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Thoughts on the Krell 402
I have a 402e and apart from weight and heat ramifications find it great .Huge power resource and the usual Krell battleship specs make it a contender for anyone looking for reasonably priced solid state amplification. From memory it weighs about ... 
Sell Me Your Women, Your Children, Your Vintage Turntable...
 A line almost from the infamous Captain Sensible,Women and Captains first.Modern technology from a turntable specialist.If you buy quality it can hold its resale.https://www.rega.co.uk/products/planar-10.Whatever you buy its still the vinyl that ... 
Samsung flat screen TV’s
I have 2 Panasonic Plasmas that still look great apart from a lack of 4k definition.I have recently purchased an LG and the picture is great. 
This forum is antiquated.
The most important part of this site is the people on it.Im not against a slow movement towards better software but its about each of us and what we have to say.The site performs this task admirably.Big thanks to the Mods and yes change is most pr... 
Any good experience in discovering new music via TV or movie recently ?
Something recent which is full of great music is The Good Lord Bird ,worth watching also.Quentin Tarantino always has great music with my favourite being the scene in Death Proof with the great Lieber and Stoller song"Down In Mexico" sung by the D... 
Bose question
Wire  them up and see .Wiring them up is the big job so once youve done that its up to trial and error as to what speakers sound best.Im not a Bose fan but dont see the issue with placing them there to test their suitability.If you dont like them ... 
What's the deal with Oppo?
'Were they just considered to be well engineered product at a great price point the performed ?"I think you have answered your own question.I have one and they IMHO really found a gap in the market and proceeded to demonstrate how to build a rea... 
Need preamp suggestion
I would put the Mcintosh with the Krell and see what eventuates.Its an easy way to procede another step further in your journey towards audio Nirvana. 
Should I sell my Oppo 205?
Have liked it since I bought it.Had a denon 3910 which was good but didnt have the flexibilty of the oppo.Keep it ,its really good at what it does. 
Is This even possible
Not quite what you want but something to consider.Brian Eno connected one speaker cable to the negative output at the amp of the right speaker and one speaker cable at the amp to the positive output on the left speaker,this grabbed an alternative ... 
Suggest one obsure album we all should hear
ps forgot to mention great idea for a post.I dont really mind multiple choices or items that are maybe not that obscure.One mans ceiling is another mans floor. 
Suggest one obsure album we all should hear
A few Artists I rate highly previously mentioned ,but different albums.My fav Dave Edmonds is Tracks on Wax 4.My favourite Kevin Ayers is The Confessions of Dr Dream -Ollie Halsall really howling on this album.Dont believe The All Music critics wh... 
CD player reliability.... good and bad.
Good tips George.I have a MF 3.2 still going strong ,a Denon 3810 which died due to the cat peeing on it and a Bluenote Stibbard which is due for a laser replacement.I also have a Yamaha which still goes albeit with a little bit of encouragement.T... 
Artists you feel you can rely on, buy any new album unheard.
Bob Dylan, Boz Scaggs,Robert Wyatt,Van Morrison,Ryan Adams. 
Ringo Beaucoup of Blues
Definitely worth a listen his Ringo Starr / Ringo album is also a masterpeice with all the Beatles ,Marc Bolan ,Harry Nilsson,Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson ,Garth Hudson,Nicky Hopkins, Martha Reeves ,Merry Clayton -you get the picture.Great songs p...