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Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-13-2007, 9:30 AM Reply   
Hey guys, just got my brand new set of speaker sox in and i have to say im really impressed. they fit perfect, and they look awesome. so awesome in fact that i was thinking about leaving them on when we are riding. is anyone else leaving there's on and will it affect the sound of the speakers??? kind of a dumb question i know, but any help would be greatly appreciated. and like i said before, MAD PROPS to Jim and the guys at speakersox. they were quick to reply to emails and they had a really fast turn around. if you got tower speakers i highly recomend these guys!
Old    jason gardiner (ripcurl74)      Join Date: Oct 2006       03-13-2007, 10:00 AM Reply   
Funny, I just spoke with these guys yesterday about getting covers for my speaks and racks. Good guys. I had some on my old boat and on the odd occasion left them on without realizing. In the end I didn't even notice them. If you have a relatively good system you won't notice the difference that much.
Old    Craig Cox (wakedoctor)      Join Date: Dec 2004       03-13-2007, 10:50 AM Reply   
I haven't towed with mine yet, but while we have a thread started Im going to give my shout out to these guys too. Perfect fit for my board racks and will be purchasing some more for my other accessories.
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-13-2007, 10:54 AM Reply   
im gonna ride friday to test em out, i think they will sound ok with em on
Old    JM (wake_pop)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-13-2007, 11:13 AM Reply   
I left mine on all the time. They fit like a glove and they don't affect the sound at all. Jim does a great job and customer service is 1st class.
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       03-13-2007, 12:02 PM Reply   
I towed to Shasta from S. Cal and back and they worked great. Got them to keep the bugs off. Just made sure to double tie the knot. Sound exactally the same with the socks on. Nice stuff!
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-13-2007, 12:27 PM Reply   
thanks guys for all your input!
Old    Festivus Maxximus (festivus)      Join Date: Jan 2006       03-13-2007, 1:39 PM Reply   
I never take mine off, it doesn't affect the sound at all, unless you got the genuine cow hyde leather ones.
Old    vince (laidback)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-14-2007, 10:03 PM Reply   
I will definetly 2nd the customer service. Awesome!!!!
I got mine 2 weeks ago . They look awesome. They had a special going on for a free mirror cover. They even put a boat logo on. It looks awesome. Big props to those guys!!!
I'll have to post some pics with them on. I doubt they'll affect the sound. I'm towing from florida to georgia in a few weeks (love bug central) so they should be great to keep the bugs off.
Old    Angry Mike (angrygolucky)      Join Date: Jun 2006       03-20-2007, 6:26 PM Reply   
Any fabric over a speaker will affect how it sounds.
The speakersox material is thin, it affects the high frequencies. Makes it a hair darker... May not be a bad thing depending on your speakers.. The wetsounds sound ok with them covered, but they're a bright speaker... The difference is very subtle...
Not sure how the highs would affect projection though...
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-20-2007, 7:09 PM Reply   
i used em all week with the sox on, and it sounded great! im very pleased with their product, its a no brainer if you got speakers.
Old    Myke D (breakz77)      Join Date: Mar 2003       03-20-2007, 8:42 PM Reply   
I've had the speakersox for a couple years now and they are the best thing ever when traveling! Good investment!

Thanks for the reminder, I need to call Jim for the new setup
Old    Bawshogg (bawshogg)      Join Date: Dec 2005       03-20-2007, 9:21 PM Reply   
I really liked mine also, until one cam up missing after towing back from shasta last year. Must of flew off on the road??? I didn't see it happen so I don't know.
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-20-2007, 9:34 PM Reply   
i think its ok to hijack my own thread???
hey myke davis, i saw that your favorite ride was cory kraut. he past away on the lake that connects to the one i ride on. i had only been riding a season when it happend. so i never got to see him ride. do you have any vids of him?
Old    Myke D (breakz77)      Join Date: Mar 2003       03-21-2007, 8:55 AM Reply   
Hey Kevin,

Yea I was good friends with Corey since high school. The only vid I have of him is on the DoubleUp Experience. I'm trying to find a way right now to transfer it from VHS to DVD. Once I do I'll let you know.
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-21-2007, 9:38 AM Reply   
let me know if you get it to where you can send it to me
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-21-2007, 9:40 AM Reply   
oh and was it really that he wasnt wearing a jacket, got knocked out and came out of his boots? thats what i was told when it happend. also that it was during a photo shoot. i wonder why they chose lake lavon for a photo shoot anyways? maybe you could help answer these questions
Old     (freshtracks)      Join Date: Feb 2006       03-21-2007, 10:56 AM Reply   
So you spend a ton of $$$$ to cover them up while your on the water? doesn't make sense to me? but whatever...
i do love the sox though, keep the speakers clean while towing and jim's service is great.
Old    Myke D (breakz77)      Join Date: Mar 2003       03-21-2007, 11:15 AM Reply   
Kevin what you heard is true. He got knocked out on a fall and wasn't wearing a vest. I believe they where at that lake for a stop on the doubleup experience tour.
Old    Bill Pilster (twobills)      Join Date: Feb 2007       03-23-2007, 8:31 AM Reply   
I got my Speaker Sox the other day and they are perfect. Fast turnaround time. Thanks JimUpload
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