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I got some pics of the new gold bookshelf I will post later when my wife gets home with the camera. As always, beautiful wood finish from monitor audio.

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Selling my beloved Monitor Audio Gold GS10 in walnut finish..detail is in the for sale -> audio gear section..

I recently moved to a new house and while the new family room is much better for the front LCR and subwoofer placement, the room layout does now allow me to get enough clearance between GS10 used as surround and side walls..

I was fortunately enough to find a brand new pair of the GSFX in walnut finish at great price from Saturday Audio and it is with sad heart that I am selling my GS10
(wife demanded it after asking what the charge was on our credit card statement...)

I am located in SF Bay Area and would prefer local pickup..
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Have any of you guys hear Monitor Silver 8's vs KEF R500's? What is the sound difference? The cabinets looks very similar..
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A brief listen to the silvers yesterday left me immediately noticing some lack of overall resolution. . I didn't bother to analyze them as I had limited time. There's really not much of anything to say bad about the r series. Also can't forget they're in a totally different price bracket if you compare price of the largest in each series or smallest. I could see some people hearing some bloat and the bass of the silvers and think YES, BASS! to each his own

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What makes the Kef's more expensive? Some people don't know what tight clean bass is.
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The 8 inch bass driver silver 8s retail around 2k a pair and can be had for a bit less at audioadvisor. The r series tower with 8 inch drivers is 5k and hard to find cheaper than that. The r500s got for about 2,500 andis a smaller sspeaker than the silver 8

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The 8 inch bass driver silver 8s retail around 2k a pair and can be had for a bit less at audioadvisor. The r series tower with 8 inch drivers is 5k and hard to find cheaper than that. The r500s got for about 2,500 andis a smaller sspeaker than the silver 8

Silver 10 has the 8" drivers, 6.5s on the 8


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Yes,they both have 6'5" drivers. So the question was.. What makes the Kef's more expensive? Both speakers look so similar,why would Kef be so much more?
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more resolving, better cabinet, better measurements all around. Stereophile has measurements

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