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    Default Todays Thrift store score Sony ss s-1000

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    Huge 18" sony speakers, cant find anything about these.. anyone seen them before.. Loud as Hell, kinda sound like hell too...LOL
    Hello Kitty am/fm CD player

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    I see you've been to "Kabukistan"! Where are the rest of your drivers?

    When these were made, just about all Japanese consumer audio corps (Pioneer, Kenwood, Sansui, etc) made some speakers that looked just like them. They were BIG, didn't weigh enough for their size, had diminutive magnetic assemblies for giant speakers, and could not handle too much power! Mostly sounding like a cheap sloppy bookshelf that could, if pressed, move a lot of air but not produce a lot of low frequency punch!

    Don't know that model..but it's generic. Replace the missing drivers and get them in your garage!

    Onkyo TX-SR 805 System #1 HT AVR
    Office Two Channel: LSi-7s (Nakamichi CA-5, NAD 214, Pioneer BDP51fd)
    Vintage Polks: Polk Monitor 5As, Monitor 7Bs [HK 730], Monitor 10As [Marantz 2265], SDA-2Bs [Jolida JD-303, Jolida MV-MK4]
    Headphones: HD600, Q701, ATH-M50s etc. Bravo Audio Ocean amp., Onkyo P-304, Adcom GFA-555, Technics Direct Drive TT

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    There all there, just a terrible pic.. and your right they are bassy but not like you would expect from an 18" and they sound like crap. after two minutes my ears where ready to bleed and out to the garage they went
    Hello Kitty am/fm CD player

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    We Love things KABUKI !

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    2-Channel Audio
    Onkyo ... TX-8050 - .Network Stereo Reciever
    Onkyo ... M-282 . ._. Power Amps .(Pair)
    Onkyo ... C-7030 . _.CD Player
    Polk . . *. RTi A7 - ....Fronts
    Polk . . *. RTi A3 - ....Rears

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    i almost made a 70-80 mile trip myself to portland maine to get some big 3-4ft tall sony's. they were 2 units to each speaker. thought they looked vintage. thought they looked kick ass. i see there still for sale 3 weeks all depends what you want. if you like them. your all good. its all about your what like....i got on CP and asked before i drove and bought them. i ended up sleeping in and enjoying a relaxing day
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    HT-SDA1c Yamaha-RXV1-Denon-POA2200-HK DVD25-Cs400i-Monitor4's-Premier Acoustic150
    2ch-SDA2b-ADCOM GFA-555-565-600-555-YaQinCd2-Pioneer PL-630-AKAI GX210d

    Yamaha-CA810-CT810----- No Speakers Yet
    Marantz SR1000-Pioneer PM120 workbench set up

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    Ive had ssf5000 and 6000?? Or close to that model number but nvr 1000 lol. For the money my sonys were very nice. Bit boomy but perfect gaming or party speakers. Those above remind me of the oldschool kenwoods (huge) but weighed about 10 pounds lol
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    96 inch optoma hd20
    onkyo bd808 blue ray
    rtia9 fronts
    rtia3 highs
    csia6(2) center
    fxia6 sur
    21 active cerwin vega
    onyko txnr3007
    sun sig 425x5
    apc conditioner

    lg 50 ich led
    onkyo txnr808
    lsi15 sub mod and xover by vr3
    sub pl200

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    I have SSU-4000 and these are huge.
    Treble are very strong on loud volume but decent sound.
    good for party...

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    Boston A400,VR950, DefTech BP10,, Klipsch Forte,KSP-400,KSF-C5,RF3,RC3.
    JBL L20t,L80t3, EPI 20+,T/E 280, Polk 4,4.5,5A,7C, KEF Coda III, Yamaha NS-690, Genesis 3+.
    SUB:Deftech PF15TL+, DCM TB1010, Velodyne VA08BVX10. Pre: HK AP2500. Amps: BB175, Adcom GFA-535,555II, Rotel RB-990BX.

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