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    Another Vs. thread

    CDT Audio EF-61FG vs. Boston Acoustic Pro 60's.


    They are in about the same price range.



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    I am leaning towards the Boston Acoustics, because I know they are some of the best out there.



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    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.




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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    Cant go wrong with bostons. Ive heard those in person and they were beautiful.



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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    I'd say that it really comes down to preference. The CDTs will likely be a bit more mellow. The Bostons more lively. Depends on how you take your music. Though, if memory serves me right, the Bostons should cost significantly more than those CDTs. I would think the CDT ES ($300 from woofersetc.) would be a fairer comparison for the Pros.




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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    Bostons will be purchased off of ebay and Woofers ect... has the CDT's for $199 w/ free shipping..


    And im sorry, I forgot to add what kind of music I listen to. Thats important.. I listen to alot of rock. Breaking Benjamin, Linkin Park, Disturbed, ect...

    85% Rock
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    Oh and I am on a budget.. Im getting a new sub box and 4 8's



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    anyone else want to chime in?



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    bostons looks good, but i've never had a chance to hear any

    minus the boston clock radio they have at best buy

    i think that's a 2" fullrange or something, tho




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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    I like my bostons!

    Hey I want to see pics of your truck lol

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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    Its a work in progress at the momment. I may be looking into getting some black rims.







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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    absolutley gorgeous....Don't destroy it w/ black rims though.

    I'm doin' a 6" lift to mine as well and also droppin' in a few other things.

    Can't wait.

    But yeah, most definetly stick w/ the Boston Pros

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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Trancer View Post
    Bostons will be purchased off of ebay and Woofers ect... has the CDT's for $199 w/ free shipping..


    And im sorry, I forgot to add what kind of music I listen to. Thats important.. I listen to alot of rock. Breaking Benjamin, Linkin Park, Disturbed, ect...

    85% Rock
    10% Rap
    5% Country

    Oh and I am on a budget.. Im getting a new sub box and 4 8's
    My buddy is using the EF61fg's and the sound quality is awesome. also keep in mind that Cdt will be purchased authorized from Woofersetc so you will have what ever warranty Cdt offers, the bostons from ebay most likely have no warranty just in case that matters to you.
    just my .02 cents




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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    hmmmm that may help in my descision... anyone know the differences between the fg's and the cf's? I know what it stands for, but whats the sq differences? The sale prices are listed as the same, but the MSRP's are different.



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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    Personally, I like the Bostons better than anything in the CDT line, regardless of cost.





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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    i have used boston pro60s for sale if you are interested pm me.




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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    PM sent



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekSquad View Post
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    Re: Another Vs. thread

    FG stand for Fiberglass and CF stand for carbon fiber. The Fiberglass i supposed to have a better midbass, more accurate, detailed mids and more durable material.




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