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  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 08:23 AM
    Go that right.
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 08:22 AM
    CPP replied to a thread Summer - 2020 in General Audio Discussion
    The summer is toast ( pits) in the sunshine state with one of the highest Covid rates around. Tourist coming in don't seem to care, crowd the bars, the beaches, no social distancing then they go into restaurants without mask so We just hang around...
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  • GreginNH's Avatar
    Today, 08:19 AM
    Great reference document to illustrate just home much we are getting f**ked by the US importer!
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 08:17 AM
    There was one manufacturer the name escapes me, had a 10 day return, but the break in period they claimed was 500 hours, makes ya wonder.
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Today, 08:17 AM
    There was one manufacturer the name escapes me, had a 10 day return, but the break in period they claimed was 500 hours, makes ya wonder.
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    Today, 07:48 AM
    Hmmmmm. I’d love to compare the D10x sound to the MSB Discrete dac. I know apples and oranges but I still have a lot of cds that I would not mind playing directly. Can’t wait for you guys to start getting your players up and running.
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    Today, 03:06 AM
    stupid duplications are happening again
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  • XV-1's Avatar
    Today, 03:05 AM
    John Foxx And The Maths ‎– Howl - finally arrived black and coloured vinyl all sold out at John Foxx store and sold out in most places it seems - there is a repress that looks like slated for Oct. John Foxx Official Online Store : Merch,...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:16 PM
    Working, doing things around the house, reading, watching a little baseball, listening to music; that about sums it up.
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:30 PM
    Picked up an M&K MX-125 Sub with other things thinking it worked. I have not tried the speaker inputs but when I use the RCA inputs in any way, single Mono, single to Y connector to both inputs of the sub, or actual stereo outputs to both something...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:15 PM
    Nah, just a spring chicken :P.... equipment breakin is real :) (within reason).
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:46 AM
    In general my wife and I prefer to buy quality products, spend a little extra to get something better, and most of the time buying quality does indeed pay for itself. However more expensive does not always mean the best quality. Case in point,...
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:24 AM
    Breakin, I always do like my Porsche dealer ( Brumos Jacksonville) told me once when I had a 911, drive it like you stole it. Equates, to play non-stop music like crazy as soon as you get a component. :celebrate008_2:
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  • CPP's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:18 AM
    Right on Randy, about the buy expensive is NOT always best concept. Pretty much so on anything. Case in point one of our neighbors bought a really high Fridge Sub Zero Pro 48 about $14K and has nothing but problems with it. My little $1800...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:15 AM
    In my experience I hear a fairly substantial difference in the first 50 hours in almost every new component. Brand new most components that I have purchased are fairly bright and on the harsh side. They substantially smooth out in the first 50...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:38 AM
    I found much of this thread interesting, especially the part about price and what is best. I would say to that there is so many "the best" out there and there is nothing "the best". It is to each of us what works best for us; our ears, our home...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 10:33 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Technical specifications: Type: 4-way sealed box Woofer: 2 x 250 mm CELL Aluminium Sandwich Accuton (custom design) Mid Woofer: 190 mm CELL Aluminium Sandwich Accuton (custom design) Midrange: 168 mm CELL Ceramic Accuton Tweeter: 25 mm CELL...
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 10:32 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Sealed. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 05:55 PM
    Nice. I was kind of torn, but they kept saying the direct cable sounded best. I think itís Crystal Cable. But you give up some flexibility. You have that! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 04:33 PM
    You'd be kinda flabbergasted how good they sound, Dave. ;)
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  • Puma Cat's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 02:55 PM
    I (finally) finished my other AmpCamp amp yesterday. Took me most of the day, but I am very careful and meticulous with my build. Have to say that as good as the little AmpCamp amp is; it really sings as a pair of bridged mono blocks! Quite...
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 02:19 PM
    Thank you so much for that post Joe. I need to keep it simple and transparent to her, whatever I do.
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 01:49 PM
    Iíve been thinking about that. Mom is close to 88 and lives with me. But there are times Iím not home and need to either get in touch with her or more importantly, she needs me or 911. Since this last power outage, it has become even more clear...
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  • NorthStar's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 01:22 PM
    Joe Bonamassa's blues guitar music I like, very. Thanks for "A New Day".
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  • Tremayne's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 12:12 PM
    Stackridge - Friendliness
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  • CPP's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 09:41 AM
    CPP replied to a thread Thinking of .7 or 1.7i in Magnepan
    The Twilight Zone, One Step Beyond, The Outer Limits. the old shows are still enjoyable.
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  • GreginNH's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 08:41 AM
    is there a particular item you want a price on or just the entire line?
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  • Jack's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 01:43 AM
    Jack replied to a thread Thinking of .7 or 1.7i in Magnepan
    Randy It is nothing like the company you grew up around. It is now just a part of a multi-national conglomerate whose main outlet for sales is Best Buy. The last of the McIntosh people won't be there much longer. If the T+A sounds better to...
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 9, 2020, 12:36 AM
    Thank you for that information. I’m eventually thinking about porting my mom’s landline number to another service like Ooma, possibly. She (we) are paying way to much for what she needs and no longer really likes to use her cell phone. She’s old...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 11:27 PM
    Well coming across a Mc that fits the bill certainly would also be worthy of consideration :). Although I will say of the several McIntosh amps I have owned I feel the T+A amp sounds better. I will say I have not owned one of their newer higher...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 11:21 PM
    I believe that is only for the LSR's. I am enjoying the .7's a lot. Seriously thinking of selling my KEF's. Something I thought I would never do.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 09:37 PM
    Did you get the arm with the cable that runs straight through? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 08:36 PM
    Congrats! I love mine. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Shadowfax's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 08:07 PM
    Welcome aboard Don. Nice setup. Some of us still have some dreams to fulfill :)
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 07:28 PM
    I think your system is awesome. One that I would love to live with. You've done well in picking components.
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  • CPP's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 06:48 PM
    You stuff is cool with me.
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 06:15 PM
    Mike replied to a thread Accuphase retail pricesheet in Accuphase
    Japanese prices x 6. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • Mike's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 06:08 PM
    Mike replied to a thread MAGICO M9ís in Magico
    Well before, all weíve been getting is static pics, nothing showing them to scale next to racks and gear. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 02:16 PM
    joeinid replied to a thread Thinking of .7 or 1.7i in Magnepan
    If I had the room, I'd love to try Soundlab speakers. Actually, Mike just picked up Quad. That's another possibility, although I'd worry about those panels attracting dust. There's always something for me to worry about. My brother is tickled...
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 02:09 PM
    It is no worry, and he was cool. We messaged back and forth a few times. I understand his concern but he knows this was not his "reviewer" pair :). 3.7i ehhhh... they look huge... our club president told me that one of our members has a pair...
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 01:51 PM
    joeinid replied to a thread Thinking of .7 or 1.7i in Magnepan
    You could tell him. I don't mind. I may order stands for the 3.7i if I ever decide to get them :)
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 01:43 PM
    I just saw that. I was surprise that FedEx is delivering on Sunday :). It was funny, the owner of the company that makes the stands messaged me when someone in the Maggy forum said I should get a pair and I replied that I had a pair coming; he...
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 12:52 PM
    Ooma Telo sounds awesome! So far so good. Once Verizon comes to fix my Fios connection/phone, I'll port my mom's phone number and save lots of money.
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 12:43 PM
    joeinid replied to a thread Thinking of .7 or 1.7i in Magnepan
    Randy, You new stands are coming tomorrow!!!!
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 12:37 PM
    I just activated my new Ooma Telo. You pick a new number, then you can port your old or home phone over. You have the option to keep the new temp number as well as the ported number or release the new temp number back into the pool. Porting your...
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  • MtnHam's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 11:20 AM
    Ooma has worked well for me for the last 5 years. It's silly to pay more for a phone line.
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  • Randy Myers's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 10:39 AM
    I've always known that my gear needs to warm for a half hour or so before it sounds its best (it really needed to when I had tubes). I have noticed this even more so with the Magneplanar speakers. Maybe it is that they are more revealing or maybe...
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  • CPP's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 10:26 AM
    Never hear of it. Have to look this up.
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  • joeinid's Avatar
    August 8, 2020, 09:22 AM
    joeinid replied to a thread Estelon Forza in Estelon
    Absolutely impressive systems, jealous. Superb taste Mike!
    27 replies | 950 view(s)
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Wharfedale Linton w/ stands, Avantgarde Duo XD, Klipsch RB-75, Klipsch RP-160M.

Luxman 590AX Mark II, Job INTegrated.

Conrad Johnson GAT2, Wyred 4 Sound STP-SE Stage 2, Misho Myronov Wooden pre.

Misho Myronov Wooden amp, First Watt SIT-3 (x 2 - one as backup), First Watt F7, Job 250 Monos, Valvet E2se, NuForce STA200, AkitikA GT-102 amp, ASL Wave monos, Dennis Had 45 monos. Absolute Audio Labs PCF 25 amp (improved First Watt F7 super clone)

RME Audio ADI-2 DAC FS, ModWright Ultimate Sony XA-5400ES, Audio Mirror Tubadour III NOS R2R Tube Dac w/ SE upgrades.

Burmester 948, McIntosh MCLK12, Kimber Kable, Siltech, Cardas, Avanti Audio cables.

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