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    Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    I am trying to remember this information but for the life of me my brain is going numb. I thought they got bought out by a US company like 2-4 years ago and are now being produced here? Or is that not the case.



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    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    last time i checked maxxonics was the owner no clue about where they are made though






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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    i need to google first lol. maxxsonics bought em' from RF late 05' but still are made in Germany with what maxx calls "a cross pollination" of MB's technology with Maxx's speaker design.



    2006 Bright Island Blue 6s: stock 6 disc in dash, Hertz Hi-Energy 6.5" comps, MB Quart Ref 12", eclipse 5-channel sub amp.

    Car mods: Lowered on Mazdaspeed springs with Koni Yellow shocks, Racing beat front/rear sway bars with AWR end links, LED turn signals, tail lights, front side markers, 18" ADR Cypher rims, 55w HID's in low beam and fogs, 5% tint all the way around. No go fast mods yet...tuning and Mazda6 don't go well together .

    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

    AOL: JmKeenen

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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    Quote Originally Posted by bumpin_blazer View Post
    ...still are made in Germany with what maxx calls "a cross pollination" of MB's technology with Maxx's speaker design.

    So Maxxsonics doesnt think MB Quart knows how to design good speakers?

    lol





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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    maxxsonics owns them, MBQ still makes and designs em

    anthough when i saw their new bandpass subs, i threw up in my mouth a litlle.




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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    Quote Originally Posted by jmanpc View Post
    although when i saw their new bandpass subs, i threw up in my mouth a litlle.
    These?



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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    yes




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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    Quote Originally Posted by jmanpc View Post

    anthough when i saw their new bandpass subs, i threw up in my mouth a litlle.
    So did I, but I swallowed it.




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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    me thinks MB has gone downhill since Maxxsonics took over. their HQ's are in good ol Illinois about 20 mins from my house. but they are probably made in China like everything else.




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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    psssh mbq




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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    i've owned 1 set of MB speakers and they were coaxial's made in like 97' that had the seperate crossover.



    2006 Bright Island Blue 6s: stock 6 disc in dash, Hertz Hi-Energy 6.5" comps, MB Quart Ref 12", eclipse 5-channel sub amp.

    Car mods: Lowered on Mazdaspeed springs with Koni Yellow shocks, Racing beat front/rear sway bars with AWR end links, LED turn signals, tail lights, front side markers, 18" ADR Cypher rims, 55w HID's in low beam and fogs, 5% tint all the way around. No go fast mods yet...tuning and Mazda6 don't go well together .

    Steve a.k.a. ss3079: So this one lady goes, "These ignorant people who drive around blasting there music, they cant hear emergency vehicles"
    So that set me off, and I said "Well then why do they let deaf people drive?"

    AOL: JmKeenen

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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    Quote Originally Posted by PatFitz9 View Post
    me thinks MB has gone downhill since Maxxsonics took over. their HQ's are in good ol Illinois about 20 mins from my house. but they are probably made in China like everything else.
    And you think this why? Of all the times I've ever dealt with maxxsonics, their customer support has been nothing short of amazing. They've sent me free flush-mount pieces a number of times as well as offering techincal assistance with no extraordinary hold time. Unless you've used equipment from pre-RF buyout, during their RF ownership period, and now during their Maxxsonics ownership, I dont think you have much room to judge. And just to add, my set of 6.5" components and 6x9's all came with german/english manuals and a little stamp taht said made in Germany...



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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    ive had good luck with maxxsonics. i had a pair of xovers blow and they sent me brand new ones no questions asked.




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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    Beleive me when I say not much is changed with the MBQ line from Maxx. The guys from Maxxx only bought out 52% of the share of MBquart (RF had 74% I believe), The original shareholders were contacted back by Maxx to bring back MBQ reputation from what RF tore apart. - This was said to me from our rep. He also said that the MBQ Sig line is untouched by any thoughts or finger of and Maxx rep, so in a way they are pure, i guess you can call it that, Authentic hand made MB Quart straight from Germany.

    .....This is all hearsay so do not hold me to it, but it does show in the products they make...




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    Re: Who owns MB Quart now? Where are they made?

    Quote Originally Posted by jmanpc View Post
    maxxsonics owns them, MBQ still makes and designs em

    anthough when i saw their new bandpass subs, i threw up in my mouth a litlle.



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