What Vintage Speakers Would You Buy If Money Were No Object?

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  1. theophile

    theophile Pheasant Plucker. Subscriber

    I'd love a pair of the Paradigm Persona 9Hs by the way. I meant no criticism of them at all. They would be amazing speakers.
     
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  2. theophile

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    They were good enough for Abbey Road. Or am I thinking of another model in the series?
     
  3. restorer-john

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    Yep, they had the Nautilus 801 and I think the 801D, but then went to the 800/D when they were discontinued- IIRC is around 2003/4 when they killed them.
     
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  4. theophile

    theophile Pheasant Plucker. Subscriber

    There are so many great speakers but many fewer great Source components. That is the weakest link in many systems.
     
  5. twiiii

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    The speaker I would chose first would be for its uniqueness and looks not its sound quality. JBL Paragon. The next choice would be for the sound quality. Mcintosh XR 290. For just over all size a JBL Hartsfield or EV Paragon. For something to catch you off guard Magnaplanars 6 or 8 paneled systems. Tympani ? They occupied an entire room.
     
  6. Drugolf

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    Well I have the Concert Grands MarZ! When you are ready to do the trade we can meet say....in Minneapolis?

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  7. slow_jazz

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    Always had the Yamaha NS-1000's on my bucket list.
     
  8. elcoholic

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    Now's your chance. A set of Tympanis is in Bartertown for easy money.
     
  9. portnoy

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    Did anyone mention Electro-Voice Patricians yet?

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  10. BOUXY

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    BOZAK CG's:)
     
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  11. StimpyWan

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    This one is good too.

     

     

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  12. StimpyWan

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    As far as vintage speakers, BG Radia is now defunct. Do these qualify?

    FS-880 - (Young Lady Optional)

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  13. Te-Te

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    IMG_1488.JPG Just Kidding!!!
     
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  14. MaxxVolume

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    I`d like THESE for my weekend house.... :)

     
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  15. GD70

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    None taken!
     
  16. GD70

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    Pretty incredible! I'd need a 2nd house, and WIFE to allow those in my listening space!
     

     

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  17. Te-Te

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    I'd Like a Weekend House!!!
     
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  18. jdcarlson

    jdcarlson Not Quite Good Enough for Jazz Subscriber

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  19. Drugolf

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    Those look like the confessional I spent every other tuesday in while attending Catholic school. I bet they sound great.
     
  20. djnagle

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    Here are my Patricians 700s.

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