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Dr. Music in Fairhope had an old McIntosh that sold last week; I wonder if yours is the same one moved a couple hours north and resold. I was under the impression that the one in Fairhope was redone, but I never saw it so it could've been unrestored.

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I hadn't looked inside yet, but will do so soon. I could have gotten by with the slight bubbling around the switches and headphone jacks, but the two large ones up top was just too much for me. Initial impressions tell me this along with the 500c may be the end game amps for me. Too soon to call, but this is definitely in the same league. But one thing it does have going for it is the 200wpc(very conservatively rated I've read) vs 35 for the 500c.
Edited by moodyrn - 12/10/13 at 2:47pm
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^^ Holy crap!! I never noticed your post count. :blink:

 

:wink_face: Ever notice my username?

 

 

 

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I get it...............sometimes I watch my Spec 2 meters dance throughout an entire song.  Need to take up pot smoking again.....................then I can really enjoy them. 

 

Though, lacking that mesmerizing Blue Mc's have, I quite enjoy the dance of my own meters:wink: as well (G-22000). 

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^^ Can I change my user name to semi-silent one?

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Very nice, congrats! Looking forward to your impressions and comparisons to your other amps/receivers.
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Congrats on the McIntosh moodyrn. Would love to hear how it compares to your big Sansui.

 

I just picked up a G-9000db from AK and pretty much think it's the best thing ever.:bigsmile_face:

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Thanks guys. And Claybum I can really see why you would say that. You know how much I love the ka-907. Well the g901 came in and sent it packing to ebay. I really hated to see it go but.....
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WOW, ka 907 out the door. 

It's a great amp but I might not be too far behind you. I haven't listened to mine in a while.

I see you are still holding true to your rule of 3 (?) vintage pieces at a time.

I think I could be very happy with my new Sansui and my Kenwood model 600, which means I've got some vintage iron to sell!!!

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Which Sansui did you bring home?

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WOW, ka 907 out the door. 
It's a great amp but I might not be too far behind you. I haven't listened to mine in a while.
I see you are still holding true to your rule of 3 (?) vintage pieces at a time.
I think I could be very happy with my new Sansui and my Kenwood model 600, which means I've got some vintage iron to sell!!!

Lol, right you are which brings me to my current dilemma. I only have three setups so that means something has to go. I chose to sell the 907 over the 9090 because the 9090 has been completely rebuilt, mint cosmetically, and have a very pleasing tonality although the 907 was still superior overall. So of course the 9090db comes I last again, but it's just too hard to let it go knowing what all have been done to it.

I literally shouldn't have to worry about it for the next 20 years if I live that long. The 500c isn't going anywhere of course. So since the mac is in the same power class as the g901, it would be logical to let it go. Especially since it will be powering my 87db mac xr7. They could really benefit from as much power as possible. But the g901 just sounds too special to let go. And it's mint, bit stock internally. So I'm really at a cross road at this point.
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I understand your dilemma. There is a Sansui G -22000 for sale locally and I SOOOOO want to buy it. But I don't know what I would do with it.
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Now that's some serious iron.biggrin.gif
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Here's a few straight out of trunk pics before anything being done.



Fantastic 2205 unit! And at a great price! I swear I've seen a BUNCH of those this week! I'm trying to get my friend to post a picture of his setup, but he is very modest. 

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Here's a few straight out of trunk pics before anything being done.



 

:eek:

 

(I seriously made this face for about 5 minutes straight after seeing this post.) 

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Lol, I was randomly checking cl last night and had just looked 30 minutes earlier and it wasn't there. (I do that when I'm bored) But when I saw the listing for 480, I made the same face. I immediately called and it turned out to be a pawnshop. The guy told me if I came with cash, he would take 400.00 out the door. I told my wife even if it wasn't working, I had to have it. I called at 6:36 and they closed at 7:00 and were an hour away. I couldn't sleep last night in fear of someone walking in and stealing it during those last 24 min of store time.

I got up early so I could be there at 9:00am when they opened. At first I was panicking when it wasn't anywhere to be found on the shelves. I asked a store employee about it and she had no clue. I finally was able to speak to the manager and he had listed it on cl before he even put it on the shelf; it was still in the back. So you can imagine the kool-aid smile on my face once I started strolling the cart with my 2205 on it to my car.
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