tlong1958

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First order/Time Phase-Coherent speakers discussions
George Washington is in the car 
Classical, Rock, Jazz etc. are your tastes evolving with time?
Zamfir, master of the pan flute 
Do you guys like Adele's music?
Hell no 
Looking for perspectives
Power amp tubes go bad sooner or later, and retubing  can be costly. And sometimes they go kablooey (technical term) and take out other components with them, which is even more costly. Some stuff to think about.Maybe try something like a class A s... 
So many great golden era DD tables out there, what do you recommend for $1000?
Does anyone know anything about the Yamaha YPD6 table?  
Devialet Expert 200: Not as well built as you might think.
I would be pissed too. I don’t think this guy is whining, he was treated badly by the company he gave a lot of money to. I thank him for the warning. 
Anyone use auto lifters? Opinions
AT safety raiser works great. Takes a few tries to get it placed perfectly  
Amp change/upgrade for JBL4367 (94dB 2Way with Horn tweeter & 15" woofer)
I have a pair of JBL 4367s, bought them soon after they came out. Great speakers. I use a McIntosh MC 452 and a C2500 and the system sounds fantastic imho. Prior to getting the McIntosh gear I had a Pass XA 30.5 and X1, which worked fine but I pre... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
The Clash “Sandinista “ on vinyl. Everyone is sleeping except me.gotta be careful 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Savoy Brown “City Night “ on cd. To warm up the amps. Then it’s The Byrds “Live at Royal Albert Hall 1971” on Vinyl 
Why No McIntosh Recommendations?
I’ve had numerous Pass Labs, ARC, and many others. Listened to Krell, Levinson, PSA, etc while working for a major dealer in the Midwest for a few years. McIntosh is just as good sound wise as any, it’s just a matter of opinion which you prefer. R... 
Where's the love for my RP-10 and Apheta 2?
@lee59. Good luck, I had a Rega CD player and the transport crapped out after about a year. Their response was basically to tell me that’s too bad and gave me a very expensive repair estimate. Rega is junk. IMO 
Why all or most audiophiles are men?
@2psyop If you were married you would know how dumb you are. I get reminded all the time  
What is the best solid state amplifier you have ever heard?
@ejr1953 I have exactly the same pre/power amp combination. Very happy with it, and yes it’s one of the best I’ve heard also. 
What's playing in your head today?
It happens to me almost every day. A song gets stuck in my mind and it keeps playing over and over. Very annoying. The best way to get rid of it is to listen to my system and replace it with something else. I suspect it’s a mental problem of some ...