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Solid State Power Amps
When spending that much $ on an amplifier, McIntosh is the way to go.  
Which has a greater influence on sound quality, the amp or the preamp?
The CLOSEST you get to a LIVE performance with a Wide and Deep soundstage is with a Tube preamp and a Solid State amp. Period.  
Help with high end bookshelf speakers
I own X-3's...I second the X-1's @ $5500......You are buying from a company that  engineers $500,000 speakers........ 'Nuff said.  
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
Cabinetry is terrible...finish is the worst....But for Rock and Metal....dollar for dollar, Nobody but Nobody beats ....................................................TEKTON.....They Rock!  
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
@deep_333.....Like I said, you don't have a clue. You put everything down from every manufacturer and promote 1 Brand and 1 Speaker....There are Many speakers mentioned here by many posters that are just trying to be helpful to the OP........Crapb... 
How Long Should a First Watt SIT3 Last ?
The Brand new Sold Out already NP-1 Frank Van Alstine amp with new AVA technology is my new amp w/ AudioGD tube pre and Borresen X-3 speakers w/ Audio Mirror DAC and CEC transport....Magic and an outright Steal if they’ll sell you one at $1,199...... 
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
I just picked up the NP-1 from Van Alstine .....Power amp with some new technology that Frank invented. I wanted a spare amp for a second system. I’m running a 25K rig and when I hooked the NP-1 that I just received ( the first run is already sold... 
Your Ultimate Phono Preamp: Which One Would You Choose?
I bought the Parasound JC-3 and sent it back for a refund....Then purchased the PS Audio Stellar Phono Pre.......Still have it. Great sounding, Great Value.....Darren Myers knows what he's doing!  
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
@deep_333.......You have no idea what you're talking about......I heard you were a schill for Danny @GR. Everyone can see right thru you.   
Borresen X1 & X2
Make sure the + on the speaker is going to the + on the Amp  :)  
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
I agree..  
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
@deep_333 Ok.....If you like the Bullies so much...go buy them...I HAVE heard them...and I like them . They are great for Rock. If that's mainly what you listen to , then they are the speaker for you. I can speak for the Borresens because I own th... 
Borresen X1 & X2
Yes...Sounds like an out of phase wiring issue. I have the X-3's and they are spot on imaging....definitely go for the X-2's if you can.....  
Power filtering – Furutech or Puritan Audio?
The ANSUZ MAINS 8 is a gamechanger....the change in SQ was Dramatic They use Active Tesla Coils to change the electricity flow configuration from your outlet to your equipment. Astonishing , the difference in clarity, deep, deep soundstage...wall ... 
Non-fatiguing speakers in $10K range?
@deep_333....I'm no dealer and I'm not affiliated with anyone but myself...I love Independent Manufacturers...I buy a lot of gear from them...I support them....I'm just Stating A Fact.....The Bullies are good speakers BUT in LOOKS and SQ...They si...