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post #1 of 3 Old 12-19-2015, 04:12 PM - Thread Starter
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Soundsplinter - - What's comparable to the RLP today?

I had an RPL-15 in a car setup and actually tried to order a couple of 18" for HT before I realized they aren't around anymore. Website still up, and but nothing being sold.


Can anyone give me some options of similar options? I'd really like anything anyone has to say. I generally prefer sealed, but the RLP was the vented sub I ever really liked. Size of enclosure isn't really a consideration, although I would prefer it isn't the size of a fiat. I think I could go dual 15" or even 18" will be satisfied. . I still prefer sealed, but but I could be convinced otherwise as long as musical performance is taken into account.

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while not identical, the dayton um18-22 is a similar kind of sub. Klippel is somewhere around 25mm and usable of 28mm or more. heavier mms, but slightly more powerful motor.

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The Dayton Ultimax series is pretty close.

Also consider the 15" version of the TC Sounds LMS-R which is very close to the old 2k motor but with LMT coil tech.
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