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Post 1 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 08:49
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My buddy is looking for a pair of speakers that look cool, sound good ( do not have to be great) and are budget friendly.
He stated that he wanted them to be like furniture. I initally thought of Vienna, but they are most likley over his limited budget.

thanks
Post 2 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 09:35
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On February 15, 2012 at 08:49, ichbinbose said...
My buddy is looking for a pair of speakers that look cool, sound good ( do not have to be great) and are budget friendly.
He stated that he wanted them to be like furniture. I initally thought of Vienna, but they are most likley over his limited budget.

thanks

I personally think Anthony Gallo makes some of the coolest looking speakers out there, and depending on what he's using the speakers for, they have some "budget concsious" models.
That would be a better solution. But the client's two sons disagree. And they know more than me because they work in finance. -Fins 2013.
OP | Post 3 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 09:40
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those do look pretty cool, can you PM me some price info, MSRP would be fine.
Post 4 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 09:45
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On February 15, 2012 at 09:40, ichbinbose said...
those do look pretty cool, can you PM me some price info, MSRP would be fine.

I didn't say I was a dealer.  I just said they look cool.  For retail pricing, click the Buy Now button on the site.
That would be a better solution. But the client's two sons disagree. And they know more than me because they work in finance. -Fins 2013.
Post 5 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 10:25
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On February 15, 2012 at 08:49, ichbinbose said...
My buddy is looking for a pair of speakers that look cool, sound good ( do not have to be great) and are budget friendly.
He stated that he wanted them to be like furniture. I initally thought of Vienna, but they are most likley over his limited budget.

thanks

I have a pair of Tannoy TD-8 that could fit the bill if you like the look. They are demos so i could get you a pretty amazing price.

I also have one last 5.1 kit of Tannoy Arena, black, with one pair of floor stands and the TS300 suwoofer. On this one you would not believe how aggressive i can be...
OP | Post 6 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 11:18
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On February 15, 2012 at 09:45, Hasbeen said...
I didn't say I was a dealer.  I just said they look cool.  For retail pricing, click the Buy Now button on the site.

lol, sorry about that
Post 7 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 14:07
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On February 15, 2012 at 09:35, Hasbeen said...
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I personally think Anthony Gallo makes some of the coolest looking speakers out there, and depending on what he's using the speakers for, they have some "budget concsious" models.

+1 they are cool looking.

Also several MartinLogan speakers have a unique look, depending on budget.

Both the ML and Gallo also sound exceptional
OP | Post 8 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 19:55
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On February 15, 2012 at 14:07, FP Crazy said...
+1 they are cool looking.

Also several MartinLogan speakers have a unique look, depending on budget.

Both the ML and Gallo also sound exceptional

Yeah, I know about the ML's as I have had a pair of Ascent's for about 8 yrs. This is actually one of the reasons that my buddy wants some better quality spkrs, that also look cool.
Post 9 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 20:23
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On February 15, 2012 at 14:07, FP Crazy said...
Both the ML and Gallo also sound exceptional

I'm afraid i have to disagree. Sure the Martin Logan sound good but the Gallo are frankly quite ordinary and not much better than Bose. I spent several weeks dealing with client supplied Gallo speakers on an install and frankly they're not that great sounding. Pretty funky looking though and would probably fit the OP's requirements.
Post 10 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 20:41
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Why buy them if they don't sound as good as possible? Just looking good means part of the budget is being wasted on cosmetics- kind of like putting lipstick on a pig.
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Post 11 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 21:16
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On February 15, 2012 at 20:41, highfigh said...
Why buy them if they don't sound as good as possible? Just looking good means part of the budget is being wasted on cosmetics- kind of like putting lipstick on a pig.

More like buying a pig, only to apply lipstick.
Post 12 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 21:37
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How about a general area that his budget sits. Too much to assume here.
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Post 13 made on Wednesday February 15, 2012 at 22:42
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I think has been was talking about the Gallon floor standing speakers. Those look cool and sound cool.
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OP | Post 14 made on Thursday February 16, 2012 at 09:00
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On February 15, 2012 at 21:37, WhiteVan Lifestyle said...
How about a general area that his budget sits. Too much to assume here.

that is still TBD, but I figure under a grand for a pair of quailty spkrs (dealer cost, if possible)


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