miketuason

Responses from miketuason

How much discount typically for a new MC275 to expect from a dealer?
Call Audio Classics  
Help choosing speakers
Try Vandersteen  
Again the topic of weight of amps
I have the McIntosh MC601 monoblocks 600watts, only 95lbs each. 
Found the bass culprit in my monitor speakers...
Without it, it will make the bass sound boomy 
Kiseki and Lyra Cartridge Dealers in Japan and Taiwan
Why not go directly to Kiseki and Lyra, aren’t they not from Tokyo? 
Why No McIntosh Recommendations?
To Stevecutler, Mac has been successfull selling their products with the glass front since the 70s, why change it or why change now? You wouldn’t want to put a polycarbonate windshield on a Ferrari would you? 
MC462 enough to handle Revel Salon 2’s?
Remember, McIntosh always rate their power very conservatively. 
eqipment on 24/7?
My old McIntosh MC2100 originally didn’t have an on/off power switch so it was on 24/7 but it sounded really good. 
What brands tend to have the worst resale value?
Radio Shack brand? 
Who are the Kings of Audiogon?
What about McIntosh? 
Considering Vandersteen 3a Signatures
I have the 2CE Signature II and love it the details and clarity is superb and if it’s set up and place properly, the sound stage is overwhelming. The 3A Signature has everything the 2CE Sig II has, and one step above as it has a better bass than m... 
What do you drive and why?
1977 Lancia Scorpion and1984 Ferrari 308 GTS QV 
Could-care-less Manufacturers and Authorized Dealers Bash
Most dealer or retailer store will let you take the speakers home if you purchase them first, and after I don’t know if it’s one week or one month, if you are not satisfied, they will refund your money 100%, again “most” but not all. 
Could-care-less Manufacturers and Authorized Dealers Bash
I really like to hear or read about people’s bad or good experience with certain manufacturers or dealers as it will make you cautious and think twice about spending money on certain product or dealer. Keep it coming, this type of review really he... 
Speakers
Agreed on Vandersteen 2CE SIGNATURE OR SIGNATURE II