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Post Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:10 pm

Bananas or spades....

What do you prefer? I have some Canare 4S11 that I want to put together for my biamped speakers and not sure what I want to go with. Bananas seem to be easier at the amp side, but I could easily go either way at the speakers... so do you DIY'ers have any recommendations?

:-k
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Post Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:28 pm

Re: Bananas or spades....

Seems like folks like spades for a tighter connection and I guess better sound. I never bothered to test theory. I like the ease of bananas and I am happy with my system.
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Post Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:41 pm

Re: Bananas or spades....

I use bananas on everything just because !
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:08 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

Bananas are all I like - Did away with all my spades a long time ago! 8)
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:15 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

Spades are so yesterday.
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:45 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

Bananas just plain taste better!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:51 am

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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:55 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

Never bring bananas with you on a fishing trip. They are bad luck! :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

However, in my HTR bananas rule! :D
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:14 am

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Remember back in the days smoking banana peels :-k Yeah they taste terrible and didn't give you a buzz either.
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:51 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

I like locking bananas, but if they don't lock or have a FIRM grip, I prefer spades.
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:06 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

Jag_97470 wrote:Remember back in the days smoking banana peels :-k Yeah they taste terrible and didn't give you a buzz either.


I must not have been hanging out with the cool kids..... :?
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:11 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

So I'm guessing that not all bananas are created equal.... anyone have links to something reasonably priced or at least has a good bang for the buck! What about the locking bananas that have been mentioned, how does that work?
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:22 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

I hooked up some new speakers yesterday.
I used 4 bananas, 2 spades, and two bare wire.

I used that choice because that is what I had to work with.
I had more spades, but mine are so thick they don't fit in to everything.
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:36 am

Re: Bananas or spades....

OconeeOrange wrote:I hooked up some new speakers yesterday.
I used 4 bananas, 2 spades, and two bare wire.

I used that choice because that is what I had to work with.
I had more spades, but mine are so thick they don't fit in to everything.


:lol:

Way to go MacGyver!
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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:52 pm

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