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This is pure trivia, nothing of real technical or audio interest, but it's mildly amusing. I recapped a pair of KLH 23s, which had never been opened since being built, I am sure, and as I lifted out the insulation I saw that the person who assembled the speakers left a cotton glove with a piece of masking tape on it, and a hole in it, in the corner of the speaker. It looked like the glove was shot, the worker was were tired, and just decided to contribute the glove to the insulation in the speaker. Or, they lost it and didn't know where it went. I left the glove whe
Compelling AR "Hindsight" Questions: Instead of the 3-way AR-5 with its excellent, expensive midrange and tweeter, should AR have made a good 3-way bookshelf unit using the AR-3a 12-inch woofer and an AR-2ax-type midrange and dome tweeter—at the AR-5 price point—to better compete with (or outgun) the Large Advent? It would use the AR-3a-size cabinet, but it would not include the expensive midrange-dome driver or solid-wood grill molding. It would look like a slightly larger AR-2ax box. As we all know, the AR-5 was (except for deep bass) technically superior to the Advent, but it failed in t