Nabukicks "not Elusive enough for me" 3x 1099 build
The time has come for me to jump right into to DIY audio. I was one of the lucky few who were able to snatch up 3 of the last batch of 1099's a week or so ago. Lucky for me, I checked one evening, they were there but failed to pull the trigger. Next morning they were gone, but by afternoon they appeared again and I clicked as fast as I could. I was a happy camper. I had been set on Tempests throughout much of my theater build, looking forward to the time when I would need to place the order. Just a few days ago, I posed the question on whether I could save a few bucks and just go with the 10 Pures instead of Temepsts, as my room got to be more expensive than originally planned. However, after reading the Vancouver GTG results and impressions, and some self-justification that I saved a ton of money by doing 100% of the room construction myself, I told myself I could use go all in and spend more money, going with the 1099's. Isn't it funny how you can justify to your self almost anything you really want??
Anyways, these will eventually be paired up with 4 Volt 10's as surrounds, and hopefully 2x SI 18 Marty cubes. For now I will continue to use my current surrounds and a HSU vtf-15h. I am a complete beginner when it comes to soldering/XO's/wiring up speakers, but am confident that I will be able to figure it out. There are a lot of great build threads here to get help, and I trust this thread will prove helpful as well. I got home from family vacation late last night, knowing that 6 boxes awaited me. First trip to the store for supplies, and I am ready to spend most of the day today gluing up the flatpacks and starting on the XO's. These will be going behind a Seymor XD screen, so I will just be doing a basic black finish. Nothing fancy or spendy. I am considering placing uplighting on them behind the screen for some wow factor when I have guests over. That will be decided later though.
Enough typing. Time to get out and get started!!