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Old 06-22-2009, 01:36 PM
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Realistic Nova 5........

I have found a pair of these in my local thrift in good condition.....will have to go back with a screwdriver to get the wooden grilles off to see if the foams are rotted.....(bound to be i guess)

The thing is.....i have searched the radio shack catalog site and i cant find them !!!

I know you guys can do anything, so can anyone help be find them in the Ratshack cat ?
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:52 PM
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Try www.radioshackcatalogs.com. I have a pair and the woofers are need to be refoamed.
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Old 06-22-2009, 01:55 PM
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Try www.radioshackcatalogs.com. I have a pair and the woofers are need to be refoamed.
I know what the radio shack cat site is......i just dont know what year of catalog to look in.......its the year i want thanks.......
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Old 06-22-2009, 02:10 PM
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Not sure if you had already found this features/specifications page or not:

http://support.radioshack.com/support_audio/32502.htm

Are you looking for the catalog listing to determine how old they are or how much they originally sold for?
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Old 06-22-2009, 02:22 PM
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Not sure if you had already found this features/specifications page or not:

http://support.radioshack.com/support_audio/32502.htm

Are you looking for the catalog listing to determine how old they are or how much they originally sold for?
Thanks for that........

Well kind of both.....its nice to know what years they came from....i have more pairs of Realistic speakers here i got from the thrift store, they seem to be very common here.....and i very much like the sound of my MC 14000's ....as to what they sold for, well thats nice to know......but i only ever give between 2 and 5 bucks for speakers at my thrift......

I can normaly locate speakers in the catalogs online, but not the Nova 5.....i can find Nova 6, 8 10 but no 5......
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Old 06-22-2009, 02:33 PM
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I like the Nova 5s. I found them on the catalog site once, but I don't remember the year. I might have posted what I found somewhere, let me look.
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Old 06-22-2009, 02:37 PM
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I like the Nova 5s. I found them on the catalog site once, but I don't remember the year. I might have posted it in an old thread I started about them, let me look.
If they sound better than the MC 14000's i will be surprised........i still have to go and confirm that the foams are rotted......the rather nice wood lattice grilles need to be unscrewed......im not sure if i want yet another re foam project, but i so want to save them !!!!!!

Oh they are the "Made in Korea" varients not Japan
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Old 06-22-2009, 04:32 PM
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I know what the radio shack cat site is......i just dont know what year of catalog to look in.......its the year i want thanks.......
http://www.radioshackcatalogs.com/catalogs/1982_small/

It is on page 25.
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Thanks !!

I never went as far as 1982 !!

It says 30 watts on there, i am sure it said 60 watts on the back of the speaker......hmmmmm, must check that out...

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Thanks !!

I never went as far as 1982 !!

It says 30 watts on there, i am sure it said 60 watts on the back of the speaker......hmmmmm, must check that out...
There may be a difference between continuous and peak.
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There may be a difference between continuous and peak.
True..........
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Old 06-22-2009, 06:45 PM
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Mine were made in Japan. Not sure what that says about the year of production.
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Mine were made in Japan. Not sure what that says about the year of production.
Can you imagine the face on my wife when i haul in yet another set of Realistics tomorrow ?
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I bought a pair off of CL a few weeks ago they were rotted. Someday I might try to fix them. I got to learn to refoam sometime, these might be a good candidate to start with.
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I bought a pair off of CL a few weeks ago they were rotted. Someday I might try to fix them. I got to learn to refoam sometime, these might be a good candidate to start with.
Thats a great idea.......refoaming is fun !!!!!!
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