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Old 06-02-2018, 12:18 PM
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I only have twenty minutes on mine. It feels like Christmas morning!
Congratulations, looking forward hearing your thoughts on the Gryphon as it unleashes its potential.
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The Gryphon room at RMAF last year was impressive to me, clearly nice gear, Greg, keep us posted on your findings and maybe your last amp?
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Congratulations, looking forward hearing your thoughts on the Gryphon as it unleashes its potential.
Thanks bigblue. The Gryphon is getting better as the hours go on. It’s a very special piece of gear.
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The Gryphon room at RMAF last year was impressive to me, clearly nice gear, Greg, keep us posted on your findings and maybe your last amp?

I hope it will be my last amp. I just told my wife the same thing and she just rolled her eyes.
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I hope it will be my last amp. I just told my wife the same thing and she just rolled her eyes.


Yeah, that only works a few times.

By the third Amplifier/Speaker/PreAmp/SACD/TT/DAC/Sub purchase, they figure it out - Never has NO meaning to audiophiles.
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Yeah, that only works a few times.
Never has NO meaning to audiophiles.
Craig.......Sorta like women saying this is my last expensive purse, shoes, jewelry, clothes, and high dollar makeup, not to mention those $150 to $200 trips to the hair salon multiple times a year. To listen to the ladies you'd think us audio enthusiasts were the only ones spending money on purely personal interests. Yeah, right!
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Craig.......Sorta like women saying this is my last expensive purse, shoes, jewelry, clothes, and high dollar makeup, not to mention those $150 to $200 trips to the hair salon multiple times a year. To listen to the ladies you'd think us audio enthusiasts were the only ones spending money on purely personal interests. Yeah, right!


But at least in my case, none of those activities have any bearing on my audio purchases. She has told me “I no longer trust your “this is the last” comments”. Smart lady.
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But at least in my case, none of those activities have any bearing on my audio purchases. She has told me “I no longer trust your “this is the last” comments”. Smart lady.
Thus far, my wife has not complained about any of my audio purchases (or other purchases for that matter). In fact, just this morning, she caught me browsing at a vintage Porsche 930 Turbo on line and said “ you should get it - you work hard and you have always provided for the family, now it’s your turn”.

Obviously she’s a keeper!
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Thus far, my wife has not complained about any of my audio purchases (or other purchases for that matter). In fact, just this morning, she caught me browsing at a vintage Porsche 930 Turbo on line and said “ you should get it - you work hard and you have always provided for the family, now it’s your turn”.

Obviously she’s a keeper!
Man, Greg, that’s awesome. Keep her happy at all costs!

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