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    9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Yesterday, my amazing team worked 17 hours to achieve three separate major installs.

    We started very early in the morning installing the MBL 101 XTreme ref system.



    While part of the team was doing that, another part drove two hours to install an amazing Magico/Pass/Luxman/Aurender/Shunyata/Quadrasphire system.



    2.5 hours drive north, we completed our final install of the day. A beautiful pair of MBL 101e mk2ís.



    We hadnít planned on doing three in one day, but itís the only way the scheduling would work to ensure everyone got their toys for Christmas 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs!


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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Long day indeed for you and your team Mike! Nicely done!

    PS - The 101E MKIIs sound terrific in my room!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Congrats Mike.
    Your business is thriving!

    I adore that 2nd and especially 3rd room.

    But is that first room not a bit small for such a huge (fantastic) system?

    Edit: I saw in another thread is sounds great, so why worry?!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Damm, a few folks are having an awesome Christmas. Cool Mike !
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    Congrats Mike!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Love seeing pics from beautiful installs.

    Great Job Mike.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by TomiIV View Post
    Love seeing pics from beautiful installs.

    Great Job Mike.
    Thank you.


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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Mike.......You have come a long way in a short time. It is clear everyone is dedicated to get the job done right. Congratulations on your success and well earned reputation. Merry Christmas to you, your family, and your Suncoast crew. May the New Year bring even more prosperity and good fortune.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    WOW, even working into the night. True dedication and outstanding service.
    Congrats to you Mike, your hard working team and to all the fortunate new owners.
    A true example of how it's done.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Dam Mike, busy day. Lots of MBL and Pass ... And a MBL XTreme Reference system... really dang .... congratz to all the new owners!
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    9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Itís time to open another store in California, Mike. Bay Area would be ideal. 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    I’m so proud Mike!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    Iím so proud Mike!
    Thanks Joe. 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    All 3 jobs look awesome! Quite an accomplishment to sell 3 systems of this caliber, but doing it all in one day is mind blowing.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Long day indeed for you and your team Mike! Nicely done!

    PS - The 101E MKIIs sound terrific in my room!
    Mike your house is beautiful!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Thx Buddy!

    Really enjoying the new speakers. Long story but my wife worked out the deal with Mike. I had no idea until yesterday morning when she asked me to call Mike to coordinate a delivery.

    They sound amazing in our room. And, the DAG pre and amp are a great match the 101s.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Mike (Ritmo),

    You have an awesome wife! Mike told me what she did and I was ecstatic for you. I’m so happy that everything worked out great and you love the sound of the MBL speakers. I’m sure the D’Agostino’s are an amazing combo on them. Enjoy in great health.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Thx Buddy!

    Really enjoying the new speakers. Long story but my wife worked out the deal with Mike. I had no idea until yesterday morning when she asked me to call Mike to coordinate a delivery.

    They sound amazing in our room. And, the DAG pre and amp are a great match the 101s.
    That definitely qualifies your wife for wife of the year!!
    i am also very fortunate to have a wife that supports my love of audiophile insanity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Thx Buddy!

    Really enjoying the new speakers. Long story but my wife worked out the deal with Mike. I had no idea until yesterday morning when she asked me to call Mike to coordinate a delivery.

    They sound amazing in our room. And, the DAG pre and amp are a great match the 101s.
    Beautiful home and set up! Congratulations!!

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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Long day indeed for you and your team Mike! Nicely done!

    PS - The 101E MKIIs sound terrific in my room!
    Congrats!! the S250 drives the MBL's well?

    and your wife sounds amazing!!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Many Thanks Mike for the Pass / Magico System install. It's sounding wonderful at 2:41 AM in the morning.

    My wife is looking forward to moving the equipment around a bit so she can see the blue Pass Lab dials from our seating positions. I told her we'd have to wait just a wee bit as the amps are just a little heavy ... From what I can tell the system is breaking in nicely.

    Thanks again.
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    Again and again....you always do a great job, Mike. I'm no longer surprised. Like Joe said: "I'm so proud of Mike."

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    Quote Originally Posted by XV-1 View Post
    Congrats!! the S250 drives the MBL's well?

    and your wife sounds amazing!!
    My wife is terrific, thank you!

    Yes, the DAG S250 (500 W @ 4 ohms) has plenty of power to drive the 101s to very loud levels in a very clean manner. Our room is 15í X 20í X 10.5í which is large enough for the speakers to work and not so large that massive power is needed to drive the speakers. Turns out DAG electronics work amazingly well with them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    Mike (Ritmo),

    You have an awesome wife! Mike told me what she did and I was ecstatic for you. Iím so happy that everything worked out great and you love the sound of the MBL speakers. Iím sure the DíAgostinoís are an amazing combo on them. Enjoy in great health.
    She is fabulous Joe. Iím truly blessed to have her as my partner in life.

    I continue to be impressed by the flexibility of DAG electronics. They did a great job with the Wilson Alexias. Also, Mike and I connected my S250 to the Avantgarde Twoís at the store with great success (my other contenders were the AG Twoís). And, now, doing a fabulous job with the MBLs.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Long day indeed for you and your team Mike! Nicely done!

    PS - The 101E MKIIs sound terrific in my room!
    Mike let me know how the MBL's sound with the Momentum's.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    My wife is terrific, thank you!

    Yes, the DAG S250 (500 W @ 4 ohms) has plenty of power to drive the 101s to very loud levels in a very clean manner. Our room is 15’ X 20’ X 10.5’ which is large enough for the speakers to work and not so large that massive power is needed to drive the speakers. Turns out DAG electronics work amazingly well with them.
    Oops, I guess I did not read far enough down the thread.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by Ritmo View Post
    Thx Buddy!

    Really enjoying the new speakers. Long story but my wife worked out the deal with Mike. I had no idea until yesterday morning when she asked me to call Mike to coordinate a delivery.

    They sound amazing in our room. And, the DAG pre and amp are a great match the 101s.
    Hi Mike,

    Congratulations on your new 101E Mk2ís! What a wonderful Christmas present to receive!!! Iíve listened to these speakers several times and they have an amazingly lifelike soundstage, ballsy bass and some of the most natural and relaxed midrange and treble Iíve ever heard. They are one of my top 3 favorite speakers under $100K.

    Enjoy my friend!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by still-one View Post
    Oops, I guess I did not read far enough down the thread.
    Hi Jim,

    The 101E Mk2’s might be the ideal match with your Momentum’s without breaking the bank and they could still work in your current listening room. If I was starting from scratch the 101E Mk2’s would be at the top of my very short list.

    Best,
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Wow, Santa's elves were really busy !!!

    Job(s) well done !!!!!
    Cheers ! Ö. Dave

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    Santa (and Mrs. Santa) did fantastic to all for sure! Nice job Mike. Very happy for how things are coming along for you and especially happy for the receivers of these amazing Christmas presents!
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    If thatís not a part of Holiday cheer, Iím not sure what is!

    Great job!


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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Congratulations to the owners of those three amazing systems. I'm sure all of you are currently living on "cloud 9".

    I don't imaging there are many dealers that would undertake three installations in one day. I have not done business with Mike but, I would think he has to be one of the best in the business for customer satisfaction.
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    Re: 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs

    Quote Originally Posted by brad225 View Post
    Congratulations to the owners of those three amazing systems. I'm sure all of you are currently living on "cloud 9".

    I don't imaging there are many dealers that would undertake three installations in one day. I have not done business with Mike but, I would think he has to be one of the best in the business for customer satisfaction.
    Thanks Brad. Itís really just the way everyoneís schedules could work. I knew it would be a long day, but like everyone else, itís nice to have your new toys for Christmas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Thanks Brad. It’s really just the way everyone’s schedules could work. I knew it would be a long day, but like everyone else, it’s nice to have your new toys for Christmas.
    Customer first. What a refreshing idea in this day and age! Forget opening a west coast store in the Bay area. San Diego!!!!! (Not that that would be the least bit self-serving )
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dth31 View Post
    Customer first. What a refreshing idea in this day and age! Forget opening a west coast store in the Bay area. San Diego!!!!! (Not that that would be the least bit self-serving )
    I was going to like this, but then I saw San Diego ... How about half way in between SF and LA... the Central Coast is an amazing place....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    I was going to like this, but then I saw San Diego ... How about half way in between SF and LA... the Central Coast is an amazing place....
    Iíve had many requests to open multiple stores in different locations. Sadly, Iím just one guy! The store, the show, two kids, etc. really take up all the time I have. I have a few more ideas in the oven, but nothing fully baked yet. I doubt another retail store in a different location will be one of them, but I guess I have to say ďnever say neverĒ. But I do appreciate the flattering suggestion. 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs I sure have an amazing team. I tell them repeatedly, I canít do what I do, without them.


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    Itís been such a treat witnessing your success with the forum and Suncoast progress over time, Mike. While we love seeing pics of the shop and installs, we all know the work it must take behind the scenes is incredible, to say the least. You and your team (at Suncoast and here at the forum) should all be proud. And I am definitely excited to see what else you have cookiní back there.


    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Iíve had many requests to open multiple stores in different locations. Sadly, Iím just one guy! The store, the show, two kids, etc. really take up all the time I have. I have a few more ideas in the oven, but nothing fully baked yet. I doubt another retail store in a different location will be one of them, but I guess I have to say ďnever say neverĒ. But I do appreciate the flattering suggestion. 9 incredible people + a very long day = three big installs I sure have an amazing team. I tell them repeatedly, I canít do what I do, without them.


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    Yup, definitely waiting to see what you have cooking in your head Mr. Mike. Have a fantastic and Merry Christmas my friend!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    Itís been such a treat witnessing your success with the forum and Suncoast progress over time, Mike. While we love seeing pics of the shop and installs, we all know the work it must take behind the scenes is incredible, to say the least. You and your team (at Suncoast and here at the forum) should all be proud. And I am definitely excited to see what else you have cookiní back there.







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    Thanks Sean. See you soon!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    Yup, definitely waiting to see what you have cooking in your hear Mr. Mike. Have a fantastic and Merry Christmas my friend!
    Thanks! You too Randy. Merry Christmas.


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    Iím very much looking forward to it, Mike. I canít wait.


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    Thanks Sean. See you soon!


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