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post #1 of 4 Old 08-15-2012, 07:33 AM - Thread Starter
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I'm having a lot of trouble finding anything sub $500 price range for a subwoofer in a Walnut finish. Apparently that finish is popular in the UK but I don't want to pay the overseas shipping costs on something like that. Any suggestions from the subwoofer experts?

I'm looking for something like this:

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The problem is that there are very few sub makers using walnut at any price. It is a veneer that in recent years seems to have fallen out of favor. I'd suggest going with a neutral black sub.
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walnut veneer is typically about a $200-$300 upgrade on most subs. I doubt you'll find a sub of any worth with that veneer (unless it's plastic) for $500 total -- as that leaves no margin for sub, amp, box, profit.

There are a few items on ebay when I typed walnut + subwoofer.

Here is an example
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Klipsch-SW-8-Subwoofer-Gorgeous-Walnut-Cabinet-Excellent-Condition-/320947974044?pt=Speakers_Subwoofers&hash=item4ab9fd6f9c#ht_593wt_1074

Most of the new items I found in a google search are vastly overpriced because of the finish for the sub quality you are purchasing.

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Rose nut maybe? Or you could always diy and get something more than adequate with a $500 budget.

butter and jelly please.

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