True story: How I brought up the idea of the subwoofer purchase to my wife



  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 7,650
    WLDock wrote: »
    Joey_V wrote: »
    I believe the final set up with be the JL Audio CR1 combined with dual JL Audio Fathoms 113v2.
    Seriously! That's still $12,400 retail worth of clean impacting reference class bass. You're doing alright Joey!

    I'm sure you've see Steve Williams system.

    IMO, I would expect to see dual Gotham subs in the homes of a multi-millionaire record executive or music artists. Just saying...

    The subs are only 19.25x19.25x16.5 and 133lbs each. If you don't have this, get yourself a good hand cart and some large sliders and you can move all of your heavy gear around no problem.

    Good Luck!

    I have a stair climbing dolly

    Recall I had to cart up the 300lb boulder amp in crate.
    Joey's Gear:
    Current Gear:
    Digital: Torus RM15 -> Emm Labs TSDx/Bluesound Node 2 -> Emm Labs DAC2x
    Analog: VPI Avenger Reference w/ Rim Drive w/ ADS + 12" Fatboy Dual Pivot + Lyra Etna
    + Audio Research Reference 40th Anniversary -> Boulder 2060 stereo amp (w/ Audioquest WEL Signature) -> new speakers + JL Audio F113v2 x2
    Rotel RA1592 Super Integrated -> Sonus Faber Olympica 3
    Oppo 105D -> Rotel RC1570 preamp -> Rotel RB1582 amp -> Focal Kanta 2

    Main speakers system evolution over the years:
    Klipsch Promedia 4.1 -> Axiom M22ti -> Sonus Faber Concertino -> Sonus Faber Concerto -> Polk LSi7 -> Polk LSi9 -> Martin Logan Mosaic -> AV123 Onix Ref 1 -> Martin Logan Vantage -> AV123 Strata Mini -> Martin Logan Summit -> Sonus Faber Cremona Auditor -> BW 802D2 -> Sonus Faber Stradivari -> Rockport Avior -> BW 802D3 -> BW 800D3 -> ???

    Old Gear:
    BW PM1 (3.5/5), CM10s2 (3.75/5), BW800D3 (5/5), Rockport Aviors (5/5), Sonus Faber Stradivari (5/5), BW 802D2 (4.5/5), Martin Logan Summits (4.25/5), Martin Logan Vantage (4/5), Sonus Faber Cremona Auditor (3.75/5), AV123 Strata Mini (3.5/5), ML Mosaic (3.25/5), Onix Ref1 (3/5), Sonus Faber Concerto (2.75/5), SF Concertino (2.5/5), Axiom M22ti (2/5), Polk LSi9 (3/5), LSi7 (2.9/5)
    Squeezebox 3 -> PS Audio Digital Link III -> Cary 306/200 CDP -> Cary 306 SACD -> EMM LABS DAC2X/TSDX
    Rotel RC1070 -> Rogue Perseus -> Cary SLP98 -> Cary SLP98F1 -> Cary SLP05 (sold and then repurchased) -> ARC 5se -> ARC Ref 40th Anniversary
    HK AVR330 -> Rotel RB1070 -> Rotel RB1090 -> Plinius SA102 -> Cary 211FE -> Classe M600 -> Boulder 2060
    Infinity Entra2 -> SVS 25-31PCi -> SVS 25-31PC+ -> Dual JL Audio F113v2
  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,944
    That’s literally a boulder.
  • reverb
    reverb Posts: 67
    I just hope when I leave this mortal coil that my wife doesn't sell my gear for that I TOLD HER I paid for it!
  • sgmsmg
    sgmsmg Posts: 475
    2 Channel
    Pre:Bryston BP173
    Amp:Bryston 14B3
    Speakers: Golden Ear Triton Reference
    Source: Oppo UDP-205, Bryston BDA-3, Bryston BDP-3, Bryston BCD-3, Apple TV, Amazon Fire
    Cables: Wireworld Gold Eclipse 7 Speaker, Wireworld Gold Eclipse 7 XLR, AQ Diamond USB/HDMI
    Power: PS Audio P10 Regenerator, AC12, AC10 and AC5 Cables
    Display: Sony XBR65Z9F

    Home Theater
    Pre: Marantz 8805
    Amps: Parasound JC5, A21+, A51, A51
    Speakers: Polk LSiM 707 (FL/FR), Polk LSiM706 (Center), LSiM 703 (SL/SR), Polk 900-LS (Atmos)
    Subwoofers: SVS SB13 x 4
    Source: Oppo UDP-205, Apple TV, Amazon Fire
    Cables: AQ Rocket 88, AQ Niagara, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7
    Power: PS Audio P5 Regenerator, Furman IT Reference 15i, Pangea AC14SE and AC9SE Cables
    Display: Sony XBR85Z9G
  • WLDock
    WLDock Posts: 2,878
    edited January 2019
    Uh oh, the king of bass, the mighty Gotham twins might be within striking distance!
  • DaveHo
    DaveHo Posts: 3,025
    sgmsmg wrote: »

    Wooo, that's local! Checks bank account. Nope... :(
  • GlennDog
    GlennDog Posts: 2,381
    sgmsmg wrote: »

    Decision time!

    Do it! Do it! Do it! Do it!
    Power Rogue M180 monos & Adcom GFA 5802
    PS Audio PerfectWave Power Plant 10
    Rears Salk SuperCharged Surrounds
    Source PSA PWT into NSD Supremo
    Pre/Pro Integra DHC 40.1
    LCD Samsung LN46B750
    Mains Salk HT2-TL
    Center Salk HT2C
    Pre Cary SLP-05
    Wires WW & MIT
    PSOVLSK Posts: 4,475
    reverb wrote: »
    I just hope when I leave this mortal coil that my wife doesn't sell my gear for that I TOLD HER I paid for it!

    If that's not signature material I don't know what is. :D:D:D
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
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