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Old 4th April 2003, 05:07 AM   #1
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Default what towers would you get for $1000?

In my situation ofcourse. I am getting a temptest sub (vented) and a 300 watt plate amp to go with it. I also have to rear channels that will be bookshelf speakers. I am looking for 2 towers that handle highs and mids, but not really the lows because the tempest should be sufficient. I dont want the highs to be screaming, but i want a more smooth sound. Also, where would i get whatever you suggest. This is a broad question, but i know very little about home audio. I am a car audio guy. Also, the stereo will be primarily for stereo and for watching dvds.

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Klipsch LaScalas. You can find them on Ebay for around 1000.
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Haven't heard much else but I'd go for the 601s if money in Canadian...701s if US price. Why? Because they do look cool and they sound cool. I've heard Polk...Cerwin and a few others and not too much touches these.

I can't wait to hear some Klipsch, energy, Mission, etc. in the spring...my demo date is coming soon!
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my short list
vandersteen 1C
Maggie Mmg (under $600)
monitor audio S6/S8
Kef Q (uni Q driver)

however i find in this price range bookshelf speakers like the dynaudio audience 52 really shine.
...still looking for the holy grail.
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