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Forum: Speakers   03-05-2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By brendelac
http://www.diysoundgroup.com/waveguide-speaker-kit...

http://www.diysoundgroup.com/waveguide-speaker-kits/fusion-15/fusion15-kit.html

Another option that has been suggested.
Forum: Speakers   03-05-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By brendelac
[/URL][URL="http://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/ele...

[/URL][URL="http://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/ele/4913361539.html"]Energy Veritas 1.8 Speakers - $1200 (downtown vancouver) (http://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/ele/4913361539[SIZE=3)

I was...
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By brendelac
To further what spinnin said about the power of...

To further what spinnin said about the power of advertising, it has become evident to me over the years that the first brand that comes to mind with any particular type of product is always the one...
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2015, 09:17 AM
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Posted By brendelac
Future Shop employees are the same way. When I...

Future Shop employees are the same way. When I bought my RC70s, they were priced lower than the CF70s. The associate was trying to talk me into upgrading to the more expensive speaker. Another time I...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2015, 06:09 PM
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Posted By brendelac
So if you aren't looking to buy speakers for...

So if you aren't looking to buy speakers for yourself, then don't buy/pawn them. You aren't responsible for your friend's financial situation in life.


V2.3 is a higher quality speaker than the...
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2015, 06:20 PM
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Posted By brendelac
He's going to "lend" you speakers for $900? ...

He's going to "lend" you speakers for $900?

The speakers are about 12 years old, but are still good quality. They do have problems though with frozen or "stuck" woofers. One now may turn into...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-14-2015, 09:14 PM
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Posted By brendelac
Thanks. I was wondering how important the...

Thanks. I was wondering how important the front-to-back bracing is. Apparently it is important. My flatpack came with a window brace and seven 24" pieces which only fit side-to-side. I can cut them...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-14-2015, 09:02 PM
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Posted By brendelac
Does anyone have a pic of their bracing in a...

Does anyone have a pic of their bracing in a martycube?
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 05:31 PM
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Posted By brendelac
That would be a potential red flag for me. I...

That would be a potential red flag for me. I bought mine without hearing them, but they were from a forum member.
Forum: Speakers   02-12-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By brendelac
post #49071...

post #49071 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=49071) on page #1636 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1636) has the part numbers...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 08:51 PM
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Posted By brendelac
sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/ele/4885172110.html ...

sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/ele/4885172110.html

some good prices for anyone local to San Francisco

Pair Energy Veritas V2.3 speakers in black $450pr
Veritac V2.0C Center speaker in black $200...
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 07:04 PM
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Posted By brendelac
no love for us canucks :(

no love for us canucks :(
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 06:59 PM
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Posted By brendelac
Is that staples USA or Canada? They would serve...

Is that staples USA or Canada? They would serve me well as garage speakers.
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By brendelac
I have oem tweeters, brand new for V5.2Cs. Pretty...

I have oem tweeters, brand new for V5.2Cs. Pretty sure they are the same, but if you can't get them replaced for free, see if future shop will give you a further discount, then shoot me a PM.
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 08:29 PM
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Posted By brendelac
At that budget, I would either increase it a bit,...

At that budget, I would either increase it a bit, grab the RC10s and RCLCR from Frys and then save for a sub and surrounds at a later date

OR...

Look for something used. That budget is pretty...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2015, 03:57 PM
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Posted By brendelac
I have them in my bedroom and they serve their...

I have them in my bedroom and they serve their purpose well, but like batpig said, they wouldn't make me happy in my living room or basement unless I was upgrading from the built-in TV speakers.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-07-2015, 05:21 PM
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Posted By brendelac
You have a VERY nice setup and most of your...

You have a VERY nice setup and most of your electronics are over my head as I mentioned, but I think what honestly impressed me the most was the effects of a properly setup listening environment...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-07-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By brendelac
I'll be happy to give my impression (if I...

I'll be happy to give my impression (if I survive) but I have mentioned before that my AVS level is nowhere near what most of yours is at. This will be akin to a 16 year old riding shotgun in a...
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By brendelac
Probably not going to make a big difference...

Probably not going to make a big difference unless you feel like the RCLCRs don't fill your room well, the 70s would help with that, but you could resell the pair of RCLCR's for 2/3 the cost of the...
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By brendelac
The 2.8s are the big brother to the 1.8s and...

The 2.8s are the big brother to the 1.8s and apparently need a very large room for them to sing properly. I haven't heard either, but I would be interested if I found a local pair for a reasonable...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-25-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By brendelac
Are we going to be able to choose which dust cap...

Are we going to be able to choose which dust cap we get?
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By brendelac
Public Service Announcement There is a...

Public Service Announcement

There is a subwoofer group buy in the DIY section for the UXL-18 driver for $400usd shipped. All said and done, it will cost about $900-$1200 (driver/cabinet/amp) with...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-20-2015, 06:46 PM
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Posted By brendelac
No cutting in line! :mad:

No cutting in line! :mad:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-18-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By brendelac
Crap, I gotta spend more time in the DIY section....

Crap, I gotta spend more time in the DIY section. If there's anyway I can be added to the list, please put me down for one.
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2015, 06:06 PM
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Posted By brendelac
Which Veritas series are you referring to? I have...

Which Veritas series are you referring to? I have RC70s and 2.3i. The 2.3i is the better speaker, but not by a huge margin. The RC70s just ooze value at $299. I bought the 2.3s after I already had...
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