Lone Star Audio Fest 2019

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  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    GlennDog wrote: »
    tratliff wrote: »
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    I drug Russ over to ten50. Plan on it again this year.

    Another bbq place you might want to try if you can fit it into the limited hours they are open is CattleAck. Not to far from the hotel.

    cattleackbbq.com

    I'm sure Marvin can speak to this one.

    Not even bankers hours!

    I love me some BBQ, but dayum

    Thursdays 10:30am – 2pm
    Fridays 10:30am – 2pm
    1st Saturdays 10:30 am – 2pm

    i have not been there yet,they have those hours because they sell out. bbq business takes a lot of time and the owner feels that he gets enough money with those hours.
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    tratliff wrote: »
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    I drug Russ over to ten50. Plan on it again this year.

    Another bbq place you might want to try if you can fit it into the limited hours they are open is CattleAck. Not to far from the hotel.

    cattleackbbq.com

    I'm sure Marvin can speak to this one.

    haven't been there yet.
    try huchins bbq in frisco and Mckinney
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 18,400
    GlennDog wrote: »
    tratliff wrote: »
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    I drug Russ over to ten50. Plan on it again this year.

    Another bbq place you might want to try if you can fit it into the limited hours they are open is CattleAck. Not to far from the hotel.

    cattleackbbq.com

    I'm sure Marvin can speak to this one.

    Not even bankers hours!

    I love me some BBQ, but dayum

    Thursdays 10:30am – 2pm
    Fridays 10:30am – 2pm
    1st Saturdays 10:30 am – 2pm

    We have a spot near Peoria Il. like that. They start lining up about 8am and by 1:30 it is gone.
  • displayname
    displayname Posts: 946
    GlennDog wrote: »
    tratliff wrote: »
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    I drug Russ over to ten50. Plan on it again this year.

    Another bbq place you might want to try if you can fit it into the limited hours they are open is CattleAck. Not to far from the hotel.

    cattleackbbq.com

    I'm sure Marvin can speak to this one.

    Not even bankers hours!

    I love me some BBQ, but dayum

    Thursdays 10:30am – 2pm
    Fridays 10:30am – 2pm
    1st Saturdays 10:30 am – 2pm
    Like everyone is saying, those hours on a bbq place is usually a pain, but also a very good sign.
    Analog: MoFi MasterTracker > MoFi UltraDeck > Sutherland 20/20
    Digital: Cambridge CXC / Streaming > Cambridge CXN v2
    MastersounD Dueventi > Rosso Fiorentino Certaldo or Arcam rHead > Hifiman HE4XX
    Discogs
  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    now franklins, you get in line at 5:30 am for 11 am opening and sold out at 1:30 pm :'(
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • tratliff
    tratliff Posts: 1,173
    edited March 2019
    marvda1 wrote: »
    GlennDog wrote: »
    tratliff wrote: »
    ZLTFUL wrote: »
    I drug Russ over to ten50. Plan on it again this year.

    Another bbq place you might want to try if you can fit it into the limited hours they are open is CattleAck. Not to far from the hotel.

    cattleackbbq.com

    I'm sure Marvin can speak to this one.

    Not even bankers hours!

    I love me some BBQ, but dayum

    Thursdays 10:30am – 2pm
    Fridays 10:30am – 2pm
    1st Saturdays 10:30 am – 2pm

    i have not been there yet,they have those hours because they sell out. bbq business takes a lot of time and the owner feels that he gets enough money with those hours.

    Exactly. We send a person around 9 on Friday morning, from the office, to bring us lunch. The group usually gets about $300 worth. Mostly beef ribs and burnt ends. It is the sh**!

    Ten50 is really good but this is a step above! You can thank me later!
    2 Channel
    Legacy Focus SE, 2 REL Carbon Limited, McIntosh C50, McIntosh MC601's, VPI Prime w/SoundSmith Zephyr MIMC, Parasound Halo JC3, Denon DP-59l w/Ortofon 2m Bronze, Marantz SA-14s1, Oppo BDP-105, Technics RS-1500, Pioneer TX-9800, Furman Elite 15PFi, Douglas Connection (Furutech) Alpha Interconnects, Douglas Connection (Furutech) Alpha Speaker Cables, Pangea Power Cables
  • kharp1
    kharp1 Posts: 3,459
    edited March 2019
    marvda1 wrote: »
    now franklins, you get in line at 5:30 am for 11 am opening and sold out at 1:30 pm :'(

    Or, pay for someone to get in line and order good you. Seems there's a pretty good business going, especially for Franklin's. There's so many good BBQ places there I couldn't bring myself to wait too long for any one place.
  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    selah audio will be at lone star again.
    http://www.selahaudio.com/
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    Gear up everyone.
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,892
    Wonder if Frank Malitz will show up there as well.
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Statement V2 cartridge and Origin Conqueror Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-LX701, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book has been rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered…History has stopped. Nothing exists except the endless present in which the party is always right” — George Orwell

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 18,400
    Wonder if Frank Malitz will show up there as well.

    we couldn't get so lucky. Texans have a way of dealing with carp.....
  • tratliff
    tratliff Posts: 1,173
    I’ll be on the lookout....
    2 Channel
    Legacy Focus SE, 2 REL Carbon Limited, McIntosh C50, McIntosh MC601's, VPI Prime w/SoundSmith Zephyr MIMC, Parasound Halo JC3, Denon DP-59l w/Ortofon 2m Bronze, Marantz SA-14s1, Oppo BDP-105, Technics RS-1500, Pioneer TX-9800, Furman Elite 15PFi, Douglas Connection (Furutech) Alpha Interconnects, Douglas Connection (Furutech) Alpha Speaker Cables, Pangea Power Cables
  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    guys, what day are you coming to the show? i'll be there starting thursday.
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • displayname
    displayname Posts: 946
    I could probably swing by Thursday evening. I'm defiantly taking Friday off as well.
    Analog: MoFi MasterTracker > MoFi UltraDeck > Sutherland 20/20
    Digital: Cambridge CXC / Streaming > Cambridge CXN v2
    MastersounD Dueventi > Rosso Fiorentino Certaldo or Arcam rHead > Hifiman HE4XX
    Discogs
  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,892
    I could probably swing by Thursday evening. I'm defiantly taking Friday off as well.

    You are quite the rebel... :p
    The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, TriangleArt Reference SE with Pass Labs Xono Phono Preamp, Walker Precision Motor Drive, ClearAudio Goldfinger Statement V2 cartridge and Origin Conqueror Mk3c tonearm, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X0.2 three chassis preamp, PS Audio PerfectWave DAC MkII, Pioneer Elite SC-LX701, Oppo UDP-205 4K Blu-ray player, Sony XBR70x850B 4k, Polk audio AB800 "in-wall" surrounds.

    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book has been rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered…History has stopped. Nothing exists except the endless present in which the party is always right” — George Orwell

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • displayname
    displayname Posts: 946
    Haha, that darn autocorrect really worked out this time.
    Analog: MoFi MasterTracker > MoFi UltraDeck > Sutherland 20/20
    Digital: Cambridge CXC / Streaming > Cambridge CXN v2
    MastersounD Dueventi > Rosso Fiorentino Certaldo or Arcam rHead > Hifiman HE4XX
    Discogs
  • ZLTFUL
    ZLTFUL Posts: 5,498
    Russ @lightman1 , Victor @halo , my buddy Joel (not a member here) and I are leaving DSM Thursday morning, picking up Victor in STL then to Dallas by Thursday night.
    "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
  • tratliff
    tratliff Posts: 1,173
    I may make it in on Friday but will send Saturday for sure.
    2 Channel
    Legacy Focus SE, 2 REL Carbon Limited, McIntosh C50, McIntosh MC601's, VPI Prime w/SoundSmith Zephyr MIMC, Parasound Halo JC3, Denon DP-59l w/Ortofon 2m Bronze, Marantz SA-14s1, Oppo BDP-105, Technics RS-1500, Pioneer TX-9800, Furman Elite 15PFi, Douglas Connection (Furutech) Alpha Interconnects, Douglas Connection (Furutech) Alpha Speaker Cables, Pangea Power Cables
  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • kharp1
    kharp1 Posts: 3,459
    That Volti setup was special!
  • treitz3
    treitz3 Posts: 14,415
    Who wrote that article?

    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 ~
  • kharp1
    kharp1 Posts: 3,459
    treitz3 wrote: »
    Who wrote that article?

    Tom

    I was wondering that myself.
  • ZLTFUL
    ZLTFUL Posts: 5,498
    LOL...that article started a bit of a **** storm on Facebook.

    Also, Russ, you kept trying to help me set up...if I had let you do that, we wouldn't have gotten the accolades we did from that reviewer you drunken sumbitch!
    "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
  • Clipdat
    Clipdat Posts: 9,535
    edited April 2019
    I'm excited for you guys. A lot of things about this show remind me of the small 25 room California Audio Show that's coming up here in July.

    If for nothing else, I know you guys will have better music than most of the rooms I just heard at Axpona.

    @joecoulson will always remember the moment I was about to lose it after hearing the Pink Panther Theme for the 4th time in under an hour.
  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    edited April 2019
    russ, i can walk this year so you don't have to jump up to help me to the restroom or ask to help me get into bed :o
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • lightman1
    lightman1 Posts: 10,650
    DSkip wrote: »
    I've got three rooms booked again but will only be responsible for two of them. I'll be in 204-205-206 again.

    Beer room!
  • displayname
    displayname Posts: 946
    DSkip wrote: »
    I've got three rooms booked again but will only be responsible for two of them. I'll be in 204-205-206 again.
    Excited to see what you end up bringing!
    Analog: MoFi MasterTracker > MoFi UltraDeck > Sutherland 20/20
    Digital: Cambridge CXC / Streaming > Cambridge CXN v2
    MastersounD Dueventi > Rosso Fiorentino Certaldo or Arcam rHead > Hifiman HE4XX
    Discogs
  • marvda1
    marvda1 Posts: 4,304
    a little birdie told me usher will be involved. B)
    Amplifiers: Norma IPA 140, MasterSound Compact 845, Ayre v6xe, Consonance Cyber 800
    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
    Cerious Technologies Graphene Extreme
    Interconnects: Argento Organic Reference 2, Argento Organic 2, Gabriel Gold Reckoning
    Power Cables by: Argento Organic Reference, Cullen Cables, 6sons Audio, Swiss Cables

  • ZLTFUL
    ZLTFUL Posts: 5,498
    I am planning on bringing my pre, amps, DAC, laptop as source but quite likely my streamer as well along with my speakers.

    But I may also be acting as a guinea pig for some Ushers...
    "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
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