Originally Posted by deltadube
what speakers do you like to recommend for pounding out dbs?
I don't have first hand experience with speakers that are designed to really belt out the spl's (as that wasn't my main goal with speaker choice) but yes, typically companies like Klipsch or JBL would be recommended. I'm sure other can help you with this.
In general, as you move up in price, you get a speaker with better designed drivers, that are able to take more "abuse" before they start to have compression issues.
High effiency, possibly horn loaded & large enclosure's are probably some things you want to look at.