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Highest BUILD quality tube amps?
Many valve amplifier companies represented, here.  I can recommend Atma-Sphere and BAT from personal experience.  Different sound from quality outfits. 
Have you ever wondered why speaker manufactures do not consign speakers to dealers?
@larry5729 I attend open houses in our neighborhood and I have yet to find a home with even two speakers in either their family room or living room.That's interesting. 
Does anyone care to ask an amplifier designer a technical question? My door is open.
Re: BeveridgeHi, Roger,You'd worked on the Bev DD amps for my Model II's when you were situated in Santa Barbara.  Unfortunately, Rick was unable to complete the restoration process and my panels require attention.  Can you assist?Thanks for the a... 
Does anyone care to ask an amplifier designer a technical question? My door is open.
@ georgehifi " I've set a 6sn7 in a preamp up on the oscilloscope and talked at it, and watched my voice being duplicated on the scope as wave forms superimposed on the 1khz test wave, and was quite eyebrow raising just how loud it was compare... 
Reel to Reel Tape
@johnss...appreciate the content of your posts -- thanks! 
Billie Holiday 
For those of us over 60..
Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Curtis Mayfield. 
Going to Rocky Mountain Audio Fest - any advice
You'll have a great time!  As has been alluded to...check out the exhibitor list/map and plan whom you'd like to see/hear starting at the upper floor and working toward the ground floor.  Take the stairs if you can.  :-) 
Room Correction, Acoustic Treatment, Positioning, etc. What are my options
Lack of bass...adjust loudspeaker placement?  This may help with boomy bass, too. 
What's your definition of analog smell?
Funny...upon seeing this thread -- I immediately thought reel tape stock!  ;-) 
MAC Autoformers?
Very cool thread ;-) 
High order crossovers
Duke, @audiokinesis,I greatly appreciate the elucidation.Thank you.Sam 
Your last concert was to see who and when?
Charles McPherson, Jeff Clayton, Christopher HollydayAug. 9, 2018 
Atma Sphere deserves praise
Hi,I felt it absolutely incumbent upon me to resurrect this thread and extol the virtues of Atma-Sphere and Ralph Karsten! Recently, I shipped four MA-1 Silver Editions for upgrade to current Mk. III.3 status.After exchanging e-mails with Ralph, I... 
Pre amps cost vs. value ... what I discovered last month.
Jeff Rowland Consummate --> BAT VK-51SE --> BAT REX --> Atma-Sphere MP-1 --> Grace Design m905 --> 2400 Audio Imperium