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Anyone near this guy?

https://www.usaudiomart.com/details/650039736-bowes-amp-wilkins-804-d3-bampw-diamond-series-3-floor-standing-speakers/

He doesn’t ship. I would like eyes laid on it and assistance with shipping.

Will compensate.

Thx
Magico, JL, Emm, ARC Ref 10 line, ARC Ref 10 phono, VPI, Lyra, Boulder, AQ Wel, SRA Scuttle Rack, Bluesound

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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 25,261
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    I can save everyone the work. I have heard them and they are among the worst speakers I have heard at the price point.
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  • Willow
    Willow Posts: 10,930
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    Didn't you own a pair?
  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 8,538
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    Willow wrote: »
    Didn't you own a pair?

    I’m trying to get it for friend at his request
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  • GlennDog
    GlennDog Posts: 3,112
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    may I offer a suggestion?

    Unfortunately, not many have heard Salk products outside of the large audio gatherings. Their cabinetry is beyond reproach and choice of speakers are world class

    this option is fairly priced, IMHO (no affil) and is a good representation of the "typical Salk offering"

    Now that the company is no more, prices appear to be on the rise

    https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/ele/d/pittsburgh-salk-veracity-songtowers/7677682504.html
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  • erniejade
    erniejade Posts: 6,321
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    I am around 5.5 hours or so from them. @hochpt21 how far are you from them?
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  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 8,538
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    5.5h is too far
    Don’t worry about it, I’m sure something else will pop up.
    My friend likes bowers so I was going to keep him in the same direction
    But the wife isn’t sure about the top microphone looking tweeter assembly so who knows
    Magico, JL, Emm, ARC Ref 10 line, ARC Ref 10 phono, VPI, Lyra, Boulder, AQ Wel, SRA Scuttle Rack, Bluesound
  • gyosa
    gyosa Posts: 732
    edited November 2023
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    +1 on the Salks ….
    I have their little brothers - SuperCharged SongTowers ….. fantastic!

    Basically same speaker , my mid-woofers are just slightly smaller .

    Bk
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  • GlennDog
    GlennDog Posts: 3,112
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    gyosa wrote: »
    +1 on the Salks ….
    I have their little brothers - SuperCharged SongTowers ….. fantastic!

    Basically same speaker , my mid-woofers are just slightly smaller .

    Bk

    In HT duty?

    you may benefit from the SuperCharged Salk Surrounds . . . just say'n as they sound ...wow. Impressive sound
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  • audioluvr
    audioluvr Posts: 5,498
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    Joey_V wrote: »
    But the wife isn’t sure about the top microphone looking tweeter assembly so who knows

    That's because she can't put a house plant on them.
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  • Toolfan66
    Toolfan66 Posts: 17,054
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    I would question our friendship if you got those for me.. :p