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Friend just dropped these off. He had the sitting in the garage forever so I took em off his hands.

Acoustic Research 308 HO

19" x 12" x 8"
Just wondering whether these have any value in them?

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Edited by n1helix - 4/17/11 at 9:08pm
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post #2 of 26
Plug 'em in and get something playing. Your ears will tell you.
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Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR;13169209 
Plug 'em in and get something playing. Your ears will tell you.

Yea, I will definitely test them out tomorrow.

Gotta dig up that receiver biggrin.gif
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On a side note, might want to check out what people have been paying for them;

http://www.audioreview.com/cat/speakers/floorstanding-speakers/acoustic-research/308ho/PRD_118982_1594crx.aspx

EDIT - Oh wow, ninja'd by the exact same link. Rarely see that happen, eh? ^^

I found an ad on Craigslist, a guy was selling a pair of white coloured ones for $100.
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Originally Posted by GoTMaXPoWeR;13169260 
On a side note, might want to check out what people have been paying for them;

http://www.audioreview.com/cat/speakers/floorstanding-speakers/acoustic-research/308ho/PRD_118982_1594crx.aspx

EDIT - Oh wow, ninja'd by the exact same link. Rarely see that happen, eh? ^^

I found an ad on Craigslist, a guy was selling a pair of white coloured ones for $100.

I looked at the Craigslist ad too lol.

Actually, he used a default picture, his pair are black.


Anyhow, $100 would be nice.
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Hell yeah, a free $100 is much better than nothing. I'd see about keeping the speakers first though, they might sound awesome!
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What's with all the horsey avatars?

Also, those are a nice set of speakers.
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So are you looking to sell those speakers?? If so I'm definitely interested but not sure how much shipping would cost...
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Hell yeah, a free $100 is much better than nothing. I'd see about keeping the speakers first though, they might sound awesome!

I'll take a picture of what I have right now.

Let's just say this is the fourth pair of home theater speakers in my room right now biggrin.gif
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