Responses from tony1954

What DAC to buy?
+1 Denafrips Aries II  
How Much Do Aesthetics Factor Into Your Decisions?
@jnovak  From what I read, McIntosh is a primary example.  
Class A integrated amp recommendations
@soix  +1 "Plus, and very importantly, subs are not only about bass — not by a long shot. Properly integrated subs will greatly enhance both 3D imaging and greatly expand the soundstage in addition to providing more dynamics and better bass overa... 
Music exposure observation
@nonoise  You are correct of course. Whoever thought that being shallow would be a career goal. Sometimes I am glad that I am old.      
Why Do You Listen? A Poll Question
@akg_ca   +1  SOUND ( in my “A” system “) MUSIC ( in the car )      
Building a 100 album vinyl collection 3 must have albums are?
@palasr  Not sure how relevant that is, as the same could be said for an "original, genuine pressing" of Kind of Blue, Pet Sounds, Allman Bros. at the Fillmore East, Blue Train, etc. As there was no reference to cost in the question and there are... 
Building a 100 album vinyl collection 3 must have albums are?
woretpot LP (Laura Pergolizzi) "Lost on You" Tool " Aenima" Linda Ronstadt "Heart Like a Wheel" Moby "Reprise" Roy Buchanan "Livestock"  
Best 2 channel music quality on a 5.1 home theater AVR
I have an Anthem MRX 520 that have the option to output  L&R channels independently and they are connected to the HT bypass input on an Musical Fidelity M6si. Works great and the interconnect that connects them is the only connection between m... 
A step to the side- Smart TV question
I would stick with the LG OLED. By far the best picture quality and recently Samsung has been having issues with their "updates" actually adversely affecting the picture quality.  
Advice needed with Tube Power Amps
How unusual. The guy making money selling equipment is warning you about buying a product he actually used to sell himself.  Well, colour me surprised.  
Shipping on pallets
Always keep the box and the accompanying packaging or sell locally so it is the buyers responsibility.    
Does it make sense to "ignore low ball offers"?
If others want to use their free time responding to lowball offers, then by all means do it. Personally, some offers a too low to merit a response and I find them somewhat insulting really. Then again, I always try to offer what I am selling sligh... 
Upgrading Power Supply for Lumin U2 mini from switching to Linear Power Supply
@jasonbourne71  Do you ever get invited to parties? Once, maybe. Seriously, you are the sourest, most joyless person  I have never met.  Why are you even here, when you disagree with almost everything that is posted by anyone.  
Why Don’t You Post Your System on Your Profile?
@johnfritter  1. Go to the top of this page and click on the small triangle denoted with the red circle. 2. A dialog box will open. Click on "Virtual Systems". 3. On the Virtual Systems page that opens up, go to the gold banner at the top of th... 
"Can You Lift Yours?"