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3 weeks, 5 days ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Photography, Fishing, Warbirds, Travel, WW2 Military History, WW2 Military Vehicles.

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Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD-280 Pro, B&W P3, B&W P5, Bose Quiet Comfort 2, Beyerdynamic T1.

Headphone Amp Inventory

CypherLabs 720 Theorem Portable DAC/Amp, Furutec ADL GT-40, Cary SLP-05 Pre Amp., Schiit Audio Magni 2 Uber Amp, Audioquest Dragonfly 1.2, 4x Audioquest Jitterbug, Schiit Wyrd. Audioquest Dragonfly Red USB DAC + Preamp + Headphone Amp. Sieveking Sound Omega Headphone Stand (Maple).

Source Inventory

Rega RP6 Turntable with Lyra Delos MC Cartridge.
Carey SACD306 Prof. SACD Player
Mac Pro.
CypherLabs 720 Theorem Portable DAC/Amp
Graham Slee Accession MM Phono Amplifier.
Graham Slee Elevator EXP MM Step-Up Trans-Former

Cable Inventory

Nordost Tyr2, Cardas Clear, Moon Audio, Whiplash Audio and Mapleshade. Abby Road "Monitor".
Schiit Pyst USB and RCA cables x 1 set. Isotek EVO 3 Optimum and Initium Power Cables,

Power-Related Components

ATSAH 500 Mono Power Amps (NCore series of Class D amplifiers using the NC1200 modules).
Carey SLP-05 Valve Pre-Amplifier. Isotek EVO 3 Aquarius Power Conditioner. 2x Graham Slee Filtered Power Supply Units.

Other Audio Equipment

Audio Physic Scorpio 25+ Speakers in Walnut.
Furutech ADL GT-40 DAC
B&W M1 Speakers
Pioneer SC-LX90 Receiver
VPI- HW-27 Typhoon Record Cleaner
Flux HiFi Sonic Electronic Stylus Cleaner
KAB Precon Phono Stage Burn in Device
Vesion Professional LP Digital Turntable Stylus Force Scale Gauge LED.
VPI Crosscheck Turntable Level
Gem Dandy Mk. II Record Cleaner
Nagaoka Onzow: “Zerodust” Stylus Cleaner.
Mapleshade Mikrosmooth CD Polishing Kit.
Milty Zerostat 3.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Groovetracer Rega Reference Subplatter, Groovetracer Rega Black Delrin Platter, Groovetracer Black Counterweight, Tangospinner Clear Silicone Opal Model Premium Rega Drive Triple Belts, Tangospinner Triple Brass Pulley for Rega, Swagman Lab Signature Edition Filtered Power Supply Unit for Rega RP6 TTPSU, Michael Lim RP6 Motor Base Isolation Board, SRM/TECH Main Bearing Damping Ring For Rega RP6.
Carey SACD306 Prof. SACD Player
Mapleshade 19-1/2" x 16-1/2" x 4" Finished Maple Platform (Natural) set of four Isoblocks +3" Mapleshade Micropoint Megafeet (set of 3) for Rega RP6.
3x Mapleshade Micropoint Heavyfoot (set of three)

Music Preferences

Jazz, Classical, Rock, Easy Listening, Country, Pop, Female Vocal, Male Vocal, Blues.

Interests (non-headphone)

Fishing, 4 Wheel Driving, Flying (Warbirds), WW2 Military History (Axis and Allied). Land Rovers. Photography, Wildlife, Shooting, Power Boating.

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

World War 2 PBY-5A Catalina Flying Boat ZK-PBY. http://www.nzcatalina.org.nz/

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Any albums where you love EVERY song
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