Fall Shindig - October 14, 2017

OK gents. If you want to see how us Texas dudes do it right, here is another opportunity. The 2016 version went off exceptionally well and included Polkies from coast to coast. This one will be bigger, badder, and tube-ier. You will DEFINITELY want to see/hear the gear that will be present at this event.

This one will also extend beyond the Polk brethren and is open to anyone who wishes to attend. Last year's attendance was right at 35-40... this one should exceed those numbers handily. Parking may become an issue, but the house should accommodate most and if it doesn't, I've also got a greenbelt next to the house for a getaway.

This will be a PITA for me since I'll be getting back from RMAF a few days prior, but the party MUST happen. I put everything I have into hosting these meets and your attendance makes it worth it. Anyone who is willing to help on Friday night to set up is definitely invited.

I am now living in Arlington, TX, just 20 minutes away from DFW Airport. I should be able to host a few that cannot afford hotels for a night or two.


If you need some influential powers to convince you to bring your ears down to Texas, just review the 10 page thread about last year's event: http://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/173592/2016-fall-audio-bash-north-texas#latest


This is happening. Will you be a part of it?
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    In :)
    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
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 3,622
    Also in B)
    Amplifiers: MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800,Kinki Studio EX-M1
    Preamp: deHavilland Ultraverve 3
    Transport/Dac: L.K.S MH-DA004, North Star Design USB dac32, Cayin Venus cd-100i,
    Musical Paradise mp-d2 mkI
    Speakers: Rosso Fiorentino Volterra
    Speaker Cables: Organic Audio Organic 2, Analysis Plus Black Mesh Oval 9,
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Analysis Plus Solo Crystal Oval, Analysis Plus Copper Oval-In Micro,
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Power Cables by: Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,817
    I'm sure @lightman1 will make an appearance...


    Seeing a mythical creature in the flesh may attract or scare people away lol....

    Hopefully attract more than scare :smile:
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,452
    Yep....Clear your calendar, Dan. ;)
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    bqbxd1j9ch66.jpg
    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
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,452
    I've been working out and taking vitamins.....
    Better prepared for this years event! :p
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    edited June 2017
    lightman1 wrote: »
    I've been working out and taking vitamins.....
    Better prepared for this years event! :p

    Those little blue pills, 12oz curls, while listening to the Rocky theme doesn't qualify as "working out"
    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
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,817
    lightman1 wrote: »
    I've been working out and taking vitamins.....
    Better prepared for this years event! :p

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    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,452
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    I've been working out and taking vitamins.....
    Better prepared for this years event! :p

    Those little blue pills, 12oz curls, while listening to the Rocky theme doesn't quantify as "working out"

    I'm saving the blue vitamins just for you, sugar britches.....
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    lightman1 wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    I've been working out and taking vitamins.....
    Better prepared for this years event! :p

    Those little blue pills, 12oz curls, while listening to the Rocky theme doesn't quantify as "working out"

    I'm saving the blue vitamins just for you, sugar britches.....

    You sure your girlfriend won't mindnxvn6foflu6l.jpg



    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
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,452
    ^^^^ Just a reminder, kids. Don't procreate with family members. This is the result.... :s
  • halenhalen Posts: 448
    lightman1 wrote: »
    ^^^^ Just a reminder, kids. Don't procreate with family members. This is the result.... :s

    Haha. Too funny. Stay away from Arkansas.
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,254
    I'm In!
    2 ch- Polk CRS+ * Vincent SA-31MK Preamp * Vincent Sp-331 Amp * Marantz SA8005 SACD * Project Xperience Classic TT * Sumiko Blue Point #2 MC cartridge

    HT - Polk 703's * NAD T-758 * Adcom 5503 * Oppo 103 * Samsung 60" series 8 LCD
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    voltz wrote: »
    I'm In!

    Dammmnnn....I'm out :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
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,254
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    I'm In!

    Dammmnnn....I'm out :p

    Wait..I thought you was driving!
    2 ch- Polk CRS+ * Vincent SA-31MK Preamp * Vincent Sp-331 Amp * Marantz SA8005 SACD * Project Xperience Classic TT * Sumiko Blue Point #2 MC cartridge

    HT - Polk 703's * NAD T-758 * Adcom 5503 * Oppo 103 * Samsung 60" series 8 LCD
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    voltz wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    I'm In!

    Dammmnnn....I'm out :p

    Wait..I thought you was driving!

    I need you anyway, who else hangs out with me till 3am ;)
    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
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,254
    Cause your the Coolest B) and ya need a sidekick!
    2 ch- Polk CRS+ * Vincent SA-31MK Preamp * Vincent Sp-331 Amp * Marantz SA8005 SACD * Project Xperience Classic TT * Sumiko Blue Point #2 MC cartridge

    HT - Polk 703's * NAD T-758 * Adcom 5503 * Oppo 103 * Samsung 60" series 8 LCD
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,109
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    I'm In!

    Dammmnnn....I'm out :p

    Wait..I thought you was driving!

    I need you anyway, who else hangs out with me till 3am ;)

    How quickly one can forget... :)
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    I didn't for get you....awww how cute
    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
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,293
    That is one cup holder i do not need..
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    That is one cup holder i do not need..

    He leaves her at home, to much Tequila makes her mean :D B)
    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
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,293
    I'm betting the Tequila has nothing to do with that meanness.

    Shaking head running away....
  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,057
    Russ is trying to convince me (no need to really convince me...) but I would like for my wife to come but she is being obstinate.
    "Some people find it easier to be conceited rather than correct."

    "Unwad those panties and have a good time man. We're all here to help each other, no matter how it might appear." DSkip
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,580
    If you can't make it, understood. Would like see you come back for LSAF and hangout again
    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
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 2,522
    Won't be able to make it due to gaining custody of my kid and the increased costs associated BUT I do expect pictures and I look forward to them. I do make yearly trips to Texas and usually fly into Love field so hopefully soon I can pop by.
    Just a dude doing dude-ly things

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  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,109
    Come see me guys! 6 weeks away!
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,109
    BIG news to share - you heard it here first!

    Not only will Jessica, the CEO of North Star Design be at this event, but Lorenzo from MastersounD will also be showing. This event will be international!

    If you are on the fence, get off. This is a perfect opportunity to talk directly with those in the know. There's going to be oodles of gear to gawk at to boot.

    If you've never been to one of my events, this isn't a 'small' thing for me. I go all out and turn the place into an audio funhouse. Guys come in for the weekend and make it a unique experience.
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,028
    Sounds like an even bigger event this year, and I had a great time last year. However, since I am going to FL for the last week in September, and then to Peru for two weeks in November I am going to miss this year. Enjoy.
    Bud - Silicon Valley

    Lumin X1
    Sony XA-5400ES SACD
    Pass XP-22 pre, X600.5 amps
    Magico S5 MKII Mcast Rose speakers, SPOD spikes

    Shunyata Triton v3/Typhon QR on preamp, Denali 2000 (2) on amps
    Shunyata Sigma XLR analog ICs, Sigma speaker cables
    Shunyata Sigma HC (2), Sigma Analog, Sigma Digital, Z Anaconda (3) power cables

    Mapleshade Samson V.3 four shelf solid maple rack, Micropoint brass footers
    Three 20 amp circuits.
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