Responses from johnspain

Do you listen to equipment or music.
I wish to thank everyone for their thoughtful and in most cases courteous responses.  I freely acknowledge that there is a time for listening to equipment. I have spent a lot of time trying to get the right pieces that ultimately complement each o... 
Do you listen to equipment or music.
tubegroover I really like your response. 
Do you listen to equipment or music.
Elizabeth, I am duly impressed, not only with your equipment but your ear for listening that reaches as far as resister adjustment.  You must now be finding joy and amazement in your listening. 
Do you listen to equipment or music.
I do believe it is necessary to listen to components at certain intervals or when changing out or inserting new pieces into the system.  While I have moved beyond this, I have had times when I did nothing but listen to the equipment.  I listened t... 
What are fuses used for?
I highly recommend a fuse selector/switch to facilitate a convenient change for different genres of music. This could likely be automated with an interface to the music source.  You would then use the program that someone else wrote to automate yo... 
For those of us over 60..
Leonard Cohen, Ry Cooder, Leonard Cohen, Beatles, Leonard Cohen, Janis Joplin and Leonard Cohen.  
Getting into tubes
If you have never considered headphones, it might be time to buy a Bottleneck Crack w/Speedball upgrade or a Darkvoice 336. Both are available for under $500 and sound great with a pair of AKG K7xx (still available for $199 on Massdrop) or a good ...