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    Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    Buying a pair of Subs tonight!!! I have narrowed it down to either 2 fully loaded Fi BL12 or 2-American Bass HD12's

    Will be powered one T1500bdcp on each sub.


    Which would you buy???



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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    Honestly I would get 2 Xfl 12's



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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    never ran fi but i know the American Bass 12''s i had sounded excellent and took some major abuse



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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    XFL's over the HD's Why? HD's take more power and have alot more x-max



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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    My buddy is a huge ab fan and every time he has tried o test these 2 subs head to head the xfl's were louder and had a much better sound to them a local guy is selling his 4 hd 15's to get xfl's.



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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    Anyone had any experience with the Fi BL's?



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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    the fi subs will be a 3 week build time if you want them




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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    Mylows10 do you deal Fi also?



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    Re: Buying subs tonight!! AB HD12 or Fi BL12 Which would you buy?

    i can hav then hd or xfl to you in a week ,and i have both on sale til midnight




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    ab vfl 350.4 ,7 pc 2150 and a 150 ah power ware agm ,275 amp singer alt , 2nd one coming soon
    cdt 6.5 es 6 im mids,cdt es 010 tweets,es 02 mids ,mx1000 3 way x overs , sky high and stinger hpm o gauge wires ,also 2 tantric hdd 15's in a 9.5. ^3 ported no wall box 11.5 octo port.
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