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Anyone else like the Audio Art Power 1 cords?
It's a really nice cord at the price point and I agree with onemug the Furutech upgrade is a good option. Also, Rob is one of the good guys in the industry, just a heck of a nice person. 
Talon and Escalante
Agree with Kenny....I have heard the Fremonts a few times at shows and at friends, neither bright nor harsh would be adjectives I would use to describe them... 
CAT JL-3 Versus VAC phi 300.1 monos?
First response was spot on, both world class amps and you would likely be delighted with either. I have lived happily with a pair of 300.1's for a couple years now so I can share that in my system and to my ears, they are beautiful.... 
Name the tube amp in the Lexus commercial
I believe the speakers on House are Duevel and the speakers on 30 Rock are Revel.... 
VAC 301 versus VAC 200 as monoblocks
Highly recommended to run 300.1's in mono...haven't looked back.... 
what was your wedding song?
"Follow You, Follow Me" - Genesis 
KCI Pure Gold and the benefits
Edman - I have heard both and the Silkworm were the way to go in my system....as nice as the Firefly's are I just found the Silkworm + to have more of everything! YMMV of course, but worth an audition if John can work it out for you... 
Is my room doomed? Pic
Enzo....I am so sorry to inform you that your room is in fact doomed....you should box up your system immediately and ship it off to me for storage.... :-)All good advice above, but maybe look into an acoustic engineer who could look at the space ... 
KCI Silkworm vs Cable Research Labs Copper?
Pmboyd, do you currently have the Silkworm cables? 
Tidal electronics...
Congrats Tbg! Where are you in TX? 
Tidal electronics...
I don't always assume "in his own experience" is implied everytime someone uses "best" to describe a peice of equipment. I would agree there are times that is what is meant, but there are also times it is meant literally. If we wanted to avoid the... 
Tidal electronics...
I think this type of discourse starts when we use the term "best" and forget to include "to my ears" or "that I have heard" or "in my opinion" or "obviously others may prefer other types of (insert peice of equipment here)"...I would agree with th... 
Room treatment success story
I had a pretty well treated room before, but when we chose to remodel I decided to hire an acoustics firm to help engineer and design what was needed. The results far outdistanced all of my diy efforts previous. Even a couple of hours consulting t... 
Using an herbal vaporizer around hi-fi equipment
No ill effects here, but you really need to tap up the volume and turn on your Blisslight afterwards .... :-) 
KCI Pure Gold and the benefits
Great to see this thread back, thanks AudiogoN.