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Old 07-22-2019, 05:46 PM
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Not too surprising. Just too small of a sampling in too small of a pool.

And then there is this: - We are living in the Golden Age of audio and there are so many incredibly good speakers to choose from.
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Old 07-22-2019, 06:02 PM
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Not too surprising. Just too small of a sampling in too small of a pool.

And then there is this: - We are living in the Golden Age of audio and there are so many incredibly good speakers to choose from.
True dat!
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Old 07-22-2019, 06:07 PM
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New here. I inherited my dad's JBL 300s and his Mc system. Forgive my ignorance and lack of listening experience but are JBLs really not considered good speakers? All I inherited are 70's vintage.


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Jack... I’m a JBL fan from way back too. I currently own a minty pair of L300’s. As much as I really love them, they can’t compete with some of today’s high end offerings.

Trust me, they are simply out gunned.
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Okey-dokey, just for giggles, here's my list, NOT listed in any order
  1. Pretty much any Dynaudio from Focus 140 and higher and/or later....
  2. Harbeth 30.1/30.2s
  3. TAD CR-1
  4. Magico M2
  5. DeVore 093
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Old 07-22-2019, 06:32 PM
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Okey-dokey, just for giggles, here's my list, NOT listed in any order
  1. Pretty much any Dynaudio from Focus 140 and higher and/or later....
  2. Harbeth 30.1/30.2s
  3. TAD CR-1
  4. Magico M2
  5. DeVore 093
There's a beautiful pair of Dynaudio Sapphires on the 'gon right now. I always wanted to hear a pair of those limited editions.....for the used price those would be one hell of a value and the look spectacular too!

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There's a beautiful pair of Dynaudio Sapphires on the 'gon right now. I always wanted to hear a pair of those limited editions.....for the used price those would be one hell of a value and the look spectacular too!

- Buck
Yes, they would. And the Sapphires were particularly beautifully finished.
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