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Thiel is offically going...going...gone. Auction Time
This guy is a trip.  He sums up what happened after Jim died pretty well.  
Thiel is offically going...going...gone. Auction Time
Thiel was gone long ago.  The company that existed after Jim's death had nothing in common with the real Thiel except for the name.  Now that was sad.  This liquidation is not surprising at all considering how they completely screwed up the brand. 
Alert, Warning, and Caution about Modified Components
I only have one question here.Why the heck does EVERY statement Clearthink makes have to be in multiples of three for the adjectives?Is one or two not sufficient to get the point across?Seriously it is REALLY annoying and does detract from any po... 
Thiel Owners
Switching the crossovers will tell you if it's a crossover or driver problem. 
Whats that sound with Volume set to off?
I wonder if it is the record vibrating.  Do the two tables have different record clamping systems or platter mats? 
Speaker Setup.....
Pdf? Really? In 2019? Don't they know we all use smart phones? Make your info screen adaptive. You have a smartphone in 2019 that can't open a pdf?  What is it, one of those iphones?! 
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
His only goal in being here is to perpetuate that myth for monetary gain. I had a feeling that's where he was going with the repetitive low mass spiel.  I hate to say it, but mass has absolutely nothing to do with anything, especially in amplif... 
Doug Schroeder Method, Double ic
Grannyring,  Are those listening notes before or after burn in? 
Class D is affordable and sounds as good or better the SS/Valve why buy anything else ?
And let this thread stay on topic, it’s turned to **** with all this BS talk. It's hard to decide if it's worse now or when Mivera was posting in it.   
Constrained layer damping tape on toroidal transformer?
Sorry, but not bolting a high voltage component to the chassis is idiotic. Plus, if you isolate the bolt and transformer correctly, it will be like it’s not bolted in at all until you actually need to count on the bolt, like if you pick the compon... 
Constrained layer damping tape on toroidal transformer?
Thanks for the tip, Ralph! I think I’ll mount my transformer with a non-magnetic stainless bolt.I would like to know why you say not to use a stainless nut, though. I build a lot of stainless parts for race cars and for food and beverage and try n... 
Chinese fake cables How fake, how good?
If you really want to see something disturbing, search for Dartzeel on Aliexpress. 
A DAC that can make digital sound analog?
I can see why they are naming DAC's R2R, because that's the only way you can get CD's to sound like LP's; that's by recording them and playing back on a good 2 track; in reality, you have transformed digital into analog, because there is nothi... 
Constrained layer damping tape on toroidal transformer?
I just bought a toroidal transformer for a project and it actually came with a foam mounting pad for isolation. I plan on gently tightening the mounting bolt so the foam doesn’t compress too much. Not bolting it down at all seems a little too risky. 
Thiel Owners
Also out of curiosity, why would you need a cross over for the Magnepan? Isn't it just a single panel? The crossover was probably for the subs.  A lot of people don't like subs with Maggies because they feel that the sub is sluggish compared to...