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Old 07-23-2017, 02:33 AM
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Default Sasha 2's on the way!

Well ... been considering new speakers for several months now. Finally took the plunge on Friday and ordered a pair of Wilson Audio Sasha 2's. Listened to the Yvette but the Sasha 2 is still at a different level as it produced a much larger sound stage and seemed much more relaxed and natural. Should take about a month I understand. Saturday bought my wife a new car so seems like we're even!
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Old 07-23-2017, 02:52 AM
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Congratulations! What color, and what gear are you pairing with?
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Old 07-23-2017, 03:33 AM
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Thanks!

Equipment ...

Levinson No326s pre
McIntosh MC-601's
AR Dac9
AR PH8
VPI Prime w. SoundSmith Zephyr

All Shunyata Anaconda balanced interconnect
Will be auditioning speaker wire ... Transparent Reference, Shunyata Sigma, Clear Beyond

Seafoam Green with black grills

Can't wait!

George
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Old 07-23-2017, 03:49 AM
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Very nice George and congratulations on the Sashas'. The color w/the black grills will look great too.

Pretty smart cookie too -- taking care of the misses first; but, you may have leverage remaining for wire.

Best Sir,

Bob

P.S. Guess Marc was using a iPad and or iPhone apps. Apparently when one does, the signature equipment profile isn't visible.
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Old 07-23-2017, 04:30 AM
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Congratulations George.
It will be well worth the wait for such goodies

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Old 07-23-2017, 07:54 AM
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Congrats. You will love 'em.
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Congrats George!
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Old 07-23-2017, 10:36 AM
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Congrats pal! Looks like it's another stop for the DFWAC group!!
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Congrats as well
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