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    RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    I was about to buy an RE SE12 over the JLW6. I was advised by a former dealer that RE is now garbage. RE outsourced to Asia. The the build and sound quality have taken a dive. I looked online at US Amps. The woofers have changed significantly in appearance. Is this true? Has RE lost it? Is the dealer just steering me away because they dont sell them anymore?







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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    The older SE's are still good subs, but yes, new RE is trash... :/
    Especially the S E X series...



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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    i wouldn't say trash, but nothing like the old re woofers. they are on the same scale now has higher end mainstream woofers. better than kicker and fosgate, but nowhere close to fi, aa, tc, dc, sundown or ia



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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    Id go traah...the re sx's im selling are better then any of the new ones.....stay away from new re and do like ryan shaw says




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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    welcome to 5 years ago cupcake.




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    ^ hey same name i call my ol ladys dad,lmfao...




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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    I bet anyone who trashes the new RE lineup has neither owned, or even heard it for themselves. Same T/S parameters even. Same cones with different shaped logos. The only difference is a new magnet cover and new basket.

    I've owned the SE/x 15 D4, and it's the nicest 15 I've ever worked with, sealed or ported. I beat the crap out of it for over a year, and now my nephew is beating the crap out of it. It doesn't skip a beat, and it destroys the lows.



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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan shaw View Post
    i wouldn't say trash, but nothing like the old re woofers. they are on the same scale now has higher end mainstream woofers. better than kicker and fosgate, but nowhere close to fi, aa, tc, dc, sundown or ia
    *cough cough* Asia



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    The MT and XXX are still built here.. The MT is a bad woofer,, But US amps is a definet no go



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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    I loved my old SX, and still own an old re8.
    The newer ones dont feel as rugged. The older se was nice too.
    The mt is very nicee. New.xxx is decent but id prefer OS.

    The parameters cant be the same...
    Sometimes the manufacturer fibs a bit.. Like the new xxx wuth 54 mmm of xmax i.believed they stated?
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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    I have an 10" RE SE, 10" RE SX, and 10" RE SXX all powered on a Cadence A7HC in vented boxes. the RE SXX is by far the better of the subwoofer, so im not sure what you all are talking about. The tensils seems better, the dust cover on the magnet is nicer, and it seems louder. Ill buy an SXX again




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    Re: RE Audio outsourced . No longer a quality product?

    Quote Originally Posted by agarabaghi View Post
    I have an 10" RE SE, 10" RE SX, and 10" RE SXX all powered on a Cadence A7HC in vented boxes. the RE SXX is by far the better of the subwoofer, so im not sure what you all are talking about. The tensils seems better, the dust cover on the magnet is nicer, and it seems louder. Ill buy an SXX again
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    Quote Originally Posted by HazeGrey75 View Post
    Have you ever heard a DC level 4?
    nothing against you sir, but how would this compare to an RE discussion? the sxx though...ehhhno..



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