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Old 09-03-2017, 10:16 PM
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D'Agostino and don't look back.
Another vote for the d'agostino.
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Thanks Joey - and did you like either of them?
I liked both of them.

I would probably lean dag over the 1060 but tougher call against the 2060. I don't think I would do dag over my 2060.

It's tough to say for someone to comment one way or another definitively unless they had it at home for an audition... Otherwise it is hearsay. Not many has had both inhouse at the same time. The preamp for example makes a big difference. How do we isolate the amp from the pre or the source of the wiring or the room or the speaker?

I can say Boulder and Dag are made to the highest order... You'll be fine either way
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Old 09-04-2017, 01:15 AM
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Thanks Joey. I missed in your signature that you have the 2060, that's an incredible amp. Your assessment makes sense.
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Old 09-04-2017, 09:04 AM
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Anyone experienced the 1160? Compare with 1060 or DAg?
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:33 PM
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Thanks for all the feedback. I just got off the phone with my dealer, placed an order for the Momentum to come to my house for a trial.
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Thanks for all the feedback. I just got off the phone with my dealer, placed an order for the Momentum to come to my house for a trial.
Wow! They've offered to send me home with one, and I refuse every time. There's no way I could take it back!

Can't wait to hear about this.
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Thanks for all the feedback. I just got off the phone with my dealer, placed an order for the Momentum to come to my house for a trial.


Wait, you BOUGHT it? You said in another thread that you did. That's different than a trial. Unless you think you may return it. I say no way! I also say congrats!
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Wait, you BOUGHT it? You said in another thread that you did. That's different than a trial. Unless you think you may return it. I say no way! I also say congrats!


Marc,
I bought it with an option to return it with a modest restocking fee if I don't like it. They don't have a trial unit around, so they're shipping a new one (in black) up from AZ. Hans will bring it up to my place and leave it for a few days, if I don't like it I'll pay the shipping cost. Seemed like a reasonable deal to me. I strongly suspect once it's in my rack it won't be going anywhere. I'll pm you.
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Congrats Tony!
And it is indeed a good deal. Nothing to lose.
Enjoy!
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Sweet I'll look forward to your thoughts
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