I frequent many forums & find that there is way too much meddling in other people's business wrt on what you should spend your money. Furthermore, the obsession with peer approval is rampant out there. Judging from the ubiquitous threads that start every day ref 'I'm stupid - choose speakers for me', it seems that few can make their own decisions anymore.
Well, you made your decision to not blindly follow 'the herd'. I suggest that you try it out during the trial period & make your mind up then as to whether or not it fills your needs.
I have a pair of of EP400s & EP800s that of course are more higher end & find them to be superbly powerful, accurate & musical that encompasses the design philosophy & characteristic of the entire Axiom sub line. Rather than being built overseas, they are largely hand built over here & the prices reflect that...