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Old 06-29-2019, 02:38 PM
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I am considering an upgrade to the 900 combo and will be auditioning this gear over the next few weeks.

Oh just buy it already. You know thatís the endgame here. Stop pussy footing around it. [/QUOTE]

Lars - you are probably right but I want to try some gear in my room so a few brands will be cycled through for in-home trial.

Gone are the days of buying simply on a recommendation.
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Old 06-29-2019, 05:11 PM
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Lars - you are probably right but I want to try some gear in my room so a few brands will be cycled through for in-home trial.

Gone are the days of buying simply on a recommendation.

I personally sure wouldn't mind reading a nice (and detailed!!!) write up about your integrated journey of the last 2 years or so... From Luxman to Accuphase to Ayre to Gryphon back to Luxman again... And I may be missing a few in between...
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Old 06-30-2019, 01:51 AM
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Gone are the days of buying simply on a recommendation.[/QUOTE]


A wise move indeed
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Auditioned Devore speakers this week with a Luxman L-509x which closely matches my ML No.383. The match with the 0/96 & 0/93 was excellent. The Super Nines are a very different speaker, which I did not care for in comparison. The Nines may just be 'that different' or may not have been a good match with the Luxman. Either way, the L-509x seemed to me to be a terrific piece of gear.
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I am running a pair of SF Olympica 3s and have made arrangements with my dealer to give the L-509X a home trial in the new year. Looking forward to comparing it to the ARC VSI75 I am currently running.
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Beautiful speakers. Looking forward to your thoughts on the combo.
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I'm considering 590AX II or 509X to pair with my Harbeth 30.2. Any comments would be appreciated.
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I am running a pair of SF Olympica 3s and have made arrangements with my dealer to give the L-509X a home trial in the new year. Looking forward to comparing it to the ARC VSI75 I am currently running.
Any update on your SF Olympica 3s & the L-509X?
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Any update on your SF Olympica 3s & the L-509X?
Trial is on hold until the kitchen is re-done do to a change of our reno schedule....argh....
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