Pricklely Peete
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Full time tweak/DIY Junkie......early retirement from the rat race ! No, I did not win the lottery.

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Pricklely Peete

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    Occupation:
    Full time tweak/DIY Junkie......early retirement from the rat race ! No, I did not win the lottery.
    Interests:
    wasting electricity via tubes, trying not to electrocute myself or the cat (DIY amps/dacs,etc)
    Computers, Music production and song writing, Guitar and related tube amps, Electronics study, 2 channel traditional stereo systems.
    Headphone Inventory:
    AKG 240M 600 ohm (1984) still going great for what they are.
    Sennheiser HD650 with aftermarket silver plated OFC cable (Head Fi member built the cable)
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    LD MK III (DIY modified), FrankenZERO, Jaycar KHA II rev D DIY kit amp, Audio-gd Compass,C-2C, DIY modified balanced Audio-gd Phoenix. Audio Gd FUN (DIY modified)
    Source Inventory:
    Vanguard CDM12 Pro Transport, HK HD720 CDP (modified heavily with new clock, dual power supplies etc), Computer using Auzen Prelude PCI SC as transport COAX/Optical outs, Ah Njoe Tjoeb 4000 CDP with all upgrades plus some DIY additions. Audio gd CD7 Transport (DIY upgrades). Audio-gd Reference 1 DAC (DIY modified), Denon 3910 SACD/DVD-A player, TEAC V-530X Cassette deck, See Corp Revolver Turntable w/Ortofon OM20 + Yaqin MS-12B tube phono stage
    Cable Inventory:
    MIT, Nordost, Better Cables, AR, DIY types, all manner of from digital to mains cables to speaker cables, AudioQuest, YYW, Canare, Monster. DIY Mundorf Silver/Gold ACSS cables, 5N solid silver DIY DC cables (Phoenix/RE1 ),
    Power-Related Components:
    Monster HT 2500 + HT 3500 MK II line conditioners, Dedicated mains lines (2 x 20 Amp) ACME cryo duplex outlets x 4, APC UPS line conditioners 1500W x 2 for Comp based system and Head Fi system.
    Other Audio Equipment:
    List is too dang long
    Audio-Related Tweaks:
    Lots of DIY mods to the gear itself from tube amps to SS, from CDP's to digital EQ and crossovers. Too many mods and tweaks to list.
    Music Preferences:
    Anything except rap and disco......no cookie monster metal appreciated either.
    Gear-Fi:
    Gibson Custom Shop Les Pauls and Fender Custom Shop Strats, winding my own pickups, tweaking tube amps (Marshall and Fender), Tweaking modding analog effects pedals.
    Semi retarded (wife says) audio & music nut

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    Cans : HD650 (balanced), AKG 240M Desktop amps : LD MK III MAX, Jaycar KHA kit amp ( DIY mods), Audio-gd Compass, Audio-gd FUN (DIY mods),Audio-gd C-2C, Audio-gd Phoenix MAX  Sources : A-gd FUN, Audio-gd Reference 1 MAX, Vanguard CDM12 Pro, Denon 3910 DVD, Audio-gd CD7 MAX
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