:56 am

Just finished building a pair of Frugal Horns.

Mark Audio CHR-70

Hours and hours of work to get the piano gloss finish right but I'm pretty damn happy with them.

Not running them through any special amp at the moment but the sound is incredible. I was super impressed with the bass response for such a small speaker. Wow!
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Post by Dave the bass » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:16 am

Shoddy!

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PS. Awethumne finish there fella. Well done.
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Post by pre65 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:42 am

Impressive finish me lad. :wink:

Would not suit me though, B & Q matt magnolia when I get round to painting mine. :)

And yes, they are very good sound wise. Do you use yours in corners ?
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Post by Mike H » Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:46 am

Bluddy hell .. :shock:

As Phil, no good me having anything like that in my place either, only a question of time before they're scratched / kicked / spilt on, not to mention the dust fairies
 
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Post by markmaxwell » Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:56 am

Yep I'm lucky enough to not have kids / pets etc running around so they'll stay pretty schmick for a while i hope. So blown away by the sound! CHR-70 mkII for those interested.

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Post by Mike H » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:29 pm

Perfectly capable of messing them up on my own, don't need help :lol:
 
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Post by pre65 » Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:45 pm

Likewise, I have enough trouble on my own. :wink:

If it gets any worse I'll have to re-employ nurse. :lol:
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Post by Ali Tait » Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:09 pm

Very nice finish! Did you spray them yourself?

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