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Offline DonC

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new guy from Michigan
« on: August 27, 2020, 08:31:49 PM »
Hi gang, apparently I registered here back in 2013 but never really jumped in.  :-#  So... HI!

Anyway, been doing the audio thing since I was a kid, but more seriously in the past 15 or so years. (Early-mid 40s now, married, no kids.) I listen to mostly to Jazz, classical, and opera (not always in that order) and some other genres, too. I have my feet planted firmly in both analog and digital camps, as well as tube and solid-state camps. I eschew tribalism.   8)

Modest system (see signature) and often tweaking, but much more focused on music and listening lately than gear. (So it goes.)

Nice place you got! I'll browse around here some more...

Harbeth C7ES-3 • Pass Labs XA30.5 • McIntosh C220 • VPI Scout+ADS/Nagaoka MP-500 • Sony/ModWright SCD-XA5400ES • Topping D70+

Offline Nick B

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Re: new guy from Michigan
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2020, 09:06:49 PM »
Hi Don,
Glad you’re joining in  :thumb:  A very nice selection of equipment and a cozy, treated room. Sounds good to me 🎶🎶
Nick
Van Alstine SET 120 Control Amp
Supratek Chardonnay preamp
Fritz Carrera 7 BE speakers
Border Patrol SEi dac
iFi Zen Stream & Mojo Audio lps
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Offline Barry (NJ)

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Re: new guy from Michigan
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2020, 05:51:40 AM »
Nice set-up, welcome to the asylum ;)
Happiness is when your system overcomes your nervosa ;) 
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Offline S Clark

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Re: new guy from Michigan
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2020, 09:24:40 AM »
Wow.  That's a very nice Nipper. Good dog, good set up. 
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Offline DonC

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Re: new guy from Michigan
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2020, 05:58:50 PM »
Thanks for the warm welcome!
Harbeth C7ES-3 • Pass Labs XA30.5 • McIntosh C220 • VPI Scout+ADS/Nagaoka MP-500 • Sony/ModWright SCD-XA5400ES • Topping D70+

Offline Folsom

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Re: new guy from Michigan
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2020, 07:09:56 AM »
Welcome! Looks like a comfy man cave to me.

What are all those black roundish things on top of the middle stand?

Offline DonC

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Re: new guy from Michigan
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2020, 07:01:36 AM »
Welcome! Looks like a comfy man cave to me.

What are all those black roundish things on top of the middle stand?

Those are disused electricity pole insulators, serving the new dual purposes as cable risers and "collection" fodder.
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Offline Folsom

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Re: new guy from Michigan
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2020, 02:42:32 PM »
I thought they looked kinda like that, but wasn't sure with having a whole collection of them.