First, Congratulations, Greg, glad to hear you are enjoying your IIIs, and I agree with you wholeheartly!.
Ster3ohead.....I do own the CAOW1s and I will be getting the Monitor IIs from Dennis and I can do a comparison review. You would need to email Dennis for a price quote for a pair.
To be honest I have never heard the Monitor I or II, that is how much I trust Dennis, (scary isn't it). Solely my purchase is based on a review and what Dennis has told me about them. I want more bass, which the 7" Seas should provide and a better tweet like the Fountek, which is more airy than the OW2s. And a larger enclosure should produce the better lows.
I am looking forward to the speakers and they could be ready for pickup next weekend.