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Thread: Sickly Castle Conway II's

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    A bit of advice with regards to the afore mentioned speakers, which i've recently acquired for the princely sum of 10. They are over 30 years old and stuck in a loft for the last 10 to 15 years, the seller said in the add that they didn't work so i assumed that the cones would need re foaming , but after having a chat with him, it turns out that the cones are fine but when he tried them before advertising them he couldn't get any sound out of them, i'm thinking the caps could be dry and in need of replacement

    over to you


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    You should still get some sound out of the bass/mid as that has an inductor/s feeding it & capacitor/s to ground...

    Do the crossovers have fuses, it wouldn't surprise me if they did
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    Not actually got em yet, so have no idea, all the bloke said when he tried em he got no sound at all noffink


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    Feck, my mate had a pair of Conway II... If you can get them working be prepared to be pretty much blown away Mike

    Seriously good loudspeakers imho, he payed 200 back in the day & they were more than worth every penny imho, I'd love a pair

    PS, they aren't small....
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    As the late Colonel Sanders once said
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    They'll be fused internally like my old Pembrokes were.

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    Certainly not what I remember my friend owning Perhaps those are MK1, if you look on google you'll see more modern ones... Maybe the ones I saw & heard were MK3?

    Whatever, the ones my friend had had an 8" bass driver, 4" mid & the classic Castle tweeter (odd thing) & were superb. Came with stands to, original stands built by Castle.

    I reckon our mate Andr'e could sort this one out
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Grand Wazoo View Post
    They'll be fused internally like my old Pembrokes were.
    so new drivers then?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jac Hawk View Post
    so new drivers then?
    No, maybe just fuses
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    Well, I'd be thinking about changing the fuses first.....

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