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osiris999
09-25-2004, 11:58 PM
what sites sell their componets? im looking to spend 250-300. can anyone recomend a really good set for that price

supa_c
09-26-2004, 12:04 AM
ebay would have them
Do they have to be bostons ?
Because i can get you a deal on some CDT's

Norcalracer283
09-26-2004, 01:12 AM
Im DJdillonjm or whatever his sn is. Hes got great deals on CDT....the island sound guy

Norcalracer283
09-26-2004, 01:13 AM
djdilliodon thats his sn on AIM

squeak9798
09-26-2004, 01:09 PM
The guy asks about Boston Acoustics........how did it turn into a CDT thread?!?!?! Contrary to popular belief, not everyone wants CDT. If you want Boston's, then go with Boston's, they are excellent speakers and you will not be dissappointed with them.


www.woofersetc.com has them, but I've never used the website so I won't attest to it's service or dependability personally. Others have used it and been happy with them, however.

But, BA doesn't authorize online sales, so just realize that getting them off of the net will mean you have absolutely zero warranty.

JimJ
09-26-2004, 02:18 PM
Contrary to popular belief, not everyone wants CDT.

good point there...i run Boston coaxials, so I'm a black sheep around here :D

NINaudio
09-26-2004, 02:45 PM
I like my boston pro's. :)

supa_c
09-26-2004, 02:47 PM
The guy asks about Boston Acoustics........how did it turn into a CDT thread?!?!?!




ask Norcalracer283

osiris999
09-26-2004, 03:03 PM
thanks squeak

eFertLIS
09-26-2004, 03:16 PM
I have bought two sets of used Boston Acoustic Pro's on ebay over the years. The first set ended up coming from a pawn shop in Florida and were in mint condition. Paid $275 (that's when they were the newest model). I blew one due to a defective Rockford open box amp (I know it was the amp cause I THEN say a tag on it that said blown amp and blown speaker) 2 years later and I went back to ebay for another set. Cost about $250 shipped for another set. I plan on getting another used set through ebay when it's time for a new pair again. I just upgraded my amp from a 63 watt rockford to a 150 watt profile amp and they are able to play at deffening levels with incredible clarity now. I still have a spare woofer, tweeter and crossover in case of any other troubles too.

squeak9798
09-26-2004, 03:42 PM
I just upgraded my amp from a 63 watt rockford to a 150 watt profile amp and they are able to play at deffening levels with incredible clarity now.

I had a 400w RMS x 2 @4ohm amp (Eclipse 34230) on my Boston Pro6.5s :evil: You want to talk about deafening levels with great clarity, that **** got insanely loud!!

eFertLIS
09-26-2004, 08:02 PM
I had a 400w RMS x 2 @4ohm amp (Eclipse 34230) on my Boston Pro6.5s :evil: You want to talk about deafening levels with great clarity, that **** got insanely loud!!

I admit defeat and that's crazy! Talk about overkill.

What changes did they make from the 6.4's to the 6.5's. I know you got the bigger (looks that way anyways) sexier crossovers. Did they change the woofer or tweeter or crossover points??? Same mounting size?

How about the new Pro 60's???? They look ****!

squeak9798
09-26-2004, 09:21 PM
I honestly couldn't tell ya the differences between them, other than it looks like the new 60's got an entire makeover, top to bottom as well as in overall speaker design.

Slody4Futbol
09-26-2004, 10:25 PM
i have boston pro's as well... 5¼" but they sound great on my hifonics zx4400... i only paid $50 from a forum member about 8-10 months ago... and best $50 i've ever spent

eFertLIS
09-26-2004, 11:55 PM
i have boston pro's as well... 5¼" but they sound great on my hifonics zx4400... i only paid $50 from a forum member about 8-10 months ago... and best $50 i've ever spent

I hope that's $50 in gas when you went and TOOK them from a member! Great deal!

Slody4Futbol
09-26-2004, 11:57 PM
actually i think with shipping it was between $60-$65... he said he was just upgrading and wanted 2 get rid of them... GREAT deal for me lol

Redford
09-27-2004, 12:00 AM
I like my boston pro's. :)


Got the same as you, but running the 4" and tweeter off a channel each side and the 6" woofers off another channel each on my polk/momo c400.4 but its not enough power for them

osiris999
09-27-2004, 01:03 AM
what amp should i put on them? right now im looking at the Cadence 2 Ch. 200 Watt Amplifier.
im looking to spend under 150$. i think im gonna get the Pro 6.5 - Boston Acoustics Pro 6.5" Components

squeak9798
09-27-2004, 09:57 AM
http://ikesound.com/product-product_id/1018
http://www.cardomain.com/item/CLAAPA450 (bridged)
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4950&item=5722419802&rd=1&ssPageName=WDVW (bridged)

Something along those lines, cause you will definitely want ~200w x 2 for those babys...it'd be a crime to give them anything less.

maylar
09-27-2004, 02:19 PM
Tweeter stores sell Boston's. Retail prices (ouch), but their warrantee support is second to none. I've toasted 2 sets of my BA coaxials in the last 2 years, and they just handed me a new one each time. Love that retail support.

Last time I was at Tweeter I auditioned some JL's, MBQ Q's, B.A. Pro's and the B.A. Z series. Wish I hadn't done that... those Z's are expensive and now I want some.

osiris999
09-27-2004, 03:00 PM
thanks for all the help and 1 last question im gonna have a viper d1200 for my sub and the other amp for components so should i run both power cables from the battery or run a 0/1 wire from the battery and use a block to split it into a 2g for the viper and the other wire for the component amp?

squeak9798
09-27-2004, 03:31 PM
those Z's are expensive and now I want some.

I heard them at the local BA dealer.....they are niiiiice. If I didn't already have my horns (which I love), then the Z6's would have been going in.


To osiris999; you will want to run something like 0/1ga to a fused distro block, and then probably run the 0/1ga to the Viper and 4ga to the component amp.

Alpine CDA-9815
09-27-2004, 07:07 PM
Yep after having BA speakers for over a year I doubt I will use any other brand of speakers again, I love them. I'm thinking about switching my 6.5 Pros to the new Pro 60's, but I wonder if it's worth it. Plus are the new Pros even in stores yet? I can just give these ones back for store credit and pay the difference for the new ones.

Phiber Optik
09-28-2004, 12:56 AM
I have 3 sets of Boston speakers, I love them with a passion.
I have never heard anyone say a bad thing about Boston speakers.
I just love taking a 1000 watt A/B amp and using it to power your component speakers ;)

supa_c
09-28-2004, 01:45 AM
I have never heard anyone say a bad thing about Boston speakers.

since you cant hear me :
Bostons are crap, there is better.
Lucky #1

Phiber Optik
09-30-2004, 01:45 AM
since you cant hear me :
Bostons are crap, there is better.
Lucky #1

How many sets of Boston Speakers have you owned?
Did you have them professionally installed and imaged correctly?
What didn't you like about them?

Please elaborate, don't just say they are 'crap' without justifying.

supa_c
09-30-2004, 02:04 AM
It was a joke man.
Ive heard a good 6-8 pairs of Bostons.
There nice speaks, kinda $$

SinongTatayMo
07-19-2005, 02:20 PM
im thinking about getting the pros...i was wondering would 125x2 be that bad for them? i really dont feel like spending another couple hundred for an amp

Starky
07-19-2005, 09:10 PM
I had a 400w RMS x 2 @4ohm amp (Eclipse 34230) on my Boston Pro6.5s :evil: You want to talk about deafening levels with great clarity, that **** got insanely loud!!


Where can I get one of those Eclipse 34230's?

Thanks

SteelWheel
07-19-2005, 09:33 PM
Just in case he has not decided, I think he would be happier with the CDT's.

Bake
07-19-2005, 09:54 PM
[QUOTE=Alpine CDA-9815]Yep after having BA speakers for over a year I doubt I will use any other brand of speakers again, I love them.[/QUOTE



I have noticed over the years that owners of Bostons are , or so it seems, some of the most loyal consumers out there. They seem less likely to switch to the flavor of the week. I have been runnig Boston Pro since the days of the 6.2 and everyone that listens says the same thing. How do you get it so loud and clear?

jtgwinatl
07-19-2005, 10:51 PM
I purchased a pair of boston 5.5's on ebay. I got lucky and the ebay seller lived locally. I met him took a look at the speakers, and got them for a good price.
Try ebay, or if you live in the east coast go to hifibuys. THeir support, and warranty is worth the extra money.

SteelWheel
07-20-2005, 12:51 AM
I don't know if he has the time to go shopping on ebay. (Look at the date the thread started.)