I've owned them and the Magnaplanar 1.6. I prefer the Magnepan. Do try to listen before you buy. They're good but not to everyone's taste.
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You ever considered a large single driver speaker? They sound similar to Maggies just with more punch and clarity..depending on the design. There's also no integration issues like you'll find with most hybrid designs. Also it opens up the door for a wider range of amplifier choices. Their not for everyone..but you sound like a good candidate.
There's quite a few out there. Some aren't true single driver speakers,but they do follow the basic concept.
These are just a few of the Single Driver or crossover less speaker sites. You have open baffles,Transmission lines, Horn loaded and Concentric Drivers... the list just goes on!
I would just get out and try to listen if you can. Some are so exotic,listening will be tough. If you want pant shaking bass ..you'll need a sub with most. If you want deep articulate bass with no boom. There are some SDs out there that can do it. Just don't expect to play them at 110 dB.
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www.audiocraftersguild.com/Xtreme/xtreme.htm by John Kalinowski or www.kcsloudspeakers.com
Here's a site that introduces you to single drivers Single Drivers Website