Bazooka Subs any good?

KrazyMofo24KrazyMofo24 Posts: 1,144
edited May 2010 in Car Subwoofer Talk
I recently purchased some audio gear from my girlfriend's dad's friend. I don't have the model # number on the sub, because it's in a box, and it's two 12's. The only time I ever heard of Bazooka prior were those tube amps they use to sell at circuit city.

Does anyone know if Bazooka generally makes good subs? I was at a pawn shop today, and saw two Rockford Fosgate Punch 2 (didn't get specific model), in a box for $50. I'm considering pawning or selling the Bazooka subs, and getting those. What do you guys suggest?

2 Channel: Vienna Acoustics Mozart Grand, T+A P 1230R, Primare SPA21, Oppo BDP-105
PC: Vienna Acoustics Haydn Grand, Cambridge Azure 650A v2 , Peachtree iDAC, Denon DVD-3800BDCI

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  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,198
    edited February 2010
    I suggest you buy my subs. Theyre in the garage sale section.

  • EndeserethEndesereth Posts: 18
    edited February 2010
    I suggest selling them and building your own sub with the rockfords, youll feel alot better and be happy with the results
    Receiver:Yamaha RX-V363
    Center:Klipsch RC-3
    Fronts: DIY #01EN or Klipsch XF-48
    Surrounds:Klipsch KG 4.5
    Subwoofer left:Polk Audio PSW-110
    Subwoofer Right:Klipsch KSW-12
    Subwoofer Center: DIY DAYTON titmk3 400
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,198
    edited February 2010
    Endesereth wrote: »
    I suggest selling them and building your own sub with the rockfords, youll feel alot better and be happy with the results

    I wish I could build my own sub. Then again, it probably wouldn't sound as good as anything bazooka or anyone else puts out.
  • AgentAgent Posts: 65
    edited March 2010
    Honestly, I have never had good results using bazooka subs. They never sound as good as a nice box.
    Samsung LN52A650 : PS3 : RTi A7s : CSi5 : SVS PC12-NSD : Pioneer VSX-9040THX : Emotiva XPA-3 = :D
  • -dave--dave- Posts: 11
    edited March 2010
    Rockford > Bazooka
  • dudeinaroomdudeinaroom Posts: 3,625
    edited March 2010
    I had a box with 2 bazooka 12s and It was tighter than any Rockfords I have ever heard. They were only 250 watters They were just about as loud as a pair of rockfords that were eating 500 watts a piece. I had the Bazookas in a box that had right around a cubic foot per side.
    TV speakers
  • dl090465dl090465 Posts: 212
    edited March 2010
    i like the high end JL Audio subs the best....i have 2 JL 12W6v2's in my car and it is awesome..
    Room 1:
    ONKYO TX-SR608
    Polk Complete RT 5000 System
    Polk RT3000p's Front
    Polk CS1000p Center
    Polk FX 1000's Rear

    Room 2:
    ONKYO TX-SR608
    Polk RT2000's Front Someone Please Sell Me Some RT3000 so I can have a second RT5000 setup !!!!
    Polk CS1000p Center
    Polk FX1000's Rear
    Polk PSW 120 front
    Polk PSW 505 rear
  • Installer4lifeInstaller4life Posts: 256
    edited March 2010
    Keiko wrote: »
    Dunno 'bout their subs, but I've always enjoyed the bubblegum. :o

    The bubble gum is much better than the subs. I would not get the Bazooka subwoofers. Rockford is a better brand. 20 years ago Bazooka made a decent product but have gone after the small $ over recent years. Their product is marketed well but the product is not that great....
  • PerfectCreaturePerfectCreature Posts: 1,457
    edited April 2010
    I would steer clear of bazooka subs. JL Audio and Rockford FOsgate are what you want.
    I had a pair of JL Audio subwoofers 8 ohm series and they thumped like 15s... No joke.
    Stay away from Bazookas
    Harman Kardon HK 3490
    Polk Audio Monitor 50s
    Klipsch KSW-100
    AudioQuest Rocket 33s 10ft
    AudioQuest Optilink1 2m
    AudioQuest Alpha-Snake 25ft Interconnect
    AudioQuest HDMI-1 2m

    Alienware X51 R2
    Samsung Smart TV 40" 1080p 3D
  • disneyjoe7disneyjoe7 Posts: 11,520
    edited May 2010
    I smell a BOT

    Carver Amazing Fronts
    CS400i Center
    RT800i's Rears
    Sub Paradigm Servo 15

    Conrad Johnson PV-5 pre-amp
    Parasound Halo A23
    Pioneer 84TXSi AVR
    Pioneer 79Avi DVD
    Sony CX400 CD changer
    Panasonic 42-PX60U Plasma
    WMC Win7 32bit HD DVR

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