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Which area of components to spend the most $ on? Boy I was wrong all my life!
Always start at the front end and you will be rewarded greatly ; but eventually you'll want to fine tune the system to what your ears say it to be. I suppose my priorities with the ear thing may be changing since I'm approaching 65. 
What is your speaker ownership history since 1995?
1977 to 1990 JBL 4343 Studio Monitors1990 to 1996 Acoustat 2+2's Phil Keck mods.1996 to 2002 Martin Logan CLS Speakers2002 to 2006 Martin Logan Request Speakers2006 to 2014 nothing out of audio.!!2014 to present Magnaplanar 1.7 Speakers 
The best CD Player for the money
I was scanning all the responses and I did not see an Oppo 95Although it is not strictly speaking a cd player but a universalPlayer and does everything just right. I have owned one for 1 monthOnly and I'm warming up dearly to the sound and picture 
Survey-What is your most used source?
I'm using a 17 inch Mac pro interfaced with my iPod classic going into the Inova.. I am also using the Oppo 95 for blue rays and CD, SACDGoing straight into the INOVA,and I am thrilled with the resultsThus far speakers are Magnapans 1.7For a budge... 
Been listening to The Beatles ...
I noticed since purchasing The Help CD in stereo from the 8 I have already that the sound is more organic and more natural sounding. I assume it must be from using maybe an earlier Ampex Reel to Reel deck, instead of the newer transistor sounding ... 
Been listening to The Beatles ...
I also was hoping that the new Beatles CD was up to the same sonics as the Love Album as well,and it just is not really of the same quality.Although I am still pleased with the issues I have bought.Which are Get Back,Abbey Road, St. Peppers,Magica... 
Any tweaks recommded for under cd player?
This is thinking out of the box. I put my tube cd player on a sofa cushion and everything improved the highs,imaging and bass response.It cost me nothing 'just used from an old couch I don't have anymore. Just kept a couple of the cushions.Lokks l... 
What were the best and worst rooms at RMAF 2009?
The best at the show is almost a toss up between two IMO.WIN ANALOG WITH THE BIG S833 100 WATT MONSTEROUS TUBE AMP.I hope Albert took a great picture of this with the huge 833 RCA TUBE. Each amp weighs 200 pounds and puts out 500 watts of heat,BUT... 
Capacitor log Mundorf Silver in Oil
Not to get off topic But I see Dueland will be at the RMAFthis year.Is anyone going? This should be exciting .I guess they will be displaying a speaker system with all cast components installed.I hope to see u all at the show.Don C. 
What Cables does ARC use at Audio Shows?
At an small audio show in Seattle the dealer used only Transparent Reference, I beleive Opus MM only ,with the transparent reference conditioners and power cables.I estimated this was huge retail bucks in cables maybe50k worth. Ouch! in total driv... 
Dedicated phono-pre for MM only?
http://www.decware.com/newsite/ZP3.htmTry Decware ZP3 this is very high quality class A Tubefor $895.00 fully assembled and comes with a 30 day trial as well.I am not affiliated with them. I have their integrated power SET amp and love it alot,But... 
Has anyone tried Dueland 2.0 Hookup Wire
Thanks I was just wondering,and at $25.00 per foot I would be better off with Kimber ag Silver. I have used the Kimber along time ago rewiring a pair of Dynaco Mk3's with tremendous improvments everywhere.Chris may have some stuff come to think of... 
where to invest???
Get a Porter Port cryo hubble receptacle from Albert Porterthis is where to start your tweak at . The receptacle only cost $35.00. If your on a tight budget and you can diy try making your own power cords, ic's and speaker cables.Also I found the ... 
Which MoFi and MoFi UHQR LPs?
I may be wrong but from what I remembered MoFi did not put out hardly any UHQR DISKS. Yes many pressings were made from Mo Fi,But I think only 8 or 9 disks were made usingUHQR. At one time I had them all including Dark Side Of The Moon Sealed. My ... 
Acoustat 2+2 : CJ 2500A or Simaudio W 5 ?
Dynaco Mk3's mono pair worked fantastic when I owned2+2's for several years. It was a great cobo at 60 watts tube per side.