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GrindingThud

Location:

Planet Earth - Somewhere afloat on the Chesapeake Bay

Forum Post Count:

785

Join Date:

12/11/12

Last Online:

2 hours, 42 minutes ago

About Me:

Head FI newb

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Sailing, tube audio, DIY, solar...

What I do for a living:

Enginerd

Headphone Inventory

LCD-2.2 Rosewood
HD-558

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)
VR-507

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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Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Yesterday at 3:48 pm | 3733 replies | 131435 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 | 91 replies | 1790 views
DC Area Head-Fi Meet - Saturday, November 1, 2014
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 10/12/14 at 5:20pm | 139 replies | 2348 views
Crack;Bottlehead OTL
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/12/14 at 3:13pm | 6137 replies | 420795 views
New Audeze LCD3
GrindingThud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/11/14 at 2:45pm | 9742 replies | 655645 views
Audeze LCD-3 Impressions Thread
GrindingThud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/10/14 at 7:22pm | 3232 replies | 162589 views
Axent Wear Cat Ear Headphones
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 10/10/14 at 10:57am | 30 replies | 1721 views
For 6AS7G tube rollers here .....
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/10/14 at 10:17am | 1571 replies | 101771 views
Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/8/14 at 4:34pm | 31260 replies | 1434392 views
Audiophile cables, an interesting question.
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 10/7/14 at 6:56pm | 1125 replies | 39510 views

 

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