Well I'm around until my Parts Connexion order comes in. Then it's a soldering time!!! Also ordered upgraded Mundorf Supremes for my intregrated amps (along with the Vishay 1738 .01uf bypass cap tweek).
I'm pretty sure the Lyr will get the cap upgrade after. Mundorf Supremes would be around $35 and totl Mundorf Silver in Oil would be $95, I would definitely upgrade the fuse to silver Hifi tuning while case is open, maybe upgrade some of the other caps. The Mundorf Supremes might fit in the case, the Silver Oils would have to go outside the case. I'd have to create some kind of external housing!
The 6n1p have me hopeful, at least for a Valhalla that I'll eventually get and mod. I always have an open mind! But realistically, as far as matching the HGs...can't see how that's possible. I've been in audio Nirvana with these. I do enjoy rolling the '74s and the VR '75 gray - plate or wire - a very full tone and deep tuneful bass. Fun!
If someone has a pr of 2 mica gray shield or 3 mica Lorenz Stuttgart PCC88 or ECC88s - I'd consider a trade or just a loan swap with a top pr of 6n23ps. Would love to directly compare the two.
Stay well my friend!
Edited by rb2013 - 8/30/14 at 10:09pm