I became the owner of audio circle user BushBison's de-horned RM 30's a couple months ago. I've used different models of Acoustats since 1982 and I can't believe I've changed brands. Way, way beyond my expectations! Yes, they took a while to set up appropriately (surprise - what doesn't?). I'm saving now for a brand new pair of RM30's, loaded, or maybe something else VMPS...I'm completely sold.
I run them in a two channel system with:
a pair of ELAC supertweeters sitting on top
a pair of HSU VTF 2 MK 2 subs
either an ARC 300.2 or VTL deluxe 140 mono-blocks upgraded by VTL to 160's
ARC Ref One preamp modified by Great Northern Sound Company, using (currently) a mix of BEL and Amperex Holland E188CC's
Theta Pearl transport and Museatex Idat M DAC (battery powered), both modified to the nines by John Wright
Bluenote Piccolo TT with B-5 Signature arm and Dynavector DV20XH
(currently working on installing a Rega 300 with Incognito wiring and counterweight mod with Pete Riggle's VTAF onto my old Technics SP10
Project Tubebox phono pre with RCA 7025's
Moray James interconnects and power cables, with speaker cables made by a local retailer (Loyalty Sound)
A couple of Richard Gray 400's and a Chang
Various Skylan platforms and tweaks
I'm in Calgary, Canada.
Again, I am staggered by these speakers - I just came back from the Montreal show and didn't hear anything that made me covet it!
Thanks for bearing with me - I'm a very happy camper.