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 sprayed water on the wood and then weighted them down over a piece of wood. So I’ll be reveneering these. I’m adding an edge molding to the front of the L’s. 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 You must log in or sign up to reply here. L woofer L woofer L mid These are really coming together now. The guy was pretty nice, said if I didn’t like them, to call him back.
But don’ let that sway you. The ‘s had a few issues jlb the veneer, like this chip. The tweets definitely need foam, though the existing foam is intact.
JBL 4311? Willi I be disappointed?
I’ll have to repair a few chips like this. Share This Page Tweet. I’ve done some large Advent woofers, but that’s all the experience I ibl. If you don’t, even on CL you should end up jgl quite a bit more than 3411 paid for them — classic JBLs have a following.
Your name or email address: Maybe I can sell them as is on ebay. I’ll be installing new cane grill cloth on both pairs. I cleaned them up for nothing! The brilliance and presence pots contour the sound quite a bit, with the presence control turned all the way down, it seems the mid cuts out completely. I did repaint the fronts so they are very clean. North Orange County California. Here I’ve installed new gold-plated binding posts that will accept larger wire and connectors.
I think the light color of the grill cloth along with the redish wood tone will look very classy. Here’s the “before” shot! The flattest response you can get from them is if you put both bots at the middle of their range. No, create an account now.
Nbl you are a big fan of the east coast sound, odds are the JBLs will not be your cup of tea. Discussion in ‘ Dollars and Sense ‘ started by Will V.
You will NOT be dissapointed! How tough is it to replace the foam on the tweets? One of the shortcomings of the L line was the small spring-loaded binding posts.
The Advent wins in my book. Here they are with the cane grills.
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These are really coming together now. These originally had the segmented foam grills and someone replaced them with similar foam. ChazzerApr 15, Local pick and inspection is free and CASH only when you do pick up. Not so good 431 other stuff, say, a nocturne for piano, or Dylan when he’s not playing it fucking loud. I’ll take some photos of the components later, they are beautifully made, like all the JBL speakers of the 70’s.
The new veneer is all on the L’s and sanded to grit. Yes, my password is: Any easy way to tell if the drivers are original?
It depends on the vintage of the speakers. Definately a candidate ubl my own Klipsch Khorn project when that day comes.
I’ll check them out.