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The Fed


Long Beach, CA

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2 hours, 43 minutes ago

About Me:

Typical Male

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

54 Lincoln, Music & Gears, My Wife & Kids, Mechanical watches, Typography, Bass guitar, Surfing

What I do for a living:

Heavy Civil Construction Engineer - Build it Big

Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD2
Hifiman HE400
Ultrasone Pro 900
Koss PortaPros

Headphone Amp Inventory

Sansui AU 517
Pioneer SX 1050
Line Magnetic 211ia w/ Breakout Box

Source Inventory

Philips DAC 960 W/ Adcom Transport
Fiio E10
Vintage Audio Lab - Teradac

HP Envy - JRiver
Ipad 2 - Pure i20 Dock - Equ/ Equalizer
iPod Video - 5.5 Gen - 30GB & 80GB
iPod Nano - 2nd Gen - 4GN
iPod Shuffle - 1st Gen
Sony Playstation

Cable Inventory

Voodoo you say?

Power-Related Components

More Voodoo?

Other Audio Equipment

Primo: Line Magnetic 211ia amplifier
Philips DAC 960 D/A Converter
Adcom GCD 575 Transport
Tannoy Super Reds (12") in custom box
Custom Headphone Breakout Box for LM211ia

Ace Deuce: Sansui AU 9900 & AU 517 amps
Rega DAC/ W4S uLink
HP Envy- Quad Core i7 w/ JRiver
Sony SS-G7 Speakers

Garage Days Revisited: Technics SU-9060 - Power Amp
Pioneer SX1050 - Stereo Receiver
Yamaha NS-670 - Speakers

Audio-Related Tweaks

I am trying to quit tweaking

Music Preferences

Punk Rock (Social D, Gaslight, Dropkick, Misfits, Rancid, Jawbreaker, Bad Religion, Face2Face, Op Ivy, Alk Trio, Tiger Army, Hepcat, Dwarves, Rise Against, Crimshrine, Downfall, The Stooges, The Ramones, Off With their Heads, Minor Threat, Fugazi, The Clash)
Hard Rock (Tool, Metallica, QoSA, Foo Fighters, Judas, Maiden, Van Halen)
50's and 60's Traditional working class reggae, Spirit of 69 stuff like Toots and Maytals, Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Old School Wailers (Wail'n'Soul session, JAD, Studio One era etc... )
Manchester and British alternative (Blur, Stone Roses, Neds Atomic Dustbin,The Cure, The Smiths, New Order, Happy Mondays)
Some electronic music (Gorrilaz, Dan Deacon, Django Django, Muse, Free Dimensional, Radiohead)
Alternative and Old School New Wave, (Smashing Pumpkins, Black Keys, Strokes, Dirtbombs, Pixies, Sublime, Beck, Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth, Breeders, Echo and the Bunnymen, Yeah Yeah Yeah's, Jane's Addiction, Detroit Cobras)
Old School, Classic Rock and Doowap ( Buddy Holly, Elvis, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Little Richard, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, The Yardbirds, Sabbath, Zepplin, Beatles and Stones (Obviously)
Hip Hop (Eminem, Schoolboy Q, Kanye, Beastie Boys, Macklemore, The Neptunes, Tribe Called Quest, KRS 1, Dela Soul, NWA, Too Short).
The Rolling Stones, early Bob Dylan and the Beatles..... In that order.

Interests (non-headphone)

Enjoying my kids while they are still little, working on, getting frustrated by and wasting endless amounts of money on my 54 Lincoln, taking apart mechanical watches and trying (emphasis added) to put back together, anything involving the Pacific Ocean.

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

1954 Lincoln Capri Coupe - Mild Custom
S197 Mustang Tuning
Mechanical Watches

The Fed's Recent Activity

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REGA DAC - Outstanding Condition W/ Box and Manual
The Fed posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 6/14/14 at 2:30pm | 2 replies | 136 views
ALO Audio - The National - Portable Solid State Amplification
The Fed posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 6/13/14 at 2:22pm | 0 replies | 349 views
Wyred for Sound ULink - Perfect Condition
The Fed posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 6/13/14 at 1:47pm | 0 replies | 186 views
Headphone amp and AV receivers
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/25/13 at 7:58am | 15 replies | 1422 views
Violectric V100 - Like New - Under Warranty
The Fed posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 10/5/13 at 3:17pm | 2 replies | 950 views
Lake People G109 / G103 thread
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/27/13 at 11:55am | 209 replies | 30878 views
For Sale: LNIB Phillips Fidelio X-1
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/20/13 at 10:32am | 0 replies | 215 views


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