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Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« on: October 10, 2018, 04:08:21 PM »
Description: A pair of Acoustic Research AR38s speakers in excellent condition,  speakers have been refoamed,  grilles need to be reglued in some areas.
Location: Pretoria East
Price: R2500

Please pm me if interested

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2018, 06:00:41 PM »
Mmm very nice, would love to hear them  :dance:

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2018, 06:46:01 PM »
Mmm very nice, would love to hear them  :dance:

You'll love the sound :groovy:

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2018, 08:24:39 PM »
If you have a 3020, you need these speakers  :mates:

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2018, 10:39:03 PM »
What's the issue with the surrounds?

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2018, 06:09:55 AM »
What's the issue with the surrounds?

2cm on one surround will require a small amount of glue as seen on the last pic. :2thumbs:

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2018, 10:14:01 AM »
R2000

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2018, 11:50:46 AM »
Open to offers

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2018, 12:26:54 PM »
Is the driver set up the same as that used in the AR18s with a smaller cabinet ? The AR18 ....beautiful imaging and transparency is very good. Truly a pleasure to listen to....can imagine the AR38 to be the same but with a bit more bottom end due to the larger cabinet. Stunning on Jazz and vocals. GLWS !

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2018, 01:24:57 PM »
Final price drop

R1650

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2018, 01:51:28 PM »
Is the driver set up the same as that used in the AR18s with a smaller cabinet ? The AR18 ....beautiful imaging and transparency is very good. Truly a pleasure to listen to....can imagine the AR38 to be the same but with a bit more bottom end due to the larger cabinet. Stunning on Jazz and vocals. GLWS !

Bigger driver than the 18's. 10 inch I think. Same tweeter. much bigger cabs. Great speakers. Had a pair. don't need much power  to run them. 60cm stands with their backs a few cm from a wall.
Expensive cables come in fancy silk lined wooden boxes to make you feel better about spending a fortune on them.

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2018, 01:54:43 PM »
Those stands that Michon has would be perfect. Those 38's are big speakers, not bookshelves.
Expensive cables come in fancy silk lined wooden boxes to make you feel better about spending a fortune on them.

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2018, 01:59:59 PM »
Big indeed and have no space for them in my lounge :groovy:

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2018, 09:55:21 AM »
On hold pending the usual

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Re: Acoustic Research AR38s speakers
« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2018, 12:40:20 PM »
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