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Why do you hate AP so much? Lol j/k...that's what this industry should be all about, man, helping noobs learn...
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Why do you hate AP so much? Lol j/k...that's what this industry should be all about, man, helping noobs learn...
Honestly, I don't like seeing people get ripped off. Some have success with them. Some (and a crap ton that we don't hear about) have failures. I don't like playing Russian roulette with my sub amp.

I also hate the attitude of some AP users that they're superior to people who pay for quality.
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I do waste a lot of money, but it's mostly in the search for the best price to performance I can find so that i can pass that info along to people who don't have money to blow on buying and testing amps.
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Hi Taylor, what are your thoughts on Rockford amps, more specifically, the new CP line? I've noticed in a lot of your tests that you never use RF. I know you look for the best value so maybe that is why you eliminate RF. What is your favorite amp, what amp is most efficient, and what amp is the best value watt/dollar ratio? Thx for doing this. You are certainly a knowledgeable audiophile.

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One more question, how can I keep my RF amp from running so hot? I am replacing my batt soon and have a 160 amp stock alt. I have the Big 2 but will be adding another ground to complete the Big 3 soon. Will those help? Any other suggestions?

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Fosagte is awesome. Good, clean power. Overpriced for me though. I think there's better (or at least just as good) for less if you do your homework. If you're a set it and forget it kind of guy and you can find a great deal on one... go for it.

The other thing is they aren't versatile enough for me. I run stupid low ohm loads sometimes and I need an amp that'll take it. I'm pretty tough on sub amps. That's also why I don't use Kicker. Great amps, but not stable down low.

I can't tell you much about their new line. I think SMD has a huge RF following though. You could try to get some opinions over there.

The best amp I've ever owned by far is the RD D5. Most efficient would have to be SounDigital; although my MMATS was great too. Both have big power and easy on the electrical. Pricey though.

The best power to price out there right now is the SoundStream DTR line. You can find the 3400 for under $400 brand new. That's also a tough question because I buy the VAST majority of my stuff used. And as such, I also think PowerBass is an incredible value.
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Are you having voltage problems? Where does your voltage get to at demo volume? If you don't know, get a dash mount voltmeter asap.

Amps just make heat though. How hot is it? Like, can you hold your hand on it?
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Tfade, I don't really have a question but


The thing I see about AP is that they are a middle of the road company producing/marketing to people willing to spend a smidge more than the guy who accepts whats in stock at walmart.

you don't hate Legacy/Pyramid/Scosche/Boss/Dual/Pyle or any of the other names which don't taunt you and cause you grief/headaches by having to read about how someone plans to build a monster 155dB+ car using 3 amps, 4 runs of Scosche 6 gauge one stock battery and no alternator.
ok i might have taken that a little far.. but you get my point.

is it safe to say you just don't like being annoyed?

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