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Old 01-07-2013, 11:52 PM   #61
scoobasaurusrex
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Originally Posted by 85z28 View Post
Someone has already mentioned it, but if you can get some oldschool mb quarts, those things are ****ing epic....

I'm running some cadence components, it's some of their older line. Silk tweeters, aluminum cone, neodymium magnets, external crossovers.... Real nice setup, the tweeters aren't harsh, but they are crisp and do shimmer. The woofers have a good amount of excursion and reproduce music accurately down to about 40-45hz. I'm thoroughly pleased with them!
You, sir, sound like you have a good grasp on what quality sounding music is! I'll look into some older MB Quarts, though I think I'd much rather go with something newer. I guess if I heard them and liked them enough it wouldn't be a problem, but I'm trying to decide between the Focals and JLs. Time will tell.

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Originally Posted by swoyekr View Post
It's been in my experience, that JL speakers don't really compare to their subs. Although the last pair I bought was about 7 years ago, I decided to try the focals this time. Their dirt cheap and get really good reviews. I'll be pairing a JL sub though, or a morel if I can afford it.
It's interesting that you say that. I've been thoroughly impressed with the C5 series from JL, though the Focals [at their price] look like they're going to be hard to beat. Maybe I'll do the Focals and invest in a head unit and some rear coaxials or something just for the complete package at once... Again, time will tell.


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Originally Posted by claythrow View Post
Go active and screw components, pair your own set of speakers sometimes cheaper and choosing from the best speakers in the world.
Thought of doing this, though I think I'd much rather just have a plug and play system rather than trying to piece together some of them. Audio is not my forte, just looking for something that's going to give me good, quality sounding music, regardless of genre.
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