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Yeah, I've read the older RF-7s were pretty insanely bright....

Don't believe everything you read on the internet--The original RF-7s had great reviews and folks have owned them for over a decade and still feel they are nothing like you describe above. In fact, I would describe them as extremely crisp and clear and with good material and a couple of subs taking up the lower end downright sublime!

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Don't believe everything you read on the internet--The original RF-7s had great reviews and folks have owned them for over a decade and still feel they are nothing like you describe above. In fact, I would describe them as extremely crisp and clear and with good material and a couple of subs taking up the lower end downright sublime!
I own them along with RC7- beautiful in cherry. they are not overly bright- infact my RF62II's are brighter for sure. RF7's sound great with music and really shine with movies. Never had a complaint from anyone about brightness. just saying.
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Anyone purchase their Klipsch speakers - specifically the RF-7 II's - from acousticsounddesign.com? They have a great deal on some B stock units that are NIB, but have the wrong color cherry veneer.

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My speakers from NFM arrived today.2 RF82II's and an RC62II. The boxes certainly looked like they'd been around the block a time or two but they were in reasonable condition. One of the 82's box had a hole in it and both looked like they'd been opened before and re-taped but everything inside looked untouched.
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Anyone purchase their Klipsch speakers - specifically the RF-7 II's - from acousticsounddesign.com? They have a great deal on some B stock units that are NIB, but have the wrong color cherry veneer.
I bought mine there a couple of years ago. Mike is a good dude. I was gonna buy cherry "B" stock but he was out and made the same deal for me on "A" stock

The "B" stock are just darker cherry and look really nice.......
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I bought mine there a couple of years ago. Mike is a good dude. I was gonna buy cherry "B" stock but he was out and made the same deal for me on "A" stock

The "B" stock are just darker cherry and look really nice.......
Awesome, thanks for the reply. Yeah, I really like the darker cherry and its a lot cheaper!

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Got my new setup up and running and just watched a movie and I am very happy with it so far.

I have RF-82s and a RC-62, however, I think I am already getting the bug to add a sub. I may not have a setting right in my receiver, but the 82s just don't put out enough bass for me. I am happy otherwise and thanks to everyone for the heads up on the great deals at NFM.

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Klipsch or HTD for a 5.0 system?
Newbie looking for advice. I'm finishing our basement into a combo home theater and family room, approx 14' x 26', but the couch and viewing area are on one side. In a 14' x 15' area of the space. Help me out people: Should i go with Klispch Reference II series in the 52 line - RF -52, RB 52, and RC 52, or Home Theater Direct level 3, 2 towers , 2 bookshelves and a center. These are both in my price range ($1250 vs $1350). Or would bookshelves for fronts be just as good as the towers?

The HTD might have a 6.5" speaker vs the Klipsch 5.5" - but the Klipsch sensitivity is much higher. That's the important thing right? These will mostly be used for TV/Movies/Football. I will be using a Denon 2307CI receiver and a Dayton Audio 10" sub. These are to replace my hodgepodge of Polk S6 fronts, Cerwin Vega center channel and JBL rears. Overall - looking for crisper dialogue.

Any advice is appreciated. Thanks!
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I bought mine there a couple of years ago. Mike is a good dude. I was gonna buy cherry "B" stock but he was out and made the same deal for me on "A" stock

The "B" stock are just darker cherry and look really nice.......
Hey Tasdom, how do you like you XPA-5? I'm thinking of getting either an XPA-3 or 3 Outlaw 2200s for my new LCRs.
How long have you owned the Emotiva amp?
Thanks.

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Got my new setup up and running and just watched a movie and I am very happy with it so far.

I have RF-82s and a RC-62, however, I think I am already getting the bug to add a sub. I may not have a setting right in my receiver, but the 82s just don't put out enough bass for me. I am happy otherwise and thanks to everyone for the heads up on the great deals at NFM.
I feel that the FR-82's are awesome speakers but they are just not enough for movies. Adding a Sub is going to make a huge difference in the movie watching experience. Trust me you will not be disappointed if / when you do.

Denon AVR-X5200 - Klipsch RF-82 II Fronts, RC-62 II Center, RS-52 II Surrounds & R-112SW & CDT-5800-C II sitting waiting to be installed for an Atmos 5.1.4 Setup.
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I feel that the FR-82's are awesome speakers but they are just not enough for movies. Adding a Sub is going to make a huge difference in the movie watching experience. Trust me you will not be disappointed if / when you do.
Yeah, I don't think they are bad speakers by any means and my expectations may have just been too high. I am starting to look in to subs now, but I am really thinking about going the DIY route and hopefully that will get me with where I want to be.

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Hey Tasdom, how do you like you XPA-5? I'm thinking of getting either an XPA-3 or 3 Outlaw 2200s for my new LCRs.
How long have you owned the Emotiva amp?
Thanks.
2 to three years now and have been great. No background noise at all. Some folks have had issues with hum and hiss with Klipsch's high sensitivity tho. Worst case scenario is return within 30 days if you don't like it.
Outlaw makes great products and would be a good choice as well.

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