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Old 10-05-2003, 11:02 PM   #1
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Do you think an Alpine Type-R 15" Sub would beat a JL Audio 15w0?
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arent the jl wo their bottom line subs but i have heard personally 1 jl wo 12 mine vs alpine 12 type r and id go with the jl sounds much better and clearer
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I have two JL 10s and they produce incredible sound. Never heard any of Alpines subs though.
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Even the w0 is better then the alpines... very clean sounding sub
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I did'nt even know Alpine made a sub. I had a JL 10" for 4 years, had it in three different cars. Now, it is in my finance'* car still booming. I had an alpine head unit that died 16 months after I purchased it, not that that is anything like a sub, certainly put a bad taste in my mouth about the company though....
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A type R would CRUSH a W0 and I own JL W3V2'* so theres no bias here
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the price is bout the same isnt ?it well a bigger speaker is less efficent
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In my opinion the bigger the sub the sloppier the sound. I like to hear nice crisp bass. The biggest I'd go with would be 12", even then it probably wouldnt create the sound I prefer. I like to hear a nice solid hit rather than constant bass.
There'* my 50 cents.
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In my opinion the bigger the sub the sloppier the sound. I like to hear nice crisp bass. The biggest I'd go with would be 12", even then it probably wouldnt create the sound I prefer. I like to hear a nice solid hit rather than constant bass.
There'* my 50 cents.
i agree so i'd go with a 12 or a 10 (coulpe)
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