Responses from douger

Iowa Audiophiles
When it's convenient, a trip to Omaha would be good...  Sound Environment is one of the best high end stores in the country! Wilson, Rockport, and Sonus Faber speakers, Gryphon and D'Augustino amplification, DCS and TechDas sources, McIntosh, e... 
Fyne F703...anyone owns the ?
Jim Smith of Get Better Sound, Atlanta, GA has F703's. You can read about them on AudioShark, and Jim is very eager to help if you have any questions. 
Streaming Tidal
If you're happy, it's fine!! 
How old are you?
Tannoy Stirlings on the way!
Guys, this is a great post! I have Tannoy Canterbury SE's, using aDecware Zen Torii Mk III, 26 wpc, AVA Transcendance 8+ preamp.The tone and detail are magical! I do love power music though, andat 96db efficiency you would think they would perform... 
Sue Kraft
My Sincere Condolences! I have always enjoyed Sue's posts on theinternet and met her at a RMAF... Thank you for letting us know.Doug 
Looking for closed back headphone advice
Status Audio CB-1   $79.00Douger 
Update on Audiogon Member Almarg
Al and Marg have been wonderful! I am praying that the USC studies might have a chance to work!!Doug 
Should people with no turntable or reel to reel be considered audiophiles?
Yes. But should someone who asks such a question be considered a troll? 
If you had to start all over again in this day and age
I took a long time to jump into streaming, but a year or two ago bought a Bluesound Vault 2. For around $1200 it includes a 2 terrabyte hard drive so I can burn cd's as well as stream from Spotify Premium andTidal... BTW, Spotify has improved its ... 
Best divorce album?
Greg Allman,  Laid Back 
If you had to choose between Okki-Nokki and Pro-Ject record cleaners....
I have been very happy with my Okki Nokki for 4 years! 
Experience with Tannoy Westminster Royal Gold Reference
I am sure that you will be very happy with the Gryphon. I would suggest you try speaker cables by Dueland, not very expensive but very high quality. 16 gauge oil soaked cotton sheathing...  I own Canterbury SE's and have mine on order after hearin... 
Help wanted: Bass!
If aesthetics and convenience allow, I have used a 1/4" dowel rod in upper back of speaker to brace the cabinet against the wall, with slight tension bytipping. It is cheap, reversible, and sometimes works very well. Good luck!Doug 
Amps which are Great, but either Unknown or Underpriced
All very good suggestions but must include! Very well built, very fairly priced!