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Head FI newb

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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

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Any Aphex Twin fans around?
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Music Yesterday at 3:42 pm | 28 replies | 553 views
Sennheiser HD518 HD558 HD598 Support Thread
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/27/15 at 6:06pm | 953 replies | 92537 views
Post pics of your builds....
GrindingThud posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 2/27/15 at 8:41am | 9691 replies | 2897740 views
For 6AS7G tube rollers here .....
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/24/15 at 6:49pm | 1813 replies | 121076 views
Any music to help sleeping?
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Music 2/24/15 at 3:48pm | 11 replies | 138 views
Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/23/15 at 2:58am | 32918 replies | 1536376 views
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 2/22/15 at 9:18am | 1 replies | 47 views
Listen to what is lost when an Mp3 is made (wow)
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/21/15 at 5:56pm | 34 replies | 912 views
HeadAmp GS-1 question: Any way to increase the power output?
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/21/15 at 3:26pm | 2 replies | 53 views


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