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Responses from falconquest

High definition vs. tonal balance
This popped into my head when reading the OP's question. Wouldn't it be cool if there were an app that would allow you to "plug in" various components and it would spit out the overall sound characteristics of that system? It might save a lot of f... 
Used DACs in the 10k range
This guy did quite an extensive test and review of many high end DACs. it has been a while since I watched it but I believe he offers some very good information about the type of DAC you're searching for. This is only the last video of an entire s... 
Spatial Audio M3 Tubo S open baffle speaker review
The M3 are by no means analytical, they are quite enjoyable. I find them very engaging so don't take my comments about poor recordings the wrong way. The other things is, you can drive them as hard as you want......more than you can bear and they ... 
Spatial Audio M3 Tubo S open baffle speaker review
Wow, those Tri-Art's are some funky looking speakers. The Spatial's blend in with any decor pretty well. (not that looks are everything) 
Spatial Audio M3 Tubo S open baffle speaker review
Because of their revealing nature, they go South with poor recordings. I listen to some classic rock and some of the older recordings that aren't recorded well, sound not so great. That's really not a fault of the speaker however since it's just r... 
Axpona reviewers perceptions and reality
  The "Dishonesty in "high-end" audio world"  had to be removed.  Some big shot or big shooter who takes free speach in his own handsthinks its better not to see a opinion.  I see to many being renowned Its not right who can talk and who ... 
Salk speaker sound
So this is really, really weird. Have you ever had one of those coincidences in life that just make your jaw drop? I literally was just having this conversation over email with Jim Salk the last couple days. Here are his replies of the SS9.5's vs.... 
Power amps into surge protector/Conditioner or DIRECT to wall? Final verdict?
From the FWIW department, I use a balanced power conditioner that provides surge protection but can also provide enough power for transient spike demands with dynamic music. I have no degradation of sound plugging the amp into the conditioner. It ... 
Alert, Warning, and Caution about Modified Components
It not only got redacted but also injected, inspected, detected, infected, seglected and selected.........and sent clear down to Whitehall St. 
Can anyone hear the difference when you add REL subwoofers when playing two channel
Alert, Warning, and Caution about Modified Components
That's it, now I remember. (this post has been modified from it's original form, it has been formatted to fit your screen). 
Alert, Warning, and Caution about Modified Components
Wait, what was this thread about? 
Take up drums at age 56?
I certainly admire your courage to reach out for opinions. I have considered this more than a few times myself but decided to just listen instead. You could always rent a kit for a while to see how it goes. Best of luck! 
Tubes or stick with S/S
If I may....Single-Ended Triode. Here ia a good article.....https://hometheaterreview.com/whats-so-irresistible-about-a-single-ended-triode-set-amp/ 
Two Thumbs Up For SALK and the Veracity ST
Nice write up snapsc. I am very interested in Jim's speakers and appreciate your comments.