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Old    Jason (makai_surfer)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-14-2007, 12:37 AM Reply   
I am in the market for new tower speakers. If I had to decide today I am going with WetSounds. Can anyone recommend any others that are high quality and sound great?
Old    Mike G (mike_gilbert)      Join Date: Sep 2004       09-14-2007, 1:14 AM Reply   
NVS
Old    Tickle (showtime)      Join Date: Nov 2005       09-14-2007, 5:59 AM Reply   
WETSOUNDS all the way....hands down..
Old    David (detonate69)      Join Date: Apr 2001       09-14-2007, 8:10 AM Reply   
Wetsounds, NVS, or HSE. Any of those will be top of the line. All are pro audio and will get very loud and sound great.

www.wetsounds.com
www.nvs1.net
www.hsetrident.com
Old    Bill Spinuzzi (billspin)      Join Date: Aug 2004       09-14-2007, 9:03 AM Reply   
Listen to them all if you can then decide which you like.
Old    Tom Howard (prostartjh)      Join Date: Nov 2006       09-14-2007, 10:12 AM Reply   
Jason -

All 3 of the companies that David posted make great products. I see that we have roughly the same boat and tower setup. I have an '02 X30 with the new '05-'06 X-30 tower. I too am searching for a new tower speaker setup. I think I am going with the HSE box the following reasons:
1) hang height is only 10.5" compared to the Wetsounds 13+". The NVS only hang down 10.5" too but I like the look of the HSE box.

2) Weight of the HSE box is only 50 lbs.

3) Looks - I like the look of a fiberglass/gel coated boat over the Wetsounds or NVS systems. Also, the 10" drivers on the NVS speakers just look overkill for the tower.

Just my thoughts.
Old    Colin Fichman (tidalwake0504)      Join Date: Oct 2004       09-14-2007, 10:18 AM Reply   
NVS
Old    Andrew Emmons (slideinsidwayz)      Join Date: Jul 2006       09-14-2007, 10:26 AM Reply   
Just spoke w/ John @ Tidal Audio the other day. I bought an Octupus last year, things awesome! He said they now have pro audio set ups for a couple of their enclosures. He also said they will be releasing some new single pods w/ 8's and 10's. I just looked on their web site, but the newest stuff isn't on there yet www.tidalaudio.com Good Luck!
Old    Mark (mofreestyle)      Join Date: Jan 2006       09-14-2007, 11:08 AM Reply   
Jason,
I have some Wetsounds for sell if your interested. a pair of white pro 485's. Only used 3 times sound great. E-mail for details and pics mjc82610@yahoo.com
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       09-14-2007, 11:58 AM Reply   
nvs nvs nvs
Old    Scott Bilyeu (sbilyeu)      Join Date: Jul 2007       09-14-2007, 4:10 PM Reply   
NVS without a doubt!
Old    stusumm (stusumm)      Join Date: Sep 2002       09-14-2007, 6:48 PM Reply   
Wet Sounds Wet Sounds Wet Sounds
Old    Jason (makai_surfer)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-14-2007, 10:46 PM Reply   
I am leaning towards the 3-SOME from Wet Sounds...

So how much wattage are you guys running to your tower speakers and what amps are you liking?

Thanks for the advice!
Old    Michael O (2007_x2)      Join Date: May 2007       09-15-2007, 1:59 AM Reply   
go with HSE all the way test out the box and compare it to others its hands down the best out there. www.hsetrident.com
Old     (1boarder_kevin)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-15-2007, 7:42 AM Reply   
I will say my fusions look bad after a year.
Old    882001 (882001)      Join Date: Nov 2003       09-15-2007, 8:06 AM Reply   
all the hlcd are gonna be in the same ballpark.
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-15-2007, 9:24 PM Reply   
does anyone know or have pics of fitting 2 pro 80's in the stock illusion x mounts. will 2 80's fit on one side or do you have to rock the 60's.
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       09-15-2007, 9:27 PM Reply   
hey bryan. ill ask kustom kar to send you picts of a 23 lsv they did. they installed a set of addictions on a malibu. dude your boat looks dope.
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       09-15-2007, 9:28 PM Reply   
yes also with the illusion tower. sorry i read the post you typed wrong. kustom uses nvs not wet sounds.

(Message edited by ponte_06_x2 on September 15, 2007)
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-15-2007, 9:40 PM Reply   
thanks hommie, what your opinion though when they are stacked up on the sides. im afraid the bottom one will block alot of the sound from the top one. and i dont want it to look stuffed in there. i would like to keep the keep the center bar empty and gt as much from the 4 pods as possible. but its all still up in the air right now. thaks eyez,
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-15-2007, 9:43 PM Reply   
sorry for the hi-jack
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       09-15-2007, 9:48 PM Reply   
they only used one set of addictions. it sounded real loud and clear and looked good also. im a fan of the nvs but you cant go wrong with either.
Old    B52V23 (louie)      Join Date: Jun 2006       09-16-2007, 9:15 AM Reply   
Hey all eyes on me was that you KILLING IT at the lost isle dock before the sound off.IF so sounds SICK and LOUD.
NOW about the post I run pro80's{wetsounds} but I think nvs are louder and have more mid ,but bigger heavier ,and take more power to run.
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       09-16-2007, 10:01 AM Reply   
yea it was actually scott babson from kustom kar who was in control of the volume. if he blows it he has to replace it. whats nice about the nvs is that they do use a 10 inch mid driver, which like you said gives you more mid bass, not just a loud horn sound. thats why i like nvs so much. the balance between the horn and mid.
Old    Dave Gast (nautiquesonly)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-19-2007, 6:20 PM Reply   
Guys,
I just picked up my new 07 nautique 236 and was wondering if two wetsounds pro 80 is enough for good clear sound behind the boat. A friend of mine has four and it is rediculous. Is two loud enough? I like wetsounds because of the locking quick disconnect
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-19-2007, 7:14 PM Reply   
so, anyone know? 2 pro 80's in the stock mounts on 1 side of an 07 illusion x. need some pics please. you cant tell on any pics without them saying but its mostly 60's or an 80 in the side and another hanging from the bar.
Old    Clubmyke (clubmyke)      Join Date: Aug 2004       09-19-2007, 7:24 PM Reply   
if want the loudest and the cleanest sounding (depending on your setup).

call duanne at nvs and have him make you up a pair with b&c or beyma drivers with selenium titanium horns... nothing and i do mean nothing will be louder or cleaner ( i would suspect they even might be the most efficent)

i redid my skylon defcon iv's with beyma's 8's and selenium titanium lcld's/crossovers and it is outrageously loud and clear...
Old    billy foulds (mcwakerider)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-19-2007, 7:33 PM Reply   
bryan- we have one pro 80 on each side of our tower but i have seen a guy with two on each side. one facing back and one facing forward. i dont know if that makes a difference but they are on the same side. i dont see any reason why they wouldnt fit

dave- we have only two pro 80s up and i can hear them clear and i ride at 75 feet and my buddy rides at 80 ft and he says he can hear them clear
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-19-2007, 8:54 PM Reply   
Our kickers, far cheaper than the other sound great at 80 feet.... they are a lot smaller too... four 6.5" kickers do us quite well... but there if for sure room for another 4 on the tower, that would be real loud
Old    Michael O (2007_x2)      Join Date: May 2007       09-20-2007, 10:52 AM Reply   
the best thing to do would be to contact neptunes in Stockton California and ask them what they think the best speakers would be they carry everything Wetsounds, NVS, HSE, etc. give them a call they can give u some good info and suggestions. thats where i got my system done at. www.teamneptunes.com

(209)466-8863

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