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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:

Bankruptcy lawyer

Headphone Inventory

Senn HD600; Senn 201

Headphone Amp Inventory

Bottlehead Crack with Speedball upgrade.

Source Inventory

Mac Mini 8G 1 TB; iFi micro iDAC 2; UpTone Audio Regen; Sony XA-5400-ES; SOTA Comet IV, Audiomods Classic 'arm (Cardas copper loom), Grado Reference Sonata 1; Thorens TD-125 Mk II, SME 3009 Series III, Stanton 980 LZX, Graham Slee Elevator; Bottlehead Eros phono stage w/Valvo E80F bottles; Pioneer TX-9500 II tuner.

Cable Inventory

15' Cardas replacement cable for HD600s; Wireworld Silver Starlight 7 USB; Wireworld Eclipse 7 & Silver Eclipse 6 interconnect; Wireworld Equinox 7 speaker.

Power-Related Components

2 dedicated 20A circuits w/PS Audio Power Port receptacles; Shunyata Venom cords; Blue Circle PLC Thingee w/crazy suffix conditioner.

Other Audio Equipment

Bottlehead Stereomour DH SET amp w/Emission Labs 2A3-S valves; Quicksilver Line Preamplifier; GlassWare Audio Design Aikido Noval linestage in process; Tekton M-Lore speakers; Rythmik F12G stereo subs.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Crack has Speedball upgrade, Dayton film coupling 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 soft-annealed silver signal & ground wiring, Cliff phone jack, Herbie's Tendersoft feet..

Stereomour has Connex Tiffany RCAs; Cardas rhodium over silver binding posts; Audiocap Theta coupling caps bypassed with Russian FT-1 telfons; parafeed caps are Mundorf Silver-Oil; tubes include NOS Raytheon 12AT7WA triple mica black plate and a matched pair of EML 2A3-S; teflon UX-4 sockets; ; feet are Herbie's Hard Isoball footers.

Music Preferences

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

Interests (non-headphone)

Craft beer, live music, fixin' up the house, good movies, Indian and Thai food.

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Bottlehead Crack/Speedball with some goodies
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 3/16/16 at 4:42pm | 0 replies | 290 views
SOLD Beyer DT880 600 Excellent cond.
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/11/15 at 3:54pm | 4 replies | 304 views
REL T2 sub
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 9/29/14 at 8:01pm | 0 replies | 237 views
Musical Surroundings Nova II Phono Preamplifier - SOLD
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 7/5/14 at 2:31pm | 1 replies | 470 views
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 5/28/14 at 6:14pm | 3637 replies | 1733907 views


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