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    $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    alright guys, the time has come once again to do some shopping, I initially wanted to run the germaniums, and they are definetely still in the running. Does any other component set (6.5") compare to the rainbows? and stay in that price range, preferably cheaper. I had a set of lower end diamonds, the tweeter just sounded to HIGH, harsh I believe is the word they use for it on these forums. Do the higher dollar sets not scream at you so much? Any input would be appreciated greatly, and I did some searching, but would like more input before I dive into this project of mine. I have the amps, already, this set of components will be biamed to a px300.4 from JBL, which I do believe that is rated at 114 rms x 4 channels. Thanks everybody!

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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    I personally haven't heard any component set that sounds better then the Germaniums for ~500 bucks. If you wanted to go active you might get better sound with a DIY setup...might.




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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    +1 on the germaniums.






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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    I am now also a big fan of the Rainbow set.




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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    Spend half of it on the install and deadening and a set of DIY components.




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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    I bought 16 6.5" power series RF coaxials for 438.00 total.. that's what I did with pretty much 500.. the rest went to food/gas lol



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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

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    Spend half of it on the install and deadening and a set of DIY components.
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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    i have the Germaniums and would reccomend them over near any other in the price range



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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheLow View Post
    I bought 16 6.5" power series RF coaxials for 438.00 total.. that's what I did with pretty much 500.. the rest went to food/gas lol
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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    I think you should look into deadening the doors and making them nice and then worry about some nice speakers.

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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    Polk SR 6500's. They sound incredible!! There is a shop in town that has two sets that they never sold and they offered to dell them to me for $450 if I bought both sets. If you interested I could go snag them for you. $450 is cheaper than I have ever found online. Check out the review on them at CA&E.



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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    At that price and the fact that you plan to bi amp...Maybe you can find the sound you are after with a DIY set?

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    Re: $500 for components, what would YOU do?

    Quote Originally Posted by 1meanGTA View Post
    sound quality setup?
    if you call that and 16 12" type Rs and a clamshell sq :P.. sure lol.



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