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Old 3rd September 2010, 01:23 PM   #1
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Default Krutke's best floorstanding speaker design? His fav?

Hi,

I'm planning on building a set of front speakers using one of John's designs but choosing one seems to be harder than I first expected. I think I've narrowed it down to the ZDT3.5 (with sub), the SB12.3 (no sub) or the ZA5.5s (with sub).
Has anyone seen a thread where John has mentioned his favorite?

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Old 3rd September 2010, 03:26 PM   #2
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Hi I'm having similar thoughts, the SB one it big for my room, so currently looking at ZDT3.5 and
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Old 3rd September 2010, 03:52 PM   #3
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Because it's his favourite, does not mean it will be your favourite.

The SB12.3 with a couple of capable subs is closest to my tastes.
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Old 3rd September 2010, 04:53 PM   #4
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Hi,

Has anyone seen a thread where John has mentioned his favorite?

Thanks,
Paul
Hi, he will not do that, judge each one on its merits, which he does describe, rgds, sreten.

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Old 3rd September 2010, 06:39 PM   #5
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Thanks for the links Sreten. Yes. I figured as much. I've looked at his site very closely. He definitely appears to be a perfectionist and that's mainly why I would like to try out one of his designs. I don't have enough listening experience to know how each type of driver might sound, i.e. aluminum, kevlar, etc. I probably could make a decision based on that alone. As Brett indicated, personal taste is a large part of the process.

Hope I'm not being too forward but if anyone has built a Zaph design out there from Southeastern Massachusetts, I would greatly appreciate a listen. In fact I would also love to listen to a Troels or a Tony Gee design.

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