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  • scubalab wrote: »
    B Run wrote: »
    My latest craigslist score, i'm in heaven right now!

    Very nice Studio 100's! Which version (3, 4, or 5)? Never heard them personally, but heard great things about that line.
    V3's
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,442
    how you can tell it's the second half of November in New England...

    15628654567_356cdaf6f7_b.jpgDSC_0606 by mhardy6647, on Flickr
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,326
    some famous noses!
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    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
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,326
    edited November 2014
    here are my 3 Bronica's = SQ * SQ-A * SQ-Ai * the one on far right doesn'tm876quopq553.jpg
    work anymore as I had it on a rock ledge and the wind blow it off and it rip the prism right after the top, body & prism were toast, lens & back were fine.
    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
  • B RunB Run Posts: 1,896
    scubalab wrote: »
    B Run wrote: »
    My latest craigslist score, i'm in heaven right now!

    Very nice Studio 100's! Which version (3, 4, or 5)? Never heard them personally, but heard great things about that line.
    V3's

    V3's indeed! I've always wanted a pair of Paradigm Studio's and they were too cheap to pass up, i'm really enjoying them so far. They image very well, are dead neutral and have a huge soundstage! They don't exactly blend in with the nice wall mounted flat screen but oh well.
  • Polkie2009Polkie2009 Posts: 3,836
    I've admired the studio 100's(all versions) for years, have always heard wonderful reviews on them, they look gorgeous!
  • pumpkinmanpumpkinman Posts: 7,503
    edited November 2014
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    Because I am The Pumpkinking


    A Kind Word Is An Easy Gift To Give
  • Moose68BashMoose68Bash Posts: 3,648
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    how you can tell it's the second half of November in New England...

    15628654567_356cdaf6f7_b.jpgDSC_0606 by mhardy6647, on Flickr

    Those birds can't possibly understand how close Thanksgiving dinner is!

    Great picture. We even have similar "herds" of wild turkeys down here on the NH seacoast this year.
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    Exercise Room, Wadia 171 iPod Dock, PS Audio PerfectWave MkII DAC w/Bridge II, AQ Sky XLRs, Perreaux PMF3150 Amp, Dreadnought, Supra Rondo 4x2.5 Speaker Cables, SDA 1Cs (Vr3 Mods Xovers).

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,442
    edited November 2014
    from the archives -- when my son first got his first DSLR (a Nikon D40*), he humored me by - at my request - taking some photos of vacuum tubes doing... well... what they do. I've shown most of his photos from that session many times before, but I don't think I've ever posted this one.

    This is a Sovtek 2A3 -- very different internal structure to the Chinese 2A3 tubes.

    15677744357_439e9ae49b_b.jpgDSC_0017 by icouldbeahero, on Flickr

    see more of my son's photography at his photoblog: icouldbeahero.blogspot.com

    * His D40 review, from 2009: http://icouldbeahero.blogspot.com/2009/07/june-11-2009.html

    The D40 bricked in 2011: http://icouldbeahero.blogspot.com/2011/11/6.html
    We got it fixed by Nikon for $120 or something like that... as of today it's still going strong and lives at my house with a long lens on it in the front hall closet -- always ready to grab for wildlife shots. Most of the critter shots posted to this thread (since 2012 at least) were taken with the aforementioned D40.

  • zingozingo Audiophile Posts: 11,837
    I love the glow of electrons on glass!
  • Rick88Rick88 Posts: 13,187
    The new speakers arrived today, here are a couple of teaser pics... B)

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    "Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music." ~ Ronald Reagan

    “I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God.” ~ Johnny Cash




  • Rick88Rick88 Posts: 13,187
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    "Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music." ~ Ronald Reagan

    “I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God.” ~ Johnny Cash




  • hochpt21hochpt21 Posts: 5,233
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    2 Channel
    Turntable - VPI Scout 1.1/Ortofon 2M Blue
    Amplification - Parks Audio Budgie, Dared SL2000a, McCormack DNA 0.5 Deluxe
    Speakers - GoldenEar Triton 2
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    7.1 Home Theater
    Denon AVR-X3300W; Rotel RMB-1066; Polk CS350ls, LS90's, FXi3's, RC60i; SVS PC Ultra; BenQ HT2050; Elite Screens 120"
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    Man Cave
    Turntable - Pro-Ject 2.9 Wood/Grado Gold
    Integrated Amplifier - Rogue Audio Cronus Magnum II
    CD: Cambridge Audio
    Speakers - SDA 2A; Epos Epic 2
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,442
    a fox sparrow...

    15628612758_d9bc065a26_o.jpgDSC_3110 by mhardy6647, on Flickr
  • Rick88Rick88 Posts: 13,187
    edited November 2014
    I wanted to post this photo in the "show me your a**embly" thread, but could not find it... :\

    Marantz PM-15S2:

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    "Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music." ~ Ronald Reagan

    “I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God.” ~ Johnny Cash




  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,326
    everyone likes a nudie! I seen you had her opened up on the listening too thread!
    I'd like to have that amp paired with my 8005 SACD player.
    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
  • vmaxervmaxer Posts: 4,587
    Rick88 wrote: »
    I wanted to post this photo in the "show me your a**embly" thread, but could not find it... :\

    Marantz PM-15S2:

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    Try this, had to use google to find it...

    http://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/26433/show-me-your-****-embly-and-let-me-get-in-your-guts-baby

    Pio Elete Pro 520
    Panamax 5400-EX
    Sunfire TGP 5
    Micro Seiki DD-40 - Lyra-Dorian and Denon DL-160
    PS Audio GCPH phono pre
    Sunfire CG 200 X 5
    Sunfire CG Sig 405 X 5
    OPPO BDP-83 SE
    SDA SRS 1.2TL Sonicaps and Mills
    Ctr CS1000p
    Sur - FX1000 x 4
    SUB - SVS PB2-Plus

    Workkout room:
    Sony Bravia XBR- 32-Inch 1080p
    Onkyo TX-DS898
    GFA 555
    Yamaha DVD-S1800BL/SACD
    Ft - SDA 1C

    Not being used:
    RTi 38's -4
    RT55i's - 2
    RT25i's -2, using other 2 in shop
    LSI 15's
    CSi40
    PSW 404
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,326
    edited November 2014
    My new Toy: a Dared Sl-2000a preamplifier
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    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
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,326
    edited November 2014
    The dudes at acoustic sounds who live for vinyl said the same thing almost...their in love with the Chord!

    but Vinyl is Therapeutic! its the whole process of cleaning, flipping babysitting :) and relaxing
    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
  • gdbgdb Posts: 6,125
    I finally got around to putting up my Christmas Tree ! :D

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,442
    ... and it makes the place smell so fresh !

    ;- )
  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,656
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    Ouch...
    HT/Main- Panny 50" G10 Plasma, Pioneer SC-1222k AVR, Panny DMP-BD60 BDP, Polk LS90 mains, CS350LS center, LS/fx side surrounds, LS50 surround backs, SVS 25-31PC+ sub, Harmony One

    Office Rig- Marantz 2252B, Denon 2910, Kenwood KD2070 TT, Polk RTA 12B's/ RTA8t
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    Ouch...

    Dang that looks painful.
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • Hah!
    Every parent of a five year old has already done the Lego Firewalk.
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,442
    That is funny and perceptive! :- )
  • It looks like an environment that is a breeding ground for infections like athlete’s foot.
  • Moose68BashMoose68Bash Posts: 3,648
    edited December 2014
    Ugh! :(

    Not to be confused with "Uggs," though a pair of Uggs might be useful if you really felt the urge to walk in that mess of Legos.
    Family Room, PS Audio PW Transport, DirectStream DAC w/Bridge II; AQ Sky XLRs, McIntosh MC 220 Tube Pre; AQ Sky XLRs, CAT 600.2 Dualmono Amp, Morrow SP7 Speaker Cables, SDA SRS 1.2tls (RD0198s, Dreadnought, Black Hole 5, Acousta-Stuf, Dynamat Extreme, JBWeld. Vr3 Mods: "The Abbot" Monastery-Level Xovers, Custom Internal Wiring, Binding Post Plates, & SDA ICs).

    Exercise Room, Wadia 171 iPod Dock, PS Audio PerfectWave MkII DAC w/Bridge II, AQ Sky XLRs, Perreaux PMF3150 Amp, Dreadnought, Supra Rondo 4x2.5 Speaker Cables, SDA 1Cs (Vr3 Mods Xovers).

    Synology 713+ NAS on Gigabit LAN serving PW MkII DAC & DirectStream DAC.
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,442
    edited December 2014
    Ugh! :(

    Not to be confused with "Uggs," though a pair of Uggs might be useful if you really felt the urge to walk in that mess of Legos.

    I've gotta say...

    the phrase "UGGs for Legos"

    ...packs a lotta "g's" in a small lexicographical space.

    ;- )
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