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  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 1,021
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    3D imaging is really important to me. Being a small room,I can't get far enough away from larger speakers to accomplish this. And yes,larger speakers do overpower a small room like this. A couple of Years ago I had a pair of EPI 180's in here. I absolutely loved those speakers,but they were just too friggin big for my room. They did everything well except imaging. Sadly they had to go. My wife and I live in the house I grew up in. My listening room now, was mine,and my brothers childhood bedroom. When I was 16,I purchased my first pair of 180's. I had those stuffed in the bedroom with,2 beds,a dresser,a chest and a nightstand! Loud was my priority then. I can still remember my father pounding on the door screaming at me to "turn that $h!t down!!" Ah,fond memories.
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  • ZLTFUL
    ZLTFUL Posts: 5,640
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    TEAforONE wrote: »
    They're Pangea DS400's. Very stable. I haven't filled them. Yet.

    I picked up a pair of them in 28" size for my Wharfedale Dentons. I filled each one with 25lbs (6.25lbs per leg) of #8 lead shot and then topped them off with recycled coal slag blasting media (about 20-22lbs per stand).
    I also lined the bases with Dynamat and used rubber feet on them instead of the spikes since my office floor is laminate.

    All in all, I am very happy with the results as they rung like a bell before doing any of that.
    Granted, they weigh about 70lbs each now but after I get them into their final location, they will not be moved.
    "Some people find it easier to be conceited rather than correct."

    "Unwad those panties and have a good time man. We're all here to help each other, no matter how it might appear." DSkip
  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 1,021
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    Interesting speakers. I've seen then in some of your posts. How would you describe the sound?
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  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 1,021
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    What kind of power do they require to sing?
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  • pitdogg2
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    TEAforONE wrote: »
    3D imaging is really important to me. Being a small room,I can't get far enough away from larger speakers to accomplish this. And yes,larger speakers do overpower a small room like this. A couple of Years ago I had a pair of EPI 180's in here. I absolutely loved those speakers,but they were just too friggin big for my room. They did everything well except imaging. Sadly they had to go. My wife and I live in the house I grew up in. My listening room now, was mine,and my brothers childhood bedroom. When I was 16,I purchased my first pair of 180's. I had those stuffed in the bedroom with,2 beds,a dresser,a chest and a nightstand! Loud was my priority then. I can still remember my father pounding on the door screaming at me to "turn that $h!t down!!" Ah,fond memories.

    Lucky you my dad just went to the basement and flipped the breaker to my room... BOOM BOOM OUT GO THE LIGHTS and stereo, black lights on psychedelic posters....Damn it was DARK!
  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,083
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    TEAforONE wrote: »
    What kind of power do they require to sing?

    I heard them on 35 watts? of tube power and they did well.

    In anticipation of your next question, yes they even do Cannibal Corpse pretty well.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 1,021
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    Nightfall wrote: »
    TEAforONE wrote: »
    What kind of power do they require to sing?

    I heard them on 35 watts? of tube power and they did well.

    In anticipation of your next question, yes they even do Cannibal Corpse pretty well.

    How about BoxCar Willy?? Or Zamphir,master of the pan flute??
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  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,083
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    WhY doEs MastersounD wrItE LikE aN IntErNEt TrOlL?
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,083
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    I bet they like to make jokes like "Slide those bananas gently into the BoX."
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,083
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    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • pitdogg2
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    Hey that purple looks familiar....
  • Viking64
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    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    Hey that purple looks familiar....

    Do you watch a lot of those massage videos?
  • TEAforONE
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    Nightfall wrote: »
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    Gorgeous!!
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  • joecoulson
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    Agreed^
    That purple is to die for!
  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 1,021
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    I'm guessing I haven't been around here long enough to get the reference?
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  • ZLTFUL
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    TEAforONE wrote: »
    I'm guessing I haven't been around here long enough to get the reference?

    Nah...they are just trying to be funny. That is one of Skip's kids' rooms that gets converted to a listening room for get togethers. The room is usually all about the bookies.
    "Some people find it easier to be conceited rather than correct."

    "Unwad those panties and have a good time man. We're all here to help each other, no matter how it might appear." DSkip
  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,943
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    I wish my kid's room looked like that
  • TEAforONE
    TEAforONE Posts: 1,021
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    That color seems to work ok. But then again,I ride a fluorescent green motorcycle.
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  • mlistens03
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    joecoulson wrote: »
    I wish my kid's room looked like that

    mine kinda does... but not purple. B)
  • GlennDog
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    TEAforONE wrote: »
    That color seems to work ok. But then again,I ride a fluorescent green motorcycle.

    The color works. . .
    I’ve been wanting a purple Harley touring model, but they rarely come up FS. When they do, it’s usually a Shriner. I digress . . .
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  • mlistens03
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    My Christmas present, which I will explain shortly...
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    Martin Logan LX16s!

    So it started about a week and a half ago. My dad had a pair of Eosone RSF 600 towers downstairs. They are great speakers, but in the only place mom would let him put them, they sounded quite bad. Dad wanted to upgrade, but that wasn't really an option. After a couple of years with them, Mom was tired of looking at them, so she told dad to get out his Boston bookshelf speakers to put in the entertainment center.

    The entertainment center downstairs is white, so the black Boston bookshelves didn't look very nice either. So mom and dad called me downstairs and offered me a trade; The Boston bookies, the Eosones, and $150 for my KEF Q150s. After a bit of thinking, I decided yes, with the intention of trying one of the other pairs of speakers I had looked at. And worst-case scenario, I would not like the other speakers, in which case I could return them and get the newer walnut finish Q150s That weren't available when I bought mine.

    After digging up the other models I had liked back in January, I noticed that the LX16s were on sale for $400 a pair. Now these (or the Dali Oberon 3s) Were the speakers I would have bought had my budget been bigger at the time. I decided it was a deal I couldn't pass up. After some more negotiation with the parental units, these became my early Christmas present from them AND to myself. ;)

    They arrived this morning, and WOW, they sound good out of the box! Easily as good as the KEFs did fully broken in. Even in the 5 hours I've owned them, I've noticed marked improvements, especially in the midrange clarity. The KEFs were no slouches but these are one (or two) notches above them.

    I'm looking forward to spending more time with them, and hearing as they open up. More thoughts to come, probably in a separate thread. :)

    -Micah
  • TEAforONE
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    DSkip wrote: »
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    I’m finally healthy again and back on track. That means my room is finally put back together. I’m hoping these beauties will have a new forever home by the end of the year.
    Simply stunning!
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  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,943
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    Skip - looks great man
  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,083
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    Dreaming about a FedEx truck, quick pic.

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    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,943
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    Sumthin new on the way?
  • verb
    verb Posts: 10,176
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    GlennDog wrote: »
    TEAforONE wrote: »
    That color seems to work ok. But then again,I ride a fluorescent green motorcycle.

    The color works. . .
    I’ve been wanting a purple Harley touring model, but they rarely come up FS. When they do, it’s usually a Shriner. I digress . . .

    My Sporty is purple, ahem, Cobalt Blue metallic, ugh, purple! :smile:
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    Basement: Polk SDA SRS 1.2tl's, Cary SLP-05 Pre with ultimate upgrade,McIntosh MCD301 CD/SACD player, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Cambridge 851N streamer, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Silnote Morpheus Ref2, Series2 Digital Cables, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Series2 XLR's, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, Northstar Designs Intenso DAC, Antique Sound Labs AV8 Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated Amp, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
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  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,083
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    Oh yeah.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • joecoulson
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    Nice - Looks like the xbox is ready to go - just about to jump on some COD campaign
  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,943
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    I purchased the new COD over thanksgiving. Been playing campaign (which I just finished)
  • Nightfall
    Nightfall Posts: 10,083
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    What's your GT? fjosh here
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk