Over the weekend, my wife convinced me to go get gas for my car with her at Costco. My car get's 50 miles on an electric charge and I've been running with the gas empty light on for a month and a half. Didn't see any need, but I went anyway (happy wife & all that). No this isn't a quandary about regular or premium.
About a mile from the house I spotted what looked like speakers in a pile of rubbish. I nearly locked up my seat belt as I stopped, turned around and went back to check it out (obviously I'm not too proud to get my audio stuff from a trash pile). I got out pulled some debris off one of the speakers and made out a BG logo. I was stoked. My wife is great, she happily helped me load the speakers into the car.
I ended up with;
A center channel and 8" sub by BG.
The bases on the Z7s have water damage, but not the cabinets. The center has water damage on the cabinet, and the sub is good. There is one missing grill for a Z7 and there are a few cosmetic nicks in the cabinets. I have them in my garage, and I hooked them up to a Yamaha receiver and the Z7s, Z1 and Sub seem to sound good, all drivers work, etc. They seem a little shouty, but it is a garage. The Z7s seem to have decent bass extension. Haven't tried the center channel yet.
The quandary is that each of these speakers has a BG Neo3 PDR with a wave guide. So, should I;
- Clean them up build new bases for the Z7s, build a new grill for the Z7, build a new cabinet for the center and try to resell them as a 5.1 system, using the profit for another fun project?
- Cannibalize the Neo 3 PDRs and wave guides for a project?
- Something else?
If I go with 2 above, what kind of project should I do?