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dog_or_man
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DeVore Gibbon 8's or Salk Songtowers

I have enough money in the budget to try one more pair of speakers before calling the whole thing done for another twenty years. Emphasis is on quick, snappy, detail-oriented sound with excellent image, but still silky enough through the mid and treble so as not to overwhelm my slap-happy room. Power is McCormack DNA-HT5, pre is McCormack MAP-1, interconnects by Blue Jeans, power and speaker cables by Element.

If the two finalists are the DeVore Gibbon-8 and the Salk Songtowers (with the previously stated objectives in mind), which pair is the better choice? It's impractical for me to audition either pair before buying and trying.

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Re: DeVore Gibbon 8's or Salk Songtowers


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It's impractical for me to audition either pair before buying and trying.

If you have enough money to buy 2-4K speakers then you have enough money to do whatever to audition something you plan to live with the next ten years.

Speakers are something you DO NOT purchase based on reviews or forum comments.

RG

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Re: DeVore Gibbon 8's or Salk Songtowers

It's a point -- though it might also be pointed out that almost all of the $2-$4k comes back to you on the resale market, if necessary, and besides that you're not hearing them in your own room if you audition them, anyway.

Cheers.

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