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Old    Timothy huxley (tim20man)      Join Date: Jan 2006       12-14-2006, 2:12 PM Reply   
just looking for some info on what would be some good tower speakers for my boat, as well a amp}. i would like to get 4 tower speakers and a amp.help me out i don't wanna spend tonnes of cash but i'll do what i have to do to hear good at 70 ft back.
Old    TK (swab791)      Join Date: Mar 2005       12-14-2006, 3:13 PM Reply   
Go with the MC Speakers housings. JL Audio speakers and 6 channel AMP. Might even consider getting 1 set of those speakers with FWD lights

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Old    Ewing (johnsvt)      Join Date: Dec 2006       12-14-2006, 3:54 PM Reply   
NVS or wetsounds if you really want here at 70ft. I think duane(NVS) has a couple of his 8" stuff left. Everyone says these are the hot setup right now.
Old    R M (dr_inc)      Join Date: Mar 2005       12-14-2006, 4:14 PM Reply   
i second NVS...

NVS1.net and talk to duane or todd.. super nice people...

and they are the loudest and cleanest sounding speakers out there...IMO
heres a pic of the Tyrants on the tower... and i know J-rod can help ya out too...

http://www.deltariders.com/gallery/dra-COMP/346360.jpg
Old    Barrett (rwb)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-14-2006, 4:46 PM Reply   
Hey Tim, sweet boat man! Great color scheme . . .
Old    soulrider (projectely4)      Join Date: Apr 2003       12-14-2006, 5:25 PM Reply   
definately go with the mastercraft tower speakers with JL audio.
they will look like they are a factory option and the JL speakers are some of the best around.
Old    soulrider (projectely4)      Join Date: Apr 2003       12-14-2006, 5:28 PM Reply   
oh yeah i have the MC JL 4 speaker setup and can hear the music clear all the way to 80 feet so 70 feet will be perfect for this setup.

personally i dont like the NVS or wetsounds. yes, they are very loud for the rider but the sound is earpiercing inside the boat and extremely noisy if you are on lakes with homes. you wont be having any happy neighbors
Old    R M (dr_inc)      Join Date: Mar 2005       12-14-2006, 9:53 PM Reply   
thanks.. its my dads... he makes the payments hahaha
Old    Sam (wake1823)      Join Date: Dec 2005       12-15-2006, 6:07 AM Reply   
billye, the 4 JL audio setup's I've heard factory from mastercraft are decnt sounding. but they end up getting turned up so loud usually with only factory power that they sound really "tinny" and virtually no mid bass respoonse that is audible over the treble. The wetsounds and NVS definately sound better when they are cranked up IMO. Nto to mention the prison raping you take on the JL setup from mastercraft.
Old    Zack (raider40)      Join Date: Oct 2001       12-15-2006, 6:15 AM Reply   
Billy I completely disagree that the NVS are earpiercing in the boat. I had the 808s on my X2 (X1/XStar) for 2 years and the thing I enjoyed about them was the fact they projected sound back towards the rider so you could crank them up and still have a normal conversation in the boat.

The only thing to be careful of was making sure they were turned way down or ATT(enuated) when the rider returned to the boat or someone was standing on the swim platform / sundeck. If cranked they would flat out hurt your ears.

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Old    Aaron Nielsen (lzyboy)      Join Date: Jun 2001       12-15-2006, 7:28 AM Reply   
I agree the NVS' are tight but I didn't like they way the looked. I ended up going with the FUSIONS, best of both worlds IMO.



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Old    Manny (mrm2083)      Join Date: Nov 2005       12-15-2006, 7:41 AM Reply   
I think the skylons look sweet. They have pro audio like nvs but look much better imo. They look like normal bullet tower speakers.
Old    Lucky Devil (luckydevil)      Join Date: Dec 2006       12-15-2006, 10:34 AM Reply   
check out www.luckydevildesigns.com , the Jay Series 2 has the JL Audio 7.75's. they rock with class, new pics on the site of them in a
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Old    mendo247            12-15-2006, 11:17 AM Reply   
Sweet setup Aaron! I love the looks and sound of the fusions..
Old    Ewing (johnsvt)      Join Date: Dec 2006       12-16-2006, 8:44 PM Reply   
If you don't like the look of NVS or wetsounds then try jamie at bullet speakers he comes highly recomended and also carries the wetsounds stuff. Linky

http://www.bulletspeakers.com/home.html?lmd=38788.424317
Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       12-16-2006, 9:07 PM Reply   
hse trident speakers. sound very warm and VERY loud. its a box set up and looks great
Old    Timothy huxley (tim20man)      Join Date: Jan 2006       12-17-2006, 2:02 PM Reply   
arron how much was the setup for those fusion speakers? if you don't mind me asking and what kinda amp would be good for that set up
I am looking to put 4 tower speakers though not 6.
thanks.
Old    Timothy huxley (tim20man)      Join Date: Jan 2006       12-17-2006, 2:03 PM Reply   
as well i am wondering about those Tsunami Speakers are they any good anyone? could you hear them from 75 ft back? with four of them.
Old    X2rider (x2rider)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-17-2006, 5:37 PM Reply   
If you are going to stick with the stock Mastercraft cans, get some Polk Momo splits, sound and look great

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Old    JW (luckyj)      Join Date: Aug 2006       12-23-2006, 8:47 PM Reply   
here is a pic i was trying to add up a few posts, im having a prob loading it

www.luckydevildesigns.com

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Old    Clubmyke (clubmyke)      Join Date: Aug 2004       12-23-2006, 11:19 PM Reply   
nvs & zapco amps.... cant go wrong. reliable, clean, and loud !!!!
Old    Coach (oaf)      Join Date: Jul 2002       12-24-2006, 6:12 AM Reply   
I have the wetsounds threesome (1 485 and pair of Pro 80s) and they are the loudest clearest speakers I have ever been behind. If I had a 200 foot rope I would be able to hear the music. To address what you are looking for is different. You don't have or want to spend a lot so all of the talk about wetsounds and NVS would be out. You will spend $2500 for a quality amp and the speaker set up. I would keep looking at what is for sale here on this site and e-bay and you might find a killer deal. One of the best deals new are the Pro 80's by wetsounds. They are about $900 and if you find a used amp you can do a killer tower set up for uner $1200. Good luck!
Old    Coach (oaf)      Join Date: Jul 2002       12-24-2006, 6:14 AM Reply   
Here is what my set up look like.

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