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Planet Earth - Somewhere afloat on the Chesapeake Bay

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20 hours, 27 minutes ago

About Me:

Head FI newb

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Sailing, tube audio, DIY, solar...

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Headphone Inventory

LCD-2.2 Rosewood

Headphone Amp Inventory

Krell KSA5 clone
SuSy Dynalo
Woo Audio WA3+
Constant Current Source Mod
Power Tubes (TS 7802WB, Amperex 7802, WE421A, GEC 6AS7G, JAN-CAHG-6080WA, Bendix JAN-CEA-6080WB Graphite Cross, 6H13C Winged =C=, GE5998A/JAN, Chatham 2399, Cetron 7236, Sylvania 7236, RCA 6080, GE 6AS7G copper shield)
Driver Tubes (Amperex 6DJ8 PQ A-frame Holland Tek Selected, Amperex JAN 6922, Allied Japan 6BZ7 gold pin, 6Н1П-ЕВ, Brimar 6BQ7A, Sylvania 6BQ7A, RCA clear top 6GU7, RCA clear top 6FQ7, 6SN7 Mouse Ears, 6Н5П-ЕВ triple mica)

Source Inventory

Schiit Modi
Digital FLAC/ALAC via Aspire netbook
iPod Touch 4th gen
Pure i20

Cable Inventory

Next on the DIY list

Power-Related Components

SCA-35 (mod)

Other Audio Equipment

Mission 700

Audio-Related Tweaks

CCS Mod, power supply bypass, power supply high ESR recap, heater virtual ground.

Music Preferences

Jazz, electronica, exotica, metal, acoustic

Interests (non-headphone)

Sailing / Sailboat Racing

GrindingThud's Recent Activity

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DC Area Head-Fi Meet - Sunday, October 16, 2016
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 10/16/16 at 5:12pm | 157 replies | 2900 views
Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/15/16 at 6:01pm | 38939 replies | 1933941 views
Amp recommendations for Audeze LCD-2
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/7/16 at 11:03am | 8698 replies | 905002 views
Pure i-20 iPod/iPhone Dock as a DAC
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 5/25/16 at 3:01am | 540 replies | 135585 views
Schiit Valhalla Tube Rolling thread.
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/31/16 at 5:38pm | 524 replies | 80378 views
For 6AS7G tube rollers here .....
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 3/27/16 at 6:25pm | 3769 replies | 250808 views
Krell KSA 5 Clone (China)
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/27/16 at 5:18pm | 55 replies | 25310 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Music 3/25/16 at 8:32pm | 70233 replies | 2208192 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/2/16 at 4:17pm | 9246 replies | 586874 views


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