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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The ‘s will simply be sanded 411 refinished. I’ll be using multiple coats of Minwax wipe-on poly, sanding with grit paper in between coats. Here, the walnut ‘s are all set for finish. I’m sure replacement dust covers are available, and I’ve seen tweeters for sale on ebay pretty regularly.
Used but in good shape. L’s with the moldings and new grill frames that will inset into the space made by the moldings. You must log in or sign up to reply here.
Well, I picked them up. Mids and tweets from the L’s. I purchased new foams for the tweeters. One of the woofers has staining on it. No pushed in cones or smashed corners on these units with nice grills even though they are a bit dusty from age.
The tweets definitely need foam, though the existing foam is intact.
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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. Inverted paper dome is a potential indicator of an alnico magnet structure, but JBL snuck the LE ferrite in there too.
How tough is it to ubl the foam on the tweets? None have the sound signature the JBLs provide. I’ll probably buy them regardless, it jb like I could at least make my money back on CL if I want to get out of them.
In my opinion the B’s are better than the earlier alnico version but both are awesome.
I’ll have to repair a few chips like this. Fred SanfordApr 15, The L’s are now finished.
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I’ll be installing new cane grill cloth on both pairs. I had to straighten out the grill frames because they were slightly warped.
But that still really wouldn’t look right. Close serial numbers Follow through and enjoy ubl experience. The drivers should be easy to identify.
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Hopefully I can jbo to them. Beautiful awesome speakers all original with new wood veneer Once the detailed sanding and filling are done, I put a coat of Watco Danish oil on them and do even more detail work to make sure that no glue shows.
I’ve had Advents and ‘s, which have a better, modern tweeter vs the I’m using cane grill cloth. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date.
The covers have a few minor pulls and one has evidence of a spill. You can tell it’s a replacement because the squares on the foam are not evenly centered in the grill. L woofer L woofer L mid These are really coming together now. In great working condition. Heavy for shipment, so local pickup is welcome.
Mid-frequency level knob of one speaker doesn’t move beyond 5 pic 6. The rest of the photos below are of the ‘s.