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Budget amp - Help

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I decided to go with the Rokkers in the fairing and even though I'm fighting the urge, I see myself getting an amp in the very near future. I know there are tons of choices out there but was wondering if any of you guys could weigh in on what would be the best amp for a smaller budget. I'm not trying to blast the guy that pulls up beside me but just want something to make those speakers sound a little better.
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Re: Budget amp - Help

I just got a hw 300 from frank with the wiring kit for around 3 bills . Not sure of your budget

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I just got a hw 300 from frank with the wiring kit for around 3 bills . Not sure of your budget

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From what I've looked at, it looks like the cheapest I will get out is going to be for right around that. Not that I'm trying to get a piece of crap amp, but I just don't want to spend $500 + for one.
Who is Frank? Which HW amp did you get?

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From what I've looked at, it looks like the cheapest I will get out is going to be for right around that. Not that I'm trying to get a piece of crap amp, but I just don't want to spend $500 + for one.
Who is Frank? Which HW amp did you get?
Frank @ dragos bike works call him he's a great guy to deal with. I got the cs300
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I have to agree with Fleshwound, give Frank at Dragos a call, best price on HW.

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or PBR300x2 for $150 fits and is moderately powerful

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or PBR300x2 for $150 fits and is moderately powerful
I will still give Frank a call, but the $150 is closer to what I would like to spend. Where did you get that, Donut?
Thanks for the pointers guys!! I used to mess around with stereos in my car years ago, but I'm a rookie when it comes to the bike.

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Hog tunes, you can get speakers and amp for around $250 and its all plug and play. If your set on the Rockers you just as well better buy a good amp and not get cheap.

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I got my PBR300x2's from Amazon and ebay

I over the countered wire from a car stereo store, but it's the same wire as EFX or knu concepts, around $20-40 depending where you shop, amazon for example has the tin coated aluminum for $18 and copper coated aluminum for $30, the same thing in walmart is around $40 after tax, included 17' power 4' ground 20' speaker wire

my PBR's are cranked constantly with no issues, maybe I just got lucky

there are some differences between hawg wired and rockford PBR300x2

a. warranty, obviously better with hawgwired

b. the remotes do different things: hawgwired remote, wirelessly changes the amp gain and crossovers, where as the PBR remote is a PUNCH boost, targets road noise elimination

I'd recommend with either one, taking your time and find good amp cooling.

CS is supposed to the PBR killer, and maybe so, my PBR sounds really good, so
unless a gold brick grows out of my chimney, I'm happy with what I have.

if I had to buy today: it's only about a hundred more for the hawgwired

not as big a stretch as it was a year ago

but when you start adding hundred dollar bills together, or want more parts, etc...

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there are some differences between hawg wired and rockford PBR300x2

a. warranty, obviously better with hawgwired

b. the remotes do different things: hawgwired remote, wirelessly changes the amp gain and crossovers, where as the PBR remote is a PUNCH boost, targets road noise elimination

CS is supposed to the PBR killer, and maybe so, my PBR sounds really good, so unless a gold brick grows out of my chimney, I'm happy with what I have.
I thought the remotes were sold separately. Are you saying they come with the amp now??

The CS costs twice the price of a PBR. Is it really worth the extra money? I mean, can you really notice a difference barreling down the interstate at 80mph?
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