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    L7's getting bashed

    why have kicker L7s been getting bashed on the forum as of late? The pair I own are **** good subs and I've heard many sub setups..




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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    typical haters.......its ok to accept other sub companies offering great products but bashing Kicker is ridiculous- they are still among the top of the SPL food chain, put out solid subs, and people still compete and win with them...-



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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    Great people work there (Polecat ) and they put out solid, high performing products. I've personally never cared for the way the L7 sounds, and I've let that be known multiple times on this forum, but that doesn't mean I'm "bashing" the product. It just doesn't fit into my personal taste, and when someone asks for an opinion on the product, I'll give them my opinion. The L7's do get loud though, I'll give them that aswell.




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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    Kickers get bashed because they are mainstream and many people have them. Just like JL gets bashed for being expensive and mainstream.

    It will not be long before start bashing the Fosgate Power stage 2 since Fosgate is popular and this line of subs is expensive.




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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    granted you see alot of cvrs and comp subs, but how many L5s and L7s do you really see in most peoples cars? L5/7s are for the serious SPL taste, so I dont really consider them mainstream subs just like a W7 isnt mainstream, they arent sold at Best Buy or CC. I think those two companies(JL and Kicker) get a bad rap just because they arent RE or another internet company.




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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    I agree but the W7 and the L5/L7 are sold retail in all cities which on this forum makes them mainstream. I know that you can now get the L7/5 at a store called Fry's electronics plus you can order JL and Kicker on most online sites.
    I am getting a little fed up with RE and Adire etc. even though I own the RE SE.

    I think that we should just save some time and let's all get the XXX and Hifonics 1500.




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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    Quote Originally Posted by HAVINGFUN
    plus you can order JL and Kicker on most online sites.
    Not authorized, which means you shouldn't be able to order them online.




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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    Its b/c most punks go and buy a pair of 12L7's and think they are Loyd him self. They are all of sudden the loudest and the coolest kids on the block. They then come here and repeatedly tell us how awesome and cool they are b/c they are running a L7 in a box they bought off ebay. Most bashing that is related with Kickers is because the person who is running the subs, not the sub it self. Just my thoughts....


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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    its all personal opinoin...

    what kickerlivinloud is said is absoluty correct. my friend has a pair of them, knows nothing about them really but sense he is loud he thinks he is the ****. the dam kid didnt even research anything just dropped his car off at a shop and let them pick and install everything. i also bash because they sound like *** maybe there is some improvement on the 04 but i dont know and really dont care



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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    i bought a pair of L7s, i feel i know a little more than most people about car audio, maybe not most of the people here, but i researched my price range and thought the L7 was the loudest and I had heard a few setups at competitions that I liked, so I bought them. The SQ is better than 80% of the subs I've heard and I've heard tons of them. They are loud and they arent an internet brand so they get bashed.




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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    i just don't like the way they sound not enough SQ for me. you want loud and listen to rap hip hop and stuff by all means hit up them up they will do it well and be hella loud at it. you want jazz rock clasical look elsewere IMO



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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    thanks squeak9798, I really appreciate it.

    People can give anything a good or bad name...a problem, or great thing with internet nowdays. Could it be called a drawback? No, I think you will see and read some truth, and many falsehoods. Problem is, most 'read and percieve' them all as truth, and the last gospel word. And it makes them feel better spreading what they just read somewhere else....
    but people that have actually tried them, or any woofer or GNP item, I will hold more water with that arguement.
    If they don't fit a need, then they don't. We, nor any other manufacture can't deny it.
    But to hate something because it's only classified as mainstream is odd as well.

    Nike, Chevrolet, Abercrombie,Fossil,Honda,20" wheels...all are mainstream....do we hate those, no...so IMHO, don't hate because it's mainstream unless you ride a home built bike and wear grass sandles.

    But they can do both, SQ and SPL, but they may be harder than most woofers for all out SQ. But just we think most will use them as most do now, high powered and ported enclosures...that's where the benefits are. But the again, if someone does one, and puts 1000 watts to it, then 2000 watts will be twice as loud, right? No....it's damages stuff, then it's the manufactures ****....


    So in closing, simple rules, guildelines, I know they can do well....but like anything else, abuse it, and loose it...........



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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    I love my Kickers, they sound good to my ears, and by far the most solid subs I've ever owned, they can take one hell of a beating and get loud while doing it.

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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    If you like them, good for you. If someone says they don't like them, good for them. Should it matter what someone thinks of something you have? No, it shouldn't.

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    Re: L7's getting bashed

    I dont understand why people would bash Kicker. I mean cmon, everyone has them and I havent heard anyone say they didnt like them. Im getting ready for 4 L7 12s here soon
    I seriously doubt I will have a problem. People that bash Kicker need to think twiice



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