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mitch4t

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Would you move to a bigger house if you could just to have a better listening room ?
I did 40 years ago…and I will never move to a smaller place. Home theater wasn’t a big deal when I moved here, but when it came into vogue, I had a prime place for it. Hifi and home theatre are a huge part of my life, and having an amazing place... 
The receiver was my intro to HiFi! What say you?
Sansui 771 receiver Technics manual turntable Generic 12 inch 3-way box speakers that sat on the floor (nice real wood veneer) Dokorder 1120 reel to reel SuperScope cassette deck  
Jazz Mount Rushmore
This is my quintet that would be playing at the Mt. Rushmore jazz club. Lee Morgan Dexter Gordon Philly Joe Monk Ray Brown Bags to make it a sextet Hubert Laws to make it a septet  
New streamer
Consider a Teddy Pardo linear power supply to hotrod your BlueSound Node.   https://teddypardo.com/product/bluesound-node-node2i-upgrade-kit-mt/    
Did your system getting better the more money you spent or more experience you gained?
About 20 years ago, someone on Audiogon made the following quote about audiophiles that I found to be true in my case: ”We’re all as crazy as we can afford to be”  
Why do people like reel to reel players?
I like it because of its exclusivity, no one else has one. Even in the 1970’s when I bought my first one, it was even a very exclusive item back then. Mine is pretty much an art piece among my system that serves no real purpose other than to loo... 
Why do people like reel to reel players?
I like reel to reel because of the expense and inconvenience of the format.  
Should You Leave An External Power Supply On 24-7?
@jetter ..ditto what @parker65310 said ..."sound improvements from the Teddy Pardo…I found the sound stage imaging/separation got even better (wider and deeper), along with bass response and overall delicateness of the notes, if you will. The ba... 
Should You Leave An External Power Supply On 24-7?
I just got a response from the Teddy Pardo company saying that it should be left on all the time because it does not use very much power and that the unit does not get warm.  
What is meant exactly by the description 'more musical'?
I used to read here on Audiogon about all of the descriptive high-sounding adjectives to describe the sounds coming from a system....’soundstage’, ’layering’, ’decay’, ’imaging’, ’slam’, ’attack’, 'front-to-back', ’height and width’, ’PRAT’, ’air’... 
Bluesound Node Does Not Stream Pandora...bummer!
    kgveteran Thank you for the heads up!  
If I rip all my CD's to flac files do I still need a CD transport?
1. R.I.P. all of your cd’s. 2. Keep your transport.  
Why Don’t You Post Your System on Your Profile?
I've been on Audiogon for 22 years.  I immediately posted my system when I joined....and I immediately got a lot of comments.  I got a ton of suggestions about amps, speakers, preamps and just about everything else....all of it was constructive cr... 
Replacement Tubes
You can buy Sovtek 6550 tubes on Amazon....they have some in stock now. I've bought tubes on Amazon and they worked just fine. A few days ago I bought a Svetlana 6550 tube from the Tube Amp Doctor in Germany.   I paid $150 total including shipp... 
Audio Research in Receivership.
Click the link below for more information on the troubles of Audio Research   The Future of Audio Research (audioshark.org)