Used JBL Bookshelf speakers for sale on + second hand hifi sites & shops. Use Hifi Shark to monitor pricing and global availability. The then morphed into the L, a hugely successful home product with the cool sculpted foam grilles; and JBL developed the —an. This photo-essay details the restoration of a pair of JBL L Century, and a pair of JBL ‘s. The L’s are going to be re-veneered with quarter-sawn.
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I think they are the walnut version, but I don’t know if they have the AlNiCo drivers. Once the detailed sanding and filling are done, I put a coat of Watco Danish oil on them and do even more detail work to make sure that no glue shows.
Please scroll thru all the pictures below as they are far better than any description I can write and I don’t want you to miss out Browse Related Browse Related. I called up some Are You Experienced on the iPod, and they sound pretty good!
ChazzerApr 15, I sprayed water on the wood and then weighted them down over a piece of wood. Used but in good shape. Like I said, amazing.
It depends on the vintage of the speakers.
Here I’ve installed new gold-plated binding posts that will accept larger wire and connectors. This page was last updated: I’m not sure if anything else is wrong with them. I’m using cane grill cloth.
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I can’t seem to find any good photos of these without the grills. How tough is it to replace the foam on the tweets?
I purchased new foams for the tweeters. And for the pics, elgato.
ON the L’s, here’s what I was facing. I cut out the JBL logo and installed it over the veneer. The pots are definitely dirty.
The L’s are going to be re-veneered with quarter-sawn sapele mahogany veneer from “Certainly Wood”. The mids have the silver basket, and the inverted dustcaps. But don’ let that sway you. FedallahApr jgl, I’ll be installing new cane grill cloth on both pairs. I’ll check them out. We use these in all JBL speaker restorations. It looks like the woofers and mids don’t have any foam, correct? Drivers are very clean too, with the exception of one tweeter that has the center pushed 411.
With this kind of problem, there’s not much you can do.
Yes, my password is: Fred SanfordApr 15, In my opinion the B’s are better than the earlier alnico version but both are awesome. L grill all cleaned up.
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Here’s some pics of the drivers.: None have the sound signature the JBLs provide. Drivers are in perfect condition. The veneer has been sanded to grit and the fronts and backs of the L’s have new black paint.