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zheka. good eye. "counting from the bottom", they match up with bwaslo's off axis measurements, roughly, in the first post of this thread. but like i said, depending on the frequency where you want to "call it", the seos appears to be around a 100hz waveguide or a smidge more. 90 or 100 deg is insignificant relative to the pattern control, roundover, diffraction-free throat, and all the rest of it is much more important than a hair more or less of off axis spl. heck geddes runs 60's in his summa (and we don't need to rehash the c-c distance problem of those) and the 18sounds 120's were producing great results, but they were just too small to hold pattern control low enough for anything but smallish bookshelves.
the seos12 nails the sweet spot for a waveguide in a home setting--it has among the best pattern control that i have seen and is just big enough to control low enough that a 15" can match it (anything smaller works too). it looks great. it is built like a tank, and it can be had for a song.
i am an online friend of wayne, so i am not going to put his stuff down. his horn looks much like a downsized qsc that kicked off this whole thread and i wouldn't have started the thread if it was mediocre. wayne isn't going to offer a lame component in his systems, so if you go with his, you won't be dissappointed.
each person is free to choose theirs. given what i've seen, i'd choose the seos12, but that is just me and if others choose wayne's or any other for that matter, that's cool.