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  1. Hey! Glad to see the forums back up and running. I've just starting using my Allison Threes again (the home office routine!) and have discovered that both of the the surrounds have finally bit the dust. I had Bill LeGall at Millersound fix my midranges a couple of years ago, and he's amazing and wonderful, but I'd like to try to find someone local in MA who's worked on the Allison 12" woofers before and can fix them. Any suggestions??
  2. Greetings, I understand that the later oem replacement woofers for Allison One woofers were made by Eminence for Allison. How different are these from the originals? Does anyone have photos of them or Thiele/Small parameters? I see on ebay someone is selling Allison One speakers. ..too cheap, don't look like mine.
  3. I have the older production Allison drivers listed below. All the drivers have been verified with ohm check and with music earlier this year. I would like to see them be used but would also like to still have a couple spares for my newer production Allisons. I wonder if anyone is in the opposite situation. (?) I would love to horse-trade for newer production (2000+) 3 ohm parts in any quantity. Let me know what you need and what you may have to trade. Any quantities and combinations will be considered. J I am happy to e-mail more pics. As others, I struggle to upload to this site. What I
  4. Greetings, No longer looking... Please ignore...how to delete post?
  5. My father passed away and my mom is moving out of the house. My father was an avid Allison speaker fan and has 4 pairs in great condition. I would really like these to go to someone who appreciates them at least for parts or using them. They are very lightly used as most of them had never been used in my father’s house and remained in boxes. Let me know if anyone would be interested in making a minimal offer (even if you just want to pay to ship them your way). The speakers are in St. Paul, MN. 4 are Allison 3s (corner style) in a cherry wood. 2 of them have crossovers in them and 2 do not. An
  6. Hello all, I have recently purchased a pair of CD-7's in the Greater Austin, Texas, area from a Craigslist seller. These speakers are my entry into vintage audio. My acquisition price was $150. They are in very good condition, and are sequential serials. One front grill is missing, and a top grill has a slice in it. I had done sufficient research prior to auditioning them to know to check the cones and surrounds, all of which were in very good shape. They have expected cosmetic dings, but should clean up nicely with some polish. I expect to purchase modern grills from Etsy. W
  7. Hi. I’d like to buy a pair of CD9s, most preferably in the walnut finish. Not looking for a project, so the cabinets and grilles need to be in good to very good condition. Let me know, I’d be happy to give yours a good home!
  8. So I found a pair of 6s (late model) which looked like a refoam and refinish job, but to my horror, when I unboxed them, the doofus seller packed them in a way that the front grills were pulverised, and the tweeter domes were, well, not nipples anymore. Goddamit. Questions for you Allison fans (FYI, I've owned a pair of new 7s and am the current happy owner of a late model pair of Threes. I've restored two pairs of AR-3as and a pair of AR-4s, too, so I know how to do stuff, ;-) ): Most importantly: Are my tweeters hopeless, or is there a way to fix them? If I ne
  9. Hi everyone, Been doing some reading on Allison speakers because I'm picking up my first pair today! They're refoamed Model 5's. One of the grills is broken which I've heard is common. And I'm told there's a slight dimple in one of the tweeters. The cabinets are absolutely perfect. They look amazing. My question is.. does $225 for the pair sound reasonable? It seems it to me, but wanted to get the experts take. The only vintage speakers I own currently are some EPI A70s so this is new territory for me. I just purchased a 1968ish AR Ax turntable and am hoping the Allison's will be a
  10. Hi - if anyone has a CD6 manual, could you post it up here? I've just added my manual for the Three and the CD7 in the Library Additions and Corrections forum, BTW.
  11. Including the "Speaker Impedance" info sheet, and "Switching Circuits for 4-Ohm Speakers." CD7.pdf
  12. My copy. Enjoy!Three.pdf
  13. Hi Guys, I am the second owner of these speakers and they are spectacular and nearly perfect... I didn't want to sell them, but I have too many sets of speakers and nothing to drive them. They have not been used for quite a while and are in perfect condition, except for two minimal tears which are pictured in pictures 2 and 3. Best offer gets them. Want them gone by this weekend.. Cash Talks! Thanks, Marc
  14. Hey everyone I just signed up because I am looking for folks more knowledgeable than I (which means folks that know absolutely anything about classic speakers). This seemed like the place. I have a pair of Allison Sevens. In very good shape except for the screens which are mostly shot. I think they've gotten a bit more damage even since these pictures were taken. Can anyone tell me anything about these speakers? History, quality, value, etc.? Many thanks in advance for any help and for sharing your knowledge...
  15. I recently had a pair of AR 5 tweeters rewound from the inside out ( re-wired) and made new again @ 70.00 each and they sound fantastic! Would these tweeters or perhaps AR 3 tweeters or any AR 4ohm tweeter of this vintage make a suitable replacement for Allison tweeters??
  16. Hi, Does anyone know if the tweeters in the vintage Allison two-way designs and three-way designs were the same. Specifically, were the tweeters in Allison 4s the same as the ones in Allison CD-8s ? Thanks.
  17. Pair of Allison One for sale in West Los Angeles, Very good-to-excellent condition. Superb sound. Woofers have been refoamed. Grills have the usual cracks, but they're quite decent as can be seen in the photos. Always gently used at modest levels. $700 obo. For local pickup only in LA.
  18. I bought these from a BAS member a long, long time ago and have been using them continuously since until I moved this past November. I replaced a mid-range about 6 years ago via the group that was selling Allison parts in Lexington, KY at the time. Otherwise, they have not been serviced. They are now under plastic awaiting a new owner. I live in the Chicago area. $400.
  19. I bought these from Waltham Camera forever ago. They were used continuously until this past October when I moved. I believe they are in perfect working condition, but I have not "blasted" them for a long time, so who knows. They have never been refurbed in any way. I live in the Chicago area. $150.
  20. I bought these from Waltham Camera forever ago. They were used continuously until this past October when I moved. I believer they are in perfect working condition, but I have not "blasted" them for a long time, so who knows. They have never been refurbed in any way. I live in the Chicago area. $150.
  21. Allison CD-6 Bookshelf Speakers Moving, need to sell nice speakers. $150 plus shipping. Will also include custom built shelving units, if desired.
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