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Sub-12 reliability vs Sub-10 What would you pay?

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Never had sub before and not really looking to make whole
room shaking, but want to add little bit more lows so even something small
should be enough for me.

Two of my buddies owned Sub-10 and both of them went bad within
few years. I also see alot of non working Sub-10 for sale.



I know that Synergy Sub-12 is very capable, would perfectly match my F-3's and will easily provide
enough “BOOM” but I would prefer something more reliable and less powerful to something
less reliable and more powerful.



So, is Sub-12 pretty reliable or both Sub-12 and Sub-10 got
same issues?



What would you pay for 3-4 years old Sub-12? Owner wants
$220.





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Personally, I'd pass. For a few bucks more and new with warranty, the RW-12D is hard to beat for the current sale price.

Link 279.99 with the promo code

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any issues with RW's?

I have owned my RW-10d since 2007 with absolutely no problems at all. The same can be said about my RSW-10D also. I do know of a couple of people that had their RW-12d amp go bad but as mentioned for the crazy low price, you get a 2 year warranty.

Bill

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don't kick me too hard please :) but after missing special on
RW-12d and brand new Polk PWS505 for $120 on local CL I've decided to get brand
new BIC America F-12.

Good specs, great reviews, I like design and price ($200
+free shipping).





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don't kick me too hard please :) but after missing special on
RW-12d and brand new Polk PWS505 for $120 on local CL I've decided to get brand
new BIC America F-12.

Good specs, great reviews, I like design and price ($200
+free shipping).

Congrats! You'll find much more encouragement instead of kicking around here. Several folks have the BIC's and are quite content with their purchase. Sounds like a great price to meet your budget.

Enjoy!

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Yeah I just got rid of my bic pl-200 and it was a fantastic sub. I just wanted something a bit smaller. Bic is definitely worth the price for sure!

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I thought BIC was junk?

oops...all reviews I've seen stating that BIC make extremely good producr for the $$$.

I still can cancel my order. should I?

Yeah I just got rid of my bic pl-200 and it was a fantastic sub. I just
wanted something a bit smaller. Bic is definitely worth the price for
sure!

yeah, they say Pl-200 is great sub, but I really don't need wall shaker and wouldn't fell comfy to spend more than $200.

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in my audio travels, i've never come across any reviews for BIC and just assumed they were basically a white van brand and they have always looked like a cheap klipsch knock-off. I ve never heard good or bad things about them let alone actually heard one. My opinion is based solely on image that i feel they portray, nothing more, nothing less.

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I had my F-3's for 5 years, recently bought RC-62II and had
Chorus II for 5 years and few other towers before that, went through one Sony,
one Yamaha and two Pioneer receivers but
would call myself a newbie or person with very limited HT experience anyway.

Never owned decent sub, I used 8” Sony and some Yamaha sub
for some time but never liked their sound. I’ve heard Klipsch Sub-10, and Sub-12 a lot and
prefer sub-12 sound, to me it sounds better, kind heavier and cleaner but
sub-10/12 AMP issues scares me to death.



BIC sub comes with 5 years warranty vs no warranty if I would go
with used Klipsch.



Many reviewers comparing Sub-12 to BIC F-12 and Polk PSW505 (my
second choice) and vast majority of them agreed that Sub-12 is a bit better performer
vs F-12 but F-12 is much better choice for HT vs PSW505, especially considering
$220-250 price tag and warranty. I could've get BIC PL-200 which is (according to many) better
for music and movies than Sub-12, but it would be too big, too powerful for my
set up and at $300-320 bit pricey for me.

I’ve seen new Polk PWS505 for $200 and even missed one on CL
for $120 (at least owner was stating that sub is brand new). For $120 I would
go with Polk, but for for $200 I’ve decided to get F-12.

Cheapest Sub-12 I’ve seen on CL was $200 and I wasn’t even considering
used Sub-10, like I said sub-10/12 AMP issues steered me away from used Klipsch
subs.





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Sounds like you've made a well thought out decision, let us know how you like it.

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Sounds like you've made a well thought out decision, let us know how you like it.

I hope so...will do professional "newbie" :) review as soon as I'll test my new toy.

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