Giant modern boombox wanted

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Hey guys I've discovered a new category of music listening devices, I'm sure it's old hat to most of you but it's new to me. I'll call is 'portable party music device', as illustrated by this still frame from the YouTube Red series 'Cobra Kai':


I'd call it a 'giant boom box' for lack of a more apt descriptor. In researching it, it's a Sony RDH-GTK37iP, https://www.sony.com/electronics/hi-fi-systems/rdh-gtk37ip

It doesn't appear to be available any longer, which sucks because it seems to be pretty stout and boasts some good watts per channel. Also, it doesn't hurt that it looks pretty badass. Anyone know of a source for these units, and if not, what would you recommend that's comparable?
 

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Joined in 2005 in order to shill boomboxes in 2018. With that kind of business model it's not entirely shocking that they've gone the way of the dinosaur, but I admire your dedication to the long con.
 

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They sell the Blockrocker at Costco for like $125



I've got one that's been going strong for like 4 years now.
 

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Ghettoblaster is what you seek, sir. Embrace your ghetto hood ways.
 
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I think the descriptor to find other systems like that would be a "PA system". Most of them come with the head unit and speakers separated as you would get better sound by spacing the two speakers. Yamaha made a great single unit speaker/head unit all in one but it looks like they are all 3 piece now. Plus a yamaha would blow a Sony away.
 

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Can it shoot rockets?
 

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The battery got farty in my Blockrocker, so I replaced it with a $300 medical-grade Li-ion battery I took out a defibrillator at my ghetto ass hospital. The Blockrocker will now crank the Steely Dan for 24 hours straight on battery.
 

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Have you considered going into a non-gentrified area of your city of residence and asking a person of color on the street corner for their help and opinion. They seemed to have been the experts back in the 80's. I'm sure that nothing could go wrong and you will be perfectly safe. Please report back with your findings. For science.
 

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They sell the Blockrocker at Costco for like $125



I've got one that's been going strong for like 4 years now.
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I love my block rockers. Bluetoof big sound big bass long battery life. My main application is playing high fidelity barking_dogs.mp3 at my neighbor's yappy little dogs. If that doesn't shut them up then the owners take their dogs inside to assuage me
 

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The greatest outcome of the technological age was free porn. The second greatest was giving people the ability to listen to their music privately. Don't ruin it, no one wants to hear you blast Green Day (I assume that was the last white music played on a boom box).
 

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The greatest outcome of the technological age was free porn. The second greatest was giving people the ability to listen to their music privately. Don't ruin it, no one wants to hear you blast Green Day (I assume that was the last white music played on a boom box).
I did a "silent disco" thing on a cruise ship. You go to 'da club' and they hand you headphones. There was 3 DJs, and you could switch between them by by hitting a button on the headphones. The headphones lit up the color of the DJ you're listening to... DJ Red, Blue, and Green

It was great, because you could listen to blaring club music and do the whip, nae nae, and/or Humpty dance, or you could take off the headphones and carry on a conversation in the eerily-silent club.

That was pretty cool.
 

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The greatest outcome of the technological age was free porn. The second greatest was giving people the ability to listen to their music privately. Don't ruin it, no one wants to hear you blast Green Day (I assume that was the last white music played on a boom box).
It's mostly for my home gym/working in the garage, the occasional party. I'm on 7 acres so I can't enrage any neighbors when I crank WHAM!
 

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I did a "silent disco" thing on a cruise ship. You go to 'da club' and they hand you headphones. There was 3 DJs, and you could switch between them by by hitting a button on the headphones. The headphones lit up the color of the DJ you're listening to... DJ Red, Blue, and Green

It was great, because you could listen to blaring club music and do the whip, nae nae, and/or Humpty dance, or you could take off the headphones and carry on a conversation in the eerily-silent club.

That was pretty cool.

Ok, that has to be the oldest old person thing I have ever heard.
 

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Ok, that has to be the oldest old person thing I have ever heard.
If I was on a god damn ship in the middle of some ocean keeping me off the deck would take some work. I can go to a club, casino or restaurant of either shitty or premium quality when I'm at home. I've been on a few cruises and some of the best memories of them is walking around outside on whatever deck in the middle of the night or very early morning.
 

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If I was on a god damn ship in the middle of some ocean keeping me off the deck would take some work. I can go to a club, casino or restaurant of either shitty or premium quality when I'm at home. I've been on a few cruises and some of the best memories of them is walking around outside on whatever deck in the middle of the night or very early morning.
My mother keeps pestering me to go on a cruise and I keep turning her down, I have no interest in getting trapped on a boat with 1000 people I guarantee I will hate
 

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My mother keeps pestering me to go on a cruise and I keep turning her down, I have no interest in getting trapped on a boat with 1000 people I guarantee I will hate
I stay away from all-inclusives in shitty countries too for the same reason.
I'm not going any where that I can't get the fuck away from when all the
other asshats there start to annoy the fuck out of me.
 

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If I was on a god damn ship in the middle of some ocean keeping me off the deck would take some work. I can go to a club, casino or restaurant of either shitty or premium quality when I'm at home. I've been on a few cruises and some of the best memories of them is walking around outside on whatever deck in the middle of the night or very early morning.
Yeah, well, I spent 3 years on a nuclear-powered ship that I basically sailed around the Earth 4 times. The ocean? Yeah, I've seen it.