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    help in deciding subs

    hey guys thanks for taking time to read my thread.im currently tryin to put together a small system together, i have a jl 500.1 with a epicenter. im looking into three different subs first up is the pioneer tsw3002d2, second is power acoustics mofo, and last is kicker l3.i have a $300 budget. any help is greatly appreciated. thanks in advance







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    Re: help in deciding subs

    Quote Originally Posted by erod View Post
    hey guys thanks for taking time to read my thread.im currently tryin to put together a small system together, i have a jl 500.1 with a epicenter. im looking into three different subs first up is the pioneer tsw3002d2, second is power acoustics mofo, and last is kicker l3.i have a $300 budget. any help is greatly appreciated. thanks in advance
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    Re: help in deciding subs

    what are you goals how much space you wanna give up ?



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    Re: help in deciding subs

    none of them are really any good ,$300 can get you a decent sub from one of the vendors on the forum here.need to answer a few questions tho . how many subs and what size ? who much power are you trying to put to it or them ? how much area do you have for the sub or subs ? and what kind of music do you listen to ,rock ,rap ,country , what ?




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    Re: help in deciding subs

    First, I'd ditch the Epicenter if you could. Like immediately. Have heard horror stories of those things destroying both amps and subs. Second, I personally wouldn't go with any of your sub options at your 300-dollar price range since there's TONS of options available for that kinda money.

    Are you thinking of a single or dual sub setup? SQ or SPL (aka do you want everything to sound exactly as it was recorded, or do you want a block-rocker)? What kind of music will you mainly be listening to? These are the questions we need answered to better help you out.



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    Re: help in deciding subs

    I just installed some sundown sa8v2 subs and really like them.. I am not going to say buy sundown cause I have them, but I do like them so far. There are a bunch of companies I would go for ahead of the three you mentioned for $300



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    Re: help in deciding subs

    Dang, bud. Beat me to it.



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    Re: help in deciding subs

    thanks guys for the replys ok epicenter coming out.i have a 95 tercel i dnt care for space ill use all of it if i have to. i like spl to b honest and i only listen to rap music. i would like two twelves i been hearing good things about sundown but more of there expensive stuff do they have something in my price range?




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    Re: help in deciding subs

    Two American Bass VFLs should do you great, but back me up Jim if he needs more power. With 500W and SPL as a goal, you might need to upgrade that amp or stick with a single sub solution



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    Re: help in deciding subs

    300 wont get 2 12's sorry to tell you ,380 will tho ,2 american bass xfl 12 ,spl oriented subs too ,prolly will be your best option unless you buy used




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    Re: help in deciding subs

    Quote Originally Posted by neo_styles View Post
    Two American Bass xFLs should do you great, but back me up Jim if he needs more power. With 500W and SPL as a goal, you might need to upgrade that amp or stick with a single sub solution
    and yes you will need alot more power ,with 500 watts maybe the xo 12's or the xd 12's but you'll still need more power ,but they will do the trick in the right box. what amp ?




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    Re: help in deciding subs

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    and yes you will need alot more power ,with 500 watts maybe the xo 12's or the xd 12's but you'll still need more power ,but they will do the trick in the right box. what amp ?
    hes got a jl 500/1



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    Re: help in deciding subs

    He said 500/1 in op



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