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So it has come to fruition! The time is nigh! This started out as a fun little trip for a couple guys to grab some excellent woofage from our buddy Nick at Stereo Integrity, and now is going to be an event not to miss! It will be taking place in fabulous Asheville NC at my house. What is on the docket? Well, enjoyment of my theater space as it stands right now, along with a nice excursion into the realm of possibilities for the new Stereo Integrity 24" subwoofers. We will have several present and I am currently talking with some of the attendees about the different orientations we want to try out with them. We are considering:

~Dual opposed ported/sealed IB
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~Massive 40 cuft LLT tuned to between 12-14hz. This one will likely have to replace my bar on the third row of the theater, but should be fun to see a 4x8x2 foot box with a massive driver mounted to it biggrin.gif Moving the thing will be tough and this one is for sure still on the drawing table. I will need to procure some more plywood to make it happen smile.gif

Content will include all the favorites from several of the demo discs, along with some great tunes perhaps from Gorilla83's g2g's and my own personal stash of 6,000 tracks. There are also some (hopefully) good Basketball games taking place that evening that once our ears are done bleeding we can partake in and enjoy over some grilled burgers or steaks or whatnot. I am all ears for additional suggestions, but as it stands we will have my setup with the Danley SH50's, 8 sealed SI 18HT's, 2 JBL 2242's, and 2 RE XXX 18's in a ported IB, along with surrounds that are of the same ilk as the DIYsoundgroup's volt10's and my own personal Beyma 8" coaxial design. Jeff (coach) will be bringing along his Noesis 212's to have a little fun with as well.

I am thinking that I want to limit this thing to around 15-20 or so guys as my theater has comfortable seating for 8-9, with room made for another 3-4 easily, standing room for another couple folks, and past that, it would get a little tight. So far the tentative attendee list is:

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I haven't figured out lodging yet but there is a Days Inn almost walking distance from my house that is an option, or there are other hotels a little closer into town (5-7 minute drive) that might be a little better. I will link here to those once I look at the rates and see what is the most economical for anyone needing a room. I feel like a good start would be between 9-10am on Saturday, and basically just letting the g2g play out for the rest of the day. Who knows where it will take us!

I will continually update this post with any new info, as well as the attendee list, but once again I am open to some other fun suggestions of what type of content/listening we will do during the course of the g2g. Looks to be shaping up into a great time! Let me know via the thread or PM if you are interested in also attending, and stay tuned for some fun updates!
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I'm looking so forward to this!! Very excited to get back together with you guys and have some good times! I have all the gear for the new full active seosr, but they won't be able make an appearance this time...I have a feeling I'll just want to sit and listen to those SH50s all day biggrin.gif
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Aawwww!!!

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Aawwww!!!

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Well.....Shi%
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In the thread title biggrin.gif April 5th!

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I am tempted. It is a 5.5 hour drive from my place.
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Well.....Shi%

Not only that but you're hosting it on my b-day and I can't come. frown.gif

Looks like it will be a good show.

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Hopefully one of the "young" guys can help me carry my Noesis downstairs.....Based on what I have read, I am the "old" one in the group.

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Sorry. Was on my phone.

Dude! This is one sweet batch of speakers and subs you have. I have always been interested in experiencing your HT room. smile.gif And holy crap, especially lately. tongue.gif Dem JBL's up front and your new towers of bass. I keep forgetting that you have the XXX18's still in a bandpass, right? That's gotta lay waste to what I've got going on. I'm lagging behind the elite. Guess I got to keep on my toes. tongue.gifbiggrin.gif

So do I hear you right in that you are going to build one (or all?) of those systems in the first post? That LLT should be wicked awesome. cool.gif But don't drop it on anyone. eek.gif

Wish I could come to one of these. Take lots of pics and vids! smile.gif

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Ah crap! I wish I could be able to swing a way to get out to this event. frown.gif

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You guys on the east coast have all the fun biggrin.gif

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I'm looking so forward to this!! Very excited to get back together with you guys and have some good times! I have all the gear for the new full active seosr, but they won't be able make an appearance this time...I have a feeling I'll just want to sit and listen to those SH50s all day biggrin.gif

I could have settings to you by then, I'll send them extra early on the 5th tongue.gif

Actually with the miniDSP's all I would do is send you the DSP file then you would just load it onto the three boxes. A couple clicks each and you are done, it's way easier.
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Spring break 2014, AVS style. biggrin.gif

Beast, I'll bring the ice luge. biggrin.gif
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With that attendee list, I'm sure it will be a great time, but I don't believe I can make it.

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"You guys on the east coast have all the fun biggrin.gif"


Heck you guys in the mid-west and east coast have all the fun biggrin.gif Sounds like another fun event. I'll be looking for updates from the even.
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Sorry. Was on my phone.

Dude! This is one sweet batch of speakers and subs you have. I have always been interested in experiencing your HT room. smile.gif And holy crap, especially lately. tongue.gif Dem JBL's up front and your new towers of bass. I keep forgetting that you have the XXX18's still in a bandpass, right? That's gotta lay waste to what I've got going on. I'm lagging behind the elite. Guess I got to keep on my toes. tongue.gifbiggrin.gif

So do I hear you right in that you are going to build one (or all?) of those systems in the first post? That LLT should be wicked awesome. cool.gif But don't drop it on anyone. eek.gif

Wish I could come to one of these. Take lots of pics and vids! smile.gif

The RE's aren't fully bandpassed. Right now it is a ported IB. That is where some of the 24's could go. As far as the 40 cuft ported, I am contemplating it still biggrin.gif I know I won't have much time to do that, but my main concern is what to do with it once we are finished with the meet, haha!!!

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Beast, I'll bring the ice luge. biggrin.gif

Solid! Maybe it will be warm enough finally that we can set that bad boy up outside and have some fun biggrin.gif

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I could have settings to you by then, I'll send them extra early on the 5th tongue.gif

Actually with the miniDSP's all I would do is send you the DSP file then you would just load it onto the three boxes. A couple clicks each and you are done, it's way easier.

That would be great Matt, the problem more lies in the logistics. I have to haul home the 8 24" ers from SI and I have no idea how I'd fit even two of the 215Seosr's and 8 24s. Now if I ship the woofers...hmmmmmmm biggrin.gif I would love to show off the full active, fine tuned seosrs to get the nay-sayers attention.

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Boy-o-boy how this little trip has evolved...lol.

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Hopefully one of the "young" guys can help me carry my Noesis downstairs.....Based on what I have read, I am the "old" one in the group.

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11 hour 1 way drive or a 600$ plane flight


Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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Heck you guys in the mid-west and east coast have all the fun biggrin.gif Sounds like another fun event. I'll be looking for updates from the even.

There is a big GTG in Northern California this weekend. I booked a ticket this week from Kansas City for $282 round trip! I'm visiting two AVS members' home theaters in KC tonight and flying into California tomorrow morning and spending 3 days at RMK!'s house. It will be a great weekend!
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Put me on that list brotha
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c'mon, either pursue the complex trash can sub Mark wanted to do, or the bathroom IB


or just keep it simple and go with the obvious ... cl-iso-6th-bp-ullt

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or close couple all eight to a custom seating riser, low pass it around 16hz, and enjoy!
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Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

I am sure some people coming from up here can carpool......

By the way, put me on the "Really want to come, and will try my hardest to get there" list
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Arghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Yeah, same here but I'm sure the drive would be much longer. tongue.gif

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Not by much its 8 ours when flying


Also costs more vs flying to the caymans
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Yeah, same here but I'm sure the drive would be much longer. tongue.gif

That's what it takes for me to get to Rilla's almost smile.gif Suck it up, you can make it!!!

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