GR Research Owner's Audition List

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #80 on: 11 Nov 2014, 01:54 am »
No love from his own hometown! He's the best thing to come out of Tulsa since Leon Russell and J.J.Cale. Tom Petty, on his drive from Florida to L.A. to get a record deal in the mid-70's, stopped in to see Dwight in Tulsa and get his advice concerning the record business. Twilley had been signed to Shelter Records the year before by Denny Cordell, and the 1st Twight Twilley Band album (entitled I'm on Fire, also the hit single on the album) came out in '76. It's killer! That's Petty playing bass in the early DTB videos.

Ah, I see the problem. My wife is the Tulsa native. I'm a recent (2008) transplant from the Smokey Mountains in East Tennessee.

Mike

I just looked him up, nope, don't recognize him.  In the mid 70's I was listening to Steppenwolf, Edgar Winter, Johnny Winter, Uriah Heap, The Who, Chicago, Three Dog Night, Elton John, etc.  Never heerd of no De-wite Twilly back in them thar hills :)

Mike

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #81 on: 11 Nov 2014, 05:02 am »
Twilley's two big influences are Elvis and The Beatles. Debuting in the mid-70's, he was really swimming against the tide. His last hit was "Girls, Girls, Girls" in the mid-'80's. Back to Tulsa and the local bars!

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Re: My Serenity Super-7s are in Phoenix...
« Reply #82 on: 28 Feb 2017, 03:54 pm »
...and available to audition.

Pulled about 6" farther away from the front wall.




Wow, your speakers look stunning, and I bet those amps are to die for!

mikeeastman

Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #83 on: 5 Apr 2017, 07:05 pm »
Time to up date my GR system for audition. Anyones welcome to stop by for a listen. Flagstaff, Az

Serenity Acoustics Super 7s w/ Jupiter caps & Alpha Core coils x-over.




       

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #84 on: 5 Apr 2017, 08:45 pm »
Mike, I bet your system sounds great.

But that wiring from the crossovers up to the speakers looks like a perfect RF antenna. You might see (or hear) if it sounds better to twist or braid that wiring to help filter out any RFI.

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #85 on: 5 Apr 2017, 09:07 pm »
Mike, I bet your system sounds great.

But that wiring from the crossovers up to the speakers looks like a perfect RF antenna. You might see (or hear) if it sounds better to twist or braid that wiring to help filter out any RFI.

I think the wire is twisted from what I can see? maybe not.

Jeffrey Behr, I bet those amps are fantastic with your speakers! Still trying to find the right amp for my Super V's

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #86 on: 5 Apr 2017, 09:47 pm »
Still trying to find the right amp for my Super V's

I know these sound great and are fun to build.

http://www.tubes4hifi.com/bob.htm

mikeeastman

Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #87 on: 5 Apr 2017, 10:09 pm »
Danny, I don't think RFI is a problem as I live in the boonies. Right now my system is dead quiet and with my new front end it has the most incredible detail and air. That is one think I have to say about these speakers they really let you hear any change you make to the system good or bad. A big :thumb: for your design Danny.

Shakeydeal

Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #88 on: 5 Apr 2017, 10:16 pm »
I thought the Super 7s were only available from dealers and not as a kit?

Shakey

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #89 on: 5 Apr 2017, 11:32 pm »
I know these sound great and are fun to build.

http://www.tubes4hifi.com/bob.htm

Thanks for the link CornDog71, I have seen those before but had forgotten about them.
I would love to build something like that but they take time and time is not something I have right now nor I see having in the near future. One of these days....

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #90 on: 5 Apr 2017, 11:43 pm »
I thought the Super 7s were only available from dealers and not as a kit?

Shakey

He didn't buy them as a kit.

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Re: GR Research Owner's Audition List
« Reply #91 on: 2 Jun 2017, 03:12 am »
.  Sorry, accidental post.