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Forum: Speakers   12-21-2016, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Wrager
I also searched for really dynamic surrounds and...

I also searched for really dynamic surrounds and settled on AC 28/26 for sides and AC 18/95 for rears. They can take a ton of power and keep up nicely with my 4622's.
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2016, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Wrager
Sorry for the late response. You probably...

Sorry for the late response. You probably remember earlier in this thread, I sent Rob one of my 2435HPL's. His measurements and my own listening confirmed the 4" SL CD to be better than the 3" Be. ...
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2016, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Wrager
Piece of cake Coach! With my baffle wall I have...

Piece of cake Coach! With my baffle wall I have to remove the screen, then carefully slide each speaker forward to clear the cut out. Then pull wires and unbolt the CD. I have done it 4 times so...
Forum: Speakers   05-17-2016, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Wrager
Wow, is that a smokin' deal since these speakers...

Wow, is that a smokin' deal since these speakers new were about $2200 each! The 6215 is a special speaker no doubt. I still have one I use outside for parties. The combo of 2226 and 2431 just...
Forum: Speakers   04-30-2016, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Wrager
Chris-hows the sound compared to your venerable...

Chris-hows the sound compared to your venerable 4722's? I too am curious about these for my fam room. I use a trio of the AC18/26's now. Also a JBL fanboy!
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By Wrager
I love AVS !!!!! We are so fortunate to have Mark...

I love AVS !!!!! We are so fortunate to have Mark (and occasionally Tom Danley) post on here. These are the two foremost speaker designers in my world. One day I may be able to afford them!:D
Forum: Speakers   04-24-2016, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Wrager
I love, love JBL products. I even have an MS-8 in...

I love, love JBL products. I even have an MS-8 in my truck.
The 590's look awesome, but let me put in a recco for the 4722, Cinema speaker. It really takes the home theater experience to a new...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2016, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Wrager
This sums up my feelings too after switching to...

This sums up my feelings too after switching to the 2450-SLs!
Forum: Speakers   04-14-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Wrager
The Tannoy line is highly regarded. I found some...

The Tannoy line is highly regarded. I found some new on ebay for $100 each. About half of the usual cost. They work well, and have good sensitivity so I drive them from my receiver.
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 182
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Posted By Wrager
Another consideration is that you have the 3677s...

Another consideration is that you have the 3677s a few feet off the floor. They would probably have more bass if coupled with the ground plane. Also, consider building a baffle wall. Once I did...
Forum: Speakers   03-30-2016, 07:51 AM
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Posted By Wrager
Will it not be backwards compatible allowing the...

Will it not be backwards compatible allowing the Atmos track to be heard on a standard player?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By Wrager
Isn't that the same thing as the Talent SXC...

Isn't that the same thing as the Talent SXC Two-Way Balanced/Unbalanced Converter?
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2016, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Wrager
I'm not sure why you say this. The active...

I'm not sure why you say this. The active upgrade with DSi amps, and all of its benefits, are as plug and play as it gets. No need at all to tweek using HiQnet. I have it, but have never used it.
Forum: Speakers   03-10-2016, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Wrager
Wow, thanks Rob. That was a great analysis! ...

Wow, thanks Rob. That was a great analysis! Sure makes me re-think my next steps. Maybe the Be phragms for the 2447s I have. Let me know what return shipping is.

Thx again!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-10-2016, 01:26 PM
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Views: 614
Posted By Wrager
A couple of PicoWreckers would work fine. The...

A couple of PicoWreckers would work fine. The design work is done and it's an easy build. It uses a cheap Alpine 10" driver. In a small space 150 wpch will be fine.
Forum: Speakers   03-09-2016, 05:45 AM
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Posted By Wrager
...and one more ridiculous tidbit: The 2450...

...and one more ridiculous tidbit:

The 2450 is 2" exit
The 2450-SL is 1.5" exit
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2016, 08:18 AM
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Posted By Wrager
I remember reading that a while ago. I think it...

I remember reading that a while ago. I think it is gross hyperbole. The notion that they are fragile is at odds with the whole VerTec design philosophy. I don't think JBL Pro is that blind to the...
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Wrager
Hey Rob- I am happy to pay the return shipping...

Hey Rob-
I am happy to pay the return shipping once testing is complete. You shouldn't have to shoulder the cost.
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 04:47 PM
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Views: 184,246
Posted By Wrager
Good to know since I'm using 3 of them. Rob will...

Good to know since I'm using 3 of them. Rob will have one to test in the next day or so.
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Wrager
Interesting...not the SL version? Which WG? The...

Interesting...not the SL version? Which WG? The 2384?
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 02:34 PM
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Views: 184,246
Posted By Wrager
My reaction too! I thought Neo magnet prices...

My reaction too! I thought Neo magnet prices were sky rocketing just a year or so ago.

http://www.performanceaudio.com/item/jbl-2451h/7452/
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Wrager
Wow Rob, you found the deal of the century, me...

Wow Rob, you found the deal of the century, me thinks.
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Wrager
You're absolutely right Rob. I was PMing him...

You're absolutely right Rob. I was PMing him quite a bit just before his passing. :(

Are the 2453SL used? $290 seems so inexpensive....
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Wrager
Another option to get coated Ti (SL) phragms is...

Another option to get coated Ti (SL) phragms is to buy 2447, 2451 or 2452 and then install the SL phragms into them (the 2445/46/50 are 2" exit). The phragms are roughly $180. I paid $150 for my...
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2016, 01:05 PM
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Views: 184,246
Posted By Wrager
I did and am currently listening. I bought 4 of...

I did and am currently listening. I bought 4 of them to have a spare. I did sweep them prior to installation and listen for any anomalies. If one were slightly out of spec I probably would not...
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