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DSkipDSkip Posts: 14,763
edited June 29 in Wanted (WTB) Classifieds
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Speakers: Harbeth: 30.2, SHL5+; Usher: Be-10, T-515; Rosso Fiorentino: Elba, Pienza, Certaldo, Fiesole, Volterra; Polk: T50, Signature S15, RTA 15tl, RTi12; Sonner Audio Allegro Unum, Legato Unum, Legato Semis, Legato Duo; Emerald Physics CS-2.8; Klipsch KLF-20
Preamps: Shuguang S200MK, Dayens Ampino, Parasound P5
Amps: Shuguang S845MK, Dayens Ampino Monoblocks, Parasound A23
Integrateds: Triode Corporation TRV-88SER, MastersounD: BoX, Dueventi, Compact 845, Evolution 845; North Star Design Blue Diamond
Sources: AURALiC Aries, Denon HEOS Link, North Star Design: Magnifico, Supremo, Incanto, Intenso, Venti
Cabling: Wireworld
TV: Sony XBR-75X940C

Comments

  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 1,899
    You wanna buy an asterisk? What's your long term goal? What is your budget? That will give me a realistic expectation on how to help. I do not recommend clear coat asterisks. When using one in a sentence, don't overload the asterisk with too many words. If you do, it puts too much strain on the asterisk. It's used to mark printed or written text, typically as a reference to an annotation or to stand for omitted matter. Did you use it to omit some matter? Did you find your matter not worthy?
    2.0 - Marantz NA8005 | Polk LSiM703 | PS Audio: Duet, Power Port Classic, PerfectWave AC5 x2 PC | Wireworld Equinox 7 IC | Sanus UF30 | OC703 Panels

    6.1 - Pio Elite SC-05 | Pio BDP-51FD | Polk: RTi8, CSi5, F/Xi3, CSi3 | HSU Research VTF-2 MK4 | Monster HTS 5000 | DCF124BW x3 SC | Pangea: AC-9SE x2, 14SE, 14 PC | AQ Chocolate x2 HDMI | M850SW | PS Audio Power Port Classic x2 | OC703 Panels
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 18,717
    it's a karma -- I'm pretty sure.
    I am in with 71.
    or e, if irrational numbers are allowed.

    Asterisks* come in really handy.

    _____________
    * For footnotes, to give one entirely self-referential example.
    "It's like watching a roomful of people who couldn't get through college algebra discussing the flaws of quantum physics theory. I guess it could be fun, but it's ultimately a waste of time." -- seen on audiokarma

    "Some amps run on self bias, some amps run on fixed bias. But his amps run on confirmation bias." -- seen on audioasylum

    "Writing about hifi is like dancing about architecture" -- paraphrasing some wag (possibly Frank Zappa)
  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 1,899
    Lucky for him he didn't want to buy an italic typeface or letter. You have a monopoly on that and could charge as much as you want.
    2.0 - Marantz NA8005 | Polk LSiM703 | PS Audio: Duet, Power Port Classic, PerfectWave AC5 x2 PC | Wireworld Equinox 7 IC | Sanus UF30 | OC703 Panels

    6.1 - Pio Elite SC-05 | Pio BDP-51FD | Polk: RTi8, CSi5, F/Xi3, CSi3 | HSU Research VTF-2 MK4 | Monster HTS 5000 | DCF124BW x3 SC | Pangea: AC-9SE x2, 14SE, 14 PC | AQ Chocolate x2 HDMI | M850SW | PS Audio Power Port Classic x2 | OC703 Panels
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 1,785
    In with 1,468,752.538! :tongue:
    Not Tom, or Trey, or Jim
    Main setup:
    Speakers are one of three, Mission Freedom 770 IV’s, Polk LSi25’s, or Polk SDA-CRS (stock XO, SL2000’s, Blade/Blade model). Electronics are as follows: for the LSi’s and SDA’s, a Technics SU-v75 acting as a phono preamp, into a Yamaha RX-v665, into a Crown XLi800 power amplifier. For the Missions, I have a Lafayette LR-1100. Turntable is a Technics SL-3200, with a Shure M97xE. Cables are generic/soon to be replaced garbage.
    An old post I found on AK, from 2013.
    I've always thought the goal of high end audio was not to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Turn that darn music down' but to have your neighbors bang on the wall and say, 'Tell your friends to go home and you can practice later this week'.
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,046
    Sorry, but I don't believe the hype surrounding the asterisk tweak, unless they are made by the fine folks at Coconut Audio.
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with PS Audio NuWave Phono converter, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Stradivari v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Krell Evolution 525a CD Player, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Oppo UDP-205 Blu-ray , Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds

  • msgmsg Posts: 4,262
    DAMmit. Took my number.
  • verbverb Posts: 2,946
    In with Pi.
    Basement: Polk SDA 1C's, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, Rotel 1580 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Carver TX8 Tuner, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Cables
    Office: PC, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, Polk PSWi225 wireless sub, MIT AVt2 cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Auris BluMe, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 10,550
    I like Pie.....

    Where's Mike when you need him?
  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,103
    :

    Even trade? An asterisk for a colon.
    1. Polk LSiM707, 704C, 703; Dual SVS SB2000 subwoofers; Marantz SR7011 receiver; Parasound A23 amp; Oppo 205; Toshiba HD-DVD Player; Sony 65" 4K TV; FIOS; PS Audio Power Plant Premier; MIT S2 cables
    2. JM Labs Electra 920.1; Parasound JC2 Preamp; Sonic Frontiers Power 2 amp; Sony HAP-Z1ES; Oppo 105D; Music Hall MMF7 and Acoustech phono pre; PS Audio P1000; MIT S1 Cables
    3. Polk LSiM703; Pioneer Elite SC97 receiver; Oppo 203; Squeezebox Touch; MIT S3 cables
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,067
    Emlyn wrote: »
    :

    Even trade? An asterisk for a colon.

    Aren't the two connected? Be careful. I had a friend who dropped his keyboard and he wrecked 'em.
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 2,654
    $2.83 and a week old tuna fish sandwich... Final offer.
  • msgmsg Posts: 4,262
    edited June 30
    I'll check in with you next Friday to see if that tuna fish sammich is still available if the deal falls through here. Be sure to store it safely in the glovebox of your daily driver until then.
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 9,794
    I'll top that sammich offer with a wad of dryer lint...
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 10,550
    lightman1 wrote: »
    I'll top that sammich offer with a wad of dryer lint...

    Is it used?
  • msgmsg Posts: 4,262
    Yes, incubating. Russ inadvertently feeds it a steady diet of cracker crumbs. Reproduces like yeast.
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 18,717
    Flannel shirts spawn the best navel lint.
    ... or so I have read, at any rate...
    "It's like watching a roomful of people who couldn't get through college algebra discussing the flaws of quantum physics theory. I guess it could be fun, but it's ultimately a waste of time." -- seen on audiokarma

    "Some amps run on self bias, some amps run on fixed bias. But his amps run on confirmation bias." -- seen on audioasylum

    "Writing about hifi is like dancing about architecture" -- paraphrasing some wag (possibly Frank Zappa)
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 10,550
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Flannel shirts spawn the best navel lint.
    ... or so I have read, at any rate...

    Yea read lol you quilted beast......
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 9,794
    Only the finest bellybutton lint here gents....
  • verbverb Posts: 2,946
    bxim7ibp92xr.png
    Basement: Polk SDA 1C's, Micro Seiki MB14 TT, Rotel 1580 Pre, Marantz CD6006 CDP, Carver TX8 Tuner, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, AQ Diamondback (version 1) RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Cables
    Office: PC, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, Polk PSWi225 wireless sub, MIT AVt2 cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Auris BluMe, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,452
    Viking64 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    :

    Even trade? An asterisk for a colon.

    Aren't the two connected? Be careful. I had a friend who dropped his keyboard and he wrecked 'em.

    I'm worried I may have to have part of my colon removed.
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
    Dual SVS SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 18,717
    edited July 2
    kharp1 wrote: »
    Viking64 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    :

    Even trade? An asterisk for a colon.

    Aren't the two connected? Be careful. I had a friend who dropped his keyboard and he wrecked 'em.

    I'm worried I may have to have part of my colon removed.


    Why, of course, you'll be left with a semicolon -- and, for the rest of your life, you'll have to punctuate into a rubber bag.

    I remember that bon mot from National Lampoon from the seventies -- man.

    B)

    PS and if I mistook your comment for jest, my sincere and humble apologies! :(
    "It's like watching a roomful of people who couldn't get through college algebra discussing the flaws of quantum physics theory. I guess it could be fun, but it's ultimately a waste of time." -- seen on audiokarma

    "Some amps run on self bias, some amps run on fixed bias. But his amps run on confirmation bias." -- seen on audioasylum

    "Writing about hifi is like dancing about architecture" -- paraphrasing some wag (possibly Frank Zappa)
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 9,870
    kharp1 wrote: »
    Viking64 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    :

    Even trade? An asterisk for a colon.

    Aren't the two connected? Be careful. I had a friend who dropped his keyboard and he wrecked 'em.

    I'm worried I may have to have part of my colon removed.

    That would leave you on your period :p
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, Unison Research Simply Italy Integrated
    Gone to new homes: (Matt Polk's)Threshold Stasis SA12e monoblocks, Pass XA30.5 amp, Usher MD2 speakers, Dynaudio C4 platinum speakers, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC
  • tonybtonyb Posts: 29,544
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    kharp1 wrote: »
    Viking64 wrote: »
    Emlyn wrote: »
    :

    Even trade? An asterisk for a colon.

    Aren't the two connected? Be careful. I had a friend who dropped his keyboard and he wrecked 'em.

    I'm worried I may have to have part of my colon removed.

    That would leave you on your period :p

    Pretty darn early Ron, for dirty comments. Who do you think you are...Halen ?? :) :)

    Least wait 'till 9 o'clock man. lol
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    Pioneer elite vhx 21
    Sony 4k BRP
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    Polk 500 surrounds
    Polk s35 center
    SVS SB-2000
    Sonos

    Music-

    Joule la-100 pre
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    Cary xciter dac
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    Cables-
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