Im sure you are aware of Bob Crites and CritesSpeakers.com - but if you weren't, check em out
Yep, I know about Bob. My buddy I traded with has owned almost the entire Klipsch Heritage line at some point and orders from him pretty regularly. His website is a nightmare, but his stuff is solid.
With Risers or without?
I lived with my brother who had them in raw birch ply...Lot's of nice tunes played through those in the day.
Fortes are my favorite of the Heritage line. Always wish there was a slightly bigger Heresy. Great speakers regardless
I sold a crap ton of Forte IIs back in the day. Probably the most popular model in the line back then. I have no experience with any of the "III" models.
They didn't come with the optional risers. But they did come with some appropriately sized wood stands
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