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#373104 - 04/12/12 12:30 PM speaker finish choices
Strider53 Offline
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Registered: 04/11/12
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Loc: Hockeytowne, Detroit
Hi Everyone, have just joined the Forum but have been around for quite some time looking at all the great Axiom products.
I am just completing a dedicated Theatre room and ready for some components.
I have an Outlaw Model 7700 and am interested in the Epic 80-800 system. A stained black Oak finish is what I am looking for but Axiom does not offer this.
If someone who has the standard black oak vinyl on their speakers would give me their opinion of this option I would be most appreciative

thanks in advance, Jeff
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#373107 - 04/12/12 12:38 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Strider53]
Adrian Offline
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Welcome, Jeff. I would give Axiom a call directly and ask them about stained black oak, maybe they can do the type of finish you are asking for(via a sample) since they offer an almost endless finish line-up anyway(they probably can't post every possibility). Good luck!
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#373109 - 04/12/12 12:40 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Strider53]
SirQuack Offline
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Axiom will send you samples, but I think the standard black oak looks pretty realistic, like a stained oak. They also have custom finishes that might help.
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#373110 - 04/12/12 12:41 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Strider53]
tomtuttle Offline
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Loc: Tacoma
I think that the stock, black oak vinyl really looks pretty good.

But, like Adrian said, Axiom can probably do whatever you want finish-wise, albeit at a premium price.
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#373111 - 04/12/12 12:43 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Strider53]
Amie Offline
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Registered: 02/06/02
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Hi Jeff;

Welcome to Axiom! Great to have you with us. If there's one thing I can say with confidence, it's that we can absolutely make speakers in whatever finish you'd like! We did a prototype speaker for Bryston last month in oak with a black stain and it turned out very well.

We can also send you samples of the vinyl and the real-wood with stain for you to check out before you order. Just give Brent a call at 1-866-244-8796 and he'll get you set up.
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#373118 - 04/12/12 01:26 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Amie]
CatBrat Offline
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Originally Posted By: Amie
If there's one thing I can say with confidence, it's that we can absolutely make speakers in whatever finish you'd like!


Even a real mirror finish?

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#373119 - 04/12/12 01:34 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Strider53]
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I want plexiglass so I can see the inner guts.
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#373123 - 04/12/12 01:37 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: SirQuack]
cb919 Offline
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How would you see through the MDF that the plexiglass is sandwiched to? laugh
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#373125 - 04/12/12 01:40 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Strider53]
SirQuack Offline
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Make it all out of say 3/4 plexi. smile
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#373126 - 04/12/12 01:46 PM Re: speaker finish choices [Re: Strider53]
tomtuttle Offline
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Time and money, Randy. Time and money.
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