Anyone use two different finishes for their speakers?

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  1. wild wolf

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    I was wondering whether anyone has done this on purpose. For example I have gloss black speakers for my fronts. However I'm considering gloss white for my surrounds which will seem far less obtrusive against my white walls. Only draw back I can see is by doing this I probably limit my ability to sell as a package later if I choose to upgrade. Any thoughts?
     
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    Yes: Oak at the front and white for the surrounds:

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    Cool, nice setup man. I think I may well do this too. Anyone else have any pics?
     
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    I just went all white to blend in. I think resale it may be harder like you said.
     
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    I did, black ash fronts with gloss white rears to blend in with white walls.

    Excuse the image quality, I'm at work and only photos I have on my phone!
     

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    I wouldn't get too hung up about resale though, who buys speakers worrying about what they'll be worth in future? Though having bought used I shouldn't have too much trouble getting back close to what I've paid for my PMCs. If buying new then I think you have to accept that they drop a fair bit in price anyway (my Wafer 1 surrounds were £725 secondhand rather than £1,550 new a pair for example).

    If you do sell them on later, just sell them as three fronts and two surrounds separately.
     
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    That works really well
     
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    More importantly it sounds great since I bought those bigger PMC Wafer1 surround speakers: I could never justify the £1,600 a pair price new, but less than half price for used ones was a worthwhile upgrade; if they'd have been the black version I wouldn't have bought them so it was handy that the seller had a mixed oak and white surround set up he was willing to split. :smashin:
     
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    I bought black ash for my front 3 and oak for the rears. Currently contemplating selling/wrapping/spraying the rears white to match the wall. I see no prob in mixing colours to suit the living space. it makes complete sense tbh:smashin:
     

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