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About Me:

Lifelong metaphysical dilettante

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Besides listening to music (and building audio gear)?

What I do for a living:

Consumer bankruptcy lawyer

Headphone Inventory

Senn HD600; Beyer DT880/600, Senn 201

Headphone Amp Inventory

Bottlehead Crack with Speedball upgrade.

Source Inventory

Mach2Music w/Pure Music & Halide DAC HD; Oppo BDP-93, Merrill ES-R1 on Target wall shelf, Jelco 750DB arm, Denon DL103R, Cinemag 3440A SUT, Bottlehead Seduction phono pre w/C4S upgrade

Cable Inventory

15' DIY w/DHC Nucleotide wire, Cardas Senn connectors and Neutrik plug in process.

Power-Related Components

Shunyata Hydra 2 power conditioners, Shunyata Venon & Venom 3 power cords, Panamax conditioner/surge suppressor for digital gear, 2 dedicated 20A circuits (one analog w/Shunyata receptacle, one digital w/Furutech receptacles.

Other Audio Equipment

Bottlehead 2A3 Stereomour integrated amp; Blumenstein Orca speakers on steel & MDF stands; REL T2 sub on Auralex Gramma base

Audio-Related Tweaks

Crack has Speedball upgrade, Dayton film caps bypassed with Russian surplus teflon FT-3s, Cardas RCAs, PEC 100K mil spec pot, NOS '60's RCA 6080 and Mullard CV4003 tubes, Belton octal socket, Nichicon KX 'Standard Audio' PSU electrolytics, all silver signal wiring, Cliff phone jack,Herbie's Tendersoft feet..

Seduction caps are DynamiCap E's, Vishay bulk foil input resistor, tubes are NOS Amperex orange label gold pin 6922s, Russian 6N23P-EB's and EH 6922's; Herbie's Tube Dampers & Temdersoft feet.

Stereomour has Connex Tiffany RCAs; Cardas rhodium over silver binding posts; Alps Blue Velvet pot; Audiocap Theta coupling caps bypassed with Russian FT-1 telfons; parafeed caps are Mundorf Silver-Oil; Mills non-inductive wirewound resistors; tubes include NOS RCA blackplates, EML 2A3-S ans Sovtek 2A3's; Azuma UX-4 sockets; Herbie's Tube Damper for signal tube; feet are Herbie's Hard Isoball footers.

Music Preferences

Jazz: straight-ahead, piano combo, progressive;, Americana; rock-n-roll; blues.

Interests (non-headphone)

Craft beer, live music, Indian and Thai food.

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