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Speaker cable length.
@n80 This falls under the rule of don't sweat the small stuff.  I've had vastly different lengths of speaker cabling and could never tell the difference.  In fact one time I coiled one up about 50 feet of 10ga and intentionally put the tweeter cab... 
PURON RESOLVE creates new options for better sound
@chocaholic  Tweakin' at the Tweaker's Ball...  
PURON RESOLVE creates new options for better sound
@chocaholic +1 And throw in a Tice clock too!    
Amp — Leave on or turn off
All ya need to do is leave your amp on for a day or two.  Get yourself a good cheap thermometer and lay it near the hottest part of your amp (heat sinks).   https://www.thermoworks.com/thermodrop/   Check the temp  and remember.  Let amps... 
It's attention, not money, we should budget
I have no budget. (Can be taken several ways).   Regards, barts  
Speakers - Your "Safest" Choice
@gnoworyta  Your post (question) sounds like a fishing expedition to me.  Particularly the "If one had a budget of $20K max".  Not being snarky.  My advice is to get a map and spend a good while, days at least, and mark all the audio stores that... 
A little deeper on amp power please....
It has been so long that I can't remember where the original thought of more is better came from.  Given that it's a good "more" not just crap. I went tri-amp a few decades ago and will never go back.  At the moment using two Pass mono X260.8(s) ... 
Lifting the Christmas veil
Well you wife must know what she is doing or Santa whispered in he ear! My wife can only identify speakers...the rest are just "boxes".  Has asked a number of times why I need so many.  And just like Mozart my reply is "this is the exact number t... 
Robert Plant
@n80  Both at the same time?.....ah the good ol' days " Takes me back to my college days while courting my first and current wife." Regards, barts  
Any normal size speakers that sound like Volti
@acman3  Seems to me that your wife is not complaining about the size of those beauties...she is complaining about having an "audio room" in "her living room".   Take her up on her word and build your space in the attic with all the attendant fu... 
Happy Holidays and Your Favorite Tips?
In whatever you do learn to do it properly before you attempt shortcuts and bastardization.  Merry Christmas, barts  
Polishing a Micro Seiki RT 3000G Gunmetal platter
+1 @testpilot  @horsestuff   What is the platter made of? Regards, barts  
Bose 901 Series V Questions
@rocky1313  I've had several pairs of 901s of different vintage.  If setup exactly to Bose specs the wall that the 8 drivers face needs to an empty space as well as the adjoining walls for at least the first reflection point.  Yes the Bose equali... 
Magico A3 replacement
Are you keeping the A3s?  Does the 10-12 grand include monies gained from their sale? Regards, barts  
Have we lost civility and respect on Audio forums?
Speaking of flipping off people in traffic... A good friend of mine is a NJ State Trooper, he's on Rt.80 in plain clothes and unmarked car.  Some young man (idiot) perceived that he had been cut off by my friend.  The young man started swerving v...