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#145098 - 08/09/06 05:50 PM POLL: Help me choose speaker finish [Re: Ajax]
dllewel Offline
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Registered: 06/20/05
Posts: 1189
Loc: Utah, USA
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I can tell you that at this time, it's an 8 to 8 split vote




Ah, so it's settled then- thanks for the help!
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#145099 - 08/09/06 07:44 PM Re: POLL: Help me choose speaker finish [Re: dllewel]
HomeDad Offline
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Registered: 12/29/05
Posts: 3301
Loc: Central,California
Latest results Cherry Natural Finish
13 57%

Rosewood Finish
10 43%
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#145100 - 08/09/06 07:52 PM Re: POLL: Help me choose speaker finish [Re: HomeDad]
SirClyde Offline
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Registered: 10/04/05
Posts: 212
Loc: Cedar Park, Tx
Both would look great in that room. The speakers you have now look great. The Cherry seems to match pretty close to the wood in there now.
Good luck

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#145101 - 08/09/06 07:59 PM Re: Help choose speaker finish for Raven Manor Cinema! [Re: dllewel]
Wid Offline
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Registered: 06/22/03
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Loc: The Peoples Republic of Il.

I chose the Rosewood finish, I like the way the grain comes through on those. Have you considered the HG Black ? I bet they would look steller in your room, talking about a nice contrast.
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#145102 - 08/09/06 08:26 PM Re: Help choose speaker finish for Raven Manor Cin [Re: richeydog]
Ajax Offline
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Registered: 12/30/03
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
14 to 13, cherry finish ahead by 1.
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#145103 - 08/09/06 08:58 PM Re: Help choose speaker finish for Raven Manor Cin [Re: Ajax]
Haoleb Offline
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Registered: 09/25/02
Posts: 1488
Loc: Maine
Regardless of how the finish matches with the room, the rosewood is Much more intersting to look at, than the cherry. IMO!

Whatever you choose, we want to see pics when you get em!
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#145104 - 08/09/06 09:03 PM Re: Help choose speaker finish for Raven Manor Cin [Re: Haoleb]
bridgman Offline
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Registered: 08/25/04
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Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Now 15 to 14 for Cherry. I voted for cherry -- you have a very elegant room there and I think the rosewood would be a bit too "loud" even though it is a beautiful finish.

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#145105 - 08/09/06 10:24 PM Re: Help choose speaker finish for Raven Manor Cin [Re: bridgman]
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Registered: 09/27/04
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Loc: Central NH
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I think the rosewood would be a bit too "loud"




I LIKE my Axioms loud, FWIW!
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#145106 - 08/09/06 10:47 PM Re: Help choose speaker finish for Raven Manor Cin [Re: MarkSJohnson]
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Registered: 01/29/04
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Loc: Iowa
I pick rosewood, just wish I could upgrade to a different finish, there are a lot more options available now compared to when I bought my Axioms. Then I could get some 80's or another EP500 arrrrrrrrrr arrrrrrrr
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#145107 - 08/09/06 10:49 PM Re: Help choose speaker finish for Raven Manor Cin [Re: dllewel]
richeydog Offline
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Registered: 05/24/04
Posts: 1201
Loc: Fresno, CA
I went back to the first page of this thread again to look at the poll results and it's giving me the "You must vote before you can view the results of this poll" kind of deal. Funny thing, I've ALREADY voted once earlier today.


David, I think you might get two votes from me for rosewood...
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