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  1. #1
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    Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Today my new Kuzma R and Kuzma 4Point (11”) with Kondo Silver phono cable arrived. It was expertly setup by Mike Malley of Suncoast Audio. On loan, I’m “test driving” a My Sonic Lab Ultra Eminent EX. This combination sounds sublime so far.

    Really appreciate Mike Bovaird and his associate Mike Malley for the personal delivery and setup. Nice job guys!
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    Mike

    Amplification: MBL 6010D, MBL 9008A Monos
    Analog: Kuzma R, Kuzma 4Point (11”), MSL Ultra Eminent EX
    Phono Pre: Pass XP-27
    Digital: Esoteric N01XD Esoteric K05
    Speakers: MBL 101E MKII
    Subwoofers: REL Carbon Specials
    Conditioner: Shunyata Triton 3
    Power Cables: Shunyata Sigma 1 & 2, Alpha 2, Delta and Venom
    ICs and SCs: Wireworld Platinum 8
    Rack: Artesania Exoteryc

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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Congrats Mike!
    Micro Seiki SX-8000 air bearing table, SME 312s arm, SME 3012R arn, Dynavector XV-1s cartridge, Lyra Etna SL cartridge, ARC Ref 3 phono stage, Otari MX-55 2 track R2R, Ampex 350 tape repros, Roon Nucleus Plus music server, PS Audio DSJ DAC, ARC Ref 6, ARC Ref 75 with KT-150s, JBL 4345 speakers, Viero Equilibro Level 3 speaker cables, and Definitive Technology Ref subs.

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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Thx Mark!

    The table and arm are stunning. The MSL clearly belongs in the upper tier. Needless to say, Lee Morgan, Chick Corea, Bill Evans and a few others are playing in my music room.
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    Mike

    Amplification: MBL 6010D, MBL 9008A Monos
    Analog: Kuzma R, Kuzma 4Point (11”), MSL Ultra Eminent EX
    Phono Pre: Pass XP-27
    Digital: Esoteric N01XD Esoteric K05
    Speakers: MBL 101E MKII
    Subwoofers: REL Carbon Specials
    Conditioner: Shunyata Triton 3
    Power Cables: Shunyata Sigma 1 & 2, Alpha 2, Delta and Venom
    ICs and SCs: Wireworld Platinum 8
    Rack: Artesania Exoteryc

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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point





    Young eyes at work.


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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Big congratulations Mike!
    That is a lot of Mike’s in one area! But you know you are in good hands.
    Buddy

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    Vivid Audio Giya G2S2 Speakers
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    Audioquest Niagara 5000 Power Conditioner
    VPI HW-40 Turntable w/ Lyra Etna cartridge
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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Congrats
    Aurender ACS10 w/Audioquest Diamond USB,
    Mark Levinson #526, 532h, JBL 4367's
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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Quote Originally Posted by Audio 1 View Post
    Big congratulations Mike!
    That is a lot of Mike’s in one area! But you know you are in good hands.
    No kidding! Three Mikes in a room. Two Mike Bs!
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    Mike

    Amplification: MBL 6010D, MBL 9008A Monos
    Analog: Kuzma R, Kuzma 4Point (11”), MSL Ultra Eminent EX
    Phono Pre: Pass XP-27
    Digital: Esoteric N01XD Esoteric K05
    Speakers: MBL 101E MKII
    Subwoofers: REL Carbon Specials
    Conditioner: Shunyata Triton 3
    Power Cables: Shunyata Sigma 1 & 2, Alpha 2, Delta and Venom
    ICs and SCs: Wireworld Platinum 8
    Rack: Artesania Exoteryc

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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Congratulations. Gorgeous and very capable table, tonearm, and cartridge. End game stuff!
    Morgan

    NEW SYSTEM UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    congrats Mike

    How does the Kuzma compare to the VPI you had before?
    Source: Technics SP10mk3 - Thales Simplicity II, TW Raven AC-3 - Graham Phantom, SME 3012-R, Exclusive P3,,Linn LP12 - Naim ARO
    Cartridges: Lyra Atlas Lambda SL, Lyra Etna SL, Lyra Delos, Dynavector XV-1s,Technics EPC100mk4, Ortofon A90, GM Royal, GM Classic, Denon ESC'd 103R, DL-S1, Audio Technica AT25, OC9II, Linn ESC'd Troika
    Phono Stage: Accuphase C-37,TW Acustik phono
    EQ: ​DEQX HDP-4
    Preamp: D'Agostino HD, conrad johnson GAT,
    Amps: conrad johnson teflon premier 8a's, D'Agostino Momentum S250
    Speakers: Wilson Maxx3

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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Nice, enjoy the new table Mike Bz, sounds like a fine collaboration


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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    That's a beautiful tt. Enjoy!
    Sources: Naim ND555/555PS | Roon Nucleus | Naim Soltstice Special Edition turntable and phono stage
    Amplification: Naim 552/500DR
    Interconnects: Ansuz/Chord Music/Naim SuperLumina
    AC Power: Ansuz C2
    Speakers: Magico S5MkII

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    Re: Arrived: New Kuzma R with 4Point

    Quote Originally Posted by XV-1 View Post
    congrats Mike

    How does the Kuzma compare to the VPI you had before?
    Better in every aspect. And, that 4Point arm is so special.
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    Mike

    Amplification: MBL 6010D, MBL 9008A Monos
    Analog: Kuzma R, Kuzma 4Point (11”), MSL Ultra Eminent EX
    Phono Pre: Pass XP-27
    Digital: Esoteric N01XD Esoteric K05
    Speakers: MBL 101E MKII
    Subwoofers: REL Carbon Specials
    Conditioner: Shunyata Triton 3
    Power Cables: Shunyata Sigma 1 & 2, Alpha 2, Delta and Venom
    ICs and SCs: Wireworld Platinum 8
    Rack: Artesania Exoteryc

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