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Adding a SS amp as a 2nd amp for my tube rig has been a plus
I do the same thing. The long listening session requires planning. Short bursts of enjoyment get the Pass Labs M2. Adding a solid state piece has really added something I was missing.  
Pass Labs XP-10 vs Parasound JC-2
Wish this thread was still going. I am considering one of these as well.  
VPI HW-19 or VPI Traveler
Thanks everyone. I'll touch base about how to oil once I get the table. Can anyone suggest a cartridge alignment tool for this table/ tonearm combo?  
VPI HW-19 or VPI Traveler
I went ahead and purchased it. Felt like a good platform to start with. There were enough positives that the decision is easy enough. Coming from the technics sl1700 MK2 I'm sure I won't be disappointed.  
VPI HW-19 or VPI Traveler
Frogman it does have the separate arm board and acrylic lead platter.  
VPI HW-19 or VPI Traveler
Admittedly I am new in the VPI world. Im coming from a Technics SL-1700 MK2. Assuming I'll have to service the HW-19 does it take it out of contention? Im will to service it if needed as long as the cost to do so still makes sense. Any idea what r... 
VPI HW-19 or VPI Traveler
Well that's a good point. Nothing has been done to the bearing. It has been well taken care of though based on pics and description.  
Are Focal Aria 926 considered to be a Hi-Fi speaker?
I should say I have a pair of them. I like them a lot! I was just curious in the hi-fi world where they fell.  
Are Focal Aria 926 considered to be a Hi-Fi speaker?
I agree good for the price. So good for the price sounds like Mid-Fi? 
What is the most FUN pair of speakers you've ever had and why?
No mention of high end lowfi? Loved my Polk Monitor 7s and 10s 
Lets replace my Klipsch La Scala Speakers
So after some listening to the Heresy II, I have decided to keep them. They are a better fit for the room, and are fantastic in my setup! I Love that I can keep the klipsch heritage sound in my music room. They are fun speakers for sure and will n... 
Lets replace my Klipsch La Scala Speakers
@mrdecibel sorry for not saying anything yet about the La Scala versions. I reread and missed that comment. That would be a pretty long drive from Florida to purchase them. They are version 1s and not version 2.  
Lets replace my Klipsch La Scala Speakers
So here is what happened over the weekend:A friend let me bring his Heresy 2 home. Hooked them up and dialed them in and Talk about awesome for my room. They are better and worse than the La Scalas but ultimately they are a better fit for the room... 
Lets replace my Klipsch La Scala Speakers
@dmdalton Decware DM944 are currently on music duty since I moved the La Scalas out. I like the ribbon tweeter and they image really well. I should have some of the Heresy II this weekend and give them a go with a sub I have. I really don't want... 
Lets replace my Klipsch La Scala Speakers
Vintage Arden or Berkeley look fantastic. It would be nice to find a pair of them in my price range and nearby.