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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
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

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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GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 11/26/14 at 3:15pm | 205 replies | 16575 views
Post pics of your builds....
GrindingThud posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 11/17/14 at 4:42pm | 9647 replies | 2854700 views
Crack;Bottlehead OTL
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/14/14 at 6:38pm | 6257 replies | 437410 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/8/14 at 4:58am | 4829 replies | 279770 views
Audeze LCD-X
GrindingThud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/4/14 at 7:26pm | 5407 replies | 429804 views
DC Area Head-Fi Meet - Saturday, November 1, 2014
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 11/1/14 at 4:48pm | 189 replies | 4033 views
Lcd's and unlistenable cd's
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/27/14 at 4:24pm | 33 replies | 1027 views
Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/24/14 at 3:48pm | 4052 replies | 147473 views
Testing the claim: "I can hear differences between lossless formats."
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 10/20/14 at 10:22am | 176 replies | 4285 views
New Audeze LCD3
GrindingThud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/11/14 at 2:45pm | 9798 replies | 672300 views


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