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I have had great success with Sound Anchors amp stands on my VTL tube monoblocks, as well as a Levinson 333 solid state stereo amp.
The improvement in sonics was nothing short of astonishing with the tube amps. I just received the stands about a month ago and I am still amazed -- greater clarity overall; smoother highs, tighter stronger bass. I can't say enough about the improvements.
When I had the Levinson, there was a substantial improvement in those areas as well, not as dramatic as the tube amps, but still significant. I felt that I would not want to listen to my system with the Levinson without the Sound Anchors stand after hearing it with the stand.
Bob, the Sound Anchors owner, is a true audiophile and manufactures a high quality product. They are not cheap, but the investment is well worth it.
I've been experimenting with amp isolation for quite a while. I don't know that there is any one answer that fits all needs, although I hear the Grand Prix is the best out there, pricey though.
When listening to various isolation components I first listen for any dampening effect. No one can tell you how much or little dampening you may want, experimentation is necessary. Your choice will also be largely dictated by whether your floor is suspended or on a slab. If it is suspended I would first find a way to mass load the floor where amps will be located, I use massive slabs of concrete (fireplace threshold). I've also heard that jack stands supporting the floor directly underneath stands works well. Equipment racks that are spiked directly into a suspended floor are compromised greatly.
Thank you for your recommendations. With them in hand I did a little research/looking and have decided to try the Sistrum stands.
I think that they'll fit well in my current set-up and I'm looking forward (expectantly) to enjoying the sonic benefits of the principles behind the design of these stands.
BTW, I had the opportunity to speak with Robert, the owner of Star Sound, after I had made my purchase with one of his resellers. Nice guy, and quietly passionate about his work.
Again, thank you for your recommendations.