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Old 12-30-2012, 05:16 PM - Thread Starter
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Before I start the build wondering what thoughts are about the performence of this might be., 4 cu feet

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Old 12-30-2012, 08:16 PM
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Pretty darn good. It is a nice clean driver with loads of deep bass. Bring a big amp with lots of power because they need plenty of juice.
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How many watts are you planning to put on it and what amp are you going to use?

While not nearly as cool looking, a single 18" LMS Ultra 5400 has pretty equivalent performance in the same volume enclosure and has less cost sunk in drivers.
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I would honestly go with the epic over the lms-r. You could almost get six for the price of three lms-r drivers and build a pair or build a scaled up version of the paradigm F2. The epic will play higher if you need it to and two epics are better than one lms-r. The lms-r was a great deal before the big price hike in 2011.

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