Your probably right. I must have been in a foul mood this morning and looking through that lens. At the time I felt defensive for Jason as I bet he gets a TON of "advice" on what to do with his products. No harm meant. Cheers!
This could be a pretty simple A/B if you connect a Mjo/Gun stack with both balanced and single ended ICs and switched the Mjolnir between SE and balanced. You could even enlist a friend for a blind test to see if there is a placebo free difference.
On Friday I made my leap to the world of Analog. I'm going to have to bring the mojo and lcd-2 to the living room for a while. I'm a little embarrassed about how sloppy things look but I have been too busy listening to organize cords and cables