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Old 08-14-2009, 09:47 AM
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Fisher XP 6b? decent speakers?

I have a crack at a pair of these for fifty bucks, but I know nothing about Fisher speakers..anybody out there that can help me with this? thanks!
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Are they XP6b or XP60b? I have a pair of the XP60b's and, although the cabs are pretty nice, I wouldn't pay $50 for them. Sound decent but not $50 worth. I paid $9.99 for mine in a thrift.
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Are they XP6b or XP60b? I have a pair of the XP60b's and, although the cabs are pretty nice, I wouldn't pay $50 for them. Sound decent but not $50 worth. I paid $9.99 for mine in a thrift.
oops..I failed to attach pics...but thanks for your response!
see pics in initial thread posting above...
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Yes I believe that the 6b is a decent speaker. I have a pair of 5b that I enjoy. Fisher manufactured speakers at least until the early 60s in the NY area with well regarded quality. The 5,6 and 9 date from this period. It is also true that these speakers were not manufactured with Rock in mind (as it did not yet exist). So it depends what you intend to hear through these speakers. If you lean towards Jazz and Classical then you will be well served by early Fisher speakers. I suspect that Fisher speakers might be well matched by electronics of the time (tube amp). I don't have such equipment - others might want to comment. By the way is this a 2-way speaker?
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I saw a pair of these today; they are three-way speakers.
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Yes I believe that the 6b is a decent speaker. I have a pair of 5b that I enjoy. Fisher manufactured speakers at least until the early 60s in the NY area with well regarded quality.
My XP7S's are from the same period and I loved them until the foam gave out 20 years later in the early 1990's.

And Fisher XP series speakers were manufactured in Essex County, NJ. Until the early 1970's by United Speaker Company.
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if they are anything like my XP-6s, check the tweet to see if it plays. These seem to die.

Ed in So Dak says he prefers the "b", but that was when we were talking about both the 6 & 7, but I would think he meant either.
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