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Athens, GA, USA

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About Me:

Male / Christian / USMC Jet Aviator / Delta Pilot-Check Airman Instructor / Republican / Auburn U

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music; Hi-Fi Speakers/Headphones; Photography; Auburn U; NFL; Golden Retriever; Bible study-teaching

What I do for a living:

Retired USMC Jet Attack aviator / Delta Air Lines captain/check airman

Headphone Inventory

HiFiman HE-560; Etymotic HF5 with custom molded earpieces

Once owned: Senn HD800 / HD650 / HD600; AKG 702; AKG 701; Grado 1000 / 60; Denon AH-D2000; HiFiman HE-500; HE-5LE; HE-400; HE-300; Beyer DT-880 (600); Etymotic ER4S.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Lyr 2 with Voskhods Rockets-Gray Shields, Amperex Orange Globes; Bugle Boys; GE 6BZ7 Tubes; Oppo CDP-105; Peachtree Audio Nova 65SE Integrated Amp.
Once owned: Schiit Lyr 1: Schiit Vali; Burson Soloist SL; Little Dot Mk IVSE; LD Mk III and others.

Source Inventory

Oppo CDP-105 Blu-ray SACD/CD Player; Apple TV; iPhone 5S.

Once owned: Oppo CDP-83SE; Schiit Bifrost/Uber DAC.

Cable Inventory

Norne Audio Vanquish Series OCC Litz 7-core, modified Type 6 cable for Hifiman HE-560 headphone cables; Morrow Audio Interconnects; Art Audio Interconnects; Moon Audio Blue Dragon, Black Dragon Interconnects; Anti Cable Bi-wire Speaker Cables.

Power-Related Components

PS Audio Quintet; Moon Audio Black Power Cables.

Other Audio Equipment

Focal 706V monitors; REL T2 Subwoofer.

Once owned: Cayin A-55T tube amp; Cayin A-88T; Cayin A-100T; Many Audio Research amps and pre-amps.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Sound Anchor 4 Post 27" Monitor Stands

Music Preferences

All good music... Classical, Country; Pop; Soft Rock; but, NO Hard Rock or Rap!

Interests (non-headphone)

Digital Photography

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Nikon D5001 Digital Camera;
iPhone 5S;
iMac 21.5 Mid 2011

Skooks's Recent Activity

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= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
Skooks posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/6/14 at 3:45pm | 8337 replies | 529845 views
Schiit Lyr Headphone Amp... Immaculate with stock GE tubes.
Skooks posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 6/10/14 at 6:34pm | 0 replies | 192 views
Etymotic MicroPro ER4S highend IEM's immaculate with all ear pieces
Skooks posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/10/14 at 6:10pm | 0 replies | 90 views
Skooks posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/10/14 at 6:06pm | 1 replies | 199 views
HiFiMan HE-560 Review
Skooks posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/11/14 at 1:18pm | 203 replies | 41476 views
AKG Quincy Jones Q701 Headphones... SOLD
Skooks posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 1/25/14 at 3:01pm | 0 replies | 289 views


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