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Wilsons with Cardas or JPS?
Khrys----You hit my problem on the head. I have heard better detail, soundstage and extension on certain cables but they usually lose some beauty and musicality in the mids. Is wanting it all too much to ask? I have just placed an Indra between my... 
Wilsons with Cardas or JPS?
Jerryseh----Are you using 2102s? I'm not familiar with 1201s. Also, not to get off my own thread but how much did using 2 amps(bridged?) bring to the table vs just 1? How large is your listening area? Did you ever try other cables in your system t... 
Wilsons with Cardas or JPS?
Khrys---I too will audition the Aluminatas. How can u be sure know that the Cardas aren't allowing full potential? If they don't, I probably won't even bother to audition. 
McIntosh C1000 tube pre vs. ARC Ref 3?
I agree with your comment on synergies. Although I would guess that I have a grip on the gestalt of both. They are both world beaters with very different personalities. I auditioned at dealer. I intend to find out how Mac pre sounds with Halcro, C... 
McIntosh C1000 tube pre vs. ARC Ref 3?
I listened to the tubed Mac against Ref 3 with esoteric cd player, B&W 802s MacIntosh 501 monolocks. Then listened to Ref 3 alone with Halcro amp and Hansen King speakers which were beautiful. Listened to classical guitar, Steely Dan, Van Morr... 
McIntosh C1000 tube pre vs. ARC Ref 3?
Thank you all for your responses. I decided to arrange for a one on one in house direct comparison. The differences to my ears are that the Mac was more neutral and transparent. You could hear greater detail on passages, both simple and complex an...