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I know the question has been asked before but I'm really searching for some opinions here.  We are in the market for a new set of acoustical shells. I've received quotes from Wenger and StageRight.  StageRight is nearly half the price.  Does anybody have experience with StageRight products and in particular.....acoustical shells?  Marti Martinez
on March 3, 2016 6:41am
I have used StageRight acoustical shells for many years and they are great. No problems. One person, adult or student can easily move and operate them. They are counter weighted such that the mechanism for raising the upper shell is easy to operate. In my school, the band, choir and orchestra all use them in concerts througout the year. The instrumentalists tend to raise them to their vertical position while as choir director, I keep them at about a 45 degree slant. We even use them at our classical guitar recitals. I also have a set of StageRight seated risers in my choir room. I have used their products for over 20 years now and I have found them to be absolutely great products. Whenever I have needed a small part replaced, they have given me great service. Like you, when I needed to purchase shells and seated risers, I was shocked at the price of Wenger products! Buy StageRight. You won't be disappointed. I recommend them highly.
on March 4, 2016 7:05am
Thank you so much for the recommendation.  I've heard the same thing from other customers. 
on March 4, 2016 8:01am
I think that the Stageright AllaBreve and Wenger Legacy Basic are pretty similar assuming that's what you are comparing. The Legacy Classic and Legacy Select from Wenger have some other acoustical and functional advantages that might justify spending more $ depending on your situation. I have observed that the Wenger construction quality is also a little better in general than Stageright.
 
Another option might be to make your own (or have them made) using simple and lightweight materials. I have a lot of experience working with simple canvas panels as acoustical reflectors which have the advantages of being inexpensive and lightweight. They reflect mostly mid and high frequency sound which is important for hearing within the choir and for sound projection.
 
Tim.
 
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