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Another "Best" amplifier Question.
Ok reality check...... First if it dose not have thermonic valves take it out of the listing room, save it for pool partying and such.  If true high fi is the goal get an amplifier based on the 300b in single end triode configuration.  If awesom... 
The best speaker cables you’ve had
Was in a tight spot one time.... used a pair of one aught welding leads. Certainly it was as los less as you can get.  
If you had to narrow your choices to 4 - 5 speakers
Throw the solid state amp in the trash(ebay) Get a carver crimson or raven.  And a pair of cliptch lescalda. Enjoy 😉.   
6L6 vs EL34
As an amplifier designer I can tell you that both 6l6 and el34 can be awesome. There are a  couple of things to consider. 1 el34 s need substantially more current for the heaters.  2 the bias is a little different.  3 el34 is a pentode while a 6l6... 
Whats on your turntable tonight?
Tonight the Yello jackets.  My poor denon cartridge is getting a bit long in the tooth.  Any suggestions on a new one that would fit and be great?  
Whats on your turntable tonight?
The stones in mono. Just because I can.  Not that my tt is all that.   
KT 170
As an amplifier designer I can't wait to begin a new prototype.  All who are upgrading make sure that you don't exceed your power transformer max current on the 6.3 volt buss. These tubes require 3+amps each.  The prospect of a build that will ru...