I'm using 2 stereo Cary V12R's and a Mcintosh C2200 pre with great success.Fantastic for Jazz!
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Russe41, are you bi-amping those Cary,s top and bottom or vertically? I talked a little about that under more on the VR4 post because it seems like I also have had the most success bi-amping. But only when I did it vertically with the amps that I was useing, and I was thinking about trying that with two tube amps. But you say it is great for Jazz, have you tried throughing on some heavy stuff to see what happens? I also love Jazz, Larry Carlton ect. but I want to here Metallica sound live also.
They need to be biwired for starters. Be sure you have the 12 pg setup book and use pink noise for set up not 1K but a wide band 100hz to 1k When correct the ball of noise will knock you over. USE Tubes. Ive have Great results with ROGUE 120 monos. Fast transient and powerful controled bass. Not as lush as the cary but you might be suprized how fantastic they sound. Ive used Cary, Hurricanes, VTL 300's Rogue 120's now I have the zeus by rogue. Id say after using all of those to give the Rogue 120 monos a try.
If they need something roll in some Mullards 4004's once....