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Watkins Audio Generation Four Bookshelf Speakers ?
I to have a pair of Watkins Gen 4s, amazing speaker and Bill Jr is certainly a very professional and generous man with his time. I stop by his place of business ever so often, he always has time to talk music and equipment.Bill emailed me a few mo... 
need recommendations for standmount speakers
You can never go wrong with a pair of Watkins Stereo Gen 4s, amazing sounds quality out of a small speaker.  
Bookshelf Bake Off
Watkins Stereo Gen 4s 
Speaker recommendation thread (Organised by tiers of price)
1K to 5K - Watkins Stereo Generation 4. Price falls right in the middle of the range.  
Tube amplifier suggestion for 101 dB speakers
http://www.tubes4hifi.com VTA-120 You can get this 60 watt tube amp completely wired or in a kit, wired for around $1450 to $1650 depending on options. I built the M-125 mono blocks over 4 years ago and they still sound great. No frills in the cha... 
What area or country do you live in ?
I live in the mountains of Upper East Tennessee, the neck of the woods is called Blackbottom.  
Looking for suggestions on best small footprint speaker under $4K
I concur with bhmg, Watkins Gen 4 are outstanding speakers.https://www.watkinsstereo.com/ 
What is the epic song of a group?
Elf - Dixie Lee Junction  
Notable very small loudspeaker companies (other than Tekton!)
Watkins Stereo, Bill and Bill Jr keep making fine speakers 
Whats playing on your system today?
Robert Earl Keen - Gringo Honeymoon 
most advanced speaker in a rectangular wooden box?
The Watkins Stereo Gen Four are very good speakers, unknown by many. 
Old or new gear
You can get a fully wired and tested VTA 120 tube amp (60 WPC) from Bob Latino for $1600 (includes tubes) plus shipping. From their kits I've updated my old ST-70 and also built a pair of M125 mono blocks, I've been running them for over 3 years w... 
Amps or Speakers which one to upgrade next
artemusI also have a pair of Watkin GenFour speakers, amazing music out of them. Every time I am at their shop Bill Jr and I have the most interesting conversations. Great people to deal with. Did he play the Boz Scaggs CD in his listening room? 
REL Vs SVS for 2 channel music listening
I also use the Zu Audio Omen Defs, I bought a SVS subwoofer a couple years ago a PB1000, on sale and a super low price. I had difficulty getting it to blend with the Zu speakers. I email SVS and receive a quick reply from the president of the comp... 
Please suggest bookshelf with best bass response under $4000 pr.
Watkins Stereo GenFour speakers for 2k are  very good.