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SOLD - FOR SALE: Zu Druid Mk. IV/08 Speakers

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Info: Zu Druid Mk. IV/08 Speakers

Asking Price:
USD $1925.00
Ships to: Canada, United States
Shipping weight: 27.22 (kg) Calculate Shipping
Shipping Dimension: 139.70cm x 43.18cm x 35.56cm
Condition: 4 - Mediocre (?)
Date Posted: May 19, 18 9:16am (PST)
Edited: Jun 07, 18 3:01pm
About Seller: philkarlin
Avon, CT
United States
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Product Brand: Zu Audio
Product Model: Druid Mark IV/08
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Not-so-funny story: a couple of months ago I was thinking about getting new speakers. I'd had these for 6-7 years, and had enjoyed them greatly. But I had a friend, and some recent prosperity, and with a hole burning in my pocket I decided to buy my friend's speakers, significantly more expensive than the Druids. And then the cleaning lady knocked over one of the Zu's. It fell on the audio rack, taking a chunk out of a front corner. Ouch. Fortunately, it landed on its side, the drivers were untouched. They still function perfectly.

These Druids began life in 2007. The original owner purchased and installed the 2008 driver upgrade. A few years later, I bought them. They were my gateway into high efficiency speakers, and I cycled through various SET amps, settling eventually into 8 watt 300b monoblocks. The combination is magical. They make recordings sound like music. They rock, and they make violins not-screech. They have single-driver coherence, and a sweet mid-range.

Zu came out with the Druid Mk. V, and just recently the Mk. VI, for the low low price of $10,000. They still show the Mk. V on their website, starting at $6750. They also sell upgrades for the Mk, IV to bring them up to new standards. Read about them at http://www.zuaudio.com/upgrades. Two levels, $2650 for both. Get current performance at a bargain price. Or just enjoy them as they are, as I have.

Other than that cosmetic blemish, they are in great shape. If only you ignored the half inch x half inch chunk missing, they'd be a 9 on the grading scale. The rest of finish looks great. It's a very cool custom paint job from the early days of Zu. It's a sparkly red automotive paint (PPG Ruby Slippers, now discontinued.) As you can see from the pictures, they are a dark burgundy in indirect light, but brighter when light shines on it, or just up close. They are tough to photograph, since the surface is so shiny.

As far as patching the corner, it's more than a paint chip, there's wood missing too. The corner could probably be made whole with some sort of putty or bondo or something then painted. Since the original paint has been discontinued, a perfect repair is not possible. If I were to keep them, I would put some close-but-unfortunately-not-identical paint on it. I decided not to repair them, to leave it to you, the next owner, to do with as you wish. If you would like me to sand and paint the spot, I can do so on request.

I have the original packaging, and can ship. It will be 2 boxes of 60 lb. each. I'm in Hartford CT, come try before you buy.
Plus shipping, plus Paypal at 2%.



This ad was originally posted on US Audio Mart US Audio Mart and the seller ships to Canada, and the United States.



Includes:

Original packaging, manual, floor spikes (flat feet currently installed).





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