Responses from goose

Newbie needs Streamer Advise
I am in a similar situation where I would need to drop an Ethernet line from the second floor to the first where my router is.  I am going to try  "power over Ethernet" because I don't want to limit my choice of a streamer to only a Wi-Fi model.  ... 
Coming out of the blackhole called work...retirement
This can be a bit daunting if you have been out of the audio world for a while.  I would start with your room first and make sure it is well designed.  You can avoid a lot of problems by spending some time and money there.  As others have said you... 
Buyer wants copy of passport?
I would take a picture of today's newspaper with the equipment as proof of ownership (if needed). 
Why does all new pop music sound the same?
It's easy, you need:good songs, artistic talent, engineering, mixing and masteringMaybe not so easy  
Timbernation Audio Stands
Bacardi,I think you just need to plan for the current and future equipment.  The amps usually are the largest items to consider.  I am going longer and lower. 
Leather couch, leather love seat or single wooden chair
I think my next chair will be one of the Eames era Herman Miller knock of chairs.  Excellent quality chairs can be found from $1,200 to $1,500. 
IsoAcoustics speaker isolation stands...Thoughts
I am thinking about using the GAIA footers.  Currently my speakers are on a second floor with carpet.  I am spiking through to the sub floor.  I tried the Herbies gliders but liked the sound with the spikes to the sub floor better.  Has anyone had... 
I made some wood diffusers without "walls" using a YouTube video as a guide.  I used a 1/2 inch back panel and just glued all the boards together using 1x3's for the slats and 1x4's for the frame. 
Jazz for aficionados
There are some good artists on Smoke Session Records to check out.  The artistic and audio quality is very good. 
Interested in Members' Experiences with Rectifier Tube Rolling in Modwright PS 9.0 and 9.9
I have been using a 1960's Mullard 5AR4 in my 9.0 PS which I like over the stock tube or the Create or Golden Lion. 
The new Synergistic Research BLUE fuses ....
ted-dI'm in.  Starting to experiment with fuses. 
The new Synergistic Research BLUE fuses ....
I had a good result by installing the HiFi tuning supreme copper in my Modwright power supply.  Still settling in but more air in the high end a little more holographic presentation.  Thanks to dlcockrum for the recommendation.On to the blue fuse ... 
How expensive are best NOS tubes ? And how difficult to find ?
Second for Andy at Vintage Tube Service.  He is the only guy I trust. 
Speakers: Isolation?
The Isoacoustics Gaia footers have been getting good reviews for isolation.  They can be used on hard an carpeted surfaces.  Anyone tried them? 
Clear Day Cables Surgery Update
Bless you Paul and I will pray for a speedy recovery!Randy