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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,732
    verb wrote: »
    Jimmy is in with 64! :smile:

    64 is my birthday, you know. Octember 64th!
  • verbverb Posts: 4,795
    Oh, I thought it referred to 1864. My bad! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Rega RP1 TT, VTL 2.5 Preamplifier, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs DAC, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1 transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,732
    verb wrote: »
    Oh, I thought it referred to 1864. My bad! :smile:

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  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,096
    Why not...32!
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 7,150
    In with 11. :#

    I'll give it a go if I win the karma. B)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,666
    edited June 2018
    Under no circumstances will you hook this up to the Tritons.
    Tony M wrote: »
    I'll give it a go if I win the karma. B)

    Post edited by KennethSwauger on
    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 7,150
    edited June 2018
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Under no circumstances will you hook this up to the Tritons.
    Tony M wrote: »
    I'll give it a go if I win the karma. B)

    I won't.

    I didn't even consider it knowing their history. BUT, I have some expendable speakers stacked somewhere close by for sure. But the odds of me winning another karma from Dave is against me. But, 1 out of 4 amps MIGHT work. ;)
    Post edited by KennethSwauger on
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,260
    Gits and shiggles, in with 42.
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,449
    I don’t really have a use for a few ruined pairs of speakers, but what the heck, in with 75.
    Maybe it can drive the LSis! :tongue: :wink: :lol:
    Micah
    music on vinyl; https://www.discogs.com/user/mlistens03/collection
    Technics SL3200 turntable; Shure M97xE cart; Hagerman Audio Labs Bugle 2; NAD C352 integrated; KEF Q150 speakers; Velodyne VA-907 subwoofer; home-built stands, generic cables but will upgrade soon...

    desktop; Lenovo G50 running Win10, Yamaha RX-v665 AVR, JBL e30 headphones
    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'.
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,732
    FestYboy wrote: »
    Gits

  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,976
    Ahh screw it... in with 26! Thanks for the continued Karma ha!
    Just a dude doing dude-ly things

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
    "Just because the thread is getting views don't mean much .. I like a good train wreck doesn't mean i want to be in one..." - pitdogg2
    "Those that don't know, don't know that they don't know." - heiney9
    "Audiophiles are the male equivalent of cat ladies." - Audiokarma Member
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 20,604
    I am feeling frisky -- in, if you please, with number 87 if still available.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francium
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,666
    edited June 2018
    Attaboy, Doc!

    If you win, you better put on your respirator when you unbox and use it, to avoid the cancerous fumes.

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    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    I am feeling frisky -- in, if you please, with number 87 if still available.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francium


    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • verbverb Posts: 4,795
    Of course professor! You're in! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Rega RP1 TT, VTL 2.5 Preamplifier, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs DAC, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1 transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • verbverb Posts: 4,795
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Attaboy, Doc!

    If you win, you better put on your respirator when you unbox and use it, to avoid the cancerous fumes.
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    I am feeling frisky -- in, if you please, with number 87 if still available.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francium


    I'm looking forward to his results after hot roddin the beast! :smile:
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Rega RP1 TT, VTL 2.5 Preamplifier, Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs DAC, Conrad Johnson MF2300A Amp, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Terminator2 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, Marantz CD-1 transport, Marantz AMP-1, Acoustic Technologies Classic Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus Subwoofer, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable
    Spare Room: Dayens Ampino Integrated, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Project BoxE Bluetooth Streamer, Polk TSi200's
    Living Room: Pioneer SX-N30 Network Receiver, Pioneer PD10AE CD Player, Furman M8-LX Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi Subwoofer
  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,096
    I'm out and putting 32 back up for grabs. I was likely going to allow the runner-up to get it anyway :)
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,666
    Aw, what scared you off?
    I'm out and putting 32 back up for grabs. I was likely going to allow the runner-up to get it anyway :)

    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • codycatalistcodycatalist Posts: 1,976
    I kinda want Doc to get it just to hear what he has to say
    Just a dude doing dude-ly things

    "Temptation is the manifestation of desire which equals necessity." - Mikey081057
    " I have always had a champange taste with a beer budget" - Rick88
    "Just because the thread is getting views don't mean much .. I like a good train wreck doesn't mean i want to be in one..." - pitdogg2
    "Those that don't know, don't know that they don't know." - heiney9
    "Audiophiles are the male equivalent of cat ladies." - Audiokarma Member
  • tonyp063tonyp063 Posts: 538
    In with 21.
    Send it to @mhardy6647 if I win
  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,096
    edited June 2018
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Aw, what scared you off?
    I'm out and putting 32 back up for grabs. I was likely going to allow the runner-up to get it anyway :)

    I don’t have any bookshelf speakers anymore, and my office is pretty set as far as space goes. Truth be told, my Anker SoundCore speaker is perfect for the space! I’d much rather a more-worthy person enjoy it!

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 20,604
    I kinda want Doc to get it just to hear what he has to say

    Yeah, me, too!

    Oh...

    :p



    In seriousness, I've benefitted hugely from the kindness & generosity of many folks on this forum. Gotten more than I've given, for sure.

    But, I am awfully curious about this thing, after all of the internet discussion about it (under various & sundry brand names)!

  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 20,604
    tonyp063 wrote: »
    In with 21.
    Send it to @mhardy6647 if I win

    Awfully kind of you to offer -- but it's really not necessary.

    It could also visit here, you know? :)
    I would like to hope it won't supplant SE 2A3 amplification here :|
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 20,604
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Aw, what scared you off?
    I'm out and putting 32 back up for grabs. I was likely going to allow the runner-up to get it anyway :)

    I don’t have any bookshelf speakers anymore, and my office is pretty set as far as space goes. Truth be told, my Anker SoundCore speaker is perfect for the space! I’d much rather a more-worthy person enjoy it!

    An amplifier like this one is probably better suited to -- ahem -- rather larger loudspeakers, you know?

    ;)

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  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,096
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Aw, what scared you off?
    I'm out and putting 32 back up for grabs. I was likely going to allow the runner-up to get it anyway :)

    I don’t have any bookshelf speakers anymore, and my office is pretty set as far as space goes. Truth be told, my Anker SoundCore speaker is perfect for the space! I’d much rather a more-worthy person enjoy it!

    An amplifier like this one is probably better suited to -- ahem -- rather larger loudspeakers, you know?

    ;)

    w1pb0tvdteu1.png

    Thus cementing why someone else is better-suited for it!
  • tonyp063tonyp063 Posts: 538
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Awfully kind of you to offer -- but it's really not necessary.

    No worries sir. I couldn't do it justice.
    Besides I'm starting to explore EL-34's right now. :-)

  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,096
    Maybe this could end up being passed around like the old Polk demos used to. Someone gets it for a month or so, ships it to the next person. Then one lucky person gets to keep it. Thoughts?
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,666
    Kinda like the bubonic plague, but instead with a Monoprice garbage amplifier?
    Maybe this could end up being passed around like the old Polk demos used to. Someone gets it for a month or so, ships it to the next person. Then one lucky person gets to keep it. Thoughts?

    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,086
    48
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,732
    lightman1 wrote: »
    48

    What do you have against Alaska and Hawaii? :p
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