Responses from taheeti

Your greatest high end audio purchase!!!
Job 225 amp. I don’t have very deep pockets, so I believe this is my endgame solid state. Rarely do I see used 225’s for sale.  Thanks Hifi shark!  Pontus II with OG firmware still installed.    
Why "bookshelf" sspeakers?
I have a house cat with his front claws trimmed but intact.  Who knows what he’s doing when I’m not home, but I know he’s not stretching his claws on the grill or woofers.  My Buchardt S300’s sound great. I put a square and slightly crumpled sheet... 
Is There Just One Single Album That Does It For You, Completely? Just One.
When you are drawing a blank on “what should I stream tonight?” Threads like this are very helpful.  
Fraudulent sale on eBay
Did you at least meet the reserve?  
Best way to clean glossy finish on speakers?
Sprayway Ammonia free window cleaner and a clean microfiber towel all day long!  
How To Keep Cat Off Stereo Equipment?
Slightly wrinkled aluminum foil sheets on top of my speakers and covering the McIntosh tube amp once it cools down with a towel. Limited to bookshelf stand mounted speakers. Floorstanders are out of the question since they have all their claws. I... 
Tune of the Day
Lana Del Rey- A&W  
Whats playing on your system today?
Morphine-Cure for Pain  
Denafrips Pontus II FPGA firmware upgrade 2023
I like my Pontus II enough as is that I am considering holding off on the update.  My luck I would “brick” the unit and have to send it in.  
Ultimate test of bass - Lana del Rey's A&W
Took some balls for her to step out like that. From mellow melodic to intense out of nowhere.  It’s like a new style that I think works really well.  
what are your top "audio bargins" in your system history?
Job 225 amp $1,300 in 2017 HH Scott LK-72 $500 in 2019 McIntosh MC240 $1,000 + $1,000 for total refurb including tubes in 2022 Buchardt S300 “C” stock new $850 in 2018.  Pristine condition not sure where the “C” stock comes from!  
Preamp with two volume controls?
Superphon Revelation has two and the unit I have still does a great job.  
If there was only ONE album/cd/release you can listen to, over and over.............
Blues for Allah - Grateful Dead honorable mention: Waiting for Columbus - Little Feat  
Breaking in new speakers, what is your favorite music for this?
Bach Toccata en fugue on a loop  
Then there were 2
ARC is point to point vs Rogue circuit board?  I could be wrong but I have owned a Cronus Magnum II and a VT-60.  Sure miss the VT-60 but the Cronus not so much.