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    Default Help me pick.

    Which is the better speakerAcoustic Research AR 226 PS $130, Polk rt800 $100 , or Polk rt7 $100 ?

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    I'd go with Polk RT800. That AR speaker look nice but I'd rather have a dome tweeter instead of a horn loaded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pitdogg2 View Post
    I'd go with Polk RT800. That AR speaker look nice but I'd rather have a dome tweeter instead of a horn loaded.
    Thanks keep it coming.

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    A horn loaded AR speaker? They don't have a great deal of experience with those.

    Polk.

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    Polk Rt800 was my first speaker, and the reason I found this forum in the first place. Good all around speaker, especially for the price. I don't think you'll be disappointed and can always get your money back out of those.
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    Quote Originally Posted by B Run View Post
    Polk Rt800 was my first speaker, and the reason I found this forum in the first place. Good all around speaker, especially for the price. I don't think you'll be disappointed and can always get your money back out of those.
    Thanks for the info anyone else?

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    There is no "best" - it's a silly misguided question. You need to listen to each speaker and determine whether one sounds better to you. We can't tell you what sounds best, you need to go out and do the listening yourself and then make a decision.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yahzi View Post
    There is no "best" - it's a silly misguided question. You need to listen to each speaker and determine whether one sounds better to you. We can't tell you what sounds best, you need to go out and do the listening yourself and then make a decision.
    Thanks! Any more opinions for the silly and misguided ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by c_nitty
    Thanks! Any more opinions for the silly and misguided ?
    Unfortunately for you, you received one too many.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yahzi View Post
    Unfortunately for you, you received one too many.
    And now I have one more GOD Bless you for your vast knowledge.

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    Yahzi is right about needing to get your ears on them but be didn't have to be a dick about it.
    If you can't hear a difference, don't waste your money.

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    I agree that you need to hear them for yourself but there's a ton of members here with experience that can give you their opinion as well, it definitely doesn't hurt anything.
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    Don't listen to Yahzi...this is the same guy who claims that there is no such things as "tube sound" or "solid state sound". We just happen to be the fortunate group that he has meandered to after being blasted off the last forum he visited.
    "Unwad those panties and have a good time man. We're all here to help each other, no matter how it might appear." DSkip
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    Are you stalking me? What forum was I apparently "blasted off" from? Got a link? Proof? Pathetic.

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    If you're not the same yahzi that has been banned from CarForums, Tripme and a few other places, then your posting styles are amazingly coincidental. But I am done wasting my time with you. You clearly haven't got more than a third of a clue and your own words do a much better job of indicting your ignorance than I ever could.
    Welcome to the Bozo list, Bozo.
    "Unwad those panties and have a good time man. We're all here to help each other, no matter how it might appear." DSkip
    I may have an addiction... RTA-15TL, SDA 2, LSi25, LSi15, LSi9, LSi7, LSiCx2, LSiFX, LS/FX, RT/FX, DSW MP2000...and that's just the Polks...

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    My list just grew by one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by George Grand View Post
    My list just grew by one.
    Judging by his other posts....I have to agree.

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    Must be a slow day over on AVS.

    H9: If you don't trust what you are hearing, then maybe you need to be less invested in a hobby which all the pleasure comes from listening to music.

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    Quote Originally Posted by decal View Post
    Yahzi is right about needing to get your ears on them but be didn't have to be a dick about it.
    Actually he does, yahzi translates to "Dick", "Unsightly and prick-ly", "Unable to present itself pleasantly", "Disgusting", "Dick"
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    Polk Rt800 =]

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    RTiA9 ;).

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