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post #16561 of 34751
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Originally Posted by Geoff4RFC View Post

Hey Stanley, I'll give you a deal on my XPA-3

That would be nice but I gots no play money right now. I'd really rather get a XPA-2 also. I really appreciate the offer though.
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What are you selling it for?
post #16563 of 34751
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Originally Posted by XStanleyX View Post

That would be nice but I gots no play money right now. I'd really rather get a XPA-2 also. I really appreciate the offer though.


Well, I'm actually selling both, my A-3 and A-2

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Originally Posted by MNaudioguy View Post

What are you selling it for?

I'll PM you
post #16564 of 34751
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Originally Posted by XStanleyX View Post

You have to stay at your PC looking constantly for the good deals otherwise they get snatched up real quick and the ad is deleted. I scored on a pair of Bryston 4BST amps once for $600 for the pair. The guy didn't know what he really had. I flipped them for a grand each. Now I wish I had kept one of them.

Oh. I'm not staring at Craigslist all day. Thanks for the heads up.

Sounds like you did good flipping the amps. You must have had a sweet system at the time to be flipping those amps.
post #16565 of 34751
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Originally Posted by MNaudioguy View Post

LOL, biased a little? smile.gif Even with them being 5 years old? He is wanting to tell me the 2 FX's and LSiC for 900. If the other guy pans out, I can get a nee LSiC and 2 LSi7s (with warranty) for 700.

yeah, thats a bit steep, eh either way you will be happy. go with your gut.
post #16566 of 34751
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Originally Posted by vietnemesis View Post

Oh. I'm not staring at Craigslist all day. Thanks for the heads up.

Sounds like you did good flipping the amps. You must have had a sweet system at the time to be flipping those amps.

I just happened to get online at the right time and be the first one to respond to the ad. Sometimes you win and sometimes you lose. Doubt I'll ever get that lucky again.
post #16567 of 34751
Lucky me. I get to go help out my last employer for the day. This should be exciting. NOT!
post #16568 of 34751
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Originally Posted by MNaudioguy View Post

I guess I had higher hopes from people on Polk forums. He has over a few hundred posts as well, so its not like he is some guy that is new to this

There have been a few guys who acted interested in buying some of my gear. I get it ready to go - whether that's digging it out of the basement and dusting it off, or picking it up from the storage locker and hauling it home, then nothing. One was kind enough to PM me that the deal was off. Others just never showed up.

I really don't want strangers from CL parading thru our house and checking out what they might want to revisit and help themselves to in the middle of the night frown.gif ... My speakers will be going on Amazon and the vintage gear on eBay as soon as my kids move back out again and I can find room to turn around in our house.
post #16569 of 34751
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Originally Posted by XStanleyX View Post

Lucky me. I get to go help out my last employer for the day. This should be exciting.

I do that one day every week. And while it's nice to have some small supplemental income, I'm still hoping that between them and me we will eventually be able to find a replacement for me so my wife and I can finally move into our retirement condo.
post #16570 of 34751
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Originally Posted by RobLee View Post

I do that one day every week. And while it's nice to have some small supplemental income, I'm still hoping that between them and me we will eventually be able to find a replacement for me so my wife and I can finally move into our retirement condo.

I'm mainly doing it for my son since he took over my old position. Helping him out with some CNC lathe programming and operation. Fun for him but not for me. 40 something years of it was enough for me.
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Originally Posted by XStanleyX View Post

40 something years of it was enough for me.

I still enjoy doing what I do there, but it becomes more and more difficult every year. It's definitely an age thing, not the job.
post #16572 of 34751
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Originally Posted by RobLee View Post

There have been a few guys who acted interested in buying some of my gear. I get it ready to go - whether that's digging it out of the basement and dusting it off, or picking it up from the storage locker and hauling it home, then nothing. One was kind enough to PM me that the deal was off. Others just never showed up.

I really don't want strangers from CL parading thru our house and checking out what they might want to revisit and help themselves to in the middle of the night frown.gif ... My speakers will be going on Amazon and the vintage gear on eBay as soon as my kids move back out again and I can find room to turn around in our house.

I apologize our deal fell through Rob. I still hold hopes to get some of your Monitors for my buddy but until his Klipsch Palladiums sell he doesn't want to buy anything. frown.gif.

That and I still hope to do some work on the side (so its extra cash my wife hasnt budgetted for) for that other item but at this point I am not holding my breath.....

P.S. is it bad I am typing this while my wife is on a monitor to see if its "go" time for our first kid..... smile.gif
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Ender - you were the ONE guy who let me know the deal was off. I would have mentioned you by name but I generally don't like to do that. I was hoping maybe the other guys would pick up on the fact that people DO notice common courtesy, or the lack thereof. I hold nothing against you, and wish they were all more like you.

Hope all goes well with your growing family smile.gif
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Originally Posted by EndersShadow View Post

P.S. is it bad I am typing this while my wife is on a monitor to see if its "go" time for our first kid..... smile.gif

Yes thats bad lolz
post #16575 of 34751
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Originally Posted by spacejamz View Post

The R300 are $100 for the pair at Egg right now...

Might just pull the trigger on these instead...

My 300's were delivered yesterday...for $100/pr, I am quite happy with them..especially over my previous Onkyo HTIB speakers (one of them is still in the pic below LOL)

Left


Center CSi 3


Right - my sub is behind it


Whole enchilda:


old Yamaha NS7390 speaker


My PWS505 and 45B will be here this afternoon..will be fun trying to figure out if I should use the 45B's as rears or front, use the Yamaha as speaker stand for the 45B's, use the Yamaha's as rears, etc...
post #16576 of 34751
RobLee,

I apologize for not PMing you back about your speakers. My daughter's "sperm donnor" lol....bilogical dad finally decided to relinquish his parentals when he found out he was going to jail for not paying child support for 7 years. I'm currently going through the works with the adoption process, which by the way isn't cheap eek.gif My daughter has been wanting my last name for several years now, and she is finally getting her wish.
post #16577 of 34751
Whoa! I'm sorry I wasn't referring to you. I guess I should have clarified what happened was a couple guys last year, several months ago. Sorry if I wasn't clear. No anyone who hasn't actually made an appointment with me lets say is good. Again, my apologies.
post #16578 of 34751
Good afternoon everyone. Would love to hear from some Polkies on this one. Probably should have posted it here anyway since it does involve Polks. Thanks in advance!

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1454230/opinions-needed-are-in-ceiling-speakers-effective-as-back-surrounds-in-this-particular-situation
post #16579 of 34751
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Originally Posted by RobLee View Post

Ender - you were the ONE guy who let me know the deal was off. I would have mentioned you by name but I generally don't like to do that. I was hoping maybe the other guys would pick up on the fact that people DO notice common courtesy, or the lack thereof. I hold nothing against you, and wish they were all more like you.

Hope all goes well with your growing family smile.gif

No worries Rob, just wanted you to know I do still hope we can help each other out gear wise in the future.

P.S. it appears it might indeed be go time a full two weeks early lol.... Baby just can't wait to see daddy's stereo gear for real I guess wink.gif
post #16580 of 34751
Congrats, dude! There's nothing like the first time. Have you seen 'Hook'? You'll discover your "happy thought".
post #16581 of 34751
Any input on RT1000i's? Looking at a pair for $150 including a pair of Polk bookshelves...
post #16582 of 34751
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Originally Posted by RobLee View Post

Whoa! I'm sorry I wasn't referring to you. I guess I should have clarified what happened was a couple guys last year, several months ago. Sorry if I wasn't clear. No anyone who hasn't actually made an appointment with me lets say is good. Again, my apologies.

No problem Rob. I wish I lived closer to you 😎
post #16583 of 34751
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Originally Posted by OneDireWolf View Post

Any input on RT1000i's? Looking at a pair for $150 including a pair of Polk bookshelves...
that's a good price.. I just sold a pair that I had for 300 .. they are very good if you don't have a sub..very good imageing clear highs. And good detail ..but for home theater you do need a sperate sub.. for ULF..
post #16584 of 34751
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Originally Posted by pioneertop View Post

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Originally Posted by OneDireWolf View Post

Any input on RT1000i's? Looking at a pair for $150 including a pair of Polk bookshelves...
that's a good price.. I just sold a pair that I had for 300 .. they are very good if you don't have a sub..very good imageing clear highs. And good detail ..but for home theater you do need a sperate sub.. for ULF..
OK, thanks! Anything I should look for specifically? I saw some tweeter and bass amp issues checking them out and looking for replacement covers for these, which are missing. Any idea how to track some down? I could make some I guess!
I have a sub by the way...
post #16585 of 34751
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Originally Posted by RobLee View Post

Congrats, dude! There's nothing like the first time. Have you seen 'Hook'? You'll discover your "happy thought".

Well, it appears that we had a slightly false alarm, shes in partial labor but not enough for them to do an emergency c-section.... Still might be happening this weekend...

Threw a very big wrench in my plans to pickup my speakers, but I think its been compensated for.......

My dad is driving back through Chicago on Sunday and it looks like he and the guy I bought em from will be able to meet up and take care of that for me...

Otherwise no idea when I will be able to get up there to pick the speakers up, but thankfully the seller said he would hold em for me regardless..... Gotta love fellow Polkies!
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Hope your wife doesn't have too hard of a time with the labor and delivery Enders. Always more important than any speakers. It was always a nerve wracking time for me when it was time. Guess I was just a worry wart.

post #16587 of 34751
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Originally Posted by EndersShadow View Post

Well, it appears that we had a slightly false alarm, shes in partial labor but not enough for them to do an emergency c-section.... Still might be happening this weekend...

Threw a very big wrench in my plans to pickup my speakers, but I think its been compensated for.......

My dad is driving back through Chicago on Sunday and it looks like he and the guy I bought em from will be able to meet up and take care of that for me...

Otherwise no idea when I will be able to get up there to pick the speakers up, but thankfully the seller said he would hold em for me regardless..... Gotta love fellow Polkies!

The Polkie crowd seems to be a great one. Good luck and congrats!! Stanley is right, the speakers can wait smile.gif
post #16588 of 34751

Well I must not mind going to my old workplace too much. I'm going to do it again Monday. I love hot jobs. Rush rush rush.

post #16589 of 34751
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Originally Posted by XStanleyX View Post

Hope your wife doesn't have too hard of a time with the labor and delivery Enders. Always more important than any speakers. It was always a nerve wracking time for me when it was time. Guess I was just a worry wart.

Well it gotta be a c-section regardless (due to back problems and other issues) so its more of when she meets the criteria for an emergency c-section since she's not at 39 weeks yet.

Right now we need her water to break, or some movement elsewhere if ya know what I mean... and then its go time, otherwise they wont do anything just yet.....

And I agree, WAY more important than speakers, just irksome since I set all this up knowing it would be my last chance for a long time to take care of this....
post #16590 of 34751
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Originally Posted by EndersShadow View Post

Well it gotta be a c-section regardless (due to back problems and other issues) so its more of when she meets the criteria for an emergency c-section since she's not at 39 weeks yet.

Right now we need her water to break, or some movement elsewhere if ya know what I mean... and then its go time, otherwise they wont do anything just yet.....

And I agree, WAY more important than speakers, just irksome since I set all this up knowing it would be my last chance for a long time to take care of this....

My grandaughter was born C-Section because the cord was wrapped around her head. It was an easy delivery. They have that c-section stuff down pat.
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