Responses from rx8man

A Visit to Vu Jade' Audio in New Jersey
The Vandy 5's are bone stock, but what a sound coming through.You guys really owe yourself an audition of this stuff, it's off the charts.I made Pete aware of website update photos, coming soon. 
A Visit to Vu Jade' Audio in New Jersey
An update to the website is in the works, they're finalizing faceplate and some minor chassis designs, good catch! 
New $24,000 inter-connect
I better get a silk protective bag when I order mine, because these cables will be installed with white gloves and hooked to the finest components, promise. 
Soldered VS ...everything else
Crimp, solder and Geoffkaits suggestion painting with Graphene. 
reports from RMAF, anyone?
That explains it very well ^^^^ 
Accuracy vs. musicality
My way to relax and enjoy, musicality. Got sick of living on the edge of a chair to examine equipment and cables. 
Burt Reynolds has passed away
My wife worked here, saw Burt and his friends many times.   R.I.P.http://www.southflorida.com/restaurants-and-bars/the-eat-beat/sf-burt-jacks-restaurant-burt-reynolds... 
The Absolute Sound vs Stereophile
The word "comparison" and all hell breaks loose. 
Mad Scientist wires
I received a whole bunch of Bob’s M.S. stuff for over three years. Their not shipping speakers and amplifiers, just cables and small tweaks. They’re affordable and work great, MUCH better than the expensive stuff I had before. Basic shipping usual... 
The most fun you can have in audio is DIYing your own speakers
Troels Gravesens website went to the favorites list, very good thread here, knowledgeable, experienced posters.Between this and the Pro-Amp thread I’m researching useful info. 
Best Loudspeakers for Rich Timbre?
Thanks to shadorne and audiotroy as david_ten said.My rig is built "exactly" as shadorne suggested, works perfect for me. 
High End Columbus, Ohio ?
Progressive, Golden Gramophone and Sound Resource, everything I loved. 
If you still spin CD's their is a reference level Transport for reasonable money
I'm sure the Jay's Audio is a decent transport, but my CEC isn't going anywhere soon. 
Transport Accustic Arts
The older series Accustic Arts offered Drive 1 and 2 as Transports, no Dacs.The newer series are offered as Player 1 and 2, with Dacs.Myself, I would opt for a newer CEC belt drive and a quality digital cable. 
Bad experience with PurePower of Canada