Polk RT3000p and CS1000p - St. Louis

For sale is a package deal of RT3000p and CS1000p for local pickup only in St. Louis, MO. I am the second owner of these speakers and have had them for 5 years. They are in overall in good condition with a few notable imperfections. The sub amps and drivers all work and the sub amp plates were serviced by Alpha Tech electronics in St. Louis in 2014. Notable imperfections include:

1. The top back corner on one of the sub cabinets was damaged when I was carrying these heavy beasts through a doorway.
2. One of the RT3000p has several very small dimples in the tweeter that are in a symetrical pattern. Not sure how this happened but I never noticed it to sound any different. You can of course listen to these before buying and decide for yourself. I tried to capture this in the photos below.
3. The power LED on one of the subs is significantly dimmer than the others, but it does work (you can see that it's on when the room is dark).

I decided to go a different direction with my basement speakers and these are no longer being used. If I had somewhere else to use them I would but it just doesn't make sense to hold on to them forever.

This is a local pickup only sale. And as of now I am not interested in separating the speakers. $500.

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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    :o You're giving those away!

    GLWS! Souldn't be but a minute! ;)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,288
    WOW!!!!
    I'D love to have one of those center channels.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    edited January 2018
    I have one and the RT3000P's. I don't think I'll ever sell mine. You can see it under my 50" TV in my club pic in the left corner. It's been there FOR YEARS! ;)

    I drove 180 miles one way to buy my center from another member on here. That was a great day. I got to here some Beautiful systems! He helped me carry that center down the stairs. It's that BIG. An older guy needs HELP carrying it! I LOVE mine.
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    Sunday Bump. Is my price too high?
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    adb3da wrote: »
    Sunday Bump. Is my price too high?

    IMHO....no
    Stars have to align with size and location

    Great HT gear here guys
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
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  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    adb3da wrote: »
    Sunday Bump. Is my price too high?

    IMHO....no
    Stars have to align with size and location

    Great HT gear here guys

    Thanks for the kind words! And you are right, the stars must align and it doesn't necessarily happen immediately.
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,288
    Yes great price
  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,519
    Nice deal. Just a tip, hit that damaged corner with a black Sharpie. Won't be perfect but will be a lot less noticeable.
    HT/Main- Panny 50" G10 Plasma, Pioneer SC-1222k AVR, Panny DMP-BD60 BDP, Polk LS90 mains, CS350LS center, LS/fx side surrounds, LS50 surround backs, SVS 25-31PC+ sub, Harmony One

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  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    Nice deal. Just a tip, hit that damaged corner with a black Sharpie. Won't be perfect but will be a lot less noticeable.

    Oh for sure, I just didn't want to hide it for the sale. I want to be up front about the condition.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    I don't think your price is too high.
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • Too bad you're so far away. They'd already be in my house if you were in Colorado. ;-)
  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    Bump. Still available.
  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    How does $425 sound?
  • Can just buy the center channel cover for mine ?
  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    Can just buy the center channel cover for mine ?

    The grill? LOL, no.
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 21,297
    I think that tweeter may have gotten a bit hot at one point.

    Great speakers however, and good luck with the sale.
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  • Hey it was worth a try
  • What size are the subs on rt3000p?
  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    What size are the subs on rt3000p?

    8" subs.
  • WLDockWLDock Posts: 2,618
    Can just buy the center channel cover for mine ?
    One can be made out of wood if one were handy!


    Free bump!

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  • mpitogompitogo Posts: 316
    edited February 2018
    Wow that is a great deal...! The RT3000p and the CS1000p where my dream speakers when I first got started. My wallet had to settle for RT55, CS400, fx500 and PSW450.
    Living Room Music-2.0 Polk LSiM 707 | McIntosh C47 | Macintosh MC452 | Denon DP-2500A | Oppo BDP-103 | MacMini
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    Spares: Polk LSiC, CS300, T15, Martin Logan Motion 40, Dynamo 500, Rotel RB-1590, Denon AVR-4802R, Onkyo DX-C540, Sony CDP-491, STR DE715, DVP-S500D, PS HX-500
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 31,428
    I'm shocked these are still here. For the price of monitor 70's you can have 3000p's and that kick arse center ? Man, this combo doesn't get any cheaper, anywhere. Snatch these up someone.
    HT SYSTEM-
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  • adb3daadb3da Posts: 486
    Bump...someone want to make me an offer?
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    They're EASY to power to. Each has it's own power amp and volume control on their fronts.

    Man do I love mine!
    One more for the road. That is a 50" TV in the pic.
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    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • verbverb Posts: 7,637
    Tony M wrote: »
    They're EASY to power to. Each has it's own power amp and volume control on their fronts.

    Man do I love mine!
    One more for the road. That is a 50" TV in the pic.
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    Nice !
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cable, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, PASS ACA 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: , Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, 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
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    When an explosion happened on screen, the air blast came from the screen! LOL.

    My pants legs used to flap from some explosions' sound waves. That's true too.

    I used to love to demo the Lord of the Rings first movie's first 10 minutes. When Sauron's ring finger gets cut off and that finger hits the ground, I'd start to smile. :D

    And jaws would drop and eyes would get bigger.

    These RT3000P's and the CS1000p are awesome front HT speakers! And for this price, it seems like a great bargain. Even if repair or tweeter upgrades have to be made.

    One sub is worth his asking price!
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • verbverb Posts: 7,637
    I have 1000p's for my L/R front and rears. I would love to get those.
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cable, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, PASS ACA 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: , Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, 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
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    edited February 2018
    WOW....That's FANTASTIC! :D

    Do you use a center channel speaker for center duties?
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • verbverb Posts: 7,637
    Oh yeah. CS400i for the front. RT35i's for the other 4 surrounds. 2 PSW100 subs. Total 9.2 being rocked by a Pioneer SC-95!
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cable, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, PASS ACA 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: , Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, 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
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 8,298
    NICE!

    So you definitely EXPERIENCE movies like a lot of us do as well.

    I also use 2-12" big Klipsch subs in my system. They used to be one on each side of that couch in my avatar. I swear I felt that couch move on occasions.

    That movie "9" the animated one also has a scene in about the first 10 min. that rocks the foundation because of this systems' bass capabilities. I LOVE it! :D B)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
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