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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 5,289
    Tony M wrote: »
    That little dude doesn't look too enthused about having to go save Drew. :D

    He is sensitive to Monoprice smoke, humming, low-res files, and wobbly racks. This could be a dangerous rescue. :p
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,416
    Sounds like he would fit right in. :)

    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.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 9,106
    No news is usually good news. ;)

    tik, tock, tik, tock, tik...
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • msgmsg Posts: 5,654
    "Hey guys, I ordered this great new rack. It's sure to revolutionize my listening experience. I should have some more info by the weekend. Of April 2032."
    C'mon already, jeez. WTH else could you possibly be doing that's more important. Watching DVR'd Olympic Curling?
    I disabled signatures.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,266
    Hey now I like ---Olympic Curling 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

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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 3,120
    msg wrote: »
    "Hey guys, I ordered this great new rack. It's sure to revolutionize my listening experience. I should have some more info by the weekend. Of April 2032."
    C'mon already, jeez. WTH else could you possibly be doing that's more important. Watching DVR'd Olympic Curling?
    Perhaps he's drying his hair, since...you know...it's Saturday night and all.

  • Tony MTony M Posts: 9,106
    edited April 2018
    Well, while we have to wait some more, here's my new storage / test rack. :p I hope to put components on this and be able to get to the backs easy as just swinging this thing around or stepping behing it. I plan on bridging a pair of Adcom 555II's into mono while on this thing soon. I want to see what they do for the Cerwin Vega's I re-foamed 6 months ago.
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    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • msgmsg Posts: 5,654
    That's an interesting looking piece, Tony. Where'd you find that?
    How thick are those shelves? Are they stout?
    Are you planning to stack those amps in some fashion on the floor shelf?
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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 9,106
    It was on Craigslist for 1 1/2 months and he finally reduced it enough and I went and got it. 80.00. He said he paid 300.00 for it. It's like brand new!

    It was wobbly but tightening the bolts on that top plate solidified it nicely. I re-tightened all the nuts and bolts but just the top ones were loose.

    The shelves are folded steel and very thick steel at that. It's ALL industrial. Even the wheels are hard plastic so no flattening. It's very stable as it is.

    I'm thinking of putting the 555II's higher up. Probably on the 2 shelves above the base shelf. Easier on my back. But if the weight makes the rack flex, I'll stack them on the base plate. Probably tomorrow, while it's raining. ;)B)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • ukcolin99ukcolin99 Posts: 286
    TM, you know I would have made you a deal on my ULine's. 800lb payload per shelf. Pick up in Houston?
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  • Tony MTony M Posts: 9,106
    I already have one w/wheels too. :p
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    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • msgmsg Posts: 5,654
    But is it U-Line or big box hardware store? :)
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 8,117
    WAF is through the roof on those wire mesh racks.
  • Tony MTony M Posts: 9,106
    Craigslist again, of course. 15.00, 20.00 or 30.00, I can't remember. :o
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • KingratKingrat Posts: 74
    If I was going to buy something new, I would buy this, a friend has two of them. The heights of the shelves are adjustable. Not cheap, but well built:
    https://www.htmarket.com/sd-a5.html

    If you buy one, look for the best prices, I've seen huge differences.
    Cable atheist: They're just trying to get your money like a TV preacher!
    Vinyl system: I'm long done with the snap, crackle, and pop.
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 8,117
    It seems like it would be tricky to perfectly level the shelves.

    But what do I know.
    Kingrat wrote: »
    If I was going to buy something new, I would buy this, a friend has two of them. The heights of the shelves are adjustable. Not cheap, but well built:
    https://www.htmarket.com/sd-a5.html

    If you buy one, look for the best prices, I've seen huge differences.

  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 4,044
    rack put together yet?
    Amplifiers: MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800,Kinki Studio EX-M1
    Preamp: deHavilland Ultraverve 3
    Transport/Dac: L.K.S MH-DA004, Cayin Venus cd-100i, Musical Paradise mp-d2 mkI,
    Musical Paradise mp-d2 mkIII
    Speakers: Rosso Fiorentino Volterra II
    Speaker Cables: Organic Audio Organic Reference 2, Analysis Plus Black Mesh Oval 9,
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,266
    marvda1 wrote: »
    rack put together yet?

    There was 3 Solid Steel racks at the show....none with wobble ;)
    Seriously they were solid
    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

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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 3,120
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    marvda1 wrote: »
    rack put together yet?

    There was 3 Solid Steel racks at the show....none with wobble ;)
    Seriously they were solid
    Did you ask how long it took to put them together? As a reference.

  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,266
    Hermitism wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    marvda1 wrote: »
    rack put together yet?

    There was 3 Solid Steel racks at the show....none with wobble ;)
    Seriously they were solid
    Did you ask how long it took to put them together? As a reference.

    It was an audio show...so not long enough to care ;)
    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

    erat interfectorem cesar et **** dictatorem dicere a
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 4,044
    picked up my solid steel rack at the show, will take me a while to get it put together until i can move better.
    Amplifiers: MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800,Kinki Studio EX-M1
    Preamp: deHavilland Ultraverve 3
    Transport/Dac: L.K.S MH-DA004, Cayin Venus cd-100i, Musical Paradise mp-d2 mkI,
    Musical Paradise mp-d2 mkIII
    Speakers: Rosso Fiorentino Volterra II
    Speaker Cables: Organic Audio Organic Reference 2, Analysis Plus Black Mesh Oval 9,
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables
  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 3,120
    marvda1 wrote: »
    picked up my solid steel rack at the show, will take me a while to get it put together until i can move better.
    I'm really interested in your impressions once you get it put together. I've been waiting and waiting for this thread to pop up.

  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 4,044
    saw the one doug had at the show and it was impressive.
    Amplifiers: MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800,Kinki Studio EX-M1
    Preamp: deHavilland Ultraverve 3
    Transport/Dac: L.K.S MH-DA004, Cayin Venus cd-100i, Musical Paradise mp-d2 mkI,
    Musical Paradise mp-d2 mkIII
    Speakers: Rosso Fiorentino Volterra II
    Speaker Cables: Organic Audio Organic Reference 2, Analysis Plus Black Mesh Oval 9,
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,266
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    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

    erat interfectorem cesar et **** dictatorem dicere a
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 8,117
    It's together you guys. Jesus H Christ.

    Just haven't had time/energy to post up some initial thoughts and photos.
  • KingratKingrat Posts: 74
    Clipdat wrote: »
    It seems like it would be tricky to perfectly level the shelves.

    But what do I know.
    Kingrat wrote: »
    If I was going to buy something new, I would buy this, a friend has two of them. The heights of the shelves are adjustable. Not cheap, but well built:
    https://www.htmarket.com/sd-a5.html

    If you buy one, look for the best prices, I've seen huge differences.

    That's easy to remedy with a $.50 bubble level or a $2 biglots plastic one.
    Cable atheist: They're just trying to get your money like a TV preacher!
    Vinyl system: I'm long done with the snap, crackle, and pop.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,266
    Clipdat wrote: »
    It's together you guys. Jesus H Christ.

    Just haven't had time/energy to post up some initial thoughts and photos.

    After 15 pages of wobble we want answers, that's the least you can provide :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

    erat interfectorem cesar et **** dictatorem dicere a
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 8,117
    Good things come to those who wait.

    Didn't you hate it when your mom/grandma said that to you as a kid?
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    After 15 pages of wobble we want answers, that's the least you can provide :p

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