I had a pair about 25 years ago, though I don't recall the model number. I think they were the first generation of his speakers. When I first heard them (at Mr. Goetz's house) I thought they were quite good (I was young and an audio neophyte) so I bought the demo pair (for $1200, regularly $1500 or so) and enjoyed them. Then I got the bug for something new and ended up getting Vandersteen 2Ci, well there was no comparison, the Vandersteen were MUCH better. To think, the Vandersteen's list price was the same (maybe even $100 cheaper) as the Goetz "Demo" price. The worst part is I had opened up the Goetz speakers for some reason (probably curiosity to see if they could be improved) and was not impressed with their build quality. Plain, unbraced boxes with some fiberglass, off the shelf drivers and a minimalist crossover (one inductor and one capacitor, and not very high quality ones at that). I found a buyer and never looked back. Perhaps the newer models (I think he continued to sell speakers through word of mouth or very small ads in Audio for 10 to 15 years after that) were more thought out but if the ones you're looking at are a basic rectangular box, about three feet tall, with three drivers that aren't flush mounted I would avoid them. A good used pair of Vandersteen's (or a host of other speakers) would be a better bet, but let your ears decide!
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