Lone Star Audio Fest 2019

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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 14,617
    Thanks bro'!

    Tom
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,496
    voltz wrote: »
    ^^^^^
    If you get a chance look me up I looking forward still to meeting you!

    Hey bro,
    What time will you be in on Thurs
    May come see u

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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,494
    Tom, I am driving down and bringing gear with me along with my LSAF virgin buddy, Joel.

    I warned him about you and your propensity to fall asleep naked in random spots around the hotel.
    "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
  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 14,617
    Cool, he can take the photos this year, since Tony chickened out for the job. We will break him in real quick like..

    Tom
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

    ~ The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction ~

    ~ Not all things that can be measured can be heard and not all things heard can be measured ~

    ~ When the law ends, tyranny begins ~
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 4,105
    Don't think we have to worry about snow this weekend :D
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  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,308
    I plan to get there around 11:00 Friday morning and stay until sometime Friday night. I was hoping to be able to stay the night and spend Saturday as well, but it wasn't in the cards.
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 8,800
    edited May 2019
    Does anyone know how much it costs to have a hotel room to exhibit at at Lone Star? Just curious.

    Edit: I see that it's just whatever a typical hotel room costs per night. Interesting.
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 4,105
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Does anyone know how much it costs to have a hotel room to exhibit at at Lone Star? Just curious.

    Edit: I see that it's just whatever a typical hotel room costs per night. Interesting.

    that's why some people bring their own system just to be a part of the scene.
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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,494
    Clipdat wrote: »
    Does anyone know how much it costs to have a hotel room to exhibit at at Lone Star? Just curious.

    Edit: I see that it's just whatever a typical hotel room costs per night. Interesting.

    Yeah...and the second floor is entirely set aside for exhibitors. While there is overflow on the third floor and some exhibitors grab conference rooms on the lobby level.
    But ask Skip how those big concrete boxes work for showing off your wares. ;)
    "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
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 3,463
    treitz3 wrote: »
    Cool, he can take the photos this year, since Tony chickened out for the job. We will break him in real quick like..

    Tom

    I'm not sure "chickened out" is the right term...the man is in intense therapy after what he witnessed last year. Scarred for life!
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,423
    I should be in around 2-3 pm Thursday afternoon, I talked to Ron on the phone and he well be up Thursday night for awhile as will Marvin.
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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 14,617
    kharp1 wrote: »
    I'm not sure "chickened out" is the right term...the man is in intense therapy after what he witnessed last year. Scarred for life!

    Shoot, let's be real...he fell in love. You saw him showing off the photos, right? And he refuses to delete them.

    Tom

    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

    ~ The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to good analogue reproduction ~

    ~ Not all things that can be measured can be heard and not all things heard can be measured ~

    ~ When the law ends, tyranny begins ~
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,916
    treitz3 wrote: »
    kharp1 wrote: »
    I'm not sure "chickened out" is the right term...the man is in intense therapy after what he witnessed last year. Scarred for life!

    Shoot, let's be real...he fell in love. You saw him showing off the photos, right? And he refuses to delete them.

    Tom

    We ALL saw them Tom.... and I must say I bet you look mighty fine in a pair of skinny jeans and flip-flops.

    Porsche Boxter or a Miata would just put you over the top! :p
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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,494
    Suddenly my skinny man jeggings and flip flops don’t seem like such a great idea...
    "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
  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,494
    Just finished lunch in Joplin. Grabbing gas and then back in the road.
    "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
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 4,105
    heading out to beat traffic, will stop for lunch.
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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,494
    Made it. Grabbing food and then setting up.
    "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
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 3,463
    I'd rather be there than sitting here at work. Enjoy.
  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,308
    I should be there in about 12 hours. Take my son to school at 8, 2 hour drive, stop off at Total Wine & Spirits...

    Looking forward to a great Friday.
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 3,463
    What set up are you showing?
  • indyhawgindyhawg Posts: 1,541
    DSkip wrote: »
    My sound is completely trumping what I had at axpona. You boys are in for a treat.

    If that room is sounding better, I do not think "treat" is the proper word. You had an incredible sounding room at AXPONA.
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 8,800
    DSkip wrote: »
    My sound is completely trumping what I had at axpona. You boys are in for a treat.

    You finally made the switch to Monoprice XLRs?
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,736
    Day 1.... I'm still alive....
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 17,150
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Day 1.... I'm still alive....
    Only because you’ve not spent a night there yet :wink:
    "....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)
  • pglbookpglbook Posts: 1,898
    edited May 2019
    Very nice! It looks like it will be a great time. I wish I could be there to meet everyone and hear all of the systems, but it is just a little too far from upstate NY (btw, are there any Audio Fests in NY?). Have a great weekend at LSAF, Polkies!
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,916
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Day 1.... I'm still alive....

    You call THAT a life?
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    I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” .

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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,736
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Day 1.... I'm still alive....

    You call THAT a life?

    It's the one that I must live....
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,916
    lightman1 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Day 1.... I'm still alive....

    You call THAT a life?

    It's the one that I must live....

    But what about the poor goats?
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Diamond v2 cartridge and Origin Conquerer Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Krell Evolution 505 SACD Player, Pioneer Elite SC-LX701, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.” .

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • dkfreebirddkfreebird Posts: 1,125
    lightman1 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Day 1.... I'm still alive....

    You call THAT a life?

    It's the one that I must live....

    But what about the poor goats?

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