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Planet Earth - Somewhere afloat on the Chesapeake Bay

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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
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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Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/20/14 at 5:59pm | 30623 replies | 1380035 views
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/18/14 at 3:00am | 150 replies | 8961 views
Strange noise in Led Zeppelin II, What is and what should never be.
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Music 7/14/14 at 4:34pm | 2 replies | 56 views
How is "tube sound" even audible in modern headphone amps?
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/10/14 at 2:46pm | 365 replies | 7492 views
Krell KSA 5 Clone (China)
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/2/14 at 3:04am | 11 replies | 730 views
Cannot log in with iPad.... anyone else?
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Feedback & Bug Reports 6/29/14 at 7:03pm | 11 replies | 189 views
What book are you reading right now?
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 6/26/14 at 4:29pm | 3807 replies | 104929 views


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