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WTB Realistic MC-500 single or cheap bookshelves

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Putting together a beginner system for my great nephew who is 10yrs old. I have some Fisher components from the '80's or early '90's. I don't want to spend over about $50 for a single Realistic or pair of bookshelves. I might give him my RB-51 ii's, but, his sisters will probably break everything, so, I want to get something cheap. Open to suggestions. thanks

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See if you can track down a pair of KG 1.5's or 2's. Wonderful speakers for their size.

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I do have some KG 1.5's that I'm using for sides with my Cornwall II's. I'm contemplating going back to Reference for Home Theatre and would use my Rb-51's as sides with some RF floor standers. My first set was the RF-62 ii's which I sold for my Cornwalls which are really too large for my space. But, I LOVE THEM. I don't know what to do-HA

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Try local thrift shops.  $50 will go a long way.  Not everything they sell is completely operational however so beware,  Good Luck

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Heh if you want unbreakable try to find a pair of Minimus 7's.  Can't go wrong with a speaker literally made from metal!  Seem to be a good few on fleabay for around your budget.

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The best mini speakers bar none are the a/d/s L200's and L300's they can outperform speakers far larger.  They go for around $100/pr or so and sold for like $300/$500 a pair new.

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Omar4, where are you located? That may help in case someone is local to you. I have speakers I could spare but the shipping would probably be costly.

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On 4/16/2018 at 12:36 PM, Frzninvt said:

The best mini speakers bar none are the a/d/s L200's and L300's they can outperform speakers far larger.  They go for around $100/pr or so and sold for like $300/$500 a pair new.

ADS L300E White.jpg

Wow!  I never knew about those... did Radio Shack ever sell a single speaker that wasn't a ripoff of someone else's design?

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