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What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
Blake Aaron - Desire & Bringin' It Back Cds 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
Randy Scott - Elevation 
Considering a Raven Audio Blackhawk Integrated for Tannoy Sterlings
Understand mesch, didn’t know if you had seen it on his site, or if it might work for you. All the best ! 
Considering a Raven Audio Blackhawk Integrated for Tannoy Sterlings
@mesch " Facten, don’t the LM518 and LM845 use different output tubes? I have no doubt your amp sounds exceptional. The LM845 did. "They are the same, 845 output tubes and the rest of the tube compliment is also the same. , just the name of the am... 
Considering a Raven Audio Blackhawk Integrated for Tannoy Sterlings
@mesch " As an aside, I will add that I did hear a pair of Devore O/93s driven by a Line Magnetic 845 integrated (also 20wpc) and believe that amp would mate very well with the Sterlings. Just not as comfortable with the service aspect, as it is n... 
Desire to try tubes
Another Line Magnetic option to look at if you don’t want the power of the 805 integrated is the 845IA , I have the 518IA which was the prior moniker for it, 22wpc 845 DHT output tube, roll in some NOS preamp, rectifier and drivers and it is reall... 
Poor Fritz
@nyaudio98  - " underwood wally LSA are copied from.joseph pulsars...he just won a big award on them..copied pulsars for 25 percent cost. "Curious as to what you mean by "copied pulsars" and to what extent? 
Desire to try tubes
You might also consider taking a look at Aric Audio for either a tube preamp , or for separates. There are a few threads on Audiogon that you can search on some of the models, and one member - teajay has professionally reviewed some of these. Like... 
Desire to try tubes
Charles, you can always be counted on for providing balanced and thoughtful responses.  
Desire to try tubes
Another option would be to look for a good quality tube integrated amp that would match with your speakers 
What's in your CDP tonight? the minority report
Blake Aaron - Color and Passion 
Poor Fritz
Why do you guys continue to engage in commentary with him versus simply moving past his dialogue 
Tweaks you got rid of because they were not effective (enough)?
$50 or so after market power cords 
Tubes most likely to improve SQ?
Here's a link to Brett Jessee's 12ax7 page from which you can read his take on various brands and equivalents. In one of my 2  integrated amps that use 12ax7s  I prefer the lower gain of the 5751 .What amp did you get? 
What is the ball park value of a pre restored Marantz 2275?
https://www.hifishark.com/search?q=marantz+2275scroll through and you can read the ads see what matches up to yours