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  • XV-1's Avatar
    Today, 03:57 AM
    The Stone Roses - 1988 - fabulous debut album from the Manchester band. to this day I still sing I want to be adored as Iggy Pop would want you too - as I wanna be a Dog
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:55 PM
    Wôôh, better stuff to watch than those crappy anti-audiofiles. Tango music time ...
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  • TheOctopus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:56 PM
    What’s the big deal with the poster? All the 50 shades of grey books and all the silly movies about that nonsense, hardly anyone even knows it is an ancient art form to tie someone up in bondage form and some find it very erotic and stimulating....
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  • j3brow's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:43 PM
    Niagara all day. My system is heavy McIntosh. I own Niagara 7000 and 5000. The MPC1500 looks fantastic, distributes power, and protects gear. The Niagara does that too and will make your system sound better. Much better. Use AQ power cords, I love...
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  • TheOctopus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:48 PM
    That wasn’t a wet blanket. A wet blanket is a reminder it would not be wise to buy a first year product. I made that mistake twice in my life with Corvettes and a Z06 (2001) and have to say never again for me. Could not even find a local...
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  • TheOctopus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:36 PM
    Technically one can buy 10 Z06’s for one Singer 911 but we are talking about two totally different worlds…
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  • still-one's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:33 PM
    I have observed these camouflaged Z06's running around the town where I have lived for some time now. The GM Proving Grounds is located on the other side. Nice ride for lunch runs.
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  • still-one's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:28 PM
    Why would I access Youtube to get anyone's opinion on anything? That thought has never crosses my mind.
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:51 PM
    Agreed. Plus, it's important to learn he's very much a "newbie" to this whole hobby/avocation/addiction/whatever of ours, and is still a "grasshopper", if you ask me. I remember that he put a review of the GR-Research DIY XL-S Encores standmount...
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  • TheOctopus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:29 PM
    The hardest part of being an audiophile is figuring out what an unknown component sounds like without the preconceived biases of asking for other’s opinions… :lol:
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:10 PM
    Wow! I never noticed. That’s quite odd to say the least. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:59 PM
    Exactly... Roy and crew do not recommend weights or clamps... their tables also have a lower spindle so many clamps do not work. If you must get something, Mitchell offers a special R version of their clamp that is designed to work specifically on...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:55 PM
    I enjoy Sean’s commentary. The other one I’ve not heard about. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:38 PM
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  • TheOctopus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:15 PM
    Go Go Tesla Stock. I still do not own a Tesla product but very happy with the 0-60 of the Tesla stock! Thanks Elon M! :heart:
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:09 PM
    Are electric car chargers universal? | Kia Motors British Dominica Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • TheOctopus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:01 PM
    Horses for courses. As a previous owner of various Porsche GT cars and having driven many of the air-cooled predecessors, I would also prefer to drive a 993 on the street as it fits that purpose much better. Driving a super capable car at street...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:57 PM
    No, they are different, but you can buy adaptors and then pay Tesla to charge your EV at their station. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:17 AM
    Not to mention a video from Paul McGowan... I have meet and spent time with him... never have a meet a person who thought he walked on a cloud more... and I personally know some people who he screwed over who would say I am being far too kind.
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:10 AM
    Bobvin replied to a thread Pilium Audio in Amplifiers
    Marcus, those are some great words about the Pilium. I am just getting on with Alexander and Achilles and would have a hard time describing the sound any better than you just did. I am just drawn into the music, never giving a thought to...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:59 AM
    I am also very aware of a certain person, and am so so glad that I found Mike and Audio Shark. I was sick of having to bow down and worship a demi-God just to read about and share information on an audio forum. It was flippin unreal.
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:52 AM
    Randy Myers replied to a thread Nad c 298 in Amplifiers
    Possibly... the MBL I had was very nice also, but the NAD matches my system and more so my setup. I had been hearing about and reading about the Purifier amps and wanted to give one a try. When I found out that T+A was also going that direction...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:25 AM
    Bobvin replied to a thread Cleaning continuum cone stains in B&W
    I’m very happy you were able to solve it. A tiny thing but with our gear we can be obsessive at times, and worried how not to inflict damage. I am already super cautious so I understand having anxiety over cleaning a cone.
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:54 AM
    That was what I was going to say. The Computer and/or USB does not determine the resolution. The file/album is encoded in whatever resolution you purchased. The software settings determine what resolution is passed to your DAC. Obviously the...
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  • MDP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:50 AM
    I have a 2017 C7. It's the best car I've ever owned. I'm on my dealer list for a C8 Z06.......#3. I'm sure it will be over a year before any cars show up here............and so I wait.
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:55 AM
    Wow, I just looked too; eight and half years already! Amazing as if it was only yesterday, and all the evolution since ... :cool: I still love Opera and Tango music.
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:24 AM
    Randy Myers started a thread Nad c 298 in Amplifiers
    The NAD C 298 amplifier has finally arrived. I have had it in my system for a few days now. It still has a lot of break in time needed, but I have noticed it already smoothing out. I can see why it has been winning many awards and top ratings. ...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 11:59 PM
    I feel like a noobie... Nov 2015... I must be an AS young whipper snapper.
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  • still-one's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 11:58 PM
    I logged back in and everything is correct now. I did go to the Firefox preferences and could not find Options Menu. What version are you describing? I'm running 92.0
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 11:45 PM
    Mike started a thread Enleum in Amplifiers
    We’ve waited months for the Bakoon 13R replacement (called the Enleum 23R) to arrive, this little amp packs a musical punch! Building on the success of the Bakoon 13R, this little gem is the perfect amp for those choosing musicality over muscle. ...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 10:56 PM
    It was June of 2013 that I joined. Lots of changes — including my hairline. Some turns grey, some turns loose!
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 10:52 PM
    Bobvin replied to a thread Pilium Audio in Amplifiers
    I wish I could give you an answer. I have had the full Pilium stack (Alexander pre-amp, Achilles power amp) in house now for only a couple weeks, and haven’t been up to hear the Audionet with the Alsyvox.
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  • Jack's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 10:25 PM
    bzr Nothing has changed on that front since this site came on line in April of 2013. Since then there have dozens of declared dealers on this site as members including original ones like Jeff of A/V Solutions.
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 10:18 PM
    Sounds like fun... bit of a journey... Central Coast Cali... was thinking/hoping bay area. I know some guys who are up for road trip. One just bought a Solution amp to replace the MBLs driving his MBL speakers. Another just bought an Acoustic...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 10:13 PM
    Portland. All(most) all are welcome! I am outside the city 20 miles, peaceful here. The Willamette Valley wine country is nearby. Your wife if she loves music is welcome too, or she can stay at the Allison Inn in wine country and do the spa and wine...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 09:58 PM
    Who knows, maybe sometime I can get up to have a listen... you in bay area... or Seattle, I can't remember.
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  • still-one's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 08:31 PM
    I received my new 16" MacBook Pro today and after setting it up I am having an issue reading some of the type on this site with Firefox. I copied over most everything from my older unit but when opened AS this evening I cannot read the options...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 08:07 PM
    At this time this is still an open forum. See post #20 above.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 06:51 PM
    My client Jim has one and brings it to my store regularly. He also has 9 other 911’s. Even though he has a GT2RS, he said his ‘97 911 993 Carerra S is his favorite. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 06:46 PM
    Honestly, I would believe that a business decision would indicating that profit and making money are a prime motive. I have never meet Bob, but from several conversations and discussions on this forum over the years I am 1000% sure that he does not...
    54 replies | 1398 view(s)
  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 06:03 PM
    Awesome Eric! It almost sounds like you have found the best of both camps now... MSB Headphone Amplifier (although I would love to know how the Blue Hawaii compares) with the new Stax SR-X9000 and the Woo WA33 Elite with the Abyss AB-1266 Phi...
    99 replies | 4644 view(s)
  • NorthStar's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 04:25 PM
    This new Z06 Vette is all over the places, including right here in Detroit ... Orange is not my favorite color, and I prefer the luxury model where you can see the engine from the rear window (I would change the inside color though, along...
    18 replies | 262 view(s)
  • NorthStar's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 04:17 PM
    Time to upgrade your old Corvette, along with your old iPhone ... :)
    18 replies | 262 view(s)
  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 03:59 PM
    First, thanks for the kind words. As to your question... finally somebody wants to know about the SOUND! Unfortunately, I believe it would be premature to give much of a definitive statement, as things are just starting to come 'round with...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 12:37 PM
    I think it is great that Bob offers this service that folks would not otherwise have. I would fully expect him to get something for allowing people to come to his home and audition these extreme high end products. I also fully believe profit is...
    54 replies | 1398 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 11:40 AM
    Mike replied to a thread Black in Boulder Amplifiers
    They do not. Black anodizing is a messy, costly, non-environmentally friendly process. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 11:10 AM
    Bobvin replied to a thread Cleaning continuum cone stains in B&W
    I will go out in a limb… it looks like something left behind by an insect that chose to rest for a while on your speaker, so most likely organic in nature. If that is a carbon fiber cone, I would first just try a damp cotton swab using only water....
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 10:45 AM
    Bobvin replied to a thread MSB Select II in MSB
    Having had the good fortune to hear Mike’s rig, I can understand the speaker <-> room component, and if it were in another space I can appreciate the DartZeel point-of-view. I had the good fortune to have the Dart NHB-108 v2 in my system for a...
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  • Bobvin's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 10:25 AM
    Yeah, so? In the thread I affirmed that there is a profit motive, so yes a business arrangement has been made. I am not hiding that. But for you to question my motivations is lame, we have never met, never spoken, you know nothing about me. And...
    54 replies | 1398 view(s)
  • Mike's Avatar
    October 26, 2021, 07:52 AM
    Very cool. Our pair is shipping this week. Are your bringing in the CRBN for display? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
    3 replies | 173 view(s)
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