Responses from brian8383

Power cords: does length matter?
I’ve heard girth is more important   
How Is This Possible? Must be Counterfeits
Just buy a set. You won’t hear a difference and you saved huge $. Then take that saved money and buy a Cayman S.  
Recommendations on integrated amps
Check Craigslist or FB marketplace for a used HT receiver. $500 will fill your needs nicely.   
In Wall Speakers recommendations
Theory Audio Design is making some waves.    I’d go with KEF or possibly give Theory a try.     
Adding a power trigger to an amp that doesn't have one
Leave it on. - It will probably last many years longer. - It won’t save much, if any, money off your power bill. - If you’re worried about being "green", how much energy will it take to manufacture and ship a replacement amp because you burned ... 
So you just took a gummie...What song is on the menu?
Tool Pneuma Lana Del Ray Summertime  
"Audiophile" Power Cables: The Greatest Audio Conspiracy Theory of All Time?
Can someone answer this for me. Let me know if my logic is off. You have 100ft of Romex from your panel to the outlet. How does a $1000 chunk of boutique wire from the outlet to your components improve the sound? Why would it be any different than... 
Favourite Guitarists
Though I might not consider either of then in the absolute "greatest" level, they are up there. I love watching these guys play. Sonny Landreth and Lindsey Buckingham.   Oh, and Joe Walsh is certainly at the top of my list. Surprised he hasn't b... 
speakers/ amps liking one another
Tekton are amazing and do not break the bank. How about you toss the Focals into your main room and have a listen. I think that will help you determine if the Focals you aren't liking. If that's the case, we'll that's easy. Sell them and pick up a...