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Initial impressions of my new Vandersteen Quatro's in Audi Havana Black
Thanks, tomic601! I am excited! 
Initial impressions of my new Vandersteen Quatro's in Audi Havana Black
CTSOONER: re "My take away has always been that here's a guy on the mount rushmore of audio and he takes our phone calls when needed.  WOW."I posted a question on the "Ask Richard" area of their website and instead of him replying online, he calle... 
Vandersteen help needed
Joe, I have 2CEs in a room that is about 11x14, and I have them on the long wall (short wall won't work due to a door and windows). I’ve always used Vandersteen’s owner’s manual setup instructions on placement... do the chart and the math, and exp... 
Furutech AC Receptacles
http://www.takefiveaudio.com/categories/68-furutech-15a20a-wall-outlets 
Amps from the 1980's -- What gear holds up sonically? Reliably?
I had a Carver TFM-55 (iirc) that was great. I only sold it to get my McCormack DNA-1 Deluxe. 
Amps from the 1980's -- What gear holds up sonically? Reliably?
McCormack. I have (had) a DNA-1 Deluxe that I bought in the mid-90s, but iirc his designs pre-date that. Awesome amp which I used for 20 years but it just broke. I could do the SMc Audio gold upgrade on it for $1800 and basically get a brand new a... 
Best integrated from this list...
audioconnection "The Belles Aria offers a superb match with Vandies"I am curious why Belles seems to be a well-kept secret. They have few dealers, and don't get reviewed much. The reviews I have read are excellent. It's curious. 
Best integrated from this list...
I look forward to reading the responses, jsbach1685. I have Vandy 2CEs (old, want new Signatures) and my listening room is about the size of yours. It's our new house, and I was worried they would overwhelm the room but they sound great! I am runn...