2018 Texas Audio Fall Shindig - Oct 20

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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,504
    Farmers Tan is locked and loaded.
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,504
    You're the best!
  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,140
    voltz wrote: »
    Hey Skip the LaQunita is sold out for the dates needed..any room near by you would recommend?

    Easy solution Daryl. Fly in to DFW on Friday and drive 2 hours to my house. We get up Saturday and drive 2.5 hours to Skips. Makes sense...right?
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • voltzvoltz Posts: 5,303
    Hey Paul

    I'll be driving up and I found a room later that night near the same location! but I appreciate the offer :)
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  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,140
    voltz wrote: »
    Hey Paul

    I'll be driving up and I found a room later that night near the same location! but I appreciate the offer :)

    That's good because my offer was pretty bad :D

    Look forward to seeing you there!
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,274
    PSOVLSK wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    Hey Paul

    I'll be driving up and I found a room later that night near the same location! but I appreciate the offer :)

    That's good because my offer was pretty bad :D

    Look forward to seeing you there!

    Kind of like when you invited me to a football game and then disappeared? :o
  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,140
    DSkip wrote: »
    PSOVLSK wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    Hey Paul

    I'll be driving up and I found a room later that night near the same location! but I appreciate the offer :)

    That's good because my offer was pretty bad :D

    Look forward to seeing you there!

    Kind of like when you invited me to a football game and then disappeared? :o
    Maybe some similarities, but at least the offer I made to you was good. I wasn't going to make you drive two hours just to get in my car and drive two more hours :D:D

    Oddly, my nads (not the audio variety) began hurting as soon as I read this post. :p
    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.-John Wooden
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 3,695
    Dskip, is it ok to bring some gear? i have something kinki i can bring >:) .
    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
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,867
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    voltz wrote: »
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    Aww man, if I wasn’t half way across the country...
    Well, you guys have fun! LOTS of pics!

    would be cool to meet you someday! hope you get the chance to meet other close by someday...

    Right back atcha, for all of you guys! Well, except maybe Russ, I heard he pees in the corner when no one is looking... :wink:

    You got it all wrong Russ doesn't care who is watching.....

  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,504
    Shut up Ivan....
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 3,695
    Dskip, are the volterras up and running?
    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
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,274
    marvda1 wrote: »
    Dskip, is it ok to bring some gear? i have something kinki i can bring >:) .

    Of course.

    The Volterra is in pieces right now. It will be back up and running once I get a soldering iron.
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 3,695
    edited September 2018
    anyone bringing any toys down? Daryl, you can bring the ushers down to trade them in >:)
    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
  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,136
    If I come, I am driving down to be lazy...and most likely passing out in a drunken stupor in Skip's front yard. I can't be expected to bring my own gear that I care about.

    Maybe some of Russ'...but definitely not MINE.
    "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
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,274
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    If I come, I am driving down to be lazy...and most likely passing out in a drunken stupor in Skip's front yard. I can't be expected to bring my own gear that I care about.

    Maybe some of Russ'...but definitely not MINE.

    At my house, passing out happens. Sometimes I wonder why people get a hotel honestly.
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,504
    :# Guilty, your Honor....
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 4,461
    DSkip wrote: »
    At my house, passing out happens. Sometimes I wonder why people get a hotel honestly.

    This is why people get hotels. :p

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  • Dskip, I haven't bought any audio gears recently and thinking to upgrade some of my gears in near future. It is nice to hear some different gears before spending the coins. I will joint the meet and the wife will be there too.
    Thanks Dskip!
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    Player: Oppo 95.
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    Pres: B&K Ref 50 S2, Paraound P5.
    Subs: Dual Rythmik F15HP subs.

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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,136
    Most likely bringing my buddy Joel down with me.
    "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: 3,695
    thinking about smoking a pork butt.
    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
  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,136
    marvda1 wrote: »
    thinking about smoking a pork butt.

    How do you keep it lit?

    Thanks folks! I'll be here all week! Try the veal and don't forget to tip your wait staff!
    "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
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 14,867
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    Most likely bringing my buddy Joel down with me.

    he's carrying the bail money I take it.... >:)>:)
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,645
    marvda1 wrote: »
    thinking about smoking a pork butt.

    This sounds like a great idea!
    If only you guys weren’t half way across the country... :/
    Not Tom or Trey or Jim just Micah
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    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'.

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  • ZLTFULZLTFUL Posts: 5,136
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    Most likely bringing my buddy Joel down with me.

    he's carrying the bail money I take it.... >:)>:)

    Hoping he acts as the shoulder angel since my shoulder devil (Russ) is such a terrible influence.
    "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
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 16,274
    More gear making the event:

    Shunyata Hydra 8
    Harbeth P3-ES2
    McIntosh MC2125
    McIntosh C32
    Audible Illusions Modulus
    Vincent SA-31
    PS Audio GCPH
    Thorens TD 309
    Polk LSiM 703 and 707
    NuForce AVP-18

    Just acquired all of this gear tonight. I'll be selling it but trying to hold until after the event.
  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 3,410
    You must spend a lot of time in mall parking lots to get all this white van gear! :)
    Main System:
    Joule-Electra LA 100 MKIII Upgraded by Rich Brkich Pre
    Butler Audio TBD 2250 Amp
    PS Audio DirectStream DAC and MemoryPlayer Transport
    LSA-1 Statement
    SVS SB4000 & SB2000
    Wireworld Equinox 7 bi-wire, Wireworld Silver Eclipse 7 IC

    Secondary Rig:
    Parasound P5, Audio Electronics by Cary Constellation
    Marsh a200s, Audio Elecrtonics by Cary Hercules
    Pioneer Elite DV-45a, Denon DVD-2910
    Klipsch Epic CF-1, Vandersteen 3CE sig
    Analysus Plus Oval

    Backup Gear:
    Pass Labs Aleph 30, McCormack DNA-125, Parasound A21
    Marantz SA-14S1
    Usher CP-6311/Tyler Acoustics Taylo Reference Monitor, LSA-1
  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 4,461
    Shindig? I bet it happens the same weekend as Hullabaloo.
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