Responses from stringreen

Cable brands that work well with Cardas?
In my system, Cardas closed down the soundstage and made everything muddy.  
Hard of hearing
hearing aids are nothing like good hearing.  
Most economical way to ship large speakers?
UPS will pick them up from your house....pack them well and track them  
How to match preamp and power amp?
Buy both from the same manufacturer  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
You never listened to the top Ayre amps or Vandersteen amps?  
Preamps can color sound considerably. Surprising?
get all the components from the same manufacturer....they'll work well together  
VPI VTA Base question
,,just a silly question.....are you sure you have the pivot spike on the proper pivot.   I know If not careful, I can move my arm to another spot.   The correct spot has a metal insert and properly set up will allow the arm to tilt (azimuth) easily  
Listening after your entire system was powered off cold for a week+
My system is discernibly better after a week fully powered, even though the off switch powers down the amp  
Technics SU-G700 and Acoustats ?
I had Acoutstats.....they caught fire.....glad I was home   
Integrated amp for Sonus Faber olympica nova 1
separates are better.  
Bragging rights.....
Separates are always better  
My Long List of Amplifiers and My Personal Review of Each!
Vandersteen amp??  
Anyone using 2 preamps in their rig?
Why oh Why would there be a desire for 2  
Neotech cables
I made my own power cords using Neotech cable and the top Furutech plugs.   Excellent  
Early SOTA vs New Something: Conundrum
I had an early SOTA... the springs sagged...a maintenance item