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#180995 - 10/30/07 12:20 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: Mojo]
terzaghi Offline
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Registered: 04/04/07
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Loc: Tulsa, Oklahoma
blackstar, post some pics of your Factory Outlet speakers or at least let us know how they look.

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#180997 - 10/30/07 12:29 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: Mojo]
blackstar79 Offline
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Registered: 09/06/07
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Loc: Ottawa, Ontario
no bose...although if they were would i actually admit it? these are some kenwood speakers part of an HTIB i had way back when...they've sounded descent to me but then again so did the $20 earbuds i had before i got my Shures. and i will be posting pics. i put in new batteries in my camera specifically for that reason


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#180998 - 10/30/07 12:37 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: blackstar79]
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Registered: 01/21/07
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Uhmmm...I think Bose is to Kenwood HTIB as Mercedes is to a Skoda.

I don't want to pump up your expectations too much. You will hear somewhat of an improvement with the Axioms \:\) .

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#181000 - 10/30/07 12:42 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: blackstar79]
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Registered: 07/20/06
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I had some Polk bookshelves before the Axioms. My initial reaction was that they were not a revelation, but as I listened to more and more material, I realized that I really had been missing a good deal of the sound. I imagine a difference will be readily apparent if you're moving up from an HTIB, but if it doesn't blow you away right off, give it some time and throw a wide range of material at the Axioms.

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#181001 - 10/30/07 12:49 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: CV]
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You have the 80s, right? You really need to A/B the Polks with your Axioms. Then tell me if they are a revelation or not.

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#181017 - 10/30/07 08:59 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: Mojo]
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Registered: 10/05/06
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Loc: PEI, Canada
From a small Sony Satellite HTIB to my M60s, EP500 & QS8s was a revelation and I can even define it. Biggest thing for me was that I learned to appreciate a lot of music I normally would never have listened to. I call that a revelation of sorts.
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#181037 - 10/30/07 11:05 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: Murph]
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Loc: Ottawa, Ontario
man this is killing me purolator says it's on the truck for delivery since 830 this morning!
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#181040 - 10/30/07 11:17 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: blackstar79]
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I know what you mean. I'm waiting for the 400 which will hopefully be here today.

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#181041 - 10/30/07 11:34 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: Mojo]
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They're HERE!!!!!!!...heavy buggers...so for the delivery question. shipped by purolator yesterday at 1530 at my door at 1130 today...and now i'm exausted up 3 flights of stairs..will post pictures soon
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#181043 - 10/30/07 11:41 AM Re: axiom delivery [Re: blackstar79]
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Registered: 08/27/07
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Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
Excellent! I bought my system in 5 steps and all 5 were dealt within a day! Axiom+Puralor are a good combination!
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