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Best 6NS7 Preamp for a Pass Labs XA25 amp
Great, thank you all very much. Just what I am looking for. One advantage of buying a product marketed for 3 years now.ARIC 1,650DON 2,650DEHAVI 2,995SUPRATEK 2,300I heard from a guy with the xa25 who has both the supraand a s.s. diy kit designed ... 
Harbeths new Extented Defination
Who Offers a Highly Musical Preamp using a 6SN7 tube and a remote?
larry-forgot to mention- nothing by schitt. I had an unpleasant experience with them. Additionally the noise from the volume control gets on your nerves. decooney, bigG and jond,Those names I will investigate. The Cary SLP05 is one I likebut used ... 
My system is where I want it be and it sounds awesome...
Self deception is a fundamental attribute of all self respecting audiophiles. 
You could work for any manufacturer, past or present...
BBC back when they spec'd out the LS3's.Ahead of the curve.  
Depending on your M-T-Burn sensitivity rating, the Denafrips Terminator makes the most sense at 4k. That way in 2 years when there are 20 others even better available for less you won't feel like a complete idiot. 
Pure Class A SS vs Tube Amp
Funny you should ask as I just went thru this transition.While my Cary amp was in the shop, I ran across an inexpensivepair of pass diy monoblocks so i bought them as a filler.They are a whopping 7wpc of pure class A. I immediately knew Iwas eithe... 
Recommended S.S. amp type for TANNOY 15'' speakers
yakbob,Which preamp are you using with your XA30.5? 
Does the Pass XA25 use feedback? 
Selling on Audiogon
Over the past 3 years I have sold- Roon Nucleus, Oppo 203, HH Scott Receiver, Audible Illusions preamp, Cary Amp. Sansui Receiver.-All thru USAudiomart exclusively-All excellent buyers-Priced ranging from $300 to $2,200.-Longest sale took about 2 ... 
Harbeth vs Graham audio
No mention of ATC ? Spendor BC 1? I auditioned the Harbeth P3 last week.With all the recent Hoopla I was expecting more. 
If I have good local shops available, should I restrict my purchasing?
You buy where you audition. Negotiate as is customary.If you chose a brand not represented in your area then you arelimited to what you read,wh at someone else owns or knowsabout it. Get a trial period.Join an audio club, travel to a show, buy fro... 
Help to chose acoustic
Used ATC passive 40 can be had here for $4k. 
Speaker recommendations 10 to 30k and no beryllium
Sanders Sound. Makes one product. Midpoint of your budget.Nothing comes close. Read up on Roger Sanders. 
Recommended S.S. amp type for TANNOY 15'' speakers
I listened to Steve Guttenburgs recent Audiophiliac review ofthe Tannoy Cheviot. Gutt is a true disciple of Nelson Pass-owning multiple pieces from First Watt and Pass Labs. The Chevvy'ssensitivity is 4 points under mine. He said the FW was good b...