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I have a lead on some chairs that are sold right here is Jersey, but unfortunately the place is up by NYC about a 2hr ride. They are Fushions. They seem pretty popular however they are a bit pricy for the Escape's that I like. They are $2600 bucks. They have the cheaper material and they are $300 bucks cheaper. I would like to ride up and sit in them, but that is a haul, not to mention a nightmare with traffic. I may roll the dice and just get them. The wife and I went to dinner last night then went on a hunt for theater chairs. The only ones we found were a curved set of 5 but they had big compartments in-between and the set was huge!! Way to big for my room. On the flip side they were so comfortable, my wife kept saying she loved how she sank in and she loved the power recline. If I had the room I would have bought that set. I would love to find them in a row of 3, but smaller.

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These are what I want. They even have power headrest This guy is said to be great to deal with. Great CS

Kevin (goes by mr Smithers) has those but one level down, they have the manual headrest. I like them ok, but they are a very firm feeling seat. He says they are great for sitting for long periods of time, he stays comfortable. He said he thought he wanted a cushy seat too but is happy with what he has. I want the best of both worlds, cushy and comfortable for long periods. I sat in the row one seat for over an hour and it was still comfortable even though it is soft so hopefully it works long term for me.

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Your theater is great Carp, thanks for the demo. The 215s are ridiculous! You have me wanting to reconfigure my mains to incorporate a 12" sub in them for 2ch listening.
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Those mains are just massive, though they are dwarfed by your array of subs. Do the lights in the neighbourhood dim when you turn your system on?

BTW: Thanks for the advice on speakers carp. I'm happy with I have and how they are fitting into my theater build......though JTR and Danley's are tempting.

I'm putting my L/R in the same position that you put yours but behind a cabinet and grill cloth. Does the toe in really make the soundstage extremely wide and immersive?

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Those mains are just massive, though they are dwarfed by your array of subs. Do the lights in the neighbourhood dim when you turn your system on?

BTW: Thanks for the advice on speakers carp. I'm happy with I have and how they are fitting into my theater build......though JTR and Danley's are tempting.

I'm putting my L/R in the same position that you put yours but behind a cabinet and grill cloth. Does the toe in really make the soundstage extremely wide and immersive?
Sure man, any time I'm glad to heard you are liking your setup!

If you do the extreme toe in thing you get a wider sweet spot but it's not any more immersive. I don't like the look of having them toed in that much and since it's usually just me in the main LP I don't need a wider sweet spot. I do toe them in some though, I have them toed in to intersect just behind my head.


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^^ Carp, I also found with too much toe in, my impulse response measurements worsened. By pointing them to much at the opposite walls you lose some of the benefit of the horn and you start getting more room interaction. After a lot of listening and retesting I now point them each just to the outside of the MLP. Of course room dimensions, treatments and speaker distances are a huge part of the equation but just thought I would mention my experience.

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^^ Carp, I also found with too much toe in, my impulse response measurements worsened. By pointing them to much at the opposite walls you lose some of the benefit of the horn and you start getting more room interaction. After a lot of listening and retesting I now point them each just to the outside of the MLP. Of course room dimensions, treatments and speaker distances are a huge part of the equation but just thought I would mention my experience.
Interesting that we both ended up toeing in similarly. I have found I like the exact same toe in with the 215's that I did with the 212's.


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Interesting that we both ended up toeing in similarly. I have found I like the exact same toe in with the 215's that I did with the 212's.
I think my toe in will be roughly where yours are at. The good news for me is that the speakers will be hidden behind my cabinets which was a complaint you had above with regard to the angle. If I had the L/R behind my screen I'd not be able to toe them in very much. I'd also be in line with my outside seats and I think they would suffer.

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I think my toe in will be roughly where yours are at. The good news for me is that the speakers will be hidden behind my cabinets which was a complaint you had above with regard to the angle. If I had the L/R behind my screen I'd not be able to toe them in very much. I'd also be in line with my outside seats and I think they would suffer.
Yep, which is why if I ever go AT I won't be putting the mains behind the screen - that's for sure.


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Yep, which is why if I ever go AT I won't be putting the mains behind the screen - that's for sure.
I see your mains in the pictures. Your L/R would not fit behind an AT screen even if you wanted them to. From woofer to woofer you are the limits of your current screen size. They could be used as sea containers

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I see your mains in the pictures. Your L/R would not fit behind an AT screen even if you wanted them to. From woofer to woofer you are the limits of your current screen size. They could be used as sea containers
Ahhh but when 4K rolls around....

Nah, you are right I'll never want a wider screen than this especially since the screen would be closer to me if I went AT.

Speaking of upgrades, I don't see anything happening for quite a while. I really am happy with how everything is right now. That's a good thing because I am out of money.


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