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Old     (setter23lsv)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-06-2008, 2:30 PM Reply   
So just picked up or first V Drive a Wakesetter 23LSV. Looking to get a stereo dialed in on it. I have been doing a little research here so thanks to everyone who posts.
Well I am a broke college graduate. Statring his new career in Civil Engineering and figured its time to jump into the real world and get some debt :-)

The guy who owned it before me installed 4 Polk Momos running them through a Kenwood zx650.4 amp. He also has a kicker S10 L5 sub in there off a Kicker mono amp. Well am thinking of adding some tower speakers to the boat. I can't really do pro audio. I am in Wisconsin where we only use the boat half a year max. So I am leaning towards the Kicker Kb6000 tower speakers after trying to figure out what is the best for the $$. Would like to stay with a kicker amp as I have read here that they are great for the money, but I came across these BOSS amps at a retailer here in northern Wisconsin that seem to offer some of the same/close specs within regards to RMS and wattage and what not at a little cheaper cost. Only thing is that I know nothing about the Boss amps. Guy says they are decent, but he selling them and JL. Are they garbage? I went to their website and well it seems like a legit company offering a ton of different products including marine amps and marine stereo stuff. I am not big on the marine amps, think a regular one will do the trick for less money.
This Boss GT580 2 channel seems like a pretty good deal with 200 watts RMS x 2 @4ohms which I feel will push 2 of the KB 6000 rated for what the recommend for 100 watts rms @ 4 ohms. Also looked at the GT480 which was rated 150 x4 RMS @4ohms , but for 30bucks more the 580 can be had so figure not a bad ide to go up one. Any thoughts?
I haven't been into stereo stuff for sometime now so really not sure which stuff is still pretty decent and not gonna break the bank. Even when I had stuff it still wasn't always the best. So I guess my question is what kind of quality would you gain or loose by going with the Boss over the Kicker.



Here's a link to the Boss stuff
580
http://www.bossaudio.com/main/568
480
http://www.bossaudio.com/main/569

(Message edited by setter23lsv on January 06, 2008)

 
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