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I'm looking to grab a pair of floorstanding speakers for my living room, thinking of this Klipsch set:

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1091101346068

..but I'm completely open to suggestions for other products. I'm looking to stay in the $600 range (nothing super nice yet).

Suggestions? Thoughts? Looking for good bang for the buck here.


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Floorstanding speaker??






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I've been researching this a little as well, and have heard good recommendations for these:

http://www.edesignaudio.com/product_...products_id=96


I have their slim-line sub in my car and I'm impressed with it.

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Floorstanding speaker??

You sir, are an asshat

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I've been researching this a little as well, and have heard good recommendations for these:

http://www.edesignaudio.com/product_...products_id=96


I have their slim-line sub in my car and I'm impressed with it.
I always felt that Klipsch were a bit overpriced...nice price on those speakers...

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bro I know this dude with a van. He'll sell you some dope ass speakers for cheap.
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bro I know this dude with a van. He'll sell you some dope ass speakers for cheap.
Were they scheduled for delivery and it got pushed back so they're not accounted for on any inventory so he can sell them for super cheap!?

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Were they scheduled for delivery and it got pushed back so they're not accounted for on any inventory so he can sell them for super cheap!?
yeah! you know them too!
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Hahahahahhha I was that guy for a day.




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bro I know this dude with a van. He'll sell you some dope ass speakers for cheap.

Holy crap! You know that guy too?

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shit apparently we all know the dude and Tony was him for a day. What a small world! hahaha
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I have no experience with Klipsch speakers.

But I'm selling pair of Monitor Audio Speakers.

I have them on craigs list now.
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Check out Boston Acoustics, their speakers have served me well.

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How is their price range?

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shit apparently we all know the dude and Tony was him for a day. What a small world! hahaha
There were a pair of those assholes in Lombard trying to sell in a gas station parking lot just a few months ago. Dickheads

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How is their price range?
Boston Acoustics floor-standing speaker price range is from $300 to $2500 each. Check 'em out!

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They are all over the place. I was 18 and looking for a job so I answered that add. ended up driving around in a van drinking all day trying to sell to people at stoplights. seriously lame.

their motto was "we don't sell good shit cheap, we sell cheap shit well!"




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nice, me too. Responded to an ad for a career in the music industry

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Hahahaha the add I responded too was for nightclub sound system installer.




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http://www.audioreview.com/cat/speak...3_1594crx.aspx

I was shopping for floor standing speakers last year and considered those as well, listened to them in the store and compared ...
ended up picking up set of used 10 year old Pinnacle Classic Gold Towers on Ebay that to this day (by my ear) outperform anything I heard for under $600 ...
my point was - if I am not getting anything that I will like in a long run, might as well save some money
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don't discount a good size book shelf speaker. for $600, you can get a pretty nice set of book shelfs and put them on stands.

bowers and wilkins b&w is a great speaker.
the 602's can probably be had for around $600 a pair.

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If you're looking to go cheap, I want to sell my HT speakers. I got infinity towers, bookshelves, and a Klipsch sub. PM me if you want to buy used.

Don't get eD speakers. Their owner is a real idiot, and i'm not a big fan of their products. You should check out Saturday Audio Exchange (www.saturdayaudio.com). They have limited hours, but the people there really know what they are talking about. They have a lot of high end product, but they aren't elitest types, and can easily work with your budget. Much better than best buy as well. I would suggest PSB over Klipsch, but it depends on the deals you can get.

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I've got there sub and it is so much nicer then the Klipsch

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Most importantly Tom, what type of music do you mostly listen to?
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Most importantly Tom, what type of music do you mostly listen to?
All over the place...ranges from Rage to Ray Charles. I dig on the classic rock the most so I'm not looking for big bottom end here, just crisp sharp top end augmented by a quality bottom.

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