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Altec 836A Lido's - not too shabby
« on: March 22, 2016, 12:22:54 PM »
So, I don't get out as much as I use to, but this past weekend I had some free time. So, I decided to stop at a couple of estate sales.

Sale one provided me with a one owner Altec system, including a 353A amp and matching tuner, paired with  an awesome set of Altec Lido's. The best part, they came equipped with the insanely rare 755b full range driver.

Sale two I was able to cut a deal with the guy who bought the console I wanted. It was a custom job mono with all Heathkit and a single Karlson cabinet. But the turntable was a unique beast, it is a late 50's connoisseur. I was cut a deal with the new buyer, since he was gutting the console anyways.

I will get some pictures posted, but just wanted to share.
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Re: Altec 836A Lido's - not too shabby
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2016, 01:39:26 PM »
Boy you guys really have it rough living up there in the vintage audio wasteland of the Upper Midwest.   :P
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