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post #1 of 10 Old 04-05-2012, 03:41 PM - Thread Starter
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I am slowly piecing together a modest home theater. Currently I have Polk Monitor 30s for fronts along with a Polk CS1 for center powered from an Onkyo RC-260 receiver. What would be a better next step, Polk Monitor 60s for fronts and move the 30s to rears or add a sub such as the Bic F12? Primary use is movies and gaming. Thanks in advance!
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If you don't already have a sub, then it's a no brainer. Get the sub. It's makes a world of a difference.

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not the speakers

(didn't want to say "sub" again )

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speak.........nah, SUB!

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Tower speakers can never reproduce the lower frequencies that a subwoofer can.

Get a good subwoofer.
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post #10 of 10 Old 04-06-2012, 04:20 PM - Thread Starter
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So I ordered my front speakers yesterday... j/k, just wanted to be sure. Subwoofer was where I was planning on next, after replacing bald tires and paying Dr. bills and lunch money for the kids and.......

Thanks for the input!
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