Responses from jrbirdman333

Baffled by Pricing Strategy
Inverse elasticity of demand. Place a $6.00 sticker on a bottle of wine and people will think it is garbage. Place a $36.00 sticker on the same bottle and suddenly people will take notice, discussing what a fine bouquet it has.   
How do you stop house guest from damaging your speakers?
Slow torture followed by decapitation.   
Those singers you enjoy,....that don't really have a great voice?
Phil Collins, Kenny Loggins   
Favourite Guitarists
John Williams, Narciso Yepes, the Romeros.  
Classical music newbie needs your suggestions
Russian symphonic music is some of the best. Very approachable.  
Luxman 590AX II Break-In
I don’t think it is your amp. As a comparison, I run a 509x into Dynaudio Contour 60i, and the bass slam will exfoliate your face and cause your bones to vibrate. I’ve heard the littler Luxman class A do similar things with Contour 30i. Your speak... 
The Right Speaker Cables
Cardas Iridium cables for the price are excellent. $390.00 for 2m cables.  
Not Chinese Fakes But Not big $$$ Either
Looks like an interesting project. I’m surprised you didn’t wear gloves though. Bare hands will transfer oils and dirt onto those wires.  
Great classical pianists
Some favorites: Slava Richter - love everything he played. Radu Lupu - his Schuman and Grieg are top notch. RIP Radu. I'm really liking Daniel Trifonov and Leif O. Andnes as well. Andnes does a great Ossia cadenza (Rach 3). My favorite is still Ho... 
Has this happened to you? How can it be stopped?
There is a flaw in your question. It has never been about "need"!   
Which pair of speakers changed your Hifi life?
My father got a set if RTR twin towers. I was blown away back in the day.  
Best Stereo Upgrade Value
 Just added a Rel Carbon Special sub. Just wow. So much controlled power. Like an AMG v8. Massive overall performance upgrade in my system.   
most beautiful (looking) speakers
Danish or Italian. The Danes make beautiful stuff.   
“House” Character of Popular $20-$30k Speakers
I have a friend who just got a set of Paradigm Persona 9H. I haven't heard them yet. He is super picky and says they are phenomenal. I'll try to invite myself over soon for a listen and will report my findings.   
“House” Character of Popular $20-$30k Speakers
Dyn Confidence 30s for me please! Don't let the size of the bass drivers fool you. Those are amazing speakers.