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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    So Mike, do tell... what do you think?
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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    So Mike, do tell... what do you think?
    They are absolutely wonderful speakers. I set them up with ARC and loved the KEF + ARC synergy (but you already know this!)


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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    That is awesome... Yea, they work well with the ARC. I sent the one Quicksilver off to Mike yesterday. Can't wait to get that back. Talk about synergy... I think KEF just love tubes ...
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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    Yea, the KEF's love the Quicksilver now that I have both working good!
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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    Today I tried the Ayre VX-5 Twenty amp with the ARC LS28 on the Blade 2's. What a great combo!


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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    Good tube preamp and good SS amp, hard to go wrong with that combination with components of that level. Mike are you going to try a pair of Ref 5's?
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    KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    Good tube preamp and good SS amp, hard to go wrong with that combination with components of that level. Mike are you going to try a pair of Ref 5's?
    At this time, I don't think so. The LS50 Wireless and the Blade 2's are really the products I wanted to bring in because they are not only excellent, but different and unique. But who knows? I need to give the REF5's another listen for sure.

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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    The Ref 5's would be too big for my room... but the Ref 3's .... would love to get the Blade 2's in there... now that would be sweet...congratz again Mike... hope they drive lots of KEF sales for you.
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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    Beautiful looking and Beautiful sounding
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    Re: KEF Blade 2 - color help!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    The LS50 Wireless and the Blade 2's are really the products I wanted to bring in because they are not only excellent, but different and unique.
    Mike how would you rate LS50 Wireless for second system and just for easy listening. Some sub needed or not?

    Thanks in advance!
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