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johnk

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Price vs performance
"I dare them to explain why they dont publish their distortion and response measurements which are independently verified." ...           because if they did you would all be buying fully horn loaded designs  
Can one ever be "done" in this hobby?
When it becomes no fun then Iam done. 
Speakers under $50k that rival $200k+ speakers?
Altec a5 with modern crossover and a good tweeter will be as good as $250,000 speaker systems plus they are far more fun.  
I feel bad for speaker manufacturers
Koost since its so easy you design a loudspeaker make something orignal marketable profitable make it have great aesthetics and make it  shippable and easy to house + drive and also lets have a world beating sound come on its so dam easy do it!! o... 
One sub-woofer on Avantgarde Duo has no sound
check the fuse  
I feel bad for speaker manufacturers
This threads near = to blind folks talking about colors.   
How much speakers sensitivity to choose for 50W tube amp on big listening room..
http://www.audiokinesis.com/prisma.html  
How much speakers sensitivity to choose for 50W tube amp on big listening room..
Ask Duke to set you up he is a excellent designer. 
How much do we at A'gon influence the industry?
The ?s about audiogon maybe the above poster didnt read that part 
How much do we at A'gon influence the industry?
near zero effect audiogon  
Open Baffles with Subwoofers
double baffle material go as large as possible than larger yet use at least a 8inch fullrange  
The most important factor in soundstage imaging
The most important factor in soundstage imaging - is having 2 ears. Still nothing wrong with mono, sound staging is all in your head anyway. Just get one massive speaker and you have a real massive soundstage. Or buy pairs of wee weak chinless dir... 
Home made treatment to reduce Bass bloom or resonance in a room?
Foam mattress toppers put in 2x2 wood frame covered with fiberfill and fabric to make look nice or just pin topper to wall. 
Best multi-purpose subwoofer
If you care to learn a bit  Dr Geddes PDF paper on multiple subwoofers  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxgUOGOB5HbfR0JTRF9XZjkyUms/view 
Best multi-purpose subwoofer
Swarm or maybe buy a few parts express subs and do sim to swarm. Or just build a proper sub bass horn and be done for life.