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Planet Earth - Somewhere afloat on the Chesapeake Bay

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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
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

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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DC Area Head-Fi Meet - Saturday, November 1, 2014
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