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Old 03-05-2018, 07:06 PM
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Awesome sauce! It sure looks nice! Did Ivan hide your cables or have you not run ICs and SCs yet?

I can see how setting those speakers would be a two or three man job.

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Old 03-05-2018, 07:51 PM
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Congratulations Bob, very cool system.
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Old 03-05-2018, 07:58 PM
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Congrats Bob, outstanding system you built there. Now you can pause for a bit and enjoy the sonic fruits of you labor of love. Or do you have some other future upgrades in mind?
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Old 03-06-2018, 12:06 AM
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Very Clean, Nice Job!

Are those Hummel figurines?
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Old 03-06-2018, 01:34 AM
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Very Clean, Nice Job!

Are those Hummel figurines?
Thanks Sir & yes they are Ed -- I have approx 125. Had the fever during my tours in Germany (and elsewhere).

Best Sir,

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Preamp: Dan D'Agostino Progression Preamp.
Digital Source: dCS Paganini 4 stack (Transport/DAC/Clock/Upsampler).
Analogue Preamp: VAC Renaissance SE Phono stage with XLR Output Option & with Nordost Tyr 2 P/C and Tyr 2 XLR's.
Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
Vibration Control: TT on HRS M3X 1921 shelf, Stillpoint Ultra SS under dCS Transport, Stillpoint Ultra-Mini's under dCS 3 Stack. HRS NA100's under Ansuz D8 Power Distribution Bar.
Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia in Argento Silver/Black grills.
Power Cables: 3 each 2.5M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference on amps & preamp. Nordost Valhalla V1 on dCS Transport.
Power Distribution Bar: Ansuz Mainz Diamond 8(D8) fed by Ansuz Diamond Power Cable.
Power Outlets:Furutech GTX-D NCF (R) duplex outlet, GTX Wall Plate & Duplex Cover (x2).
Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference with 4 Nordost Sort Lifts.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini and Mono amps. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
Clock Cables: 3 each 75 ohm 1.25M Nordost Valhalla BNC/BNC Digital
Headphones: Selling - 6M Cardas Clear HP cables. Vintage Koss Pro IV AA.
RCM: Audio Desk PRO
Tube Test Gear: Mint late '60's/calibrated Heathkit TT-1A & current SOTA MaxiMatcher Power and Preamp tube test sets.
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Old 03-06-2018, 01:39 AM
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Beautiful system and room.
Thanks Joe – appreciate the post Sir,

Bob

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Very nice system. The R2R in the middle makes it so cool and it must sound as good as it gets.
Thanks By the Sea – Here is a thread I created a number of years ago on the Reel to Reel. It qualifies as a dependant (but no tax break). I grew up on analog and it's in the blood.

https://www.audioaficionado.org/show...t=akai+gx-400d

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Very nice Bob! The system and the room look great, and I’m sure it sounds just as well.
Thanks Mike. I'm amazed and trying to hold steady in the sweet spot.

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Thanks Ivan Sir – wasn’t Jackie Gleason the best.

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Bob,
Terrific setup, gear and listening space! You have definitely hit a sweet spot, so enjoy the music!
Shouldn't have to try too hard Paul.

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Bob.......You have assembled a very impressive sound system.
Like you Dan, it’s been a long, yet satisfying road traveled.

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Fantastic system Bob, enjoy the music!
Thanks Vern – you as well Sir.

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Bob - looking awesome! A symphony in silver and black.
A couple changes since your last visit Tom; which wasn’t that long ago.

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Perfection Bob. Congrats!
Jason Sir.

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Awesome sauce! It sure looks nice! Did Ivan hide your cables or have you not run ICs and SCs yet?

I can see how setting those speakers would be a two or three man job.

Craig
Helps when the cables are clear Craig.

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Congratulations Bob, very cool system.
Thank-you Tony (a fellow Dan D'Agostino owner).

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Congrats Bob, outstanding system you built there. Now you can pause for a bit and enjoy the sonic fruits of you labor of love. Or do you have some other future upgrades in mind?
Thanks for the advice along the ways Serge -- & heaven forbid Sir. I’m just fine for some time.

Best Sirs,

Bob
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Amps: Dan D'Agostino Progression Monos on 20A dedicated breakers.
Preamp: Dan D'Agostino Progression Preamp.
Digital Source: dCS Paganini 4 stack (Transport/DAC/Clock/Upsampler).
Analogue Preamp: VAC Renaissance SE Phono stage with XLR Output Option & with Nordost Tyr 2 P/C and Tyr 2 XLR's.
Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
Vibration Control: TT on HRS M3X 1921 shelf, Stillpoint Ultra SS under dCS Transport, Stillpoint Ultra-Mini's under dCS 3 Stack. HRS NA100's under Ansuz D8 Power Distribution Bar.
Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia in Argento Silver/Black grills.
Power Cables: 3 each 2.5M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference on amps & preamp. Nordost Valhalla V1 on dCS Transport.
Power Distribution Bar: Ansuz Mainz Diamond 8(D8) fed by Ansuz Diamond Power Cable.
Power Outlets:Furutech GTX-D NCF (R) duplex outlet, GTX Wall Plate & Duplex Cover (x2).
Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference with 4 Nordost Sort Lifts.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini and Mono amps. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
Clock Cables: 3 each 75 ohm 1.25M Nordost Valhalla BNC/BNC Digital
Headphones: Selling - 6M Cardas Clear HP cables. Vintage Koss Pro IV AA.
RCM: Audio Desk PRO
Tube Test Gear: Mint late '60's/calibrated Heathkit TT-1A & current SOTA MaxiMatcher Power and Preamp tube test sets.

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Old 03-06-2018, 08:42 AM
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Very nice sysem VT. I do like the HRS platform under your turntable. I have one under by TT.
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Old 03-06-2018, 10:04 AM
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Wow, very very nice. Beautiful room.
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Old 03-06-2018, 10:16 AM
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Simply gorgeous Bob! That is most definitely an outstanding system. Enjoy!!!
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Turntable: VPI HR-X 12.7 TONEARM (2) and SDS
Music Server: Aurender N100H
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Old 03-06-2018, 03:37 PM
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Very nice sysem VT. I do like the HRS platform under your turntable. I have one under by TT.
I've wanted one for a long time. You'd be amazed at how many times I started a conversation with my dealer with the intent to order one and when it was over, I ended up doing something else.

Probably one of the best if not best anti-vibration platforms available & immediately noticed a lower noise floor, increase in soundstage & squeezing out a bit more detail.

Like you Rob, I'm super happy I finally have one.

Best Sir,

Bob
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Amps: Dan D'Agostino Progression Monos on 20A dedicated breakers.
Preamp: Dan D'Agostino Progression Preamp.
Digital Source: dCS Paganini 4 stack (Transport/DAC/Clock/Upsampler).
Analogue Preamp: VAC Renaissance SE Phono stage with XLR Output Option & with Nordost Tyr 2 P/C and Tyr 2 XLR's.
Analogue Sources: SME 20/2 w/SME V arm & Nordost Valhalla TA cable, Palo Santos Presentation Cartridge & Akai GX-400D Reel-to-Reel w/relapped heads by JRF Magnetic Sciences. Akai RC-17 cabled remote.
Vibration Control: TT on HRS M3X 1921 shelf, Stillpoint Ultra SS under dCS Transport, Stillpoint Ultra-Mini's under dCS 3 Stack. HRS NA100's under Ansuz D8 Power Distribution Bar.
Speakers: Wilson Audio Alexia in Argento Silver/Black grills.
Power Cables: 3 each 2.5M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference on amps & preamp. Nordost Valhalla V1 on dCS Transport.
Power Distribution Bar: Ansuz Mainz Diamond 8(D8) fed by Ansuz Diamond Power Cable.
Power Outlets:Furutech GTX-D NCF (R) duplex outlet, GTX Wall Plate & Duplex Cover (x2).
Speaker Cables: 3M Nordost Odin Supreme Reference with 4 Nordost Sort Lifts.
Signal Cables: Nordost Tyr 2 XLR's 2M on dCS Paganini and Mono amps. Nordost Valhalla 2's 110 ohm Digital AES/EBU on dCS internal connections and Crystal Cable Firewire 1394 cables on dCS.
Clock Cables: 3 each 75 ohm 1.25M Nordost Valhalla BNC/BNC Digital
Headphones: Selling - 6M Cardas Clear HP cables. Vintage Koss Pro IV AA.
RCM: Audio Desk PRO
Tube Test Gear: Mint late '60's/calibrated Heathkit TT-1A & current SOTA MaxiMatcher Power and Preamp tube test sets.
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