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post #53581 of 53588 Old 04-10-2015, 09:09 PM
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Base comes attached when new in box but can easily be removed with a Philips screwdriver. There are actually 4 screws to remove, not two.

Just turned my RC-70 over to check.

The best bet is to call Klipsch/Energy for a new base plate since it is so easy to replace. You don't want to deal with the shipping of another speaker, no telling what will be damaged next time.
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Base comes attached when new in box but can easily be removed with a Philips screwdriver. There are actually 4 screws to remove, not two.

Just turned my RC-70 over to check.

The best bet is to call Klipsch/Energy for a new base plate since it is so easy to replace. You don't want to deal with the shipping of another speaker, no telling what will be damaged next time.
Thanks guys for the responses. I'll go ahead and email Energy.
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100% they are removable and also attached when shipped. When I first unpacked mine, I flipped them over and gave the baseplates a good tightening. As I did with the drivers as well. Found a bunch of loose screws in both the drivers and baseplates. If I were you, I would pop off the baseplate to inspect for any other damage. If isolated to the baseplate(fingers crossed) snap a pic of it and email it to Klipsch/Energy. I'm sure they will be happy it is only costing them a replacement plate rather than the whole tower!!!

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Guy delivered my v2.8s this morning! He said his dad bought them back in 2000. I havent eq'ed anything yet but listened to some music in pure direct mode and right away i noticed that these put out much more pronounced lower end than my v2.4is. It sounds like i have subwoofers in the front of my room now. So far so good...will have to eq them a bit later (will likely take away a lot of that boomy bass (they are fairly close to wall).
Congrats! They look great.
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I am going to purchase RC 70s does anyone know how low the price gets at Amazon I see they are 354.00 now.
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I am going to purchase RC 70s does anyone know how low the price gets at Amazon I see they are 354.00 now.
That's about the lowest I've seen on Amazon.

Fry's has them for $250 often sometimes shipped if you act quick enough.
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I could use a bit of advice.

My front speakers are the energy c500s and the center is the c-c100.


I was wondering if I would notice a difference going to a CC-10 center speaker and RC-70 fronts (or CF-70 fronts).

thank you
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I could use a bit of advice.

My front speakers are the energy c500s and the center is the c-c100.


I was wondering if I would notice a difference going to a CC-10 center speaker and RC-70 fronts (or CF-70 fronts).

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The RCs are much better than your Cs. With the sale prices at Frys no reason to bother with the CF, go RC/70 + RC-LCR.
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