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Doubt if anyone has heard of them.. Looks to me to be someone's science experiment. Not saying beware but sure would check out the sound before laying any money down.
 

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Those are intriguing. Something similar to the Gallos on top; big heavy cabinets. I'd still want to listen before buying, though. They're not priced low enough to take a chance on.
 

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Thanks Bob, thanks fishoz. Oh, for sure, at that price point you'd definitely want to audtion, esp. with such an unknown. They also look like a similar design to a pair of Acarian System Alon IV that the same seller has available. At any rate, I've got no practical place to house either set of behemoths. Just admiring. :)
 

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For that money you can find some tried and true brand that will suite you,

If your are just looking for an exotic (looking) speak there are a lot that will satisfy. B&W’s, Klipsch horns, great to explore options. Many here will give honest reviews if they have had experience.
 

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I just re read the ad...mislead by the pics on their size. Those are a lot to handle, even on casters (which I would ditch for spikes). They kinda grow on you...I see your interest!
 

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Lee, what's the model # on the mosfet you enjoy? The Sherwood that I enjoy is a S5000, tube integrated.

As far as those Gabriels...still kicking around on the local Craigslist. Fishoz, I actually like the prospect of a 150lb speaker mounted on casters...easier to roll around for best imaging, no? I've spent my $ on stupider things, I might just try haggling. If so, I'll report back for y'alls entertainment and erudition. And wool...well, yeah, winter is coming.
 
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Since we're doing some CL audio-gear lusting, Wheel-right, your location reminded me of these, in your neck of the woods...

https://www.ebay.com/i/264699276147?chn=ps&mkevt=1&mkcid=28

Sherwood 1060 mono tube amp pairing, if by chance you're into that sort of thing (I definitely am, I have a couple of older Sherwood integrated amps). Seller has had 'em on the market since fall of last year...

http://tubeintegratedamplifier.com/sherwood_s_1060_sixty_tube_integrated_amplifiers_one_pair.php
I used an Olson tube receiver for around 30 years, from high school and beyond, still have it and lit it up a year or so ago, needs a serious bunch of work but the darn thing still did what it was built for and gets hot enough to fry an egg too!!!
 

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Lee, what's the model # on the mosfet you enjoy? The Sherwood that I enjoy is a S5000, tube integrated.

As far as those Gabriels...still kicking around on the local Craigslist. Fishoz, I actually like the prospect of a 150lb speaker mounted on casters...easier to roll around for best imaging, no? I've spent my $ on stupider things, I might just try haggling. If so, I'll report back for y'alls entertainment and erudition. And wool...well, yeah, winter is coming.

Sherwood S-6040
 

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Not knockn’ heavy beast speaks...they push a lot of vibration, don’t think casters can tame them. My 808’s on spikes...174lbs, 0AEA20B3-B7D2-4DDB-82EF-832192877454.jpeg
 
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