tomic601

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Coming out of the blackhole called work...retirement
seriously stop reading about gear and fix the room dimensions and construction ! 
Pick A Tube Phono Preamp, but not just any Tube Phono Preamp
+1 for the quicksilverorarc sp-17or vtl 2.5or....long list of nice stuff out therethe $895 Dynavector is killer in front of many a simple tube linestagethere is also a rare Brinkman Fein for sale here on the gon right now, killer sound 
Budget American made speakers?
ultra is a fantastic store 
Vandie .7 vs Maggie .7
nicespades are your friend !yes banana is easy and in the garage and repair bench Pamona bananas everywherebut for a good gas tight high current connection, pretty much nothing beats a soft metal low mass spade....yrmvwell nice to hear on the LINN... 
Budget American made speakers?
Why bother if your happy with the jukebox ?get a pair of Cerwin Vegas with the $6 bullet tweeter, stop reading speaker reviews and switch all the saved $$$ into suds....but it I think you might find that many if not all the recommended speakers he... 
Shahinian Obelisk vs VandersteenTreo
Aesthetix Atlas Stereo amp is a killeri know of one in Seattle areamaybe $5kits at Gig Harbor Audio 
Budget American made speakers?
+1 for whatever Helomech said !!!!! 
Budget American made speakers?
Helomechyou might be wound 2 tight” the lost art of reading” influenced my comment about a lack of fluency in reading and therefore a comment about Recommendations of floorstander because we might not know what a bookshelf IS.....also so I believe... 
Budget American made speakers?
How can those of us not fluent in reading know anything about bookshelves ?sorry I recommend a floor stander the magnepanthe VLR can most definitely be purchased used for under a grandsmall Sony’s Faber Concertino are also amazingly musical and ab... 
Still looking for speakers in the 10-20,000 range
Go listen to the Treo CTi can assure you the level of engineering in that box equals anything KEF can donothing wrong with KEFas for no power outletsdecent electrician couple of hundred bucks eachfull disclosure I am a happy Vandersteen 7 owner wi... 
Budget American made speakers?
Vandersteen or Magnepanor a used Jim Theil 
Coming out of the blackhole called work...retirement
Congrats been retired a wee bit over a year now, Nirvanasleep deprivation takes time to burn offyou need more than one expensive hobby, the AMG may suffice !get out and listen to live musicno benchmarks will have you chasing your tailplus live mus... 
Shahinian Obelisk vs VandersteenTreo
Ha!wondered how you were doingi had 5a with a loaner ARC Ref 75 we for a weekendadequate for reasonable levels but did not have the sense of ease I look for....so something North of 75 wpc...,now having said that I am planning on trying to run a p... 
Vandersteen 2Wq subwoofers with M5-HP crossovers - help needed
vandersteen open todayRichard answers the phone 
Still looking for speakers in the 10-20,000 range
forget the pissing matchgo hear the Vandersteen s and as others have said a bunch of reference level speakers - what a great place you are in at this price range - blessed reallythey are known for imaging and coherent soundyou have plenty of amp f...