Responses from cmalak

Speakers and vacuum tube gear
Rsasso...i am not sure where you are in Vermont but if you are interested in auditioning Verity, Rockport, and Magico with both solid state (Boulder/Simaudio) or tube (ARC, Nagra, Luxman) gear, Goodwins High End in Waltham, MA (30 mins from Boston... 
ARC Ref and tube rolling
Thx Elberoth2. I just read the entire thread on tube rolling in the Ref 3 that you posted above. Very helpful to read through different folks' experience. 
ARC Ref and tube rolling
Thx Elberoth2. Did you try the NOS 6550 Tungsols in the output stage of the Ref 110? I guess having never done this before, I am at a loss as to where to start in terms of which tubes to replace and with what and how that is likely to change the "... 
ARC Ref and tube rolling
Thx both. Appreciate the feeback. 
John Potis - Rest in peace
I had a very similar experience corresponding with John and found him to be generous with his time and his knowledge. He clearly cared about this hobby and the people who professed to be a part of it. I will miss his reviews and his insight. I can...