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Just wanting to know if it's worth it to go for the big boy.

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Depends on size of room..but in general... From MY EXPERIENCE ...no. In fact, I liked the RC-52 better in some circumstances. Go with the big boy center though :P

That being said...Klipsch is a very popular brand...you can pick them up used for a 1/2 or better the cost of new if you look around for a couple months.
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I heard them both side by side the other day and I can say IMO yes, absolutely.

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I heard them both side by side the other day and I can say IMO yes, absolutely.

What did you hear I didn't? I heard them back to back many times and I didn't notice much of a delta to justify $200 bucks.

Not saying you are wrong, there is no wrong... Just wondering what you heard I didn't.
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I know, way too much of a subjective question.

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Projector: Benq W1070 1080p 2D/3D
Screen: 120" Elite fixed frame
AVR: Onkyo TX-NR809
Mains: Klipsch RF-62ii x 2
Center: Klipsch RC-62ii
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Well..everything is subjective. BUT objectively look at the drivers ...etc. Then go listen smile.gif
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What did you hear I didn't? I heard them back to back many times and I didn't notice much of a delta to justify $200 bucks.

Not saying you are wrong, there is no wrong... Just wondering what you heard I didn't.

No Idea. I was standing directly in front of both with a switch to go back and forth. Without question, if I was buying at that moment I would have left with the 62. It sounded fuller and more lifelike.

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Btw, I have a one month old 52ii for sale.

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Btw, I have a one month old 52ii for sale.

Shoot me a PM if you still have it..

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Shoot me a PM if you still have it..

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