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The Fed


Long Beach, CA

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4 days, 21 hours ago

About Me:

Typical Male

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Wife, Kids, work, music, mechanical watches, vintage cars, vintage amps, surfing, bass guitar

What I do for a living:

Heavy Civil Construction Engineer - I Build Big Stuff

Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD2
Hifiman HE400
Ultrasone Pro 900
Koss PortaPros

Headphone Amp Inventory

Sansui AU 517
Sansui AU 9900
Pioneer SX 1050
Line Magnetic 211ia w/ Breakout Box

Source Inventory

Philips DAC 960 W/ Adcom Transport
Rega DAC
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?

Some handsome cheap stuff from Emotiva and Better cables.... some really handsome DIY stuff

Power-Related Components

More Voodoo?

But I do gots a electronics purpose build surge protector with Battery back-up and Ferrite chokes on the cord. Protector also has a built in brick wall filter.

Other Audio Equipment

Primo: Line Magnetic 211ia amplifier
Philips DAC 960 D/A Converter
Adcom GCD 575 Transport
Zu Omen - Speakers
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

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

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, Some Hard Rock (Tool, Metallica, QoSA, Foo Fighters) 50's and 60's Traditional working class reggae, Spirit of 69..,Toots, Dekker, Cliff, Wailers), Ska, Manchester and english alternative (Blur, Stone Roses, Neds, Cure, Smiths, New Order), some electronic (Gorrilaz, Dan Deacon, Django Django, Muse, Free Dimensional) art rock (Fugazi, Radiohead) alternative and old school New Wave, Pumpkins, Black Keys, Strokes, Dirtbombs, Pixies, Sublime, Beck, Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth, and some Hip Hop (Eminem, Schoolboy Q, Kanye, Beastie Boys, Macklemore, The Neptunes, Tribe Called Quest, KRS 1, Dela Soul, NWA, Too Short).

Interests (non-headphone)

Enjoying my kids while they are still little, working 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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Headphone amp and AV receivers
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/25/13 at 7:58am | 15 replies | 923 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 | 898 views
Lake People G109 / G103 thread
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/27/13 at 11:55am | 144 replies | 24541 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 | 187 views
The Fed posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 8/13/13 at 11:24am | 487 replies | 99992 views
Headphones with Denon D5000 like sound
The Fed posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/6/13 at 2:32pm | 36 replies | 1736 views
DAC to go with HA-160 and HD600?
The Fed posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 7/24/13 at 8:44am | 9 replies | 449 views


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