Responses from liamowen

Lay Off the Newbies!
Plug my Apheta 2 into my Rega RP10 and listen to records.  Has worked for several years now... 
Manufacturers past their heyday
The death of my CJ ET-5 and ART300 Anniversary monoblocks have been greatly exaggerated, that is, unless I am hallucinating. Because, I am listening to them right now, through my Egglestonworks Viginti’s.I understand people asking questions here, ... 
I try not to leave home. 
If you own quality monitor speakers you want to read this new review
When I decide something is my favorite, I am always prepared to discuss why I am right. But, I prefer it if nobody tries to engage and point out anything other than how right I am.... 
First tube preamp recommendations (under $5k)
I would check out a pre-owned Conrad Johnson ET-5.  It is essentially 1/2 of a CJ GAT1.  It listed for $9,500 when discontinued a couple of years ago and are now available for $3,500 to $4,000.This preamp uses a single 6922 tube, and it's pretty e... 
Money Well spent
A lot of heart here. 
Tinnitus sufferer: is it the speakers or the 24bits/192kHz
My left ear is ringing right now, as I type this.  I have had tinnitus in my left ear for several years now, and the best treatment is to accept that it's there.  Otherwise, it can be crazymaking.Like the doctor posted earlier in this string-- go ... 
Phono stage question
Millercarbon, I don't know; 2 bits is pretty steep when the usual, customary and ordinary recompense is 2 cents...  I'm just sayin.... 
Should I sell my Oppo 205?
That's right; take the money and run by selling it to me. 
Russian Tube Preamp, No Return, Here I go again
Order one from China next time, just to mix it up a little. 
Substantial Upgrade
I had a Rega RP6 with the Exact 2 MM cartridge.  I paired it with a Pass Labs XP15.  I know you mentioned you will be getting a Hana, which I think will make all the difference in the world, as I found the RP6 with the Exact 2 to be unlistenable--... 
Curl or Pass
He's establishing himself early....Anyway, I have the Pass XP-15 and use it with a tube preamp and amps.  They sound great, and the Pass does have a lot of flexibility with mm and mc cartridges.  That came in very handy when I switched from mm to ... 
For the Audiophile with a taste for good design(looks)....a question.
Seriously?  I do most of my critical listening with my eyes closed. 
How old are you?
58Graduated from Advent to Adcom GFA555II and Dahlquist DQM9’s in 1986.Graduated from Adcom and Dahlquist to Conrad Johnson, Pass Labs (Phono preamp), Rega RP10 with Apheta 2 and EgglestonWorks Viginti’s in 2018.I am not getting old enough fast en... 
Openning a hi fi shop
I would need to come from a more affluent family before ever considering starting a hi-fi shop.