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#158246 - 02/10/07 10:51 PM Audtition needed in Maine
Bayside Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 7
Had originally after listening to probably too many speakers decided on going with the following . Paradigm Studio 60's,CC-590 center, ADP-590 rears and a Seismic12 sub.Now that I have added a added a Cary Cinema 11 to process audio, a DVDO iScan VP30 to process video and a Rotel RMB-1075 amp I have gone over budget.

In reading through different forums going with a setup of Axiom M60's, a VP150, QS8's and a EP500 seems to give me a similiar sound at a price that will get me back in line. My next step is to find someone in Maine that has this setup that I can audition. Since I live in Central Maine I am willing to drive to New Hampshire or the Boston area.

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#158247 - 02/10/07 11:41 PM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: Bayside]
JohnK Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 10388
Bay, welcome. If you look at the list in the audition thread above, you'll see possibilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Usually the procedure is to make an attempt to contact them with a PM. You can also contact Amie or Andrea at Axiom for assistance.
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#158248 - 02/21/07 08:47 PM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: JohnK]
Bayside Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 7
Never was able to find anyone in Maine to audition the speakers. Did take a three hour trip today to New Hampshire to hear MarkSJohnson's setup. Special thanks for his hospitaility. Will be placing an order in the next few days and will post my thoughts of how the Axiom's compared to the other speakers I have listened to.

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#158249 - 02/21/07 10:21 PM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: Bayside]
richeydog Offline
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Registered: 05/24/04
Posts: 1201
Loc: Fresno, CA
Wow! Quite impressive to drive that far. Which Axioms are you ordering?

Two questions:

1. Does his room really suck?
2. Did you notice something peculiar on the sides of his head?
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#158250 - 02/21/07 10:21 PM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: Bayside]
SirQuack Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 13333
Loc: Iowa
Wooo Hooo, way to go MarkS. Glad you enjoyed the trip and welcome to Axiom...

ps: did he show you his bad ass snow blower.
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#158251 - 02/22/07 02:52 AM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: SirQuack]
spiffnme Offline
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Things in New England aren't "bad ass", they're "wicked".
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#158252 - 02/22/07 07:46 AM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: spiffnme]
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Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16273
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
And if a New Englander lives in Northern California for too long, things might become "hella wicked" -- or, for the religiously sensitive, "hecka wicked."
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#158253 - 02/22/07 08:23 AM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: pmbuko]
MarkSJohnson Offline
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Registered: 09/27/04
Posts: 10886
Loc: Central NH
Yes, I hosted my first ever audition. I was beginning to think, after two + years of being listed in the audition thread, that no on in New England had ever heard of Axiom!

Unfortunately, "Bay" did have a three hour ride back as well, and he came in the middle of the day, so a few beers probably wouldn't have been a good idea! Nice guy, though....it was a pleasure to have him.

Anyway, we had a wicked pissah of a time.

And, Bay... here are the photos as promised, sorry to all who have seen these recently:









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#158254 - 02/22/07 01:44 PM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: MarkSJohnson]
tomtuttle Offline
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Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8288
Loc: Tacoma
MSJ has mad skills.
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#158255 - 02/22/07 01:49 PM Re: Audtition needed in Maine [Re: tomtuttle]
spiffnme Offline
axiomite

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
yes he does.
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