Responses from philefreak

Speakers sonically similar to Sonus Faber?
I saw some SOLILOQUY 6.3 on the Audio Asylum. They're were asking $700.00 for them. They would fit your needs perfectly. If those aren't an option then try Silverline or maybe some old Meadowlarks. 
Greenville SC / Hendersonville-Asheville NC areas
I'm in Lenoir NC. Close to Blowing Rock/Boone NC. Some of you may have heard of Boone home of ASU. 
Elrog 300B vs Takatsuki 300B tubes
Charles1dad, Thanks so very much for your audio community contribution with test and results of these very fine tubes. If their were more like you their would be a lot less BS in the industry and a lot less wasted money. I don't know about some au... 
Elrog 300B vs Takatsuki 300B tubes
Charles, please let us know what you think of the Elrogs. 
Midbass differences between Hypex NC400 and UcDs?
Oh Rodman99999, how wrong you are! For it is I, Mr. dishonest audio dealer(you know the one,he's the most successful of course) has amp A for $1,000,000.00 that will do all he needs until upgrade MK11 comes along in which I'll take his amp I just ... 
Your favorite LP nobody has ever heard of
Joe Walsh "There goes the Neighborhood"Elton John "A single Man"All I can think of at the moment great thread! 
A seperate Mid with punch?
That would be Altec Voice-of the-Theater! 
Am i obliged to buy when seller refused at first..
What a joke A-gon has become. And that loser,cry baby seller! What happened to FREE enterprise? I mean can't two people negotiate without big brother standing over us and watching every move? No wonder I've been gone a while. 
Beware How I was ripped off
Paypal is seller/vendor biased. Never use them as a buyer. Just build up feedback the old fashion way. Be honest and treat as you would want to be treated and you'll get + feedback. You will not need the paypal crooks. There will always be someone... 
How do I smooth out violins?
Always follow the signal when auditioning a substitute component. So,that said,start with your source and continue downstream. My gut feeling is your CD player and your preamp are the culprit. Don't rule out better power cords(VH Audio power cords... 
Who is the WORST Audio Shop?
Audio Advice in Raleigh NC. A particular salesman comes to mind uh,Ponytail! Most who know will agree. Stay away. 
Jagger gets a real job, finally.
Damn Socialist! Maybe everybody should'nt get paid. Uh, wait let's all get paid the same. Yeah that's the ticket. Then my all these sucessful,famous,people bashers will be happy when we'll have maybe two or three muscians to listen to or maybe two... 
12.12.12 concert
Roger Waters rocked! Glory, you have to remember Mick Jagger is very close to 70 years old. I hope I'll be able to move like that for 20 minutes! 
The Best Live album
Can't beleive " Live Bullet" featuring Mr Bob Seger hasn't been mentioned. 
What's your favorite lyric from a song?
"From the rocking of the cradle to the rolling of the Hearst. Was the going up worth the coming down?"One of the most under rated songwriters of our time Mr. Kris Kristofferson.