Responses from shtinkydog

CD Transport Question
@twoleftears  do you know the price point of the URD and when it will be out?  Helluva nice room/house by the way!  
Speaker Questions
Try posting this under the "Pro Audio" topic.   
Where did you buy your first audio gear?
sourced various components/cables from: reference audio (gardena), systems design group (redondo beach), audio concepts (long beach), definition audio (next to systems design group), sound factor (encino), christopher hansen 2 (west l.a.)    
are we also coffee connoisseurs? Or wine enthusiasts?
I love coffee, but love wine even more.  You'd think I'd have a stake in Kirkland wine, but I don't.  
What’s your latest high-end audio purchase?
i finally got my van alstine preamp a few months ago.  i heard it for about 25 minutes and haven't been able to get back to listening to it since.  makes me very sad.   
Open invite
@kingharold that is a really cool story!   
The new LSA Signature 50 Monitor "Disruptive Product"
@grislybutter i was ready to buy their new integrated a while back,  but then saw how "weird" everything was. i went with a van alstine pre-amp instead.  i am curious as to how good these speakers are though. I'll probably never find out. anyways,... 
The new LSA Signature 50 Monitor "Disruptive Product"
@grislybutter i get your point. i've always thought the same.  the site is a bit sloppy and redundant.  and there's no cart.  you have to call or email this guy to order anything.  you think that's weird?  look at his hours and phone number.  i th... 
Vintage Audio Repair in CA. Temporarily closed?
that's a rotten practice.   
Reverb, what a joke
Good to know.  I've been looking at stuff in there lately.  Time to go elsewhere!  
What are/were the best sounding cheap components you have ever had?
Denon DRA-355 receiver I found at a yard sale for $15. sounded stooopid good compared to my Parasound A21/P3 combo. Sadly, it didn't last too long.  It was already tired.   
Open invite
I'm with Ozzy.  I'm in L.A.  The problem with this is, the mods might take this thread down (and subsequent others) because the OP provided an email address.  But I love the idea.   
How do you look up photos of a member's system?
yeah, its not working.   thanks, guys.   
San Diego tube amp repair
@eatapeach so you got suggestions for 2 guys in L.A. and who knows how  many more in  TJ.  Which one are you taking?  
Free CD collection
@bikeboy52 Looking forward to it! Again, thank you!