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Bassin Buick
03-28-2011, 11:32 PM
Paid 10 bucks for the Pioneer SX-780 , Got the Kenwood KD-2070 Turntable for free a few years ago.

http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h359/stanky1219/0349cc2d.jpghttp://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h359/stanky1219/6e307b47.jpg

I am waiting on the mail for one of these and this sucker will be fully functional again

Paid 10 bucks for a replacement darlington power pack
http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h359/stanky1219/b16aabf5.jpg

And tomorrow i am paying 30 bucks for a pair off pioneer CS-88a Speakers (pictured in a lower post)


Gonna be a nice little setup on the CHEEEEEP!!

MANTI5
03-28-2011, 11:34 PM
Nice finds!

Bassin Buick
03-28-2011, 11:36 PM
hell yeah. i only have one working channel right now till the part shows up but that one channel sounds AMAZING!! Cant wait to hear those SUPER efficient pioneer CS's on it. I know i'm gonna fall in love.

Bassin Buick
03-28-2011, 11:37 PM
I have the service manual. Just got done aligning the tuner and i am picking up more stations with a small piece of wire for an antenna than my sony pick up with a amplified terk antenna. LOL.

Louisiana_CRX
03-28-2011, 11:39 PM
nice i use to have a Realistic receiver that looked something like that back in the day

Bassin Buick
03-28-2011, 11:41 PM
nice i use to have a Realistic receiver that looked something like that back in the daylots of the 70's realistic equipment was great. One thing i like about the pioneers is the phono preamp is seriously one of the cleanest integrated preamps around. Minus some seriously expensive equipment that i could never afford. LOL

Team TH (Donny)
03-28-2011, 11:47 PM
Nice find man! Have fun playing around with it..

Bassin Buick
03-28-2011, 11:50 PM
i already am and its not even fully functional. LOL

Louisiana_CRX
03-29-2011, 12:00 AM
lots of the 70's realistic equipment was great. One thing i like about the pioneers is the phono preamp is seriously one of the cleanest integrated preamps around. Minus some seriously expensive equipment that i could never afford. LOL

mine was early 80's

Bassin Buick
03-29-2011, 12:04 AM
well after some closer inspection and digging i think these may very well be the speakers i'm getting. I only seen them with the grills on in the craigslist ad , but i noticed the front lip is tapered in the pic i showed above and the craigslist speakers don't have a tapered lip. But i counted the diamonds in the grill and found these. the grills are identical to the ones in the craigslist ad and they dont have a tapered lip on the front of the cabinet. WOOT!!

http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/5631/pict0009medium.jpg

Louisiana_CRX
03-29-2011, 12:06 AM
they look nice

Bassin Buick
03-29-2011, 12:11 AM
i hear they sound terrible. but that is the opinion of the SQ snobs over on audiokarma(dot)org. I seriously can't pass up a pair of speakers that are same brand and same era as my reciever for 30 bucks. LOL

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Now to find a matching TT and i'll have a nicely matched set. :)

Bassin Buick
03-29-2011, 12:15 AM
Also to back up my theroy that those are prolly the correct speakers........ they are 26 inches tall according to the manual and in the craigslist ad they are against a cinder block wall. The average width of a cinder block is 8 inches and these sit just a inch or so higher than the 3rd block. LOL. Which means they are about 26" tall. I am a ******* super sleuth!

Bassin Buick
03-29-2011, 03:11 AM
after a little more digging i came up with these too. these are the cs-88 (no "a" in the model number)

http://img1.classistatic.com/cps/po/100528/711r9/33083a9_27.jpeg

Suicide Bobb
03-29-2011, 03:44 AM
i hear they sound terrible. but that is the opinion of the SQ snobs over on audiokarma(dot)org. I seriously can't pass up a pair of speakers that are same brand and same era as my reciever for 30 bucks. LOL

---------- Post added at 12:11 AM ---------- Previous post was at 12:11 AM ----------

Now to find a matching TT and i'll have a nicely matched set. :)

Well, they definitely aren't the best sounding speakers out there lol.

Bassin Buick
04-02-2011, 12:53 AM
It's alive! 7e39629d.mp4 video by stanky1219 - Photobucket (http://s1105.photobucket.com/albums/h359/stanky1219/?action=view&current=7e39629d.mp4#!oZZ1QQcurrentZZhttp%3A%2F%2F s1105.photobucket.com%2Falbums%2Fh359%2Fstanky1219 %2F%3Faction%3Dview%26current%3Db50f5536.mp4)