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What are the differences between the two? I checked JL's webiste, and they clearly have them both listed under the same power handling level. Is the 12 worth the extra money you have to pay for it?
 

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I think the difference will be the boominess. I prefer a tight bass, and generally the smaller the sub, the tighter the bass. For example, I would get a few 8s before I got a 16. I'm no expert at this, but I think that's the difference. I have a JL10 in a box with a JL250 feeding it, and it sounds superclean.
 

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Yes and no - you can still get tight bass w/ a 12" woofer, but what you're really getting is the ability to play lower frequencies. Depending on your musical preferences, your music might never use that sound range.

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I think the difference will be the boominess. I prefer a tight bass, and generally the smaller the sub, the tighter the bass. For example, I would get a few 8s before I got a 16. I'm no expert at this, but I think that's the difference. I have a JL10 in a box with a JL250 feeding it, and it sounds superclean.
 
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