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View Poll Results: How do you listen to music when camping?
Deal with the low end speakers 51 59.30%
Use your car or truck radio 1 1.16%
Use a portable AM/FM/CD radio 4 4.65%
Use a Bluetooth Portable Speaker 30 34.88%
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Old 04-25-2016, 12:28 PM   #11
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We use a small Bose speaker and iPhone. Sound is fantastic - as expected from Bose


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Old 04-25-2016, 12:37 PM   #12
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We found the factory speakers work just fine. We only play music just enough to set the background ambiance of times remembered while we BS around the fire. I also like the factory speakers because they have no real bass to them. To me, the most annoying thing when camping is hearing someone's music in the background go boom, boom.

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Old 04-25-2016, 12:50 PM   #13
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We use this, Scosche Boom Bottle H20. Its similar to the Bose speaker and fits in a cup holder. Its also waterproof for those who boat/jetski. The close up sound quality is excellent without angering the neighbors
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Old 04-25-2016, 12:52 PM   #14
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I hope all of you that use the Bluetooth speakers don't have a stereo in your campers, what a waste of money, should of spent the money to upgrade your speakers, you would be surprised how much difference it would make.
And sometimes the location of the fire pit may require having the included stereo to be turned up enough to hear it that it would bother the neighboring sites as well. The pit may

A BT speaker also allows one to listen to music at the beach/pool or playground.....
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Old 04-25-2016, 01:35 PM   #15
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I finally got a couple of those BLUE TOOTH speakers from WALMART... I was really impressed on the quality...

These have rechargable batteries and can go anyway and work up to around 100-feet away from the source equipment...

Neat things to have...

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Old 04-25-2016, 01:41 PM   #16
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We got a nice little BT speaker for Christmas, but haven't used it camping yet. It's nice on my desk at home though.

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Old 04-25-2016, 01:41 PM   #17
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Luckily we have a seasonal site with a deck. So I cut the outside speaker wire and pulled it through the bottom of the camper. Then I mounted Yamaha outdoor speakers on the deck and it rocks the campground!

FYI we are at a private campground with the one rule "Do not make us make rules!". It was started by a bunch of Irish folk who would get kicked out of regular camp grounds for noise, fire ect. So here we play lots of music and have very big fires into the wee hours of the AM. Its not for everyone but everyone there loves it! We are like a big seasonal family!
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Old 04-25-2016, 01:50 PM   #18
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We found that the stereo equalizer is set up poorly from the factory. Once adjusted, ours sounds pretty good. Not a $1500 Bose speaker system, but adequate. We also do not have it as loud or obnoxious.
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Old 04-25-2016, 09:14 PM   #19
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I have the entire camping area to myself, so I have Bob Seger cranked as loud as my cheap stock Jensen system (and my ears) can handle on the interior speakers- about 30 volume wise on the knob. I've learned that beer makes the crap stereo sound better...
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Old 04-25-2016, 09:32 PM   #20
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We typically listen to music in the morning as we have breakfast and get ready for the day or if we're confined indoors due to weather. The indoor speakers are fine for that.
We rarely use the outdoor speakers cuz other folks shouldn't have to hear our choice in tunes.
I use a Bose Bluetooth when I want good sound outdoors but keep it turned down and sitting on my camp chair table alongside my beverage of choice. My iPad has a few thousand tracks of music so it's always in use rather than trying for radio reception.

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